Web Design Learning Guides

Collections of posts that take you through a particular topic or project.
  • Postcss preview

    If there’s one thing you really need to know about PostCSS, it’s that you should learn what it is and how to use it ASAP.

    In this series, Kezz Bracey takes a deep dive into PostCSS and will take you through all the major ways you can use it. If you haven’t already had your mind blown by what PostCSS is capable of, get ready for a brave new CSS world!

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  • Mdl series

    Material Design Lite (MDL) is a framework which enables front-end developers to quickly build websites according to Google’s Material Design principles. In this series, Thoriq Firdaus takes you through all the components of MDL, to help you start building right away.

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  • Pre 1

    During this short series, follow Jim Nielsen as he builds a simple web app based on the iTunes API. The app built during this series has a very specific use, but the principles and practical examples covered will arm you with a set of skills you can apply to many other projects.

    Check out the demo and dive in!

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  • Casablanca page preview

    In this series we’ll be focusing on coding a PSD layout, using the responsive Skeleton boilerplate. There are plenty of tutorials on how to code a design using HTML and CSS, often with an extra dash of JavaScript, but the main purpose of this tutorial is to get things built using the latest version of the Skeleton framework (2.0.4).

    Take a look at what we’ll be building, then get stuck in!

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  • 60 series

    Comprehensively introducing anything in sixty seconds is a tough challenge, but that’s exactly what we’re doing with this series! Each of these videos introduces you to a subject, offering just enough explanation to whet your appetite and get you hooked.

    Grab a coffee and see how many of these you can watch during your break!

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  • Web

    The internet is such an important part of everybody’s lives these days that it’s never too early to start learning web design! In this carefully structured, colorful series, Joni Trythall takes pre-teens through the process of building a simple website. Whether you’re a teacher, a parent, or a kid yourself, you’ll enjoy following Joni as she leads you through Tuts+ Town, learning all about web design along the way!

    Also worth taking a look at: the Adobe Photoshop for Kids series over on Tuts+ Design & Illustration.

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