Collective #52

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Fancy Inputs * Autocomplete Search * Frontend Boilerplate * HTML5 Games Guide * Free Fonts * UI Kit * Glyphs

Collective 52

Inspirational Website of the Week

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The Future Insights Live conference website has a very beautiful and balanced color scheme, excellent typography and some really nice effects.

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Anima.js

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Have you ever wanted to time and control CSS animations in a simpler and better way? Then this light-weight and powerful JavaScript library might be the right thing for you.

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jsdb.io - The Database of JavaScript Libraries

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JSDB is a collection of the most popular JavaScript libraries with ratings and some GitHub stats.

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Fancy Input

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Fancy Input makes typing characters real fun. Yair Even-Or created this awesome jQuery plugin that let's you add some unique effects to typing in an input or textarea.

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typeahead.js

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Inspired by Twitter's autocomplete search functionality, typeahead.js is a fast autocomplete library with many useful features.

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Simple Frontend Boilerplate

Cody Lindley created a frontend boilerplate which serves as a starting point to develop websites or small web applications without forcing a specific MV* framework or module dependency loader.

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200 Free Glyphs (PSD)

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A set of useful and delicate glyphs for your next design by Joel Siddall.

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Free Font: Foro Rounded

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Foro Rounded is the softer sister of the succesful Foro family and Hoftype offers the beautiful light style for free.

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Using Flexbox: Mixing Old and New for the Best Browser Support

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Chris Coyier shows which syntax to use in order to achieve the best browser support for using flexbox for order-controlled grids.

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A Complete Guide for Building HTML5 Games

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Learn all the important things you need to know for building HTML5 games from this in depth-article by David Rousset for WebAppers.

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Pillow UI (PSD)

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A pixel-perfect UI kit with a great color scheme by MediaLoot.

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Dos and don'ts of cross-platform mobile design

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In this .net Magazine article, Justin Ferrell explains the fundamental differences between the user expectations of today's most popular mobile platforms, and illustrates how developers can build cross-platform applications without neglecting the user experience.

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Making an accessible dialog box

Nicholas C. Zakas shows how to make dialogs easily accessible both by screen readers and those who use only a keyboard.

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Free Font: Corbert Regular

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Jonathan Hill designed this geometric sans serif typeface influenced by Bauhaus and the early modernist era. The regular and italic weights are available as freeware.

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Front-End CSS Frameworks

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A collection of best front-end frameworks for faster and easier web development.

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Redacted: A Font for Web and Desktop

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Based on BLOKK, the wireframe font we featured before, Christian Naths created Redacted which also comes with script versions in two weights: bold and regular.

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Coding a Horizontal Navigation Bar with jQuery Dropdown Menus

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A tutorial by Jake Rocheleau on how to create a stylish horizontal navigation bar.

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Magazine design principles applied to web design

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Cameron Chapman shows how to apply some great design techniques from print design to web design.

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Experimental CSS3 Only Image Slider with 3D Transforms

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Learn how to create a CSS only image slider from this tutorial by Johnny Simpson.

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Web Speech API Demonstration

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This powerful Web Speech API demo shows how speech can be used for more than just simple voice commands. Make sure to read this article about it on the Chrome Blog.

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Improving CSS text decorations

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See how you can use some great CSS properties and techniques for decorating and beautifying text.

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Free Font: Sanchez Slab

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Sánchez is a stunning typeface designed by Daniel Hernández. It bears a strong resemblance to the iconic Rockwell and you can download the regular and italic styles for free.

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Free Font: Vaccine

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Vaccine from ParaType is an exquisite and unique slab serif font family with a mixture of the usual and one-sided serif. The regular style is free.

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Apptastico (PSD)

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This freebie by Christoffer O. Jensen is a super-clean and neatly crafted website design.

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