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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.
Grabient

Random Material Palette Generator – A tool to create three color palettes just with a click.
Random Material Palette Generator

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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.
10 Free Open Source Carousel Sliders Built With Pure CSS

Fitty – A JavaScript that makes text fit perfectly to its container. Ideal for flexible and responsive websites.
Fitty

Slate – Helps you create beautiful, intelligent, responsive API documentation.
Slate

Sketch Palette Generator – A plugin that allows you to output a colour palette defined in JSON to Sketch.
Sketch Palette Generator

10 Plugins for Customizing the WordPress Admin – Plugins you can use to personalize the WordPress Dashboard to meet your needs.
10 Plugins for Customizing the WordPress Admin

A Rather Comprehensive Collection of Design Podcasts – A collection of highly regarded, broadly focused, and well produced podcasts related to design.
A Rather Comprehensive Collection of Design Podcasts

Learning Guides, Tutorials & Tips

Progressively Enhancing CSS Layout: From Floats To Flexbox To Grid By Manuel Matuzović
Progressively Enhancing CSS Layout: From Floats To Flexbox To Grid

How to create a beautiful animated loader with nothing but CSS By Julien Benchetrit
How to create a beautiful animated loader with nothing but CSS

A Collection of Interesting Facts about CSS Grid Layout By Manuel Matuzović
A Collection of Interesting Facts about CSS Grid Layout

Design Versioning — It’s true, it’s here, let’s talk and learn more about it. By Caio Calderari
Design Versioning — It's true, it's here, let's talk and learn more about it.

How to use Media Queries in JavaScript By Craig Buckler
How to use Media Queries in JavaScript

The Changing Face of Web Design: Are Subscription Services the Future? By Eric Karkovack
The Changing Face of Web Design: Are Subscription Services the Future?

What do Variable Fonts mean for Web Developers? By Ricardo Magalhães
What do Variable Fonts mean for Web Developers?

Why UI Changes Annoy People and How to Handle It By Maryna Zavyiboroda
Why UI Changes Annoy People and How to Handle It

FAQ: Do UX Designers Need to Know Programming and Computer Science? By Tubik Studio
FAQ: Do UX Designers Need to Know Programming and Computer Science?

Free UI Files & Templates

OAK – A free HTML template for creative portfolios.
OAK

Sick Gradients – A collection of gradients for Sketch.
Sick Gradients

Wireframe Prototyping System – Plan your project navigation with these beautiful maps. For your mobile and web projects.
Wireframe Prototyping System

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