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New Resources & Tools
Responsive Logos – An intriguing exploration into scalable logos from Joe Harrison.
Justified.js – A jQuery plugin that creates a justified image grid of images.
PatternBolt – A selection of SVG pattern backgrounds packed into a single CSS/SCSS file.
jquery.smoothState.js – A jQuery plugin that progressively enhances pages to behave more like a single-page application.
DomFlags – A chrome Extension that allows you to create keyboard shortcuts to DOM elements.
Critical extracts & inlines critical-path (above-the-fold) CSS from HTML.
MagicTools – An extensive list of game development resources.
Learning Resources & Tutorials
50 Visually Appealing CSS Tutorials & Techniques.
Notification Styles Inspiration – Simple ideas & effects for website notifications.
A Compendium of SVG Information – An extensive collection of resources and tutorials about SVG.
Writing Maintainable WordPress Themes: Naming Conventions by Tom McFarlin.
"RWD is bad for performance" is good for performance by Tim Kadlec.
An exploration of GitHub's CSS by Mark Otto.
Google Analytics Tips for UX Research by Chris Myhill.
Responsive Images: Use Cases and Code Snippets to Get You Started by Andreas Bovens.
Free UI Resources
Photography-related branding mockup template (PSD).
A3 responsive wireframe sketch sheet by David Jakes.
Fanaticons – 64 icons in AI, PNG & SVG formats.
Cosmopolis – An Inspiring Collection of Major City Illustrations.
10 Types of Designers You Want to Avoid.