Weekly News for Designers (N.347)


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New Resources & Tools

Mega Boilerplate – Handcrafted starter projects, optimized for simplicity and ease of use.

Fractal – A tool to help build & document web component libraries.

Kissui.scrollanim – A CSS3 scroll animation library.

Bulma – A modern CSS framework based on Flexbox.

Bootstrap Building Engine – Create WordPress Sites in Minutes!

Learning Resources, Tutorials & Tips

Free Learning Course: Start Building Accessible Web Applications.

SQL vs. NoSQL: What’s the Difference? By Carey Wodehouse.

Multi-Layout Slideshow By Codrops.

Exploring Dual-Toned Color Schemes in Web Design.

Why Giving is Better Than Taking in Design By Hannah Kowalczyk-Harper.

Animated Stacked Bar Charts with D3.js By Massimiliano Pesente.

How to Hack Beautiful Flourishes into Your Font By Conrad Irwin.

UX Design

The UI Mystery Of Web Forms.

5 Simple UX Exercises That Will Change How Decision Makers Think By Ryan O’Connor.

UX Trends For Small Business Websites By Andrew James.

Reverse Engineering the InVision Interface.

Tips for Creating a Truly Functional Mobile Experience By Vincent Sevilla.

Free Icons, UI Kits & Fonts

Buffalo – A Free Monoline Script.

Weather Icons – 222 Weather Themed Icons and CSS for Bootstrap.

Free Musical Instrument Icon Set (PNG & SVG).

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