Collective #14

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Fresh PHP Framework * Hot Tutorials * HTML5 Rubic's Madness * jQuery Plugins * Free Fonts and Icons

Collective 14

Understanding CSS Filter Effects

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Alex Danilo gives us an excellent overview of CSS filters, how to apply them and what their story is.

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Inspirational Website of the Week

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The website of blacknegative will simply blow your socks off! It introduces amazing new ways of navigating and showing content. It was designed by Dilshan Arukatti and developed by Sylvain Tran.

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Laravel - A Framework For Web Artisans

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A new PHP framework is born: Laravel. It is super-clean and offers an expressive syntax for creative and less "painful" PHP web development.

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Rearrange content when it’s too wide with jQuery

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Learn how to adapt content to the size available in this tutorial by Alexandre Smirnov.

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Game Portfolio Tutorial

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In this detailed tutorial, Daniel Sternlicht explains step-by-step how he created his unique retro 2D game portfolio with JavaScript and CSS.

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The Ultimate Guide to Web Type

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Learn how to handle web type correctly in this extended web typography guide by Ilene Strizver.

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jQuery Timing Plugin

This plugin gives you easy-to-use methods to define timeouts and intervals. It supplements the existing functionality from the jQuery effects queue (fxq) by introducing a new timed invocation chain technique (tic).

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HTML5 Rubic's Cube

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An absolutely awesome web version of the classic Rubic's cube! The page was built using HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript (with the YUI Library) and you can check out the tutorial to see how it's done.

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gmaps.js

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Have you ever struggled with the usage of the Google Maps API and found it complicated? Gmaps.js allows you to use the potential of Google Maps in a simple way. No more extensive documentation or large amount of code.

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Free Carbon Fiber Photoshop Patterns

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This free pattern pack of WeGraphics contains 10 carbon fiber styled textures. The patterns are completely seamless and work great for web backgrounds.

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Free Font: Driftwood

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Heather Burrell shares this beautiful handwritten font with us.

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CSS3 Pictogram Buttons

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Hidayat Sagita shares some hot buttons with us. There are three different types of buttons, all with interesting hover and active states.

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Free Font: Fenix

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An elegant serif typeface by Fernando Díaz.

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Free Dribbble Backgrounds Pack

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Haziq Mir shares a wonderful pack of backgrounds that he has been using in his stunning Dribbble shots. Also, check out the rebound by Badhon Ebrahim, another free pack.

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UI Pixels - Free PSDs & Resources for Web Designers

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Emrah Demirag launched UI Pixels, a website where you can find a collection of free PSDs and other resources for your projects.

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Vintage Social Icons

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Remember those really cool vintage social icons a long time ago? Well, there is an update from webtoolkit4.me and it contains 15 brand new icons!

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How To Create a Cool Blog Post Date Icon with CSS

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Learn how to create a really nice date icon with CSS in this tutorial by Chris Spooner.

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Free Icon Set

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You can definitely go nuts with this icon set by Visual Idiot. Sexy! It's more than just simple icons...

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Favicons Next To External Links

Chris Coyier explains some techniques of placing the respective favicon next to a link.

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