Weekly Design News (N.218)

By on January 14th, 2014Designer News

This is our popular weekly design news post where we share our favorite design related articles, resources and freebies from the past week.

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Worth Reading

Learn to code JavaScript by playing the multiplayer game… CodeCombat
CodeCombat - Weekly News

Meng To writes about Sketch and how it means designing as little as possible
designing as little as possible - Weekly News

CatsWhoCode have compiled their 10 Favorite PHP Frameworks for 2014
10 Favorite PHP Frameworks for 2014 - Weekly News

Ian Feather shares ten reasons why lonelyplanet.com switched from an icon font to SVG
switched from an icon font to SVG - Weekly News

20 elite Themeforest authors reveal their 5 favourite web design tools
5 favourite web design tools - Weekly News

Jeff Croft explains why he feels web standards killed the HTML
web standards killed the HTML - Weekly News

Maël Primet writes about fast interactive prototyping with Sketch and d3.js
fast interactive prototyping with Sketch and d3.js - Weekly News

Obinwanne Hill writes about how the Restive jQuery plugin and how it makes RWD easier
restive jQuery plugin - Weekly News

Shape hover effect tutorial with SVG by Mary Lou
Shape hover effect tutorial with SVG - Weekly News

David McKinney shares how he sets up Photoshop for UI design
Photoshop for UI design - Weekly News

New Resources & Services

Share-Button jQuery Plugin – A simple, light & flexible sharing button
Share-Button jQuery Plugin - A simple, light & flexible sharing button - Weekly News

Codebox – A complete and modular IDE, that can run on your desktop (Linux or Mac)
Codebox -  A complete and modular IDE, that can run on your desktop - Weekly News

iconizr – A PHP command line tool for converting SVG images to a set of CSS icons
iconizr -  - A PHP command line tool for converting SVG images to a set of CSS icons - Weekly News

UYI – A growing library of user interface and interaction design animation patterns
UYI - A growing library of user interface and interaction design animation patterns - Weekly News

Designer Freebies

Fullby – A feature-rich responsive Bootstrap theme for WordPress
Fullby - A feature-rich responsive Bootstrap theme for WordPress - Weekly News

The White Stripes UI Kit (PSD)
The White Stripes UI Kit PSD - Weekly News

Combination UI Pack (PSD)
Combination UI Pack PSD - Weekly News

The most popular fonts of 2013 from MyFonts
The most popular fonts of 2013 - Weekly News

…and finally…

CSS3 Shadows Darth Vader
CSS3 Shadows Darth Vader - Weekly News