User Experience Bookmarks – Buxmarks.com

Today, I want to announce a new site developed for you, especially – user experience lovers. This site is dedicated to sharing information related to the UX/UI domain where anyone can contribute with quality links. I don’t see this site as a news site but instead I want the site to become a resources place, where any professional can find at least one valuable user experience bookmark. For that purpose…

Stop Wasting My Time – by user

Apart from being a producer of user interfaces and experiences, I’m also a consumer. And every time I find a site that has poor implementation regarding user experience and usability – I tend to leave that site immediately. Usually that is what any user will do instead of wasting time. In this post I will list some of the most important paths a designer should embrace when designing a user…

10 Impressive Game Trailers

Do you remember the first game trailer that made you WOW. And I don’t mean WOW like Windows Vista … but a real WOW. Well this is a post that tries to give thanks to those creative game trailers designers and also remember some of the best trailers.

My Top 10 Daily Web Stops

I am curious about your first daily web stops. So in order to find yours I will share mine. Here are my first 10 web stops that usually are on my list every day. Let’s check them and see whether you have the same habits or not.

6 Icon Packs You Will Actually Use

These days you can find icon packs posts on many blogs. There is nothing wrong with that, just that you should get value from those icon packs. In this post I want to showcase 6 icon packs that I think are worth mentioning and saving as a bookmark for future projects. There is no particular order – every pack has the same importance.

Creating Wireframes with Pencil (Firefox Addon)

As a request from the previous article, I’ve decided to create a tutorial on how to create wireframes using Firefox. OK, we wont be using just Firefox but an additional addon – Pencil -, which makes creating graphic user interfaces and various types of sketches an easy task.

Bulletproofing Your Firefox For Web Design

Let’s assume that you have a brand new computer and you want to dedicate your time creating web sites and web applications. There are a lot of applications that will be important for your daily tasks, but none as important as Firefox. You can even make your Firefox so powerful that you will need just a couple of applications and you’re done.

10 Things a Web Designer Should Consider

While this is an old debate and it is clear that we won’t get very far with it, I want to make some statements regarding the things a web designer should consider in order to improve present skills.

Things I Love and Hate in Web Design

This post will be composed of all the positive and negative things in web design that I think are worth mentioning. You may agree or not with the list and please complete it with your own Love-Hate things. So here are my 2 lists with the things I find rewarding and the things I detest in Web Design.

15 Tools for Testing your Website

If you want to have the same experience over multiple browsers and different machines then testing your website is vital. In this article I’ve gathered some of the most important tools that you can use in testing your site against various errors – CSS Errors, HTML Errors, Cross-browsing Errors etc. Some of these tools are combined into a multipurpose QA testing application created by companies such as Inflectra, which can…

Hack Your WordPress Plugins for Speed

Back in September 2007, Steve Souders published his book High Performance Web Sites. This book is describing ways to improve your site speed and at the same time to create a better user experience. In the book there is one rule that says: CSS at the Top. By this, Steve is saying that you should put the CSS in the Head section of your HTML using the LINK tag. The…

WordPress: Tutorials and Resources for Designers and Developers

Do you know what WordPress is? Of course you know… everyone knows – the best open source and most advanced blogging platform. It has great plugins and one of the best if not “the best” community ever. And through this post I want to capture all the movement around this great tool: themes, developers, tricks, cheat sheets and other.

My Web Design Toolbox – 25 Tools

In this post I want to showcase all the applications that are very important in my web design & development process. From commercial applications to Firefox plugins, this post will cover all my favorite web design tools.

11 Handy Tools for Websites Analysis

In this post I’ve listed 11 websites where you can get great information about your site. Whether you want simple Google PR or Technorati ranking, number of feed subscribers or a SEO analysis and even more – this is the post you want.