Weekly News for Designers (N.285)

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New Resources & Tools

Pintsize, a Sass front end template.
Pintsize, a Sass front end template

ReadRemaining.js, a jQuery plugin that tells your readers how long your content will take to read.
ReadRemaining.js, a jQuery plugin that tells your reader

Outline, a simple CSS starter responsive boilerplate for any new web project.
Outline, a simple CSS starter responsive boilerplate for any new web project

watermark.js, a functional library for watermarking images in the browser.
watermark.js, a functional library for watermarking images in the browser

Sass Burger, a Sass mixin for creating hamburger icons.
Sass Burger, a Sass mixin for creating hamburger icons

ThinkApps for Watch, a free tool that will allow anyone to create an Apple Watch app concept.
ThinkApps for Watch, a free tool that will allow anyone to create an Apple Watch app concept

Code Carbon, a library of useful resources & tools for developers.
Code Carbon, a library of useful resources & tools for developers

Shrink, a little Mac app for your Github issues.
Shrink, a little Mac app for your Github issues

Layers for WordPress, a new site builder that helps you do more with your sites.
Layers for WordPress, a new site builder that helps you do more with your sites

New Learning Resources

Functional CSS Tabs Re-Revisited by Geoff Graham.
Functional CSS Tabs Re-Revisited

CSS Mega Dropdown Tutorial by CodyHouse.
CSS Mega Dropdown Tutorial

Inspiration for Text Styles and Hover Effects by Mary Lou.
Inspiration for Text Styles and Hover Effects

Guidelines for Animation Timing by Dominic Nguyen.
Guidelines for Animation Timing

Flat Design vs. Material Design: What Makes Them Different? by Karol K.
Flat Design vs. Material Design

Free GUI Resources Resources

50 Free Resources for Web Designers from April 2015.
50 Free Resources for Web Designers from April 2015

Freebie: Material Design UI Kit (PSD).

Freebie: File Dashboard Template (PSD).
Freebie File Dashboard Template PSD

Freebie: 16 x Mock Ups (PSD).
Freebie 16 x Mock Ups PSD

Freebie: Sant’Elia, a robust modern type family.
Freebie: Sant’Elia, a robust modern type family

…and finally…

Paper – Think with Pen & Paper.


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