Inspirational Website of the Week
This week we chose the website of MyDirtyDesk for their great color scheme and creative use of shapes.
Underscores: A Starter Theme for WordPress
Generate your own WordPress starter theme with all the common template files and some helpful tweaks.
Learning to Love the Boring Bits of CSS
Peter Gasston shows us the often overlooked but extremely helpful new members of the CSS family.
Free Font: Cascade
Cascade is a free grunge font that features bitmap shadows and overlays. It’s a gritty face that is great for t-shirt or poster titles.
Single Element Pure CSS MacBook Pro
Joshua Hibbert created this awesome CSS experiment on Codepen: a MacBook Pro with just a single element and a clever combination of pseudo-elements box shadows!
Precio UI Set: Free Version
Vandelay Design has released a gigantic UI Pack and is offering a free version with some useful and elegant UI elements for your next design.
Hover Effects with CSS Filters
Some simple hover effects created with CSS filters (Webkit only) from TheCodePlayer, a great new platform with video style walkthroughs showing cool stuff being created from scratch.
Free Font: Sixta Light
Hoftype released a delicate new font family and offers the light version for free.
PowerTip jQuery Plugin
PowerTip is a jQuery plugin for creating hover tooltips. It’s easy to customize and it has APIs for developers and supports adding complex data to tooltips.
fruux: Contacts, Calendars and Tasks Syncing
With this great new app you can easily store, sync and share your data in the cloud.
Polyfill for <img srcset>
Boris Smus released this useful, spec-compatible and unit-tested polyfill for <img srcset>.
Modal Concept: Avgrund
A new modal concept by Hakim El Hattab which aims to give a sense of depth between the page and modal layers.
Understanding the CSS3 Flexbox
Learn how to use CSS3 Flexbox from this updated, in-depth article by Ben Frain.
Peerbind is a new method of event binding that converts a webpage into a massively interconnected website.
10 Dark Subtle Patterns (PAT)
Some extremely delicate and subtle dark patterns from Premium Pixels. Perfect for giving some detail to your designs.
Redefining the Introduction to Computer Science
John Resig talks about a new project that he has been leading at Khan Academy: Khan Academy Computer Science. It’s a learning platform for people with no programming knowledge.
Beautiful Button Design in Action
Learn some great tips and techniques for designing effective buttons and get inspired by a great collection of examples.
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