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Adam Kaplan published a Simple Guide to Responsive Web Design.
Ilya Grigorik wrote about optimizing the performance of web font rendering.
UXPin released the free ebook Mobile Book of Trends 2014.
Cameron Moll talked about how a startup’s second effort is often its best effort.
3 solutions for supporting Internet Explorer from David Walsh.
Jeff Archibald and why your 60-hour work week is not a badge of honour.
Selena Larson asked the question: Which coding language is right for you?.
Nicholas Cerminara wrote about how to encode/decode strings with Base64 in JS.
Louis Lazaris discusses the ugly, the bad, and the good of w3schools.
Courtney Starr wrote about using Photoshop generator for mockups.
We published a bunch of jQuery Typography Plugins.
Smashing Mag published: Useful learning resources for web designers.
New Resources & Services
Font Flipper – A useful tool for exploring the fonts installed on your computer.
Bootstrap-Markdown – A Bootstrap plugin for markdown editing.
Placeholdem – A JS plugin that animates placeholder carets on inputs and textareas.
Pageres – Generate screenshots of a website in different resolutions.
– A front-end framework for developing hybrid mobile apps in HTML5.
jQuery Notebook – A Medium inspired text editor.
picjumbo – Totally free photos for your commercial & personal works.
Flat Icon Set (75 icons in PSD format).
LightFlat UI (PSD).
App Wireframes Kit (PSD & AI).
Picku – Free HTML Template.