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New Resources & Tools
Unyson, a new open-source drag&drop WordPress framework from ThemeFuse.
Shorthand.js, a lightweight framework for prototyping common web interactions.
WordPress Plugin Boilerplate, a foundation that aims to provide a clear and consistent guide for building.
Fibonacci, a handy Flexbox page layout composer.
Focuspoint, a jQuery plugin for 'responsive cropping'.
uilang, a minimal, ui-focused programming language for web designers
Learning Resources & Tutorials
A Beginner’s Guide to Website Speed Optimization by Mark Gavalda and the Kinsta Team.
For the copy and paste programmers by Tom McFarlin.
Git: The safety net for your projects by Tobias Günther.
A guide to creating new projects with Google’s Web Starter Kit.
Centering in CSS: A Complete Guide by Chris Coyier.
Comparing Bootstrap's Grid System vs. Susy by Zell Liew.
How a new HTML element will make the Web faster by Scott Gilbertson.
Free UI Resources
Map Glyphs, the ultimate CSS map font with 301 glyphs.
Freebie: 12 column vector grid for mobile, tablet & desktop (AI & PDF).
Freebie: Mountain Flat UI Kit (PSD).
Plain Pattern, an SVG based seamless pattern maker.
50 Free Resources for Web Designers from August 2014.
Freebie: Hotheme, a powerful hotel WordPress theme.
The Google Web Fonts Typographic Project – Aesops Fables.