Bi-Weekly Frontend News

Collective #10

Typometry Free Font


A beautiful experimental geometric font from talented Emil Kozole.

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Inspirational Website of the Week


Impero has some really nifty effects with unusual shapes which gives this web design the special something.

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Texturise web type with CSS


Learn how to create some beautiful texturised web typography in this .net tutorial by Trent Walton.

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Responsive Grid System


Try this fluid grid CSS framework for fast, intuitive development of responsive websites. Available in 12, 16 and 24 columns with media queries for all standard devices, clearfix, and optional reset.

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Why you should care about CSS page performance


Doug Stewart introduces some interesting points of CSS performance, why we should care about it and what actually matters.

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Test your website on different viewport sizes using this awesome tool. You can even test your local sites. It's still in Beta but it's already super-useful and don't forget to watch out for their upcoming responsive design gallery.

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Arrrows: The Fully Scalable Icon Font


Tired of creating those little arrows over and over again? Try Arrrows, a fully scalable icon font for your design. Get the free PNG icon set or buy the whole bundle.

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Physijs - Physics plugin for three.js


If you have worked with the three.js 3D programming framework, Physijs will be quite interesting to you if you want to add physics to your scene.

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Above the Scroll: Does It Matter Anymore?


Is it still important to consider the "fold" in web design? Carrie gives us this up-to-date exploration of why the "above the scroll" concept should be seen and applied as an evolved concept.

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BEM: The Block, Element, Modifier Approach To Decoupling HTML And CSS

Steven Bradley dives into CSS best practices and introduces us to the BEM approach to develop websites. He argues why we should rethink some of our common CSS practices for creating scalable and maintainable websites.

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How to Speed Up CSS Rendering


Faraz Karimian tells us how to write our CSS efficiently for speedy browser rendering. Understand which types of rules are impactful and expensive.

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Showing Product Information With CSS3 3D Transform


In this in-depth tutorial, Hidayat Sagita will show you how to create some magic with CSS 3D Transforms.

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Creating Android Dock Using jQuery & CSS3


Another superb tutorial by Hidayat Sagita where he shows us how to create the Android dock using CSS3 and some jQuery awesomeness.

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Responsive design – harnessing the power of media queries


Responsive web design from Google's perspective: get some important insight on how responsiveness is realized and how to use media queries.

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Pilaca Free Font


Pilaca is a free display font designed by Pier Paolo. It is quite powerful in 3d applications.

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Subtle Grunge Minimal Iconset


Rofikul Islam Shahin gives us this free social media icon set (vector files included).

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Icon Design in 5 Steps - Free Icon Set from Ramotion


Learn the main steps of icon design and see the beautiful end result. Denis Pakhaliuk from Ramotion writes about the icon creation process and offers a free icon set for download on Abduzeedo.

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Toggles, Buttons and Sliders UI Redux PSD


A beautiful set of useful UI Elements from Michael Donovan.

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Viewport Sized Typography


Chris Coyier introduces the new CSS3 values for relative lengths: vw, vh, and vmin. They are not quite supported yet, but you can get an idea how powerful and useful they will be for responsive web design.

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