CSSEdit 2.6

Because of CSSEdit’s unique focus on style sheets, it offers a wide range of features for any level of expertise. Starting out? Selector Builder and advanced visual editors will gradually help you understand CSS instead of dumbing you down.

For anyone well-versed in CSS, the Live Preview and intelligent source environment are invaluable tools to get your website or application styled in a fraction of the time it took before. Add powerful X-Ray web page inspection, and you’ve got an unbeatable CSS debugging suite.

CSSEdit offers unrivaled real-time styling of absolutely any web page. Even when your dynamic Web App is powered by a complex database or makes use of advanced AJAX, you can style and analyze it without the hassle of uploading or refreshing.

Design beautiful, innovative and fast-loading web sites… with a beautiful, innovative and fast app. CSSEdit‘s intuitive approach to style sheets and powerful previewing features will make you deliver awesome standards-based sites in no time!

Web Designer Magazine portfolio article

I recently had a chance to submit my web design portfolio to a very well known and well designed magazine called Web Designer Magazine. A couple a months ago I recieved an email from them saying I got accepted. I was thrilled and super excited. My article is in May magazine, Issue 170. Here is a screenshot from my iPad.

FREE WordPress Theme – Squared 2

I’m happy to announce today for download the release of my first custom WordPress theme called Squared 2!  It still has some little minor things including no support for IE, but I’ll let the the wordpress dev’s take care of changing that.

You can see a live demo here.

So without further ado your download link:

Download Squared-2

Any questions or support needed feel free to leave it in the comments section. Thanks.

UPDATE: In the next version 1.1 I will be including a help text and fixes.

UPDATE: Release another WordPress theme, you can find it here

Best of the Links #3

Week 2 of my favorite links from around the web. Be sure to check them out.

1. Patternhead

2. 110+ Awesome Resources for Popular Adobe Products | Spoonfed Design

3. 101 High Quality CSS And XHTML Free Templates And Layouts: Part 1 | 1stwebdesigner

4. 65+ Hand-picked Free Fonts for Serious Designs | Fonts | Design

5. 50+ Freebies Every Web Designer/Developer should have | Desizn Tech

6. WordPress Logos and Graphics

7. 37 Ways to Design the Comments Form | Blog design Blog for Blog Designers

8. 15 mac apps web designers should have in their dock – Lee Munroe

9. Most Wanted Ajax Techniques: 50+ Examples and Tutorials | Noupe

10. Don’t Ignore Your WordPress Footer – NETTUTS

Best of the Links #2

Week 2 of my favorite links from around the web. Be sure to check them out.

1. jQuery Plugin: Scroll to Top

2. 10 Tips for Working With Clients Remotely: Part 1

3. Diving into PHP by Nettuts

4. WP sIFR wordpress plugin for custom fonts

5. 100 Free Useful Applications for Mac, Part I

6. Using Adobe Kuler to Enhance Your Photoshop Color Workflow

7. Download “Imprezz”, A Free WordPress Theme

8. 100 Beautiful Free Textures

9. LiteIcon – Free Icon changer for Mac

10. 28 Adobe AIR Apps for Designers and Developers – Need Some AIR?

Best of the Links #1

Week 1 of my favorite links from around the web. Be sure to check them out.

1. The Ultimate Collection Of Photoshop Custom Shapes | Smashing Magazine

2. The Simple DVD Ripper for Macs | Ripit

3. Dynamic Content Gallery V2 | Studiograsshopper

4. Freebie – Grunge Corners and Edges Photoshop Brush Pack | Arbenting

5. Slickr Gallery (AJAX Flickr plugin for WordPress) | stimuli.ca

6. Free Font – FF MT | Creattica Daily

7. Customizable, User-Submitted, Helpful Web Design and Web Development Resources | CorkDump

8. 60 Impressive Free High Resolution Textures and Backgrounds | Photoshoproadmap

9. How to Setup a Dedicated Web Server for Free | NETTUTS

10. Free CSS Drop-Down Menu Framework | LWIS.NET

6 Reasons Why IE6 Must Die

Written and posted by on Wednesday, August 29, 2007 by David Walsh

Internet Explorer 6, released on August 27, 2001, was a package of problems right from the start. Within a year of release, Microsoft silently declared that IE6 would not make enough money for them to support as closely as a browser should supported. The result has been numerous security problems, unfixed browser bugs, and a daily migraine for developers. Six years later, IE6 is still a thorn in the side of developers and it’s been perfectly clear that IE6, for the following reasons, must die.

Lack of PNG Transparency Support

I’m a huge fan on PNG images. Though their file sizes can be larger than GIF’s and JPG’s, they are generally clean, crisp graphics. Internet Explorer 6 does not support transparency in PNG images, rather it displays and ugly gray color as transparency’s replacement. Firefox, IE7, Opera, and Safari all support PNG transparency but IE6 clearly never will and that’s holding back businesses from using PNGs on their website. Continue Reading →