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Collective #102

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Inspirational Website of the Week: 100 Years of Design | AIGA


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A re-introduction to JavaScript


An in-depth tutorial on MDN that re-introduces JavaScript as a powerful language for web applications.

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Thomas Palef wants to learn how to make HTML5 games. Follow him on his learning journey and see him creating a new game every week. He already created seven games so far.

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One Solution To Responsive Images


Gavyn McKenzie explains what responsive image solution is implemented at Etch's portfolio website in this insightful Smashing Magazine article.

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Facebook's Paper photo tilt feature in HTML5


John Tregoning created a HTML5 clone of the photo tilt feature found in Facebook's Paper app.

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WOW.js is another great library for revealing animations on scroll with some easy to customize features. Made by Matt Aussaguel.

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An entirely HTML/CSS animated sketch for each letter made every day for 26 days.

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Bouncy Balls


Want to bounce some balls with sounds? Bouncy Balls is a fun way to visualize music or monitor sounds. Made by Paule Neave.

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Simple Grids with CSS Multi-Column Layout


See the magic of CSS multi-column layouts at work in this this menu example by David Bushell.

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Creating a Simple RESTful Web App with Node.js, Express, and MongoDB


In this more advanced tutorial by Christopher Buecheler, you'll learn how to create aRESTful web app with Node.js, Express, and MongoDB.

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Octocard is a highly flexible GitHub info card for every GitHub lover made by MZhou.

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An intuitive and ease to customize credit card form including two themes made by John J. Wang.

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A starting point for all of Dennis Gaebel's personal and work-related projects using Sass and Compass.

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Free Font: Tesla


A wonderfully creative font inspired by amazing Nikola Tesla's work. Designed by Lexi Griffith.

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App Wireframes Kit


A great app wireframe kit for starting designing new projects. Made by Vlad Cristea.

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Casual is a fake data generator for JavaScript made by Egor Gumenyuk.

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Reading Fonts for Children


Learn what typeface is suitable for projects that are targeted to children in this excellent article.

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Combining Contextual Inquiry with Eye Tracking


Learn how contextual inquiry together with eye tracking can help improve design decisions in this interesting article by James Breeze.

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Designing for Easy Interaction


An excerpt from Chapter 5 of A Web for Everyone: Designing Accessible User Experiences by Sarah Horton and Whitney Quesenbery over at A List Apart.

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