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More Stock Web Icons at SimpleBits

by eric on August 4th, 2006 in: Web Design

I promise that I won’t make every post about icon sources, but while I’m thinking of it, here’s one more icon project that I’d certainly endorse: Dan Cederholm’s SimpleBits Icons.

Dan’s written a few terrific books on web standards design entitled Web Standards Solutions and Bulletproof Web Design.

I highly recommend them both. They camp out next to me in my quick reference stack and I refer to them regularly. If you’re into CSS and web standards, they’re downright fun to read. But I digress . . .

Mr. Cederholm also created some royalty-free stock icons that you can purchase directly from his site, and although he doesn’t have the same variety of iconography as some other sources, I like his simple, direct style.

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Royalty-Free Icons from IconBuffet

by eric on August 2nd, 2006 in: Web Design

Another place to pick up stock icons for your web projects is at IconBuffet.com.

Created by Firewheel Design, IconBuffet has an interesting business model: they give away icons.

If you signup for their Free Delivery program, they’ll send a small set of icons to you every month for free. You can then swap icons with other members in their active forum community.

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Free Web Developer Tutorials at W3Schools

by eric on August 2nd, 2006 in: Web Design

Looking for help understanding CSS, HTML, xHTML, PHP, JavaScript or other web designer / developer stuff?

Take a look at W3Schools Online Web Tutorials.

All of their content is free to use (it’s ad supported) and there’s TONS of useful tutorials, references, examples, quizzes, and more.

The ads can be a bit annoying, but you can’t beat the price. Have fun!