Build your own website with KompoZer

August 5, 2010

Kompozer is a free, intuitive web-development application that, for the novice, works a lot like any old word processor, and for the savvy web designer, looks and acts much like Adobe Dreamweaver.

Ditch expensive software with Open Source Alternative

May 5, 2010

Open Source Alternative wants you to save money by suggesting, well, open-source alternative programs that do the same things as their pricey commercial counterparts, but won’t cost you a dollar (let alone several thousand of them).

Image-editor Aviary now completely free

February 15, 2010

BY BILL FERRIS Aviary, the web-based image-editing suite, used to charge for some premium features like saving private files and allowing access to tutorials. I say “used to” because they’ve stopped charging money for it. This is a great development … Continued

Build Flash-based websites for free with Wix

November 24, 2009

BY BILL FERRIS Just because you don’t know web design doesn’t mean you can’t have a nice-looking website. Wix lets you create a Flash-based website from one of their many templates, or build a site from scratch. Here’s a sample … Continued

Tuesday by the numbers

July 21, 2009

BY BILL FERRIS In this week’s by-the-numbers edition, read about the things you need to know before going 1:1, find the best free web-design tutorials, and read the heartwarming story about how the 112th element finally became a real boy … Continued