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psvsfw Fireworks vs. Photoshop – Why Is Fireworks Better Than Photoshop For Web Design

Photoshop is the most popular graphic design tool for web designers, and for good reason, it is feature rich and quite powerful. However, with the evolution of technology, new and improved applications for designing web sites have been developed. The best among them is undoubtedly, Fireworks. This software has taken the web design industry by storm and provided functionality that allows for improved ways of developing a site. Here are the top eight reasons Fireworks out-shines Photoshop.

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macorpc The Ol’ Switcharoo – PC User Switches to Mac

Having expendable income is a rarity in my life, so rare that it never happens. Having expendable income, a coupon for 20% off all laptops at, and the need to upgrade my four year old laptop is a sign from Odin, Zeus, or maybe Cthulhu that it is time to buy. In my search for what laptop I would like to own I narrowed it down to a mega gaming rig and a Macbook Pro. I have been an avid PC gamer for many years but as I have aged and since abandoning MMORPGs the need for a gaming rig has decreased a lot. I have been a fanboy of my iPhone and an envious iPad wanter for some time but to take the plunge into buying a true Apple computer. That is a big choice. I haven not used a Mac since high school. They were pretty freaking terrible back then too. Jumping from Windows 7 to OSX Snow Leopard, how hard would that be

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designblogfollowing Popular Design Blogs by Twitter Followers and Facebook Fans – Revisited [Infographic]

Ten months ago we published an infographic on the most popular web design blogs and their followings on both Twitter and Facebook. We decided to update that graphic and see where those same blogs stand today. As you an see the fans and followers have increased a good bit in the last ten months. Check it out!

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Old Sepia Photograph Tutorial Make Your New Photographs Look Old In Today’s Photoshop Tutorial

In one of our last tutorials, we discussed on how to make your regular digital photographs appear new and HDR-like. For this tutorial, we will be going back a few years and turn any ordinary photograph into an old sepia photo, complete with scratches, dust film and tears.

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3264processors CPU Faceoff – 32-bit versus 64-bit Technology

Processors have come a long way since the days of the 8088 and single core processor. In today’s world we now need to make a decision when installing Windows and other various operating systems. That question is: Should I install the 32-bt version or 64-bit version? Here is an explanation of the 64-bit processor which should help you decide.

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computerforensics Gaining and Understanding of Computer Forensics

Computer forensics is a very popular career choice, but what exactly is it? It is more than the stuff you see on CSI, and most likely not as glamorous.

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links-vol-20 Must Read Links for Web Designers and Developers – Volume 20

Hard to believe we have reached our 20th round-up of links. It seems like I just started doing this a few weeks ago. This week, as usual, we have a great list of links here for you to check out. A lot of great jQuery and general developer links that share some excellent information. Enjoy!

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topruby 10 Best Sites to Learn Ruby on Rails

Ruby on Rails or RoR for short is a development framework for the Ruby programming language, which was released in 2004 and it is currently used by thousands of Web programmers. However, mastering Rails is ideal for the novice coders too since it allows them to reuse code, increase their productivity, and develop prototypes rapidly. If you want to start learning Ruby on Rails and find out how this revolutionary framework can help you build powerful applications faster, then check out the following sites.

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  • jeyaganesh Please check the facebook like box int sidebar.You have misplaced with facebook platform page instead of urs.
  • Pranav Wow, agree with Petter , its really a super duper graphics probably the best seen infographic.
  • Albion I find out a thing new on a variety of weblogs day-to-day. It usually is stimulative to see articles of other writers and learn somewhat a thing from them. Many thanks giving.
  • ashton drake I have been working in the IT industry for 13 years now. Those are definately 5 key questions to ask. I would also add "When did the problem start, is it specific to my OS, etc. But those are definately good starting points...
  • Jimmy Leighton I have had some great results with the ‘offset’ filter in Photoshop. Can make some really cool edits!
  • Keisha You don’t know how long I have been looking for a tutorial like this one!!! Thank you soo much! Not only is the outcome amazing but the directions are really easy to follow! =D
  • Ki Won Kim Awesome!! Thanks for share