We do so much on our phones that multitasking across multiple apps becomes a must. Whether it is switching from one app to another, or accessing Android settings quickly and painlessly, if you do it often enough, you will learn to appreciate shortcuts. Even the latest iOS offering by Apple … Continue reading »
Today we are seeing a rise in websites that apply something called Scrollspy Navigation. Web navigation traditionally direct visitors from one page to another one. But with the Srollspy Navigation, instead of directing visitors to different pages, it will scroll to each section while still on the same page. The … Continue reading »
Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates are some of the biggest names in the tech industry and they were also dropouts. Using them as examples, it’s been going around on the Internet that you can still make it big and earn billions even if you don’t have a college … Continue reading »
You have probably been told that staring at bright computer screens for a long period is bad for your eyes. You might reply that we have dark themed websites and the dark backgrounds are cutting down on the damage caused. Plus, dark themes can make anything look a whole lot … Continue reading »
Icons are one of the many important components of a successful mobile application. The icon is the thing that distinguishes an app from anothers. Beautifully crafted and designed, it could attract users at first sight. We as developers and designers have the job to ensure that the icon, will be … Continue reading »
Large background images have already become an integral part of any Web design yet they’re often perceived as trivial things. In spite of this, the designers are not giving up this trend. They try their best to power up their Web pages with new elements, one of which is the … Continue reading »
Along the entire process of coding, developers (including me) tend to rewrite or reuse the same pieces of code over and over again. One way to eliminate this repetitive process is to keep codes we frequently use closeby in the form of snippets. This makes it easy to retrieve and … Continue reading »
We love giving away freebies on Hongkiat.com, and we know you love icon packs! This week, we are featuring awesome icon packs for application design, courtesy of Vectorgraphit, a blog of tutorials, freebies and premium vectors. Since it is second-nature for them to give away high-quality tutorials and vector graphics … Continue reading »
How many times, as adults, do we stop and realize, that we are repeating the advice we heard from our mothers when we are speaking to our own children? Mothers are caring, nurturing and smarter than we give them credit for. And while you may not have noticed, she had been giving you advice about building a website, you just didn’t know it.
Apple iOS has gone through 6 versions and now we are getting iOS 7. Announced at the WorldWide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2013, iOS 7 aimed to please with its massive redesign and fancy new features. It’s time to quench those rumors and check out what iOS 7 (beta still) has … Continue reading »
So there you have it, the announcement of this year’s Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2013. This year, Apple gave fair warning for ticket sales and the public responded by giving giving Apple it’s fastest sold out event ever: 2 minutes 71 seconds. Attendees came in from 66 countries and … Continue reading »
I spent the second week of May writing an in-depth article on how to prepare for Google’s Penguin 2.0 (also known as Penguin 4) update. Of course, the update had to arrive the moment I finished the article. Anyways, a better article came to mind – let’s instead look at how you can attempt a Penguin recovery using only free tools.