Collective #103

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Grid * Placeholdem * Dug.js * Design Lab * New CSS Shapes Syntax * pageres * GitHub goes to school

Cover design by Emanuel Serbanoiu
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Inspirational Website of the Week: Weecom Digital Agency

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Weecom's website has a refreshing color scheme and some creative animations. Our pick this week.

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Grid

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A beautiful and well-made guide to responsive web design and the usage of grids by Adam Kaplan.

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Placeholdem

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Jack Rugile created this little JavaScript plugin that animates placeholder carets on inputs and textareas.

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Dug.js: A JSONP to HTML Script

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A very useful, light-weight script for pulling JSONP from various APIs and display it using customized markup. Made by Rogie King.

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Outdated UX patterns and alternatives

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A great summery and analysis of the "Outdated UX Patterns" section of North. By Brian Krall.

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Design Lab

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Bilal Mechairia's animation explorations will give you some wonderful inspiration.

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Random User Generator Photoshop extension

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The Random User Generator can now be used in Photoshop with this useful extension.

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New CSS Shapes Syntax

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Read all about the new syntax for CSS Shapes in this article on the Web Platform Team Blog.

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Creating A Client-Side Shopping Cart

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Gabriele Romanato explains how to use session storage on the example of a simple shopping cart in this in-depth tutorial.

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Free Font: Streetwear

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A bold and stylish retro inspired script typeface designed by Artimasa.

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UI Animation and UX: A Not-So-Secret Friendship

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A nice article about animations with tips on how to use them properly by Val Head on A List Apart.

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pageres

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Get screenshots of websites in different resolutions with this little app. It generates 100 screenshots from 10 different websites in just over a minute. Made by Sindre Sorhus.

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Make a Flippin’ 3D Countdown with CSS & JavaScript

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Doug Avery shows how the countdown component from the Gear in Action interactive lookbook works.

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GitHub goes to school

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GitHub launches education.github.com, a site dedicated to using GitHub at school with free micro accounts for students and teachers and great educational discounts.

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Free Font: Mink Type

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A creative, hand-drawn display typeface by Filiz Sahin.

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HTML5, CSS3, and the Bookmarklet that Shook the Web

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Read how the fun Harlem Shake bookmarklet was done in this article on Mozilla Hacks.

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CMS Administration – Profile Details (PSD)

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A lovely and clean Photoshop design from sm-artists.com.

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Recordit

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For Mac users who would like to create screencasts super quickly.

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Year of the Horse

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Send your happy horse year wishes by creating your own rider and horse on this classy website by Knock.

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