- How To Create a Page Curl in Photoshop
A great little tutorial on how to create page curls.
- Gradient and Layer Masks
- Drop Shadows
- Create Ripped and Torn Edges in Photoshop
Another good tutorial on how to create this very popular look.
- CSS Remix
Lots of inspiration here at this gallery of css sites.
Lots of great logos.
- Create Shiny Ribbons
Although this is a Fireworks tutorial, and Im a Photoshop user, the techniques can still be applied.
- Best Web Gallery
Not only slick CSS sites are featured but also flash!
- Make Images Pop
HTML/CSS Front End Development
- Creating Image Based CSS Rollovers
- Wufoo CSS Based Forms Creator
A wonderful app that makes creating css-standards based web forms a breeze.
- Form Assembly – CSS Forms
- Cross-Browser Transparency
- Cheat Sheets
- IE7 CSS Help
A good css resource site, updated daily.
A good usability reference.
- CSS Beauty
- Web Developer’s Handbook
- Kirupa Flash Tutorials
- Steve’s Tutes
- Flash Kit
- Flash Forward
- Flash Insider
- Listed in the Stamford Web Designer Directory
- Safari Testing
A tool to see what your website looks like in Mac Safari.
- PageSaver FF Extension
PageSaver is a firefox extension that will make an image of you webpage, even to parts below the scroll bar.
- Web Developer FF Extension
Web Developer adds great tools for web designers.
Helpful firefox extension shows page load times.
Test your site in all popular browsers.
- .htaccess cheatsheet
Useful .htaccess commands.
- Mod_rewrite rules
A little tutorial I created on mod_rewrite rules.
- How to setup Cron Jobs
- Password Protect Directories
- Google Sitemaps
- Create your google sitemap online using xml-sitemaps.com
- Submit your site to Yahoo!
- Block pages from being indexed
- Social Bookmarking Tools
Useful Software (Mac OSX)
- Color Schemer Studio
A great little Mac tool for creating and organizing color palettes.
An awesome FTP client and affordable.
My preferred HTML editor.
Cross-Program Chat App – AIM, Yahoo, Jabber, MSN, ICQ
- Google Notifier
If you have gmail, this is a must have!
- Suitcase Fusion
A must have if you have over 100 fonts, the preview mode is killer!
Browser Based Tools