Weekly News for Designers (N.273)

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New Resources & Tools

CSS Ruler, a handy web-based tool for exploring CSS lengths.
CSS Ruler, a handy web-based tool for exploring CSS lengths

Awesomplete, an ultra lightweight, highly customizable and simple autocomplete jQuery plugin.
Awesomplete, an ultra lightweight, highly customizable and simple autocomplete jQuery plugin

datedropper, a jQuery plugin that offers an easy way to manage dates for input fields.
datedropper, a jQuery plugin that offers an easy way to manage dates for input fields

Rin, a lean, gulp-based HTML and SASS boilerplate.
Rin, a lean, gulp-based HTML and SASS boilerplate

underline.js, a Javascript library that sets out draw and animate the most perfect and playful text underline.
underline.js, a Javascript library that sets out draw and animate the most perfect and playful text underline

Decorator, a new HTML, CSS, and JavaScript front-end framework.
Decorator, a new HTML, CSS, and JavaScript front-end framework

FoundationPress, a WordPress starter theme based on Foundation 5 by Zurb.
FoundationPress, a WordPress starter theme based on Foundation 5 by Zurb

CSS Devices, simple pure CSS iOS devices for mock-ups.
CSS Devices, simple pure CSS iOS devices for mock-ups

New Learning & Reading Resources

Free Ebook: Interaction Design Best Practices – Time & Behavior.
Free Ebook: Interaction Design Best Practices - Time & Behavior

5 Confusing Icons and Their History by Spencer Grover.
5 Confusing Icons and Their History by Spencer Grover

Parallax Hero Image Tutorial with CSS and jQuery from CodyHouse.
Parallax Hero Image Tutorial with CSS and jQuery from CodyHouse

How the New BBC Homepage was Built by Andrew Hillel.
How the New BBC Homepage was Built by Andrew Hillel

Font Loading Revisited with Font Events from Filament Group.
Font Loading Revisited with Font Events from Filament Group

Free GUI Resources Resources

Freebie: Essential Icons (77 Icons, AI, EPS, PDF, PNG, PSD, SVG and Icon Font).
Freebie: Essential Icons

Freebie: Flat Icons from Squid Ink (40 Icons, AI, EPS, PSD, PNG & SVG).
Freebie: Flat Icons from Squid Ink

Freebie: Media Icons (12 Icons, Sketch)
Freebie: Media Icons

Freebie: Serendipity Script Font.
Freebie: Serendipity Script Font

Freebie: Liberal Hand Serif Font.
Freebie: Liberal Hand Serif Font

…and finally…

Better Motherfucking Website.
Better Motherfucking Website

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