If you use Photoshop on a regular basis you probably have made customizations to the way that Photoshop functions. A common thing to modify or add to the default Photoshop configuration would be actions. Actions allow you to record multi step processes so they can be repeated easier in the future. One of the more common Actions that might be created would be the batch modification of a set of images as described in a QD article located here.
A friend Marc Elliott sent me this fantastic UI design guide called “10 UI Design Patterns You Should Be Paying Attention To“. I particularly enjoyed the term “Lazy Registration” which is a pattern I had already planned on a for a site I’m working on.