Design is often cited by developers as one of the hardest aspects they face in completing a project. When you’re first starting out and picking up freelance projects, your clients might expect you to be a one-stop shop for both their design and development needs. If you have a background or training in design, that’s just fine and dandy.
For the rest of us it can present a whole boatload of problems.
But designing and programming don’t have to be mutually exclusive, and working on both skills at the same time can put you ahead of the game when it comes to finding a job.
This article will provide you with a load of resources you can use to simplify the process of designing your sites and projects. It includes everything from Photoshop tutorials for designing site mockups to courses you can take to deepen your understanding of good design practices.
Now, let’s learn the basics of how to be a good designer so that you can really focus on your code. [Read more…] about Web Design for Developers: The Ultimate Resource Guide