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New Resources & Tools
Themosis – A new framework for WordPress developers with elegant and simple code syntax.
Coolors – A new super-fast color scheme generator.
ZorroSVG – A web-based tool that gives you the power of transparent PNGs for the size of a JPEG.
appgif.io – A handy tool for turning app previews into gifs.
BADA55.io – An app for finding the most badass leet words for your CSS hex colors.
30 of our favorite jQuery plugins from the last few months.
Learning Resources & Tutorials
MailChimp Subscriber Count with PHP and MailChimp’s API by Louis Lazaris.
Responsive images for retina: Using HTML5’s srcset by Dudley Storey.
The CSS that you don’t know about by Michael Weaver.
Build a real-time Twitter stream with Node and React.js by Ken Wheeler.
Loading webfonts with high performance on responsive websites by Adam Beres-Deak.
The guide to UX design process & documentation by Chris Bank.
Why you learned the grid layout system all wrong by Speider Schneider.
Common SEO myths & misconceptions by Sadiq Lakhani.
Coding etiquette to make other developers hate you less by Adam Bradford.
Free UI Resources
Freebie: 35 Free Vector Halloween Icons (SVG & PNG).
Freebie: 46 OSX Yosemite Folders Icons (PSD).
Freebie: Flat Ui by NAS (PSD).
Freebie: UI Kit by Kamal Chaneman (PSD).