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New Resources & Tools
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.
CRUD Admin Generator, 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.
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).
Learning Resources & Tutorials
CSS-Only Solution For UI Tracking by Krasimir Tsonev.
The Theory Behind Progressive Enhancement by Maciej Sopyło.
Exploring Social Design Patterns For the Web by Chris Bank.
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.
Cutting-Edge CSS Features You Can Use Today by Guil Hernandez.
Rounded Animated Navigation in CSS & jQuery by Claudia Romano.
Free UI Resources
Freebie: Icarus UI Kit (PSD).
Freebie: iOS 8 GUI (PSD) by Teehan+Lax.
Freebie: Apple Watch Apps Concept Complete GUI.
Freebie: 40 Flat & Solid User Interface Icons (AI & EPS).
A CSS-Only iPhone 6 by Fabrizio Bianchi.