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New Resources & Tools
Face Detection – A powerful jQuery/Zepto plugin that detects faces on images, videos and canvases.
Type Genius – A web-based app for helping you find the perfect font combination for your next project.
Materialize – A modern responsive front-end framework based on Material Design.
Purplecoat.js – A small JS library for creating labeled overlays that can be triggered with a click.
FixedContent.js – A mobile-friendly jQuery plugin that fixes/sticks content while scrolling.
Learning Resources & Tutorials
Web UI Best Practices by UXPin.
The Art of UI Animations by Mark Geyer.
12 Fun Sharing Button Effects by Danny Markov.
The UX of Mobile Settings by Luis F. Mena.
Text Backgrounds and Gradients with background-clip by Chris Sevilleja.
9 Basic Principles of Responsive Web Design by Sandijs Ruluks.
5 Easy Ways to Modify Your Bootstrap Button Styles by Christopher Gimmer.
Tips for Designers Who Don't Code by Matt Saunders.
Lettering is Not Type: Clear Definitions for Commonly Abused Terms by Stephen Coles.
An Introduction to Google's Material Design by Jake Rocheleau.
Free UI Resources
iPhone 6 Vector Wireframing Toolkit (iOS 8).
Brixton Line and Swash (Free For Personal Use).
Subtle Vector Texture Pack from Ryan Weaver.