Which is the best editor for writing your code? Here’s a list of those most used by web designers

One of the most important tools for a web designer is without a doubt an editor (IDE – Integrated Development Environment) with which to create the code that gives life to your projects. These applications help us to draft code in an intuitive and organized manner, providing us with a series of functions that notably simplify the development process.

In theory, a web designer could create an entire internet site simply by using an ordinary text editor (for example, Windows Notepad), but developers typically don’t use this method, as generic text editors don’t have the extra characteristics that make development environments into truly essential tools. || Read more »

November: suggestions from the Editor

November: suggestions from the Editor

As we mentioned in this article, each month Your Inspiration Web offers you a new list of  "Editor's favorites", designed to promote fonts, articles, or resources found on the web. November was a great month: in our favorites you'll find a...

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How to project a minimalist layout? attention to the details

How to project a minimalist layout? attention to the details

According to Webdesignerledger it is one of the web design trends of 2010, according to others it is a style destined to remain timeless and a sign of good taste and refinement. The password is “Less is more”, that is:...

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From HTML to jQuery: how to show/hide boxes in a webpage?

From HTML to jQuery: how to show/hide boxes in a webpage?

Taking as a starting point a reader’s request I thought of providing this example to demonstrate the process of creation of a website’s section, from the HTML structure to the integration of jQuery. In this article we will show you...

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Reflection: evolution of cell phone’s design

Reflection: evolution of cell phone’s design

The cell phone market, from its dawn till our days. We study the evolution of cell phones’ design and their functionalities to understand how much they have gone against the public’s needs and how many new ones they have created....

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How to create a professional logo? advices and examples

How to create a professional logo? advices and examples

Earlier, I have published a basic guide to the creation of a logo, in which I demonstrated the main steps to follow for the graphic designing of a logo. Obviously, it was an article that only touched superficially the argument: creating...

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Web design elements: forms (the basics)

Web design elements: forms (the basics)

Forms are the spirit of Internet. Without these elements, the Web as we know it today wouldn’t exist. Think about e-commerce sites, about administration panels, social networks, blogs (and related comments), without form. But, as it often happens, the most...

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Free website template: present your portfolio online in a single webpage

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We are about to introduce you with another free resource: this time it’s a website template that is developed in a single page and that will allow you to present your works on the web. After demonstrating to you, step...

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Want to learn jQuery but you don’t know where to start from? Custom animations

Want to learn jQuery but you don’t know where to start from? Custom animations

In the last lesson we took a quick look to the main default animations present in jQuery. But how to apply custom animations? Today, you gonna learn how to do it: let’s get started! (more…)

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Plugin WordPress Follow Us: Social Networks on the Sidebar

Plugin WordPress Follow Us: Social Networks on the Sidebar

During the completion phase of the new theme, like I had previously mentioned, I developed three plugin/widgets that enabled the management in a dynamic way of our blog’s sidebar. And, as promised, here’s the release of the first of the...

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Inspiration: from the most professional font to the most extravagant one

Inspiration: from the most professional font to the most extravagant one

Let’s start the week with an argument that is already well-known now, it’s very close to my heart: the choice of a font for a graphic project. I have chosen for you a collection of fonts perfect for a logo...

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The new version of YIW online

The new version of YIW online

In case you have noticed that during this week our presence (and as a consequence the articles) have been reduced to the minimum, now you know the motive:  as you have undoubtedly noticed, YIW has a new, colored appearance. The...

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Censorship, as a design of the mindset

Censorship, as a design of the mindset

Let us take a break for a moment and take another trip to the clouds, if I can call it like that, or  better still beyond the clouds as I will be talking about censorship, beyond what is to be...

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October: Suggestions by the editorial staff

October: Suggestions by the editorial staff

This article inaugurates a new series of articles that will promote on a monthly basis the “editorial staff’s favorites”. We, the people of YIW try to cut out small fractions of time everyday to surf the web in search of...

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Wanna learn jQuery but you don’t know where to start from? Inline styles, predefined effects

Wanna learn jQuery but you don’t know where to start from? Inline styles, predefined effects

In the last lesson we further modified our interrupter, supplying it with a unique link for switching the lamp on and off, and we saw how to apply a simple effect through the appropriate adding of a class to the...

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Tendencies: illustrations in webdesign

Tendencies: illustrations in webdesign

I don’t know whether you have also noticed or not, for some time up to now, comics, mangas and cartoons wink at us everywhere. It is the ultimate trend: banned are the boring company pictures of photolia, at large are...

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