Welcome to March 2009's supadupa links. We have brought together a collection of links that we feel are useful in some form or fashion to the web design and development community.
nettus+ have put together a great a article about how to improve your CSS organisation by simply defining some easy to follow coding rules.
Do you find yourself typing the same code lines over and over again? Texter can help speed up code development by storing small abbreviations for commonly used code.
Usability of a website is extremely important. Uxbooth have put together a short checklist of the most important stuff to make sure your website has.
If you build, design, run, market, advertise a website, GET THIS BOOK! It's a short read but provides some amazing useful information about creating sites that are more usable and just work better.
iconPot have provided a number of sets of icons free for download and use for personal and commercial use. If you need some quick icons, this is a must check out.
Pattern Tap provides a great resource for seeing how other websites 404 pages, borders, breadcrumbs, calendars, buttons, etc are designed. A great place if you are looking for inspiration.
Have you ever found yourself trying to remember how to set privleges on a MySQL database or validate an email address in PHP? If so, check out snipt. Coders from the everywhere have submitted snippets of code that are used regularly for other coders to reference.
Alot like snipt (see abov) but has a few other categories.
If you ever needed to find out what the exact hex colour was for anything on your computer quickly and easily without opening your imaging software, this tool can do it. There are alot of other ones out there, but I have found that Kolorgenerator has the best features you need to get any colour quick.
It's simple, get rid of spam on your blog/website.
Another great usability article posted on UXbooth about creating your call-to-action buttons easy to understand so the user knows what the click.
David Hamill, a UK based usability specialist, has writen and interesting article about website redesigns and how to avoid them.
This is an extremely long list of usability items to consider when designing and developing a website.
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