Collective #118

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CSS Blend Modes * Custom Gestures * Cody * HTML5 Forms * Animating SVGs * Spell Up * Git Guide * Experiment

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Inspirational Website of the Week: Build in Amsterdam


A clean design with a super-smooth interaction feel. Our pick this week.

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Getting to know CSS Blend Modes


Learn about CSS Blend Modes and how to use them for interesting effects in this article by Shwetank Dixit.

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Implement Custom Gestures


One of the great tutorials of the Web Fundamentals site by Google. This one will teach you how to add touch features to your site.

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Free Font: Enemy


Shiva Nallaperumal designed this unique stencil typeface.

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Beautiful Docs


Mark Phillips' pointers to useful, well-written, and otherwise beautiful documentation.

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Spell Up


A great spelling game by Google that uses your microphone.




Experiment is a great crowdfunding platform for science research grants. You can help fund research or start your own and get funded.

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48 Bubbles icon set (AI, EPS, PNG, PSD, SVG)


A slick lined icon set designed by Umar Irshad.

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Styling & Animating SVGs


The excellent slides of Sara Soueidan's talk about styling and animating SVGs at the CSSConf.

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A Hacker's Guide to Git


A great guide to Git by Joseph Wynn, not just for hackers.

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A free library of HTML, CSS, JS resources. A project by Amber Creative.

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Editable Butcher Meat Cut Chart Illustrations


Although we'd prefer to see some veggies, this is a set of high-quality illustrations that you might find useful. Designed by Chris Spooner.

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An unobtrusive event emitter API for Google Universal Analytics event tracking. A project by Todd Motto.

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Random Color


A script for generating attractive random colors. Made by David Merfield.

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HTML5 Forms: JavaScript and the Constraint Validation API


The third excellent article about HTML5 forms by Craig Buckler on JavaScript integration and the Constraint Validation API. Check out the other two articles, as well.

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An interesting and useful web app that will keep a record of what you own with access to receipts, manuals and warranty information.

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Summer And Essentials Icon Set (50 Icons, EPS, AI, PNG)


A wonderful icon set designed by Elena Genova exclusively for Smashing Magazine.

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Client Feedback On the Creation of the Earth


Just for fun: a humorous client feedback about the creation of the earth addressed to God.

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Free Font: Unveil


An incredibly beautiful and unique display type face by Tré Seals.

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