Weekly News for Designers (N.343)


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New Resources & Tools

Web Maker – Easy, quick and offline web experiment playground.

ChromeLens – A set of developer tools for coding sites better suited for the visually impaired.

Palettable – A web-based app for generating beautiful color palettes.

Freebie: Relate UI Kit for Photoshop & Sketch (45 templates, 15 categories & 99+ UI elements).

Type Nugget – Typeset and generate beautiful, bulletproof CSS in the browser.

Cleave.js – Format your <input/> content when you are typing.

Strand Web Components – A collection of modular, reusable Web Components built upon Polymer.

Skippr – A super simple and lightweight slideshow plugin for jQuery

Collections of Resources

CSS: 40 CSS Libraries, Frameworks and Tools from 2016.

Wireframe Templates: 40 Free Wireframe Templates for Mobile App, Web and UX Design.

Learning Resources, Tutorials & Tips

Auto-Hiding Navigation in CSS and jQuery By CodyHouse.

A Comprehensive Guide to Font Loading Strategies By Zach Leatherman.

Designing the Perfect Notification UX By Marc Schenker.

Use Cases For CSS Vertical Media Queries By Ahmad Shadeed.

ReactJS vs AngularJS By Oleh Mykhaylovych.

Redesigning Pinterest, Block by Block By Andreas Pihlström.

A Practical Step-by-Step Guide to Coding Mobile-First Emails By Stig Morten Myre.

Customize Any WordPress Theme Within Minutes With CSS Hero By Sufyan bin Uzayr.

…and finally…

Funny & Bizarre Design Requests from Real Clients By Jacob Cass.

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