Hello there. I am Terry and I am a full-time undergraduate based in Singapore. I take photos, write a blog and design websites.

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20+ Awesome Light Effect and Abstract Photoshop Brushes

20+ Awesome Light Effect and Abstract Photoshop Brushes

Abdullah (@Qbrushes) from Qbrushes compiled a neat list of 23 amazing light effect and abstract photoshop brushes. It’s almost a must for a designer to have these brushes handy because they save you all the trouble of making your own set of brushes from scratch. More importantly, these are high quality brushes that we’re talking about

5 Ways to Instantly Write Better CSS

5 Ways to Instantly Write Better CSS

Recently I read about an article that teaches web designers five ways to write better, neater and cleaner CSS by Trevor Davis, after following a link in a tweet.

In case you’re still wondering what CSS stands for, it actually means Cascading Style Sheets – the stylesheet part is easy to understand. CSS is created with a notion to separate content and styling. The cascading part is a little tricky – it means that you can actually override certain properties in the stylesheet by being more specific in your selectors.

Back to the post itself, here are the five ways Trevis recommended, with my personal opinions/comments.

35 Stunning Hi-Res Astronomy Images

35 Stunning Hi-Res Astronomy Images

Jay over at BittBox shared 35 stunning high-resolution astronomy images that are released into the public domain. In the wake of the legal scuffle between AP and Shepard Fairey over the Obama poster (Shepard based his famous work on a photo reportedly owned by AP, but now the photographer said that he didn’t sign any contract with AP – hmmm), Jay wants to highlight the importance of respecting copyright and identifying images that are released into public domain.

*Basically, works that are released into public domain are not owned or controlled by anyone. It is implied that these materials are therefore “public property”, and available for anyone to use for any purpose.

50 Beautiful And User-Friendly Navigation Menus

50 Beautiful And User-Friendly Navigation Menus

Navigation menus are one of the most crucial component on your site – without good design and placement or the total lack thereof, new visitors will find it a challenge to figure out a way to browse through your content. Matt Cronin shared a compiled list of 50 beautiful and user-friendly navigation menus on Smashing Magazine recently.

Creating a Vibrant Image using PS

Creating a Vibrant Image using PS

Webdesigner depot published a tutorial regarding how to create a vibrant image using Photoshop. It’s impressive how they’ve completely avoided using Illustriator and made good use of Photoshop’s features to create a futuristic-looking image that packs a huge punch.

A Preview of HTML 5

A Preview of HTML 5

Lachlan Hunt wrote an article on A List Apart on HTML 5. It is the fifth major revision of the core language of the World Wide Web, HTML. New elements and attributes have also been introduced, to make the page structure of a HTML5 document similar to that of a modern webpage.

Handy WP Cheat Sheet

Handy WP Cheat Sheet

Sometimes designers like me who are not very well-versed with PHP will get stuck in development hell where we just couldn’t figure out what snippet of code to use for a certain template file when designing a WP theme. It’s either shuttling between the WordPress codex, mindlessly combing through the support forum or Google, or […]

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Hello Easter Egg hunter! You've discovered the magic of the Konami Code!

Yea. You probably know what the Konami code is before getting to this page. So now what? Here is a randomised YouTube video on my favourites list... which includes Rickroll, if you're luck enough to get it.

You are currently watching Ugly Betty S04E04 Amanda Matt Betty Kiss Scene. Loving it? You can even watch the video in its full screen glory :)

The Konami Code:
Konami Code sequence