Weekly News for Designers (N.251)

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New Resources & Tools

Unyson, a new open-source drag&drop WordPress framework from ThemeFuse.
Unyson, a new open-source drag&drop WordPress framework from ThemeFuse

Shorthand.js, a lightweight framework for prototyping common web interactions.
Shorthand.js, a lightweight framework for prototyping common web interactions

WordPress Plugin Boilerplate, a foundation that aims to provide a clear and consistent guide for building.
WordPress Plugin Boilerplate - A foundation that aims to provide a clear and consistent guide for building

Fibonacci, a handy Flexbox page layout composer.
Fibonacci, a handy Flexbox page layout composer

Focuspoint, a jQuery plugin for 'responsive cropping'.
Focuspoint, a jQuery plugin for responsive cropping

Standard Markdown, a spec for "standard markdown," with matching C and Javascript implementations.
Standard Markdown - A spec for standard markdown with matching C and Javascript implementations

uilang, a minimal, ui-focused programming language for web designers
uilang, a minimal, ui-focused programming language for web designers

Learning Resources & Tutorials

A Beginner’s Guide to Website Speed Optimization by Mark Gavalda and the Kinsta Team.
A Beginner’s Guide to Website Speed Optimization by Mark Gavalda and the Kinsta Team

For the copy and paste programmers by Tom McFarlin.
For the copy and paste programmers by Tom McFarlin

Git: The safety net for your projects by Tobias Günther.
Git: The safety net for your projects by Tobias Günther

A guide to creating new projects with Google’s Web Starter Kit.
A guide to creating new projects with Google’s Web Starter Kit

Centering in CSS: A Complete Guide by Chris Coyier.
Centering in CSS: A Complete Guide by Chris Coyier

Comparing Bootstrap's Grid System vs. Susy by Zell Liew.
Comparing Bootstrap's Grid System vs. Susy by Zell Liew

How a new HTML element will make the Web faster by Scott Gilbertson.
How a new HTML element will make the Web faster by Scott Gilbertson

Free UI Resources

Map Glyphs, the ultimate CSS map font with 301 glyphs.
Map Glyphs, the ultimate CSS map font with 301 glyphs

Freebie: 12 column vector grid for mobile, tablet & desktop (AI & PDF).
Freebie: 12 column vector grid for mobile, tablet & desktop

Freebie: Mountain Flat UI Kit (PSD).
Freebie: Mountain Flat UI Kit

Plain Pattern, an SVG based seamless pattern maker.
Plain Pattern, an SVG based seamless pattern maker

50 Free Resources for Web Designers from August 2014.
50 Free Resources for Web Designers from August 2014

Freebie: Hotheme, a powerful hotel WordPress theme.
Freebie: Hotheme, a powerful hotel WordPress theme

…and finally…

The Google Web Fonts Typographic Project – Aesops Fables.
The Google Web Fonts Typographic Project - Aesops Fables

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