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Collective #15

Percentage Loader jQuery Plugin


jQuery.PercentageLoader is a jQuery plugin for displaying a progress widget in a more visually striking way than the ubiquitous horizontal progress bar or textual counter.

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Lovelicon - A Glyph Icon Set


This set includes 96 icons in PNG format and a fully layered, well-organized PSD making it possible to scale or edit the icons according to your needs. Fits nicely into mobile app and web design projects.

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Inspirational Website of the Week


Tag Creative is our pick for this week's website inspiration. It has some cool parallax scrolling effects with a twist.

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Wallpaper Pack - Freebie


Jamie Peak has released a great pack of 5 super-slick wallpapers for free.

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Select2 is a jQuery-based replacement for select boxes. It supports searching, remote data sets, and infinite scrolling of results.

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How to Build a Stylish CSS3 Search Box


Learn how to create a nice CSS3 search box using pseudo-elements in this tutorial by Catalin Rosu.

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Griffonage Font


Griffonage is an uppercase handwritten font with a chalk/pencil/crayon feel. Great for headings, it makes a statement with its rough handwritten scrawl style.

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Socialite provides a very easy way to implement and activate various social sharing buttons. It can be activated on document load, on article hover or on any event. Asynchronous Socialite won't cause document rendering to hang while waiting for 50kb of social media.

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Focus on the right-hand side


A great article by Chris Da Sie who argues that users instinctively have greater trust for content that appears on the right-hand side of the screen and shows how to make use of that insight.

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Braun UI (PSD)


Adrien Olczak shares the PSD of this lovely set of small user interface icons from "vintage" Braun products.

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Why Aren’t You Using SVG?


Jonathan Cutrell asks this fundamental question and explains the advantages of SVG, what it is and how it can be used. It's definitely time to dive into SVG and this article will give you a great introduction.

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Haxe Programming Language


If you did not know about it yet, Haxe is a open-source multi-platform programming language that can be compiled to all popular programming platforms. It is strictly typed and its syntax is similar to many common languages.

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jQuery Picture


A tiny (2kb) jQuery plugin to help ease the transition to responsive images until the new format is approved and implemented by browsers. It supports both, figure elements with some custom data attributes and the new proposed picture format.

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12 Free Minimal Web Patterns


Another great freebie from WeGraphics: this free pattern set for Photoshop contains 12 minimal pixel patterns for use as web backgrounds. These patterns are subtle and add a touch of texture to your website designs.

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A collection of useful DOM helpers and special events for jQuery 1.7 and later, providing low-level utilities for things that jQuery doesn't support.

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