Articles in the Graphics Design category
On a whim today I decided to give Sumo Paint a try. I'm
really surprised with the quality of this product. I never would have guessed that
a free, browser-based image editing tool would be so responsive and easy to use.
If you're into image editing, why not give it …
As you can see, I'm giving a new widget a whirl.
BlogRush is an RSS syndication service
that presents on-topic posts from around the Blogosphere to your readers.
Generally, I don't buy into all this "Blogosphere" whoo-ha, but in this case it
really seems to be a win-win situation. Readers …
More giving credit where credit is due.
I recently had the great misfortune of opening Slaptijack
in Internet Explorer. I was so horrified with how the site looked in IE, I
immediately enlisted the help of Web Developer Stephen Hebert of
Generally, I prefer to figure these sorts …
Without much fanfare, Slaptijack broke into the Alexa
Top 1,000,000 web sites earlier this week. Although the Alexa ranking is notoriously
inaccurate, it does give some gauge of a site's popularity.
Since Alexa relies on their toolbar to determine the reach of a website, I'd like
to thank …
Until recently, I used websites to convert PNGs or JPEGs into ICOs for me. My
method was pretty simple: Google for "convert PNG to ICO" and use the first site
that came up.
I've recently decided that this method is bogus. Creating a 16x16 favicon.ico is
incredibly simple, as …
Now, through the magic of FeedBurner and email, you can get daily updates of the
happenings here at Slaptijack.
To get an update when new content is posted to the site, simply enter your email
address in the form below, and enjoy the flow of SlaptiGoodness.
Once you sign up …
John Chow, Evil Genius, is once again up to his evil ways. This time, he's giving
away an LG 24" wide-screen LCD monitor!
As John knows, in order to make money,
you have to spend money. This contest is sponsored by BlueFur, who not only hosts
John Chow dot Com …
Just a quick note.
broke into the Technorati Top 100,000. Obviously, this doesn't mean a whole
lot (and may not last long), but it's sure neat to see that Rank number shrink
from 7 digits to 5 over the last two months. With a little luck, and …
Welcome to post #100! Since this is a bit of a milestone, I thought I'd put up a
The image below shows the grow of RSS subscribers over the last 100 posts.
Although the growth is modest, I think its impressive considering this site has
lived between Google …
I've recently begun designing my own WordPress theme. The last time I really
worked with any sort of web "design" (I'm using that word rather loosely here),
layout was done via tables instead of divs. Stephen at
told me that in order to get my theme to work …