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31 Dec

Happy New Year!

I wanted to wish you all an outstanding New Years”” celebration and my best wishes for the year to come. Let it be filled with joy, work, love, and happiness. 4r Salutes you from Mariano Di Maggio on Vimeo. Note: I want to thank a very appreciated client who send this awesome salutation card I [...]

4RSHappy New Year 2011

27 Dec

10 Things to do After Installing WordPress

The WordPress 5-minute install is great, nothing complicated about getting your blog up and running (most of the time). But once you install WordPress there are a number of other steps that you need to take in order to get the most from your blog. Use the following as a to-do checklist for your future [...]

21 Dec

Exploring new input types in HTML 5

Source: http://bit.ly/bh9dsC HTML 5 is not only about the endless possibilities of the <canvas> element or the awesome multimedia support with the <video> tag. HTML 5 offers a wide new range of input types for specific situations, such as url, email, date, etc. In this post we will explore these new HTML 5 input types, [...]

14 Dec

Drop-Shadows and Gradients: Be Consistent in Your Visual Metaphors

Drop-shadows and gradients are two of the most common design elements on the web. You’ll find them accompanying many different styles. They’re handy effects for web designers because they’re attractive, useful and easy to create with any graphics program. But they have a dark side: they’re frequently abused. Using amateurish drop-shadows or gradients is almost [...]


6 Dec

AS3 for Beginners – Migrating from Flash 8 to Flash CS3 Professional

Here is a very nice tutorial for everyone migrating from flash 8 to flash cs3 by Jen deHaan @ Adobe: Adobe® Flash® CS3 Professional introduces many new and changed elements in the workspace that improve the way you work with Flash. It also features new tools you can use to create exciting new applications, or [...]


3 Dec

A Guide to creating 3D Text in Adobe Illustrator

By Tyler Denis Source: http://bit.ly/d32lM2 It isn’t always necessary to use a 3D program to create 3D text — they’re expensive and overkill if you just occasionally use 3D elements. Adobe Illustrator is more than adequate in allowing us to create some 3D objects with some basic shading for our text. In this tutorial, we [...]