End of Year Link Compilation

This will end my Year with the links for the day or Week. I will start the new year with a completely new format for these type of links. I would appreciate any critique or comments on how you would like to have these links formatted for your convenience.


Start a web application from scratch



User Experience/User Interface

Web Design and development



Wireframing/ Prototyping





Links for the day

Web Application Interface Design Guide

Why Flash Might Not Be Good For Your Website

Factors That Affect Usability

Client-Side File Generator with Javascript & Flash 10+

From http://css-tricks.com Creating a webapp from scratch series
Part 1 – Planning the App: Basic Idea and Design
Part 2 – Planning the App: Database Architecture and Development Approach
Part 3 – Designing the App: Workflow Map and Photoshop Design
Part 4 – Designing the App: HTML and CSS
Part 5 – Developing the App: User Interaction
Part 6 – Developing the App: Adding AJAX Interactivity
Part 7 – Developing the App: List Interaction
Part 8 – Security & The Future
Part 9 – Bugs, Security, and Other Tweaks
And finally…. the application! Colored Lists

Eight Robust Tools To Simplify Developer’s Worklife

35 CSS-based Layouts that Look Awesome

The Benefits of Experimentation

Solutions to 5 Common Ajax Problems

Produce Interactive Charts of Time Series with dygraphs

Flot Pure Javascript Plotting Library for jQuery

10 jQuery snippets for efficient developers

Stupid jQuery Tricks

A Beautiful Apple-style Slideshow Gallery With CSS & jQuery

Making A Cool Login System With PHP, MySQL & jQuery

Links for the day

Web Design is Dead! Introducing a much improved web design process.

Minimalist Web Design: When Less is More

What makes a website successful? It might not be what you expect!

The Unusable and Superficial World of Beer and Alcohol Websites

If Content is Really King, Then What is Design?

5 Articles To Understanding Your Websites Bounce Rate

10 Signs of a User-Focused Design

The Best jQuery Plugins of 2009

Use Sprites to Create an Awesomeness-Filled Navigation Menu

50 Helpful iPhone Apps for Web Designers and Developers

5 Advanced CSS Techniques To Increase Your Skill Set

Everything You Ever Want to Know About Creating Seamless Patterns in Illustrator


Stupid WordPress Tricks

15 Helpful Blogs No Freelancer Should Forget

Links for the day


Creating a Usable Contact Form

10 Amazing Tools for Sharing Visual Inspiration through Screenshots

The Evolution of a Website Design

35 Excellent Wireframing Resources

Search Engine Optimization 101

GeneralRelativity Flash Animation Library

Inline Validation in Web Forms

Here’s an nteresting drawing application called LiveBrush (free download):

22 Awesome Adobe AIR Applications for Designers

Pagination is dead


Create and collaborate interactive UI mockups for your software and websites.

20 Steps to Better Wireframing

A Hole in the Workflow: Prototyping and the Handoff from Designer to Developer

35 Excellent Wireframing Resources


Getting Clean With PHP

Quick reference search in HTML, CSS, JS, Ajax and other developer documentation

20 Fresh jQuery Plugins to Enhance your User Interface

Links for the day

Don’t Be Stupid – Typographic Poster for Download

25 Must-Read Blogs for Freelance Designers

10 UI Design Patterns You Should Be Paying Attention To

[PDF] 25-point Website Usability Checklist

35+ Horizontal Websites for Your Design Inspiration

Website Analytics Toolbox

15 jQuery Plugins To Create A User Friendly Tooltip

35 Absolutely Useful Firefox Plugins For Web Designers And Developers

15 Extremely Useful CSS Grid Layout Generator For Web Designers

27 Must-Have Starter Kits For Web Designers

Reinventing the Color Picker


Usability testing userfly.com

UX pattern Explorer

Logo inspiration gallery

WordPress Theme Frameworks – A Comprehensive Overview