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New Resources & Tools
css2sass, a web-based app for converting CSS snippets to Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets code.
QQ, a web-based tool to help build Quantity Queries for your projects.
Punk CSS, a new approach to web design.
Image Blur Plugin, an ultra light cross browser image blurring plugin for jQuery.
Annotator.js, a plugin for highlighting, sharing, adding notes and tags to any selected text on a page.
Markdown UI, responsive User Interfaces in Markdown.
git-commander, a git tool with an easy terminal interface.
Ridiculously Responsive Social Sharing Buttons.
Nofont, open-source serif fonts for body text.
New Learning Resources
A Designers Guide to Creating Logo Files by Ian Paget.
The Commandments of Good Code by Zach Goldberg.
The Seven Stages of SVG by Chris Gannon.
Why Web Pages Suck by Ben Thompson.
Guidelines to Writing an Effective Web Design Proposal by Nathan Powell.
An Intro to the OS X Command Line by Eddy Hernandez.
Material Design is Design Science by Daniel Hollick.
As a Designer, What Is Your Unique Selling Point? by Addison Duvall
Free UI Resources
Freebie: A Workspace Illustrations Kit (AI, PNG, PSD, EPS, SVG).
Freebie: Stationary Device Mockups (PSD).