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New Resources & Tools
Grabient – An online tool for creating all sorts of gradients that can be exported as CSS or to Sketch.
Random Material Palette Generator – A tool to create three color palettes just with a click.
10 Free Open Source Carousel Sliders Built With Pure CSS – 10 of the best open source snippets from CodePen that you can use as templates for your own carousels.
Slate – Helps you create beautiful, intelligent, responsive API documentation.
Sketch Palette Generator – A plugin that allows you to output a colour palette defined in JSON to Sketch.
10 Plugins for Customizing the WordPress Admin – Plugins you can use to personalize the WordPress Dashboard to meet your needs.
A Rather Comprehensive Collection of Design Podcasts – A collection of highly regarded, broadly focused, and well produced podcasts related to design.
Learning Guides, Tutorials & Tips
Progressively Enhancing CSS Layout: From Floats To Flexbox To Grid By Manuel Matuzović
How to create a beautiful animated loader with nothing but CSS By Julien Benchetrit
A Collection of Interesting Facts about CSS Grid Layout By Manuel Matuzović
The Changing Face of Web Design: Are Subscription Services the Future? By Eric Karkovack
What do Variable Fonts mean for Web Developers? By Ricardo Magalhães
Why UI Changes Annoy People and How to Handle It By Maryna Zavyiboroda
Free UI Files & Templates
OAK – A free HTML template for creative portfolios.
Sick Gradients – A collection of gradients for Sketch.
Wireframe Prototyping System – Plan your project navigation with these beautiful maps. For your mobile and web projects.