Weekly News for Designers (N.346)


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New Resources & Tools

Sharingbuttons.io – Quickly generate social sharing buttons with a tiny performance footprint.

intercooler.js – Small library that allows you to add AJAX to your application using HTML attributes.

Audiogram – Library for generating shareable videos from audio clips.

Lightgallery.js – A fully featured JavaScript lightbox gallery with no dependencies.

Winstrap – Official Bootstrap theme for Microsoft’s Modern design language.

Avana – Minimal portfolio template built with Bootstrap.

20 Awesome PHP Libraries For Summer 2016 via Tutorialzine.

Rate Explorer – Helps Freelancers Earn What They’re Worth.

Simple Typography – Starting ground for beautiful typography on the web using Sass.

Learning Resources, Tutorials & Tips

The Abbreviated Typographer by Yves Peters.

Stop Designing Interfaces, Start Designing Experiences by Duval Nicolas.

Fake it ’til you Make it CSS by Kenan Yusuf.

Lessons From Building Mobile-Friendly, Accessible Data Tables by Tetsuro Takara.

How to Design a Google Font by Jill Blackmore Evans.

The Productivity Benefits of Scrum in Modern Web Development by Mira Brody.

Sketch Tips from a Photoshop Convert by Jamie Aucoin.

Free UI Kits & Fonts

Based – A Free UI Kit for Feeds and Activity Streams for Sketch.

Aldi Slim Free Font (Regular & Bold).

Solaris Eclipse Free Font Family.

50 Free UI Kits, Templates, Icons, Mockups & Fonts for Web Designers.

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