Spur: to urge, incite or stimulate

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Web Design

The following sites, libraries and zines deliver inspiration, useful information, tips, and tutorials on the latest trends and techniques for web designers and developers:

A List Apart · Smashing Magazine · Six Revisions · Codrops · Code Geekz · Code Pen · D3 · Tim Holman · David DeSandro · Nathan Ford · Google Research · three.js · gskinner · Fernando Serrano · C3 · Malsup · NVD3 · Call Me Nick · CreateJS

Web Standards

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is an international community that defines guidelines and principles to achieve a standards driven, accessible, and interoperable Internet. Look for these badges on quality websites:

Valid XHTML 1.0! Level AAA conformance icon, W3C-WAI Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0 Valid CSS!

HTML 5 Logo


Technologies and inspiration utilized for this specific site include: - Safe Ajax Links - using JQuery

Highslide JS - JavaScript thumbnail viewer

Flickrshow 7.2 - A very simple Javascript slideshow for Flickr

The Widow Tamer - Javascript to fix typographic widows on web pages