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Resources for Dreamers and Designers - see Tabs

 

 

  • Client Help
  • Adobe
  • Tutorials
  • Photography
  • Toybox Tools
  • Social Marketing - SEO
  • Security
  • The Chores

 

Advice on selecting a domain name and and a discussion about extensions.

 

If you need a domain name and hosting click here to purchase. go daddy

 

 

 

Adobe

Creative Suite 6 Design & Web Premium The lastest release of one of the top rated web design editors with HTML5/CSS3 compliant software, faster FTP uploads. Create for a wider range of devices and platforms.

Dreamweaver Exchange has Dreamweaver extensions such as Jquery PowerSlider for special effects, Social Share links and more.

Photoshop Family Photoshop is ... well, Photoshop, see this site to compare CS6 Extended, Lightroom 4 and Elements 11 and all of the new goodies, including working from an Ipad and your tablet.

Wacom Professional Design Tablet  will be trying out my Wacom Large Tablet soon!

 

Resources - Tutorials

Lynda.com Online software training for Dreamweaver, Photoshop, In Design and much more.

W3 Schools Basic tutorials on HTML, JavaScript, PHP, SQL and more. Good quick reference.

About.com Web Design Jennifer Kyrnin writes with clarity and covers just about everything. Great subscription newsletter.

Resources - Photography

Tecca.com - Universe Photos   Universe photos Beyond Earth - amazing photos of Milky Way, Space Shuttle

Dreamstime  Stock Photography - many search categories, separate light boxes available for individual projects. The light boxes can be shared via email with your clients when choosing photographs. Good forum for designers, illustrators and contributing photographers. Good Customer Service.

 

 

Royalty Free Images

 

 

Resources - Tools for the Toybox

HTML color codes by Computer Hope   Great listing of web colors and their hexadecimal codes. Several tools for mixing colors and determining the color scheme for your website

HTML Scripts by Dynamic Drive Date and Time, Image Effects, FavIcon Gererator, ....

Social Plug-ins by Add This Works great, new features added and good styles

Computer Dictionary  full vocabulary of computing terms, jargon and those pesky acronyms

TechTerms - another excellent resouce for many technical definitions broken into typs and help

 

Common Twitter Mistake

Inbound Hub A quick tip for the one mistake commonly made on twitter

Resources - Search Engine Optimization - SEO

Bruce Clay, Inc   Great Blog subscription - would not be without it.

 

Resources - Security

Facebook Privacy From Makeuseof.com. Extremely useful Article

VIPRE - Antivirus Software    Works great. ABSOLUTELY does not slow your production down. Good newsletter too.

Instant Domain Search  Domain Search site that does not record your searches. Links to GoDaddy for a discounted purchase.

The Critical Dozen - A professional guru's Security Presentation in PDF Format. Good itemized security list.

Resources - The Chores

W3C Doctypes Correct Document Type Declaration or DTD code especially for XHTML

W3C HTML Validation Service Check under tools for CSS validation as well

W3C stands for World Wide Web Consortium and is the main standards organization for the World Wide Web other wise known as www or W3.

 

 


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