Weekly News for Designers (N.369)

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New Resources & Tools

Sublime Tutor – An interactive in-editor keyboard shortcuts tutorial for Sublime Text 3.
Sublime Tutor

Matterwiki – A simple and beautiful wiki for teams.
Matterwiki

WebSlides – WebSlides makes HTML presentations easy. Just the essentials and using lovely CSS.
WebSlides

json.browse – Allows you to browse, prettify, filter and manipulate JSON right inside your browser.
json.browse

Public-APIs – An attempt to categorise different APIs scoured from the web which make their resources available for consumption.
Public-APIs

The Free Web and Mobile Wireframing & Layout Kit – A complete collection of wireframing tools, perfect for web and mobile mockups, planning out sitemaps and quickly creating UX flow charts and maps.
The Free Web and Mobile Wireframing & Layout Kit

50 Free Bootstrap Templates & Themes – 50 fully-featured, creatively designed, and of course, free Bootstrap templates, that we are sure you will love and appreciate.
50 Free Bootstrap Templates & Themes

Learning Guides, Tutorials & Tips

A Web Designer’s Guide to Typography-First By Stephen Shaw & Stuart Shaw
A Web Designer’s Guide to Typography-First

Understanding Flexbox: Everything you need to know By Ohans Emmanuel
Understanding Flexbox: Everything you need to know

Dispelling the Testimonial Pages are No Longer Important Myth By Ben Pines
Dispelling the Testimonial Pages are No Longer Important Myth

Creating an Illustration Guideline By Alan Power
Creating an Illustration Guideline

Color in UI Design: A (Practical) Framework By Erik D. Kennedy
Color in UI Design: A (Practical) Framework

How Designers Should Think About SVG By Peter Nowell
How Designers Should Think About SVG

Multi-line Padded Text with the CSS box-decoration-break Property By Nick Salloum
Multi-line Padded Text with the CSS box-decoration-break Property

UX Design

The Archetypes of UX Design By Christian Beck
The Archetypes of UX Design

Let the Action Buttons in the Dialog Box Scream its Outcome By Bob
Let the Action Buttons in the Dialog Box Scream its Outcome

Placeholders are problematic By Adam Silver
Placeholders are problematic

Inspiration & Trends

8 amazing examples of mobile-first, responsive navigation By Chris Myhill
8 amazing examples of mobile-first, responsive navigation

Brutalism: The ‘ugly’ web design trend taking over the internet By Ben McNicholl
Brutalism: The ‘ugly’ web design trend taking over the internet

Cards vs. lists, how they impact UX By Marc Schenker
Cards vs. lists, how they impact UX

…and finally…

Mozilla: the chosen route By Johnson Banks
Mozilla: the chosen route

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