Web Design

Header

A part of the data packet that contains transparent information about the file or transmission unit, for instance it can give information about an image's size, resolution, number of colors etc. 

Adobe Illustrator

A professional quality graphic program used by both artists and graphic designers to create vector images, has diverse applications, from creating print to web graphics, posters etc. 

Adobe Photoshop

A raster graphics editor for macOS and Windows that provides huge number of design tools: from simple retouching, to complex 3D designs and illustrations.

Alignment

The position that describes graphical object's relative positions, it makes designs visually more appealing and simplifies for users scanning over a page. 

Avocode

A cloud based software that allows to export and share Photoshop and Sketch designs for iOS/Android apps, it acts as a bridge between designers and developers, runs on Mac, Windows or Linux. 

AXURE

A prototyping tool for web designers, used to create user flows and sitemaps, click-through wireframes, and robust, fully interactive prototypes. 

Balsamiq

A wireframing and mockup tool that allows to sketch and share user interface mockups for web, desktop and mobile apps, a good tool for UX at the initial stages of a project. 

Dreamweaver

A web design and development tool developed by Adobe Systems for creating and managing websites. 

PaintCode

A drawing app that turns your vector illustrations into Objective-C, Swift or C# code.

GUI

A type of UI that allows users to interact with electronic devices through graphical icons or other visual indicators, rather than using only text via the command line.

Justinmind

A prototyping tool that allows to create interactive and life-like simulations for web and mobile apps, offers capabilities like drag and drop placement, re-sizing, formatting and export/import of widgets etc. 

InVision

A design collaboration platform that provides prototype, review, refine, manage and user test web/mobile products, allows to create interactive mockups for designs quickly and easily. 

Flat UI

A style of interface design emphasizing minimum use of stylistic elements that gives the illusion of 3 dimensions (such as the use of drop shadows, gradients or textures) and is focused on a minimalist use of simple elements, typography and flat colors.

Flinto

A prototyping tool mainly for iOS app designs, allows to create an interactive prototype that can be shared and installed on-device, helps to create more convincing, engaging experiences. 

InDesign

An application that enables you to create all sorts of documents, from posters to complete ebooks. It supports XML and other coding markup.

Material Design

A design language developed by Google, used for visual, motion, and interaction design across platforms and devices, it depth effects such as lighting, shadows.

Mockup

A sketch that represents the way the site will look.

Pixel

The smallest element of a digital image that can be displayed on device, it is the basic logical unit in digital graphics, the higher the number of pixels - the higher the quality of image. It is short for "Picture Element"

Principle

A prototyping tool that allows designers to create complex experiences for mobile/desktop apps in a short period of time. Uses screens imported from Sketch or Photoshop. Mainly focuses on mobile projects. 

Responsive web design

Approach for optimal viewing and interaction across a wide range of devices (from monitor to mobile/tablets).

Script

The sequence of instructions how a multimedia of files will be presented (the sequence of images and sounds, their timing, possible results of user interaction), enables browsers to do more than just displaying text. 

Semantic UI

A user interface component framework built around common usage, it creates a language for sharing UI for designers and developers.

Sketch

A vector design tool entirely focused on UI design.

SVG

Stands fot Scalable Vector Graphics. An XML-based vector image format for 2D graphics with support for interactivity and animation. It was developed by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).

TrackDuck

A visual feedback tracking for web design and development, it automatically records a snapshot and the technical details, the feedback can be managed on the spot in the website or sent to project management platforms.

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