Usability should be a priority for every website. Without usability, even the most beautiful design will be ineffective. In this post we’ll feature a number of resources, tools, software, checklists, articles, and more, that can help you to design and develop highly usable websites.
Premium Usability Resources:
There are a number of tools and resources that have been created to test and improve usability. In this section we’ll look at eight premium resources.
Silverback is usability testing software (for Mac) from Clearleft. It allows you to capture screen activity, video participants, record audio, and more. The price is $49.95, and a free trial is available.
Photoshop brushes have always been a popular topic with our readers. In the past we have posted collections of the best watercolor brushes and the best splatter brushes, and today we’re focusing on those that allow you to easily create realistic paint brush stroke effects. There are 18 free brush sets included, totaling more than 500 brushes.
Acrylic Brush Strokes (57 brushes)
Flash developers and users are constantly looking for powerful Flash CMS solutions. The case is any Flash CMS (Flash Content Management System) allows anyone to easily build Flash web sites and update them whenever necessary.
These days the number of Flash CMS solutions is growing rapidly and it takes a lot of time to find every new Flash CMS that enters the market. In order to save you time we offer a list of the most promising Flash CMS Solutions. Some of them are free to use, however most of them are commercial products because it takes a lot of time and efforts to make something really good and professional.
Please take a few minutes to know more about the Flash Content Management Systems. Maybe some of them could perfectly fit your needs.
Royale/CMS is a Flash CMS/XML editor for agencies and freelance developers. It is known for a simple interface and a number of powerful features including easy media management and automatic image cropping, various edit and update tools and other options that enable converting standard video formats to FLV, etc. In short, Royale/CMS has been created to manage dynamic Flash sites, mini sites and web applications.
Having the right texture is critical for effective grunge-style design. One easy way to get texture is to use a photograph. In this post we’ll feature 25 of the best quality high res grunge textures. As always when using a freebie, be sure to check the photographer’s instructions and terms for use.