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Essential steps to speed up a Drupal web site | Nadeau Software

How to speed up a Drupal website by making adjustments to your site's web server, database, PHP, and Drupal configurations.

Fri, 07/05/2010 - 13:32


Beautiful Contact Forms for Inspiration

Contact forms have evolved a lot since the days of simple bland html forms. This holds especially true for portfolio websites and design agencies.

The current designs are beautiful and can be extremely creative. Besides the common fields that everyone expects, forms can be enhanced by adding extra features such as maps, social networking information and appealing illustrations.

A solid and elegant contact form reassures the viewer’s confidence in the person or company behind the site and improves the overall experience.

Thu, 06/05/2010 - 11:33


Well-Placed Pixels

a growing showcase of nice iPhone app interfaces. The screenshot collection gives you an overview of design apps on the market. The look of every app is visually appealing and simply beautiful.

Thu, 06/05/2010 - 08:43


50 New Free High-Quality Icon Sets (with Easter Icons!) - Smashing Magazine

Yet another round-up of high-quality icon sets. Find free sets covering a wide range of subjects, including Easter and food sections. Please read the license agreements carefully before using the icons, and feel free to follow the links: they will certainly come in handy when you’re designing a new website or looking for inspiration.

Tue, 04/05/2010 - 09:54


This We Know: Explore U.S. Government Data About Your Community

Thelong-term vision for ThisWeKnow is to model the entire data.gov catalog and make it available to the public using Semantic Web standards as a large-scale online database. ThisWeKnow will provide citizens with a single destination where they can search and browse all the information the government collects. It will also provide other application developers with a powerful standards-based API for accessing the data.

Tue, 04/05/2010 - 09:23


The 100 most funny and unusual 404 error pages

Every web page is a chance to communicate with your users and 404 pages are no exception - usually a missed opportunity to support your brand!

Wed, 21/04/2010 - 11:52


Give Me Cake | CakePHP Baking

Knowledge is meant to be shared. Sharing will increase your knowledge. Share what you know about web application development. Comments and links to alternative resources.

Wed, 21/04/2010 - 10:24


365psd

365psd is a project to give unused designs a second chance - Photoshop layered design files available for free download.

Wed, 21/04/2010 - 09:44


Google Analytics Blog: How To Measure The Quality Of An Online Form

Interesting little article about the use of Google Analytics to establish the quality of online forms by monitoring the number of failed submissions.

Thu, 15/04/2010 - 15:52


Devon County Council commission futurate to develop regional economic observatory

The Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction (LDEC) Bill requires all county councils and unitary district councils to prepare an assessment of the economic conditions of their area.

Devon County Council have put the web at the heart of their plans for the development and dissemination of their LEA and Futurate have been commissioned to bring this innovative vision to life.

Wed, 14/04/2010 - 15:42