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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?
Material, a HTML5 UI framework based on Material Design.
Free Ebook: Web UI Design for the Human Eye.
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.
localFont, a web app for implementing localStorage web font caching in seconds.
, a tool for generating 20 favicon sizes.
New Learning & Reading Resources
How to get started with CSS Shapes by Rachel Andrew.
Create a simple and easy CSS Contact Form by CodyHouse.
A set of examples that use a gooey SVG filter for creating a variety of different effects by Codrops.
Shipping Side Projects by Patrik Göthe.
Sass Mixins vs Extends: The Data by Shay Howe.
Freelancer & Designer Reading
Critical Mistakes To Avoid When Quoting A Web Design Project by Kate Dagli.
Things to Think About Before Setting Your Freelance Rates by Patrick Dodd.
Growing Your Design Business the Right Way by Katherine Halek.
Free GUI Resources Resources
A Roundup of Free & Beautifully Designed UI Kits.
Free Font: Blogger Sans (Regular & Italic).
Freebie: Vector Line Icons (30 Icons, AI & EPS).
Freebie: Major Websites Icon Set (Sketch).