Posted in May 2012

The Elements of Design: Part 2

The Elements of Design: Part 2


Color Color adds the magic element to a design. They represent a common language of communication. Each color has a mood, an emotion and different levels of significance. It plays a huge role in design and right color choices can bring about drastic changes in contrast. Colors can reflect warm or cool, hard or soft, … Continue reading


Originally posted on Geek's Retreat:
My previous posts on HTML5’s canvas implementation have simply drawn a static image; be it a thermometer, speedometer or a map.  This post blends together the various methods covered in the aforementioned posts to draw an animated compass.  This is achieved by adding two elements to the canvas.  These…

Objects and PHP: A brief evolutionary history


Objects were not a part of PHP in its earlier form. They weren’t even planned to be. PHP’s developers describe it as an afterthought. Objects made their first presence in PHP 3. PHP 3 was a complete rewrite of PHP 2 (then called PHP/FI 2.0). Here is how it happened: PHP/FI 2.0 (Personal Homepage Tools/Form … Continue reading

The Elements of Design: Part 1


As i mentioned in my previous post, there are following Elements of Design: Primary Shapes (Square, Circle and Triangle) Point, Line and Area Color Texture/Pattern Form (in case of 3-Dimensional design) Elements of Design are those basic units that make up a design. Elements are the actual things we add to our design. While the … Continue reading

Design Basics


Despite being continuously changing, the field of design is very closely attached to certain basic principles and elements that defines every piece of design ever created be it a poster, a logo, a website or an architecture. These are the building blocks of graphic communication. In fact with the variety and diversity of this field, … Continue reading