Founded in September 2006, Smashing Magazine provides online tutorials, news and information to Web designers and developers. The digital magazine’s goal is to inform readers about the latest trends and techniques in Web development. Smashing Magazine is an independent publication. It’s editorials are laid out in a blog format, with contributors posting articles as often as daily. The publication also posts links to free resources for designers around the web.
Publishers of Smashing Magazine organize an annual conference in Freiburg, Germany called SmashingConf Freiburg or simply Smashing Conference.