Weekly Design News – Resources, Tutorials and Freebies (N.58)

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The Simpler CSS Grid

The Simpler CSS Grid
Why restrict your layout so that it can fit into this 960gs? A grid is supposed to help you in design, not to limit your creativity. The 978 grid is not just about increasing the page width, but to loosen the gutter space so users can read it more comfortably.
The Simpler CSS Grid →

CSS3 Support in Internet Explorer 9

CSS3 Support in Internet Explorer 9
Louis Lazaris, from impressivewebs.com, has created a few charts showing CSS3 support in IE9 Beta. The list does not include every conceivable CSS3 property or selector, he has stuck to the well-known stuff, and he also included a list of pseudo-selectors and pseudo-elements. Useful stuff.
CSS3 Support in Internet Explorer 9 →

How to Design a Perfect Website for Your Client

How to Design a Perfect Website for Your Client
How to Design a Perfect Website for Your Client →

9 Ways to Instantly Code Faster

9 Ways to Instantly Code Faster
There are a wide variety of tools and techniques which can drastically improve the speed at which we code. Particularly during time-sensitive settings, even a savings of a few seconds per iteration can add up substantially over the course of the month. In this article you will be shown ten methods for coding faster.
9 Ways to Instantly Code Faster →

WordPress Cheatsheet: What You Need To Know In One Sheet

WordPress Cheatsheet: What You Need To Know In One Sheet
Paul Maloney has created a WordPress Cheat Sheet with pretty much everything you would want to know whilst designing and developing a WordPress theme. The sheet is available in .JPG and .PDF formats.
WordPress Cheatsheet: What You Need To Know In One Sheet →

Quovolver – a simple jQuery plugin for revolving quotes

Quovolver - a simple jQuery plugin for revolving quotes
Quovolver is a simple plugin for jQuery that takes a group of quotes and displays them on your page in an elegant way.
Quovolver – a simple jQuery plugin for revolving quotes →

Tile5 – HTML5 Mapping and Tiling

Tile5 - HTML5 Mapping and Tiling
Tile5 is a new opensource HTML5 mapping javascript library that provides developers the ability to integrate existing mapping platforms to provide a rich HTML5 experience.
Tile5 – HTML5 Mapping and Tiling →

Fading JavaScript Slideshow – TinyFader

Fading JavaScript Slideshow – TinyFader
This 1.4KB fading slideshow script can easily be customized with CSS. It is a slight variation from the TinySlider script and is still completely standalone and uses a simple unordered list structure to support any content. It even gracefully degrades without JavaScript support. The script supports automatic rotation with the option to auto-resume, an active class on a navigation list if applicable, and an initial display toggle.
Fading JavaScript Slideshow – TinyFader →

45+ Very Functional Javascript Sliders and Scrollers

45+ Very Functional Javascript Sliders and Scrollers
In this article you will find a comprehensive list of 46 Very Functional Javascript Sliders and Scrollers for you to use in developing web
45+ Very Functional Javascript Sliders and Scrollers →

WordPress Manual Plugin – Video Tutorials For Your Clients (Premium)

Wordpress Manual Plugin - Video Tutorials For Your Clients (Premium)
The WordPress Manual Plugin (premium) is a comprehensive WordPress manual that you can give to your clients that provides them with a professionally produced manual on how to use their content management system through both videos and a written tutorials.
WordPress Manual Plugin – Video Tutorials For Your Clients (Premium) →

How to build a WordPress Post Pagination without plugin

How to build a WordPress Post Pagination without plugin
How to build a WordPress Post Pagination without plugin →

DroidCon Conference

DroidCon
DroidCon is a two day barcamp and conference exploring all aspects of developing for Android mobile devices. It is being held in London on the 28th to the 29th of October.
DroidCon →

Fireworks Mini Web Wireframing Kit

Fireworks Mini Web Wireframing Kit
The idea behind this mini wireframe kit is to give you just the essential shapes for web wireframing. For everything else you can use natively Fireworks because Fireworks itself is great tool for prototyping and wirefriming.
Fireworks Mini Web Wireframing Kit →

Creative Examples Of Infographics

Creative Examples Of Infographics
Data visualization techniques have been often used in modern maps to incorporate variety of information, for instance for network designs, destination points, and local landmarks. In this post you can take a look at some creative examples of beautiful infographics.
Creative Examples Of Infographics →

Photo Realistic iPhone in Photoshop

Photo Realistic iPhone in Photoshop
This tutorial will show you how to create a photo realistic image of Apple’s newly released iPhone4.
Photo Realistic iPhone in Photoshop →

2000 Free Photoshop Brushes

2000 Free Photoshop Brushes
2000 Free Photoshop Brushes →

Hello, want to kill some time?

Hello, want to kill some time?
Hello, want to kill some time? →

Schizo Octopus Website Template (XHTML+PSD's)

Schizo Octopus Website Template (XHTML+PSD's)
This theme is a fixed layout one page portfolio template with two columns. The download package contains the Photoshop Files, XHML/CSS Coded template and also includes documentation. (Free for personal or commercial use).
Schizo Octopus Website Template (XHTML+PSD's) →

Download web buttons in PSD & PNG (pack of 60)

Download web buttons in PSD & PNG (pack of 60)
The huge pack of 60 call to action buttons come in Photoshop PSD format and PNG format. The font used in the buttons is Arial, an easily available font in every system, and you can customize the font and text including size and color. Each layered button folder is named and organized for easy identification and editing.
Download web buttons in PSD & PNG (pack of 60) →

Free Icons By Enliven Labs

Free Icons By Enliven Labs
These icon sets are in PNG format and are all sized at 16px by 16px, and cover the most popular social networks.
Free Icons By Enliven Labs →

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