Weekly News for Designers (N.379)

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New Resources & Tools

Colormind – A deep learning AI that knows color theory. It can generate color palettes from scratch, or it can take your input and intelligently fill in the blanks.
Colormind

polished – A lightweight toolset for writing styles in JavaScript.
polished

Responsive font calculator – Easily generate responsive font values for embedding directly into your stylesheet.
Responsive font calculator

Choices.js – A lightweight, configurable select box/text input plugin. Similar to Select2 and Selectize but without the jQuery dependency.
Choices.js

AOS – Animate On Scroll Library – A small library to animate elements on your page as you scroll.
AOS - Animate On Scroll Library

PSDDD.co – Free Photoshop and Sketch.app UI Resources.
PSDDD.co

10 Free Lightweight CSS Frameworks for a Fast Start – 10 CSS frameworks that provide the basics – without all the bulk.
10 Free Lightweight CSS Frameworks for a Fast Start

Reactide – A cross-platform desktop application that offers a custom simulator, making build-tool and server configuration unnecessary.
Reactide

Learning Guides, Tutorials & Tips

css grid By Mozilla
css grid

React Bits By Vasa
React Bits

8 CSS gotchas to start your morning off right By Isaac Lyman
8 CSS gotchas to start your morning off right

Modern JavaScript for Ancient Web Developers By Gina Trapani
Modern JavaScript for Ancient Web Developers

The Role Functional Animation Plays in Enhancing User Experience By Stephen Moyers
The Role Functional Animation Plays in Enhancing User Experience

Using DevTools to Tweak Designs in the Browser By Ahmad Shadeed
Using DevTools to Tweak Designs in the Browser

Preload, Prefetch And Priorities in Chrome By Addy Osmani
Preload, Prefetch And Priorities in Chrome

Designing Charts — Principles Every Designer Should Know By Ryan Bales
Designing Charts — Principles Every Designer Should Know

10 Inspiring UX Design Portfolios By Cassandra Naji
10 Inspiring UX Design Portfolios

Free UI Resources

50 Free Web Design Layout Photoshop PSD Templates By Paul Andrew
50 Free Web Design Layout Photoshop PSD Templates

50 Free Responsive HTML5 Web Templates By Alex Samoylenko
50 Free Responsive HTML5 Web Templates

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