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Weekly News for Designers (N.367)

This is our popular weekly design news post where we share our favorite design related articles, resources and freebies from the past week.

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Things to Know in 2017

The most promising design tools you should try in 2017 By Ji Hong Kim

The state of design tools in 2017 By Sandijs Ruluks

Design Trends in 2016 & What to Expect in 2017 By Web Designer Wall

New Resources & Tools

50 Free eBooks for Web Designers & Developers – There has been no language, no point of discussion, or no trend that has not, at one time or another, been extensively explored and analyzed, and eventually published as an eBook. The great news is quite a lot of these books are available for free!

Bttn.css – Awesome buttons for awesome projects!

table-dragger – Easily add drag-and-drop sorting to your table without jQuery.

React Cheat Sheet – A handy collection of useful React code snippets.

Evans – A free WordPress theme for writers.

Learning Guides, Tutorials & Tips

Your Guide to Mobile Publishing Formats: AMP, Facebook Instant Articles, and Apple News By Ben Travis

Learning Web Development in 2017 is Much Easier than You Think! By Norman Arvidsson

CSS Vertical Centering – Everything You Need To Know By Web Designer Wall

Inspiration & Ideas

The (very) Best of Material Design in 2016 By MaterialUp

Illustrating Animals With 13 Circles: A Tutorial And Drawing Challenge By Dorota Pankowska

2017 Trendy Google Fonts Combinations By Great Simple Studio

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