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50 Useful CSS Snippets Every Designer Should Have
by Jake Rocheleau
by Anthony Colangelo
Designing Blogs for Readers
by Matt Gemmell
Apple Is Using Sass, And They’re Doing It Wrong
by Kaelig Deloumeau-Prigent
4 Ways to Convert Your Site to Retina
by Grace Smith
Kraken is a lightweight, mobile-first boilerplate for front-end web developers. It includes just the essentials: A CSS reset to ensure cross-browser compatibility, a responsive & mobile-first grid, a well-designed & fluid typographic scale, CSS3 buttons, basic form styling and optional add-ons for functionality.
Minimalect select replacement for jQuery that will replace select elements with a nicer and minimal styled control.
demarcate.js is a jQuery based editor for Markdown. It lets you edit directly on a page and generate Markdown from the HTML elements.
Forecast Font is a web-font for creating multi-layered weather icons. It was created to enable you to have more control over the look and feel of the icons, rather than only having a single colour or style.
Freebie: Payment Card Icon Sets
(13 Icons, PNG)
Freebie: Flat UI Kit
by Devin Schulz (PSD)
Freebie: Flat Ui Kit
by Zachary VanDeHey (AI)
Freebie: Android Wireframe Kit
by Rodrigo Soares (.sketch)
Freebie: 430+ Storyboard Illustrations
by Julian Burford (AI)
last week on Speckboy…
- The Thrifty Freelancer – Design Tools on a Budget
- Deal of the Week: 20 One-Page Responsive Templates with Parallax Effect – only $19!
- Are your forms converting? How to effectively A/B test your forms
- Tools for Formatting, Organizing and Sorting CSS Code
- 30 Fresh & Free Photoshop Brush Packs
- The 5 Most Common UX Mistakes
- 25 Modern Content Heavy Websites
- Digital Food Photography: 30 Images and Tips for Effective Shooting