As a Web Designer, I come across a myriad of sites every day. I see great, good, and bad web design practices, and even trends that spring up every now and then. Below is a small list of web trends I've encountered frequently that benefit the web community as a whole.
Web design is often described as an "artistic" or "creative" job. Many think a web designer simply makes a design look "cool" or "pretty". However, sometimes a pretty design just isn't practical.
Information architecture of a website, while often overlooked, is paramount in planning a successful Web project.
The revival of the Virtual Reality (VR) craze is certainly well under way, and the opportunity for VR on the Web is now particularly exciting. So, isn't it time we transform the Web to a fully immersive capable portal?
Drupal is a web development framework / platform. With a background focused on generating online communities and user-generated content, Drupal is a versatile platform that allows efficient website development.
Commerce is moving online (and has been for years) but most people still have some concern about making purchases on a website, especially when what you're planning on buying costs a lot of money. So, how do you sell an expensive product online? Here are three ways to improve your sales.
As responsive design has become more and more the norm in web development we can conclude that vertical navigation will never surpass its horizontal counterpart, right? Well, before we jump to that conclusion, let’s explore the benefits of vertical navigation.
Browser testing can be one of the most daunting tasks for a web designer or developer especially when that scope includes IE8 and IE9. Besides the usual background-size and image fixes, the most difficult task to regulate is the dreaded select dropdown element.
By changing the scrollTop value we can change where we want the scrollbar to land, in my case I used a value of 0 because I want it to go to the very top of our page, but if I wanted an offset of 100px I could just type 100px in the function. So all we are really doing is animating the body of our document throughout the course of 800ms until it scrolls all the way to the top of the document.
Working at GRAYBOX the last month has been a great adventure—and it’s only just getting started.
I used to be a classical musician—Now I’m a junior web developer
Before I started working at GrayBox, I worked as a classical musician teaching private lessons and playing gigs, as well as having other various jobs. I began learning about web development in early 2013, soaking up all I could. I took advantage of the internet and reading as many books as I could.