Weekly News for Designers (N.252)

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New Resources & Tools

Briefbox, some practice brief examples for designers & illustrators.
Briefbox some practice brief examples for designers & illustrators

scotchPanels.js, a jQuery off canvas menu and panel plugin.
scotchPanels.js a jQuery off canvas menu and panel plugin

Ideal Image Slider, quite simply the ideal image slider in vanilla JavaScript.
Ideal Image Slider quite simply the ideal image slider in vanilla JavaScript

Dimensions, a Chrome Extension for designers to measure screen dimensions.
Dimensions, a Chrome Extension for designers to measure screen dimensions

Accessible HTML5 Video Player, a lightweight video player with support for captions and screen readers.
Accessible HTML5 Video Player

RunSwift, try Apple's Swift programming language from within your browser.
RunSwift, try Apple's Swift programming language from within your browser

Learning Resources & Tutorials

The email design workflow of Lee Munroe
email design workflow

Optimising and minimising font downloads by Jake Archibald.
Optimising and minimising font downloads by Jake Archibald

How to make your code easily maintainable with living style guides by Dustin Cartwright.
living style guides

Using SVG to shrink your PNGs by Peter Hrynkow.
Using SVG to shrink your PNGs by Peter Hrynkow

A super-simple parallax scrolling effect tutorial by Nick Salloum.
A super-simple parallax scrolling effect tutorial

Pattern libraries and the evolving designer by Marcelo Somers.
Pattern libraries and the evolving designer

CSS inheritance and our misuse of the Cascade by Micah Godbolt.
CSS inheritance and our misuse of the Cascade

Responsive web design with DevTools' Device Mode by Paul Bakaus.
Responsive web design with DevTools' Device Mode

Weekly Round-Ups

20 Useful Tools & Apps For Everyday UX Tasks
20 Useful Tools & Apps For Everyday UX Tasks

Free UI Resources

Freebie: iPhone 6 & Plus Wireframe Templates (Sketch format).
Freebie: iPhone 6 & Plus Wireframe Templates Sketch format

Freebie: iPhone 6 Flat Mockup (AI & EPS).
Freebie: iPhone 6 Flat Mockup

Freebie: Compacticons (180 Icons, PSD)
Freebie: Compacticons

Freebie: Smidwater Font (Light, Regular, Italic, Condensed, Bold, Bold Italic & Condensed Bold).
Freebie: Smidwater Font

Freebie: Customizable Vector Vintage Style Logo Designs (AI).
Freebie: Customizable Vector Vintage Style Logo Designs

…and finally…

The Irony of Being Morally Wrong Illustration Series by Joanne Ju.
The Irony of Being Morally Wrong Illustration Series

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