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Everything we claim we wrote about "fireworks"
September 24, 2012 by Holly Titus
A couple of days ago Twitter rolled out several new changes that will make branding your Twitter page easier and more fun. Following the lead of major social networks such as Facebook and Google+, Twitter has implemented some great new options that allow for more branding opportunities. Header Images The largest change is the addition [...]
September 3, 2010 by Elyssa Dolinger
When it comes to designing webpages I prefer working in Fireworks. I know, I know. There seems to exist a real prejudice against Fireworks. Sort of like you’re not a real designer if you use it. I challenge any web designer to give Fireworks the old college try. Making the switch to Fireworks was the [...]
Fireworks is often overlooked. Many (most) web designers today use Photoshop to design their websites, and a lot of them have never considered or (*gasp) even heard of Fireworks. Adobe Fireworks is made for creating websites. That is what it was built for, and it does it well. Fireworks enables you to rapidly prototype and [...]
When designing a site in Fireworks, I have found that working with rounded corners can be a bit tricky if you don’t know some specifics. First off, there are two main ways to make rounded corners, the rectangle tool, and the rounded rectangle tool. When using the rectangle tool, you can round the corners by [...]
Sometimes the best way to improve your designs is to learn new techniques. I find that when I design a site, sometimes I inadvertently limit myself because I do not know the best way to do certain things. By following through a few tutorials, you can really expand your knowledge, thus enabling you to be [...]
September 15, 2008 by Dave Roach
In taking a further look at Fireworks CS4 beta, I have come across some compatibility issues between the previous version and this one. Hopefully this issue will get sorted out as development continues with Fireworks CS4. Recently I was designing a final version of a web site, all pages and content included. Upon reopening the [...]
So as an aspiring designer in the digital world, I am always looking for ways to increase my knowledge about the programs I use to design, mainly Photoshop, Illustrator and Flash. Personally, I got my footing through school, and then started reading books and looking at tutorials online. All of these have helped me gain [...]