Photoshop Plug-in Giveaway: 3 x SG3xpress from MediaLab

Photoshop Plug-in Giveaway: 3 x SG3xpress from MediaLab

We’re so excited to team up with Media Lab to be able to offer their new product – SG3xpress to Onextrapixel’s readers. This new product enables you to convert Photoshop designs to WordPress themes and fully functional blogs. Whether you’re designing a website, a blog, or a WordPress theme, Media Lab’s SiteGrinder plugin for Photoshop…

An In-depth Understanding of Character Encoding

An In-depth Understanding of Character Encoding

Character encoding is not necessarily something many new web developers care about, or even understand. At first, it seems using and declaring proper character encoding is something we should do, but since we don’t see the immediate effect, we don’t always necessarily think it’s important. So what is character encoding anyway? Why should we as…

30 Breathtaking Infrared Photographs

30 Breathtaking Infrared Photographs

Infrared photographs are images taken with film or image sensors sensitive to infrared light and the result of that is simply breath taking. With this film/sensor sensitive to infrared light, the camera captures light that is invisible to our eyes, creating really beautiful contrast and colors.

How to Create a Twitter Avatar You Can be Proud Of

How to Create a Twitter Avatar You Can be Proud Of

A quick explanation for those of you who don’t know what a twitter avatar is. It’s the small picture in the top left corner of your profile. Let me start by saying that if you don’t have any avatar at all, many users won’t even consider the possibility of following you. That means you are…

Freelancers Face-off: Designer vs Developer

Freelancers Face-off: Designer vs Developer

As the web industry grows designers and developers are butting heads more frequently. While they both have the same goals, achieving them is not as easy. The two groups can also be perceived differently in terms of value in the eyes of the client as well as amongst themselves. Which role, if any, is held…

A Useful Collection of iPhone/iPad Apps Developer Tools and Resources

A Useful Collection of iPhone/iPad Apps Developer Tools and Resources

The iPad was the 2010 must-have gadget of the year, and the iPhone and respective iPod Touch have been incredibly popular over the last few years. It’s clear that the success of these devices can be attributed to the endless number of useful, fun, and interesting applications provided by the community. There is no doubt…

Postmodernism (‘Po Mo’) in Graphic Design

Postmodernism (‘Po Mo’) in Graphic Design

Postmodernism is a movement away from the viewpoint of modernism. The term ‘postmodernism’ was first used around the 1870s. As a generalization, postmodernism is a style and concept characterized by distrust of theories and ideologies, and of drawing attention to conventions.

27 Free Online & Offline Applications for Designers & Developers

27 Free Online & Offline Applications for Designers & Developers

Nowadays, a lot of great and usable applications are sold by their creators. This way, authors, get monetary support for their work, however, not every author decides to sell, some of the creators simply share it with the community for free. In this article we’re presenting 27 great online and also offline applications that have…

28 Stunning Examples of Night Photography

28 Stunning Examples of Night Photography

Night photography is a task which is more complex and difficult than the average person or amateur photographer might think. In fact, it can prove to be a rather daunting task to even the most experienced professionals. However, the rewards can be quite fruitful, when executed properly.