Once Again, we’ve got something special for our community. InstantShift again came up with cool freebies giveaway as promised. This is our way of saying thanks to our readers for being part of the iShift community and helping us make it to where we are right now.
This time we’re pleased to announce our latest giveaway where you all have a chance to win five cool flash components from FlashTuning.
So Hurry up, read the rules, drop a comment to enter in this contest.
Being one’s own boss is a lucrative profession for budding freelancers, but it has its own set of challenges. Being the boss implies that you take all the responsibility for your business. One lapse and you could ruin your reputation, without any guarantee that you’d have an opportunity for redemption.
One of the major challenges for the client of a freelancer is getting them to meet deadlines. Both parties have undoubtedly been witness to the deadline demon. I have had firsthand experience with this, having been the culprit on more than one occasion. Lucky for me, I was dealing with clients who were patient enough to cooperate and didn’t let me go. I learned my lesson and offer the following list so that you do not have to experience the lesson the same way I did.
John Warnock and Charles Geschke founded Adobe Systems Inc. in December of 1982. John was working at Evans & Sutherland, where he began developing a concept that would allow printers to print text and images from a computer. Warnock and Geschke formulated this concept in 1982, and Adobe was born with their first product, Postscript.
The company continued to focus on improving their font printing technologies until 1986, when Adobe Illustrator was born for the Macintosh. “Illustrator 88″ was the first program to employ Bezier curves which allowed the most accurate vector drawings. In 1990, Adobe Photoshop was released to the public, bringing Adobe to the main stage.
Apps can save lives. Some make our lives easier, while others offer a cheap laugh. They help us get through boring meetings, providing us with more entertaining and stimulating tasks like slicing fruit, knocking over bird houses and transforming photos into artsy masterpieces. Without apps, how else could you see how you’d look 50 pounds heavier? Or in 30 years? Or as a zombie?
Yet the real life-changing stories involving apps come from the developers who birth them. The most popular apps go viral, selling like hotcakes and bringing in the bacon with no additional effort by their creators.
Whether you’re an app consumer or producer, here are some interesting stats about these hot little digital commodities.
Minimalism is the stripping down of a work of art, whether a design or a photograph, to its bare essentials in order to affect the viewer somehow. An image or photograph is made up of a combination of elements: light, shadow, shape, color, space and so on. When one or two of these elements are brought to the forefront of a piece and the others are subdued, the finished product could be called minimalist.
Minimalist web designs are simple and conservative. They are basic, without clutter. The perception of the audience overrules the personal expression of the designer. This doesn’t mean that creating a minimal design requires less effort or expertise than a traditional design. Although simplicity is key, understanding the laws of minimalist design and working within them are necessary.
Today’s competitive market makes it necessary to stay updated in all the dimensions in designing industry and designers need all the latest software to be in the top. But purchasing software or downloading a huge one may not be in the top priority especially if it is going to be used only after a trial. In such cases online generators can be of great help which do the necessary job and some tools don’t have to be downloaded also.
A lot goes in designing the backgrounds with different textures and patterns, choosing the right colors and a lot other factors. Not only the backgrounds but buttons, logos, scrollbars, texts, and a lot is important when it comes in designing and it does involve a lot of creativity and time to zero in the final one. Not to worry, these tools are not to compromise on the creative aspect but are developed keeping the time factor in mind.