Weekly News for Designers (N.294)

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New Resources & Tools

css2sass, a web-based app for converting CSS snippets to Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets code.
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.
QQ a web-based tool to help build Quantity Queries for your projects

Punk CSS, a new approach to web design.
Punk CSS a new approach to web design

40 Tiny Web-Based Tools & Apps for Working With CSS.
40 Tiny Web-Based Tools Apps for Working With CSS

Image Blur Plugin, an ultra light cross browser image blurring plugin for jQuery.
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.
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.
Markdown UI responsive User Interfaces in Markdown

git-commander, a git tool with an easy terminal interface.
git-commander a git tool with an easy terminal interface

Ridiculously Responsive Social Sharing Buttons.
Ridiculously Responsive Social Sharing Buttons

Nofont, open-source serif fonts for body text.
Nofont open-source serif fonts for body text

New Learning Resources

A Designers Guide to Creating Logo Files by Ian Paget.
A Designers Guide to Creating Logo Files by Ian Paget

The Commandments of Good Code by Zach Goldberg.
The Commandments of Good Code

The Seven Stages of SVG by Chris Gannon.
The Seven Stages of SVG

Why Web Pages Suck by Ben Thompson.
Why Web Pages Suck

Guidelines to Writing an Effective Web Design Proposal by Nathan Powell.
Guidelines to Writing an Effective Web Design Proposal

An Intro to the OS X Command Line by Eddy Hernandez.
An Intro to the OS X Command Line

Material Design is Design Science by Daniel Hollick.
Material Design is Design Science

As a Designer, What Is Your Unique Selling Point? by Addison Duvall
As a Designer What Is Your Unique Selling Point

Free UI Resources

Freebie: A Workspace Illustrations Kit (AI, PNG, PSD, EPS, SVG).
Freebie: A Workspace Illustrations Kit

Freebie: Stationary Device Mockups (PSD).
Freebie: Stationary Device Mockups


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