Weekly News for Designers (N.284)

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New Resources & Tools

Brazilian game studio Big Green Pillow has transformed Photoshop into an 8-bit video game.
Brazilian game studio Big Green Pillow has transformed Photoshop into an 8-bit video game

Challenger.js, a drop-in JS library that adds interactive programming pop-up challenges to any page.
Challenger.js, a drop-in JS library that adds interactive programming pop-up challenges to any page

Vorlon.JS, an open source, extensible, platform-agnostic tool for remotely debugging and testing JS.
Vorlon.JS, an open source, extensible, platform-agnostic tool for remotely debugging and testing JS

Marx, the stylish CSS reset with no Javacript or Classes. Just raw CSS.
Marx, the stylish CSS reset with no Javacript or Classes. Just raw CSS

Burger, the minimal hamburger menu with fullscreen navigation.
Burger, the minimal hamburger menu with fullscreen navigation

Layzr.js, a small, fast, modern, and dependency-free library for lazy loading.
Layzr.js, a small, fast, modern, and dependency-free library for lazy loading

HTML Arrows, a clean and colorful place for all HTML symbol codes.
HTML Arrows, a clean and colorful place for all HTML symbol codes

Wee, a lightweight front-end framework for logically building complex, responsive web projects.
Wee, a lightweight front-end framework for logically building complex, responsive web projects

Nudg.it, a companion app for Sketch.app to adjust your nudge settings.
Nudg.it, a companion app for Sketch.app to adjust your nudge settings

New Learning Resources

5 Common misconceptions about Material Design.
5 Common misconceptions about Material Design

Bourbon, Bitters, and Neat – Getting started with the modern Sass framework family.
Bourbon, Bitters, and Neat - Getting started with the modern Sass framework family

The Science of Web Animations by Una Kravets.
The Science of Web Animations

Redesign overview of large scale editorial platforms by Miguel Buckenmeyer.
Redesign overview of large scale editorial platforms

Auto-formatting JavaScript Code Style by Addy Osmani.
Auto-formatting JavaScript Code Style

Choose prototypes over mockups by Neal O'Grady.
Choose prototypes over mockups

The State of Design Tools: An Unscientific Survey by Khoi Vinh.
The State of Design Tools: An Unscientific Survey

Why You Should Fire Your Worst Clients by Addison Duvall.
Why You Should Fire Your Worst Clients

Free GUI Resources Resources

Freebie: Flowchart Kit for Sketch.
Freebie: Flowchart Kit for Sketch

Freebie: A set of 50+ vector free Gesture Icons.
Freebie: A set of 50+ vector free Gesture Icons

…and finally…

Infographic: The History of Photoshop.
Infographic: The History of Photoshop


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