Weekly Design News (N.219)


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

How much do you know about the origins of common UI symbols?
origins of common UI symbols - Weekly News

Typecast published a more modern scale for web typography
modern scale for web typography - Weekly News

A guide to introduce new developers and help experienced ones to JavaScript's best practices
JavaScript's best practices - Weekly News

Chris Sevilleja wrote about understanding the Bootstrap 3 grid system
Bootstrap 3 grid system - Weekly News

Benedikt Lehnert published A Pocket Guide to Master Every Day’s Typographic Adventures
A Pocket Guide to Master Every Day's Typographic Adventures - Weekly News

Sebastian Ekström wrote about how to vertically align anything with just 3 lines of CSS

.element {
  position: relative;
  top: 50%;
  transform: translateY(-50%);

Aurelio De Rosa discusses 10 HTML tags you might not be using
10 HTML tags you might not be using - Weekly News

NetTuts published the 1st part of their JavaScript Animation That Works series
JavaScript Animation That Works - Weekly News

We published 50 of the Best Web & Mobile GUI Templates from 2013
Web & Mobile GUI Templates - Weekly News

"Look Inside" Book Preview with BookBlock
Look Inside" Book Preview with BookBlock - Weekly News

New Resources & Services

jInvertScroll – A lightweight jQuery horizontal Parallax scrolling plugin
jInvertScroll - Weekly News

Args.js – Optional and default parameters for JavaScript
Args.js - Weekly News

Typebase.css – All the necessary scaffolding for good typography
Typebase.css - Weekly News

Webkit.js – Pure JavaScript port of WebKit
Webkit.js - Weekly News

Crowdspell – A script that allows the reader to correct a typo fast and easily
Crowdspell - Weekly News

Bootstrap-Sass – A Sass-powered version of Bootstrap
Bootstrap-Sass - Weekly News

Designer Freebies

Responsive Photoshop Canvas (PSD)
Responsive Photoshop Canvas - Weekly News

Mobile Wireframe Kit (PSD)
Mobile Wireframe Kit - Weekly News

Business Icons (36 Icons, PNG)
Business Icons - Weekly News

Thinicons (21 Icons, PSD)
Thinicons - Weekly News

Mid Century Patterns (AI)
Mid Century Patterns - Weekly News

Nasty Icons (50 Icons, EPS)
Nasty Icons - Weekly News