Weekly News for Designers (N.276)

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New Resources & Tools

It'll soon be the 6th year anniversary of IE8, are you ready to Break Up with it?
It'll soon be the 6th year anniversary of IE8, are you ready to Break Up with it

Material, a HTML5 UI framework based on Material Design.
Material, a HTML5 UI framework based on Material Design

Free Ebook: Web UI Design for the Human Eye.
Free Ebook: Web UI Design for the Human Eye

Lost, a SCSS or Stylus fractional grid system built with calc().
Lost, a SCSS or Stylus fractional grid system built with calc()

ai2html, an open-source script for Adobe Illustrator that converts Illustrator documents into HTML and CSS.
ai2html, an open-source script for Adobe Illustrator that converts Illustrator documents into HTML and CSS

localFont, a web app for implementing localStorage web font caching in seconds.
localFont, a web app for implementing localStorage web font caching in seconds

Epic Favicon Generator, a tool for generating 20 favicon sizes.
Epic Favicon Generator, a tool for generating 20 favicon sizes

New Learning & Reading Resources

How to get started with CSS Shapes by Rachel Andrew.
How to get started with CSS Shapes

Create a simple and easy CSS Contact Form by CodyHouse.
Create a simple and easy CSS Contact Form

A set of examples that use a gooey SVG filter for creating a variety of different effects by Codrops.
A set of examples that use a gooey SVG filter for creating a variety of different effects

Shipping Side Projects by Patrik Göthe.
Shipping Side Projects

Sass Mixins vs Extends: The Data by Shay Howe.
Sass Mixins vs Extends: The Data

Freelancer & Designer Reading

Critical Mistakes To Avoid When Quoting A Web Design Project by Kate Dagli.
Critical Mistakes To Avoid When Quoting A Web Design Project

Things to Think About Before Setting Your Freelance Rates by Patrick Dodd.
Things to Think About Before Setting Your Freelance Rates

Growing Your Design Business the Right Way by Katherine Halek.
Growing Your Design Business the Right Way

Free GUI Resources Resources

A Roundup of Free & Beautifully Designed UI Kits.
A Roundup of Free & Beautifully Designed UI Kits

Free Font: Blogger Sans (Regular & Italic).
Free Font: Blogger Sans

Freebie: Vector Line Icons (30 Icons, AI & EPS).
Freebie: Vector Line Icons

Freebie: Major Websites Icon Set (Sketch).
Freebie: Major Websites Icon Set

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