Creation of even the simplest graphical elements can be a tiresome experience without a prior background and training in visual design. Most developers would rather work on the next application functionality than fiddle around with Photoshop and similar imaging tools. Usability and aesthetics are considered to be the prerogatives of Web designers as a distinct and separate group of professionals.
This article takes a closer look at some of the major issues faced by programmers with image manipulation and proposes a developer-friendly solution for the same. Read the rest of this entry »