Bi-Weekly Frontend News

Collective #130

Inspirational Website of the Week: One Design Company


A perfect amount of classy transitions and animations make One Design Company our pick of the week.

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Monocle List


An awesome scrollable list that expands its items under a magnifying area. Made by Hakim El Hattab.

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One Step Ahead: Improving Performance with Prebrowsing


Santiago Valdarrama gives some insight on the interesting idea of prebrowsing in this A List Apart Article.

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High Performance Map Interactions Using HTML5 Canvas


Ed Kelley from SeatGeek explains how HTML5 canvas and canvas tiles were used to speed up their interactive maps.

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Responsive transactional HTML email templates


A useful collection of common templates for transactional emails by the Mailgun team.

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Satellizer is a token-based authentication module for AngularJS with built-in support for Google, Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter authentication providers, plus Email and Password sign-in method. Made by Sahat Yalkabov.

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The Current State Of E-Commerce Search


A comprehensive article on the current state of e-commerce search by Christian Holst.

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Senna is a no-dependency, single page application engine that provides several low-level APIs for building modern web-based applications.

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Duo is a next-generation package manager that blends the best ideas from Component, Browserify and Go to make organizing and writing front-end code quick and painless.

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The Stocks

Collective130_thestocks shows the best royalty free stock photos in one place.

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Free Font: Plathorn Medium


Plathorn is a beautiful new font family designed by Jeremy Dooley. The medium style is for free.

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Must-Watch CSS


A comprehensive list of must-watch videos about CSS put together by Matt Smith.

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Advanced objects in JavaScript


Bjorn Tipling writes about advanced objects in JavaScript—sophisticated tools to create objects in interesting and useful ways.

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A Comprehensive Guide to Styling File Inputs


TJ VanToll shows how build and style your own file upload component.

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Sweep.js by Riley Shaw enables proper color transitions through the HSL and HUSL spaces. Read more about the need for HSL transitions his article Hue-Angle Transitions.

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Geek Pack (EPS)


A really cool pack of vectors to create your unique geek by Field 5.

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Draw a cute lion in Illustrator


An in-depth tutorial on how to draw a ├╝ber-cute lion in Adobe Illustrator by Veerle Pieters.

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Sharing beautiful travel moments


A Tumblr with 10 new CC0 licensed travel photography every 10 days.

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Free Font: TT Souses Black Italic


TT Souses by TypeType is a font family full of character. The black italic style is for free.

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