Weekly News for Designers (N.256)


This is our popular weekly design news post where we share our favorite design related articles, resources and freebies from the past week.

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New Resources & Tools

Photoshop Simulator – 'You don't need to install that huge s**t on your machine anymore.'
Photoshop Simulator - 'You don't need to install that huge s**t on your machine anymore

PerfMap, a bookmarklet and Chrome extension to create a front-end performance heatmap of resources loaded in the browser.
PerfMap, a bookmarklet and Chrome extension to create a front-end performance heatmap of resources loaded in the browser

CRUD Admin Generator, an open source tool to generate a complete backend from a MySql database.
CRUD Admin Generato, an open source tool to generate a complete backend from a MySql database

LazySizes, a lazy loader for images (responsive and normal), iframes and scripts.
LazySizes, a lazy loader for images responsive and normal iframes and scripts

Color Chart of CSS Namespace Colors in Rainbow Order.
Color Chart of CSS Namespace Colors in Rainbow Order

Icons8 App, a tool to search and import 5400 icons and into Photoshop or Xcode (Win and Mac).

Memory Game! A fun game that has been built using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
Memory Game! A fun game that has been built using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

Learning Resources & Tutorials

CSS-Only Solution For UI Tracking by Krasimir Tsonev.
CSS-Only Solution For UI Tracking by Krasimir Tsonev

The Theory Behind Progressive Enhancement by Maciej Sopyło.
The Theory Behind Progressive Enhancement by Maciej Sopyło

Exploring Social Design Patterns For the Web by Chris Bank.
Exploring Social Design Patterns For the Web

Transitioning from Freelance Themer to Professional Developer by Alex Parker.
Transitioning from Freelance Themer to Professional Developer by Alex Parker

Recreating Apple's iMac Scrolling Effect by Marius Balaj.

Backbone vs. Knockout by Matthias Christen and Karol Masiak.
Backbone vs. Knockout by Matthias Christen and Karol Masiak

Cutting-Edge CSS Features You Can Use Today by Guil Hernandez.
Cutting-Edge CSS Features You Can Use Today by Guil Hernandez

Rounded Animated Navigation in CSS & jQuery by Claudia Romano.
Rounded Animated Navigation in CSS & jQuery by Claudia Romano

Free UI Resources

Freebie: Icarus UI Kit (PSD).
Freebie: Icarus UI Kit PSD

Freebie: iOS 8 GUI (PSD) by Teehan+Lax.
Freebie: iOS 8 GUI PSD by Teehan+Lax

Freebie: Apple Watch Apps Concept Complete GUI.
Freebie: Apple Watch Apps Concept Complete GUI

Freebie: Google Design have open-sourced 750 glyphs.
Freebie: Google Design have open-sourced 750 glyphs

Freebie: 40 Flat & Solid User Interface Icons (AI & EPS).
Freebie: 40 Flat & Solid User Interface Icons

Freebie: 29 Ink and Postage Stamp Photoshop Brushes.
Freebie: 29 Ink and Postage Stamp Photoshop Brushes

…and finally…

A CSS-Only iPhone 6 by Fabrizio Bianchi.

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