Originally Posted by savafan
Smith, what goes in to making these themes? What programs and languages do you need to know?
Lots of time and some knowledge with an image editor.
I had to run a beta version of vbulletin locally on my home machine to test things out otherwise you wont be able to do squat without applying any images and what not.
Sometimes you can get away with just changing the background and header image but it usually looks sorta chinsy.