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Jeremy Church asked if you know you difference between REM and EM
Zach Holman shared things only a 90s web developers would remember
Nicholas Cerminara wrote about GitHub’s new text editor Atom
Rian van der Merwe asks what happens when placeholder text doesn’t get replaced?
WP Beginner published a useful introduction to Sass for WP theme designers
Mikael Cho discussed the science behind fonts and how they make you feel
Our own Addison Duvall asked: does a designer's opinion mean more than the user's?
New Resources & Freebies
RowGrid.js – A small, lightweight jQuery plugin for placing items in straight rows
Matter.js – A 2D physics engine for the web
nanobar.js – A very very lighweight progress bars (jQuery not required)
gifplayer – A customizable jQuery plugin to play and stop animated gifs
fontIconPicker – a jQuery plugin that allows you to add an icon picker in forms
– A tiny jQuery plugin to deal with responsive image delivery
iOS 7 UI Kit (Photoshop Action Set)
iTunes IOS7 UI Kit (PSD)
40 Flat & Solid User Interface Icons (AI & EPS)
100 Line-Style Icons (AI, SVG & PNG)