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Worst Logos

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You may have the best intentions with designing your new logo, but make sure you look at your logo from different angles and – better yet – have others take a look at it. They may see something that you don’t. For some of the worst logos, visit 123print.com.

Free Graphics Manipulation Software

If you’re looking for a free graphics manipulation software to download, try . It’s an excellent retouching program lets you fix perspective distortion caused by lens tilt and eliminate lens’ barrel distortion and vignetting; it offers a clone and healing tool for retouching photos as well as a perspective clone tool and a orthogonal clone tool. But it can also be used as a simple paint program, an online batch processing system, a mass production image renderer, an image format converter, etc.

GIMP also offers various input devices out of the box, like pressure and tilt sensitive tablets, but also a wide range of USB or MIDI controllers. The file format support ranges from the common likes of JPEG (JFIF), GIF, PNG, TIFF to special use formats such as the multi-resolution and multi-color-depth Windows icon files. The architecture allows to extend GIMP’s format capabilities with a plug-in.

GIMP is an acronym for GNU Image Manipulation Program. It is a freely distributed program for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring.

Features are:

* Painting
o Full suite of painting tools including Brush, Pencil, Airbrush, Clone, etc.
o Sub-pixel sampling for all paint tools for high quality anti-aliasing
o Extremely powerful gradient editor and blend tool
o Supports custom brushes and patterns
* System
o Tile based memory management so image size is limited only by available disk space
o Virtually unlimited number of images open at one time
* Advanced Manipulation
o Full alpha channel support
o Layers and channels
o Multiple Undo/Redo (limited only by diskspace)
o Editable text layers
o Transformation tools including rotate, scale, shear and flip
o Selection tools including rectangle, rounded rectangle, ellipse, free, fuzzy
o Foreground extraction tool
o Advanced path tool doing bezier and polygonal selections.
o Transformable paths, transformable selections.
o Quickmask to paint a selection.
* Extensible
o A Procedural Database for calling internal GIMP functions from external programs as in Script-fu
o Advanced scripting capabilities (Scheme, Python, Perl)
o Plug-ins which allow for the easy addition of new file formats and new effect filters
o Over 100 plug-ins already available
* Animation
o Load and save animations in a convenient frame-as-layer format
o MNG support
o Frame Navigator (in GAP, the GIMP Animation Package)
o Onion Skin (in GAP, the GIMP Animation Package)
o Bluebox (in GAP, the GIMP Animation Package)
* File Handling
o File formats supported include bmp, gif, jpeg, mng, pcx, pdf, png, ps, psd, svg, tiff, tga, xpm, and many others
o Load, display, convert, save to many file formats
o SVG path import/export

How Well Does Your Browser Support HTML5?

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To find out all you have to do is go to HTML5 Test and you’ll get a score up to 300 to see how well your browser supports HTML5. Your browser will be rated on specifications like user interaction, like drag and drop, storage handling and geolocation. Apart from the main HTML5 specification and others created by the W3C HTML Working Group, this test also awards points for supporting related drafts and specifications.

Scripts Directory and Tutorials

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Browse through a directory of over 40,000 dynamic development tools, programming scripts for more than 16 programming languages as well as informational resources including books and tutorials on hotscripts.com. You’ll find things like , AJAX tutorials, free Java Scripts, Ruby on Rails scripts and ASP.NET resources.

Login Page Design Inspiration

L A login page usually doesn’t display much more than a couple of entry boxes for login and password and a button; but since it is a page many of your visitors will frequently visit, why not make your login pages exciting? Visit DzineBlog for a list of some great login pages. There aren’t any free to copy designs here, but examples from around the web.

Another beautiful and fun login design at Vimeo.com:

vimeo login page

One more inspiring login design at mmosite.com: