Approaching the mid-year period, everyone’s trying to put forward their own views about the recent web design and development trends. Here, we’re going to analyze the recent adoptions of web designers and developers in the world of website designing.

Static Design Days Are Over!

Website coding is undergoing a creative change with more functionality and interactivity. Conventionally used HTML/CSS is being replaced with JavaScript, AJAX and JQUERY. People love Flash but fear to use it because it curbs usability. To overcome this problem, creative coding scripts are used to replace Flash, yet still give the same effects. Check out this website for a demo: spritely.net

Rising Fame of Grids, Mobile and Retro Designs

Grid designs are mostly used in designing portfolio or product promotion pages, and they are seldom used for corporate and business sites. These all one=page designs add interactivity to the site and simplifies only the prominent things … Read More

Headed to an escape this summer? Whether you’re making your way by plane, train, automobile, or even your own two feet, no trip is complete today without digital accessories.Traveling for business, pleasure or both, travel accessories aim to make travel less tiring and more enjoyable. Travelers likely think they already have the best travel accessories and gadgets to make their trips easier and bide their time until they get to their destinations, but stylish and useful travel accessories are coming out all the time. From electronic gadgets to compact luggage, the right travel accessories can make a travel, a flight and the time spent in airports much more bearable. Get around in style and with ease, here is some sidekick to help make the journey memorable.

Best Travel Gadgets of the Year 2011

Motorola Xoom – With Google’s next generation of Android, Motorola’s knack for great hardware, and Verizon’s promise … Read More

Academically visual programming refers to programming using graphic notations instead of text coding. The industry has not adopted a visual programming because of two reasons.

  • On contrary to common expectation that “one picture is more than a thousand words” most visual languages are harder to understand than text coding. A picture is easier to understand than text because it is more concrete. But graphic symbols in a visual language are highly abstractive and harder to grasp than words by laymen.
  • Without a rich software library like industry languages do, such as Java, JavaScript, .Net Framework, etc., a visual language can only be of academic value.

On the other hand, text coding IDE’s have much evolved into rich graphic user interfaces. Microsoft has thus called their computer languages “visual languages”: Visual Basic, Visual C#, etc. Visual language researchers are saying that these are not visual languages because they are text coding … Read More

Websites need to be designed to impress. Latest design trends such as vertical patterns, material design inspired interfaces and slide style sites are growing in popularity.

Here are some of the trends that have emerged and will prevail in the future too:

Vertical patterns and scrolling

With more and more people using mobile phones as the single point of access to the internet, vertical pattern designs are becoming more and more popular. Mobile traffic exceeds the desktop traffic and more and more websites will need to be designed with a vertical flow. The vertical scroll was almost extinct until the need for mobile websites emerged. Mobile websites need a lot of vertical scrolling if all the content needs to be accommodated.

Card style interfaces

Card style interfaces are becoming more and more popular as they are make your layout look clear and neat. Another major advantage of card style layouts … Read More

Thanks to the advancement of technology, our world today is filled with electronic gadgets. In many occasion we need these gadgets to support our activities. Electronics are used extensively for business, entertainment, and communication purposes. Since there are a lot of options to choose from, we might end up buying the wrong ones if we do not select them carefully. To help you choose the right devices, you can make use of electronic gadget reviews which are available in almost everywhere.

Electronic gadget reviews help potential buyers to choose particular electronic products according to their needs, interests, or even budgets. You can find these reviews in papers, magazine, or on the internet. Be very careful when you read a product review since it can be misleading. You should read two or more reviews from trustworthy sources in order to get sufficient, reliable information regarding that particular product. Reviews from papers … Read More

Introducing Java

An object-oriented programming language, the use of Java spans a number of computing platforms. It can be seen practically everywhere nowadays- be it supercomputers, enterprise servers, mobile phones or embedded devices. This programming language has succeeded in bringing a number of advantages to the software industry and also to those who are associated with it.

When James Gosling of Sun Micro Systems unveiled Java to the programming world back in 1995, it was perceived to herald in a new era for computers. Ever since there has been no turning back and Java has emerged as the most popular language that programmers all around the world prefer. It is used for designing softwares as well as a number of other web service applications.

Java, how has it been beneficial for the software industry?

Like most of the other programming languages in the market, Java is in a process of … Read More

An ideal hotel marketing, whether online or offline should start with a comprehensive and user friendly website. Website design for hotels should be centered around the specific needs of the property and attention to detail must be paid to make them appealing to online users as well as search engines. Research is an essential part of online marketing strategy for any hotel, in which effective keyword inquiry should be conducted. This phase also helps in forming an efficient hotel SEO strategy in later stages.

Hotel website should incorporate not only relevant, but search engine optimized content. Pages should focus on a unique keyword theme or group, or market segment. A theme based approach should be kept in mind when developing content which can result in a better position on search engine. Experienced and professional copywriters with hospitality background can create appropriate titles, keywords, description and body copy for website pages. … Read More

As reported by Latest Gadgets, this year’s Gadget Show Live showcased an exciting range of electronic gadgets that appeal to tech lovers more than ever before.

The UK-based show, held during 7 to 11 April, enjoyed a record attendance of over 66,000 visitors, more than double than that of the first Gadget Show Live in 2009. Some visitors were seen queuing up for the show as early as 6am.

The organiser, Upper Street events director Matt Hodgins, remarked that the show will be made bigger next year as there is no similarly large-scale UK-based gadget show like it. Their plan is to open another hall and to add an extra day to the show in order to showcase a more comprehensive range of gadgets.

The most expensive gadget was the Sky Car MK2. Made in the UK this buggy has a speed of 110 mph and boasts superb performance on … Read More

As the business environment grows continually more competitive, corporations are scrambling to find ways to gather as much information as possible about customer requirements, market trends and other strategic data. Conducting surveys has always played an important part in such data gathering and the escalating number of survey software solutions available in the market has made it relatively simple for a company to set up and conduct surveys. However, the vast number of choices makes choosing the correct survey software an overwhelming job.

Buying business software has always been a critical job and deciding on the right survey software is important. In addition to choosing the software features your company needs, you also have to consider price, support, ease of operation and various other factors that before deciding on a survey software.

Survey software generally falls into two categories. The first type gets installed on your computer and allows you … Read More

It is not every day that you will find an opportunity to develop apps for Apple, especially if you are a software developer. There are some important things or guidelines that you need to know. Additionally, when it comes to the ecosystem of Apple or developing iPhone applications, things are different. This article will give you guidelines for app design software; it is about the iOS app that you need to keep in mind.

Developing iPhone applications

Often the techies are in a fix regarding developing iPhone applications. It is not about making the decision of developing one, but understanding if you need to or not. Majority of times you need not develop an application just because it is in demand rather it is more about plethora of apps that are already there. For computer developers, it is easy to develop an app at a faster rate than anyone out … Read More