Weekly News for Designers № 400

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New Resources & Tools

Font Generator – A tool that creates unique font pairings from Google fonts.
Font Generator

Aperitif – A custom HTML boilerplate designer allowing you to rapidly build HTML templates and prototypes.
Aperitif

Pts.js – A library that enables you to compose and visualize points.
Pts.js

9 Custom CSS & JavaScript Social Sharing Button Code Snippets – If you’re looking for beautiful sharing buttons these templates offer a great starting point.
9 Custom CSS & JavaScript Social Sharing Button Code Snippets

50 Free Wireframe Templates for Mobile, Web and UX Design – A collection of free Wireframe Templates for your next web or mobile project.
50 Free Wireframe Templates for Mobile, Web and UX Design

Desktop Kit – A Sketch Template of UI Elements Found in macOS.
Desktop Kit

/dev tips – A developer tip, in the form of a gif, in your inbox each week.
/dev tips

Learning Guides, Tutorials & Tips

What Is Atomic Web Design and Do I Need It? By Stephen Moyers
What Is Atomic Web Design and Do I Need It?

Inside a super fast CSS engine: Quantum CSS (aka Stylo) By Lin Clark
Inside a super fast CSS engine: Quantum CSS (aka Stylo)

5 Amazing Hamburger Menu Trends to Emulate By Dynamic Drive
5 Amazing Hamburger Menu Trends to Emulate

Skeuomorphism, Flat Design and The Rise of Type Design By Michael Abehsera
Skeuomorphism, Flat Design and The Rise of Type Design

Integrating Animation into a Design System By Alla Kholmatova
Integrating Animation into a Design System

19+ Slack Groups for Designers & Developers By Ste Grainer
19+ Slack Groups for Designers & Developers

UX Design

Float label pattern in UX form design By CanvasFlip
Float label pattern in UX form design

10 UX Influencers To Follow Now By Cassandra Naji
10 UX Influencers To Follow Now

Have You Revisited Your UX Personas Lately? By Stephen Moyers
Have You Revisited Your UX Personas Lately?

…and Finally…

History of Icons – A visual brief on icon history through different GUIs in different operating systems.
History of Icons

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