Weekly News for Designers (N.258)

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New Resources & Tools

Canvassing, a free e-book for learning all about the HTML5 canvas tag.
Canvassing, a free e-book for learning all about the HTML5 canvas tag

The second edition of Pro Git has just been released – Yes, it's still free!
The second edition of Pro Git has just been released

FSVS, a simple fullscreen vertical slider using CSS3 transitions with jQuery fallback.
FSVS, a simple fullscreen vertical slider using CSS3 transitions with jQuery fallback

CSS Plot, a simple pure-CSS charting library.
CSS Plot, a simple pure-CSS charting library

Guardian, a flexible and easy to extend all-purpose form validation jQuery plugin.
Guardian, a flexible and easy to extend all-purpose form validation jQuery plugin

Sample responsive dashboard UI templates for Bootstrap from Keen IO.
Sample responsive dashboard UI templates for Bootstrap from Keen IO

Mastering the :nth-child, CSS3 pseudo classes and :nth-child ranges.
Mastering the :nth-child, CSS3 pseudo classes and :nth-child ranges

passwds.io, the pronounceable password generator.
passwds.io, the pronounceable password generator

Learning Resources & Tutorials

Resizing and Cropping Images with Canvas by Mike Riethmuller.
Resizing and Cropping Images with Canvas

Designing Information Dashboards by Twain Taylor.
Designing Information Dashboards

Building Full Screen CSS3 Menus with Tons of Creative Demos by Nicholas Cerminara.
Building Full Screen CSS3 Menus with Tons of Creative Demos

The Anti-hero of CSS Layout – "display:table" by Colin Toh.
The Anti-hero of CSS Layout

Some More Subtle Hover Effect Ideas by Mary Lou.
Some More Subtle Hover Effect Ideas

The Design Details Behind Inbox by Google by Brian Lovin.
The Design Details Behind Inbox by Google

Free UI Resources

Daily, a free and minimal WordPress theme for bloggers and creatives.
Daily, a free and minimal WordPress theme for bloggers and creatives

Freebie: SVG Developer Icon Set.
Freebie: SVG Developer Icon Set

Freebie: Mobile Design Diagram Template for Sketch.app.
Freebie: Mobile Design Diagram Template for Sketch.app

Freebie: 100+ Touch Gestures Icons in AI, EPS, PSD, PNG & SVG formats.
Freebie: 100+ Touch Gestures Icons in AI, EPS, PSD, PNG & SVG formats

20 Beautiful Free Fonts for Headlines from Recent Months by Speckyboy Editors.
20 Beautiful Free Fonts for Headlines

…and finally…

DNA double-helix in pure CSS by Gregor Adams.

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