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Best of the web for Design and Web Development November 2018

There has been plenty to feature in this month’s popular monthly web roundup series, which we will be looking at the highlights of the past month in this blog post.  We have fresh new step by step photoshop and illustrator tutorials all published within November. We have also included some great articles worth reading through from story boarding for design to handling errors in JavaScript.

Illustrator

How to Create Two Slices of Avocado in Adobe Illustrator

In this Illustrator tutorial you will learn how to create two slices of the avocado.

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All the Rage: 3D Style Retro Text Effect Tutorial

In this tutorial you’ll learn how to create dimensional text inspired by vintage packaging designs and logotypes. Pour a cup of coffee, sit back, and let’s create some text with the help of Illustrator effects, the Blend Tool, and textures fit for the branding of a coffee house.

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How to Create a Set of Cleaning Icons in Adobe Illustrator

Your going to take a close look behind the process of creating a cleaning themed icon set.

 

 

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How to Create an Easy Rangoli Design for Diwali in Adobe Illustrator

In the following steps, you will learn how to create an easy rangoli design for Diwali in Adobe Illustrator.

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Photoshop

How to Use Photoshop Adjustment Layers to Create a Fantasy Photo Manipulation

In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to use Photoshop adjustment layers to create a fantasy photo manipulation featuring a rock goddess.

 

 

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Create a glowing superhero

This is the first in a series of tutorials detailing the creation of work for Obsolete, as the latest set of art and illustration by the amazing Depthcore collective is titled.

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How to Create Magnificent Evening Landscape in Photoshop

In this tutorial, you will learn how to create magnificent evening landscape in Photoshop, with elements of abstraction and incredible color toning.

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Design and Web Development

Handling Errors in JavaScript: The Definitive Guide

This obviously is about learning from Errors (mistakes) in real life. Errors in programming are a bit different. They provide us with nice features to improve our code and tell the user when something is wrong (and maybe also to educate them on how to fix it).

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The Value Of Storyboarding For Product Design

By creating understandable and tangible visuals, companies will decrease interdepartmental miscommunications and increase overall productivity. This article is for anyone who wants to develop a product and improve internal communication.

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Introducing GitHub Actions

The software development process from conception of the idea to writing of code and finally deploying the finished product can be quite tedious at times. You need to handle a variety of things beyond just writing the code. But what if you could take some of this work off your shoulders? Well, this is where Github Actions come in.

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Understanding CSS Animations in Email: Transitions and Keyframe Animations

Email marketers and designers are constantly looking for ways to set their campaigns apart in the inbox. From design to dynamic content and promotions to personalization, marketers are testing out different techniques to pique subscriber interest and increase engagement.

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The Difference Between URL Structure and Information Architecture – Whiteboard Friday

Questions about URL structure and information architecture are easy to get confused, but it’s an important distinction to maintain. IA tends to be more impactful than URL decisions alone, but advice given around IA often defaults to suggestions on how to best structure your URLs. In this Whiteboard Friday, Will Critchlow helps us distinguish between the two disparate topics and shares some guiding questions to ask about each.

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Pingdom Speed Test Tool: Ultimate Guide for 2019

Today we want to dive into how to better use and understand the data from the popular website speed test tool Pingdom. You can use it to do what we call a waterfall analysis of your WordPress website. This can help you quickly diagnose performance issues, and also not misdiagnose a problem.

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