Bi-Weekly Frontend News

Collective #60

Inspirational Website of the Week


Paper & Paint redefines scrolling effects but adding subtle movements to images. A smooth experience with a great design.

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jQuery 2.0 Released


The arrival of jQuery 2.0 is an epic milestone: reduced size, no more support for IE6/7/8, custom builds for even smaller files and more.

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WireKit: iPhone App Wireframing Kit


Adam Whitcroft created this excellent wireframe kit with the most common UI elements from an iPhone 5.

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Harry Roberts suggests to separate nasty, hacky, quick-fix CSS from all the well-defined CSS rules and add it to a shame.css that can then be worked on and cleaned. Just brilliant!

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Free Font: Bamq


A beautiful and unique typeface design by Gulay Inceoglu inspired by the modern minimalist architecture.

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Flexy Boxes


Flexy Boxes is a very useful flexbox playground and code generator by Pete Boere.

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List of Pseudo-Elements to Style Form Controls


A great compilation of the pseudo-elements to style form controls by TJ VanToll.

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Verlet-JS a simple Verlet integration physics engine written in JavaScript by Sub Protocol. Check out the examples to see it in action.

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The Tragedy of Perfectionism


A very inspiring read by Magnus Schifter-Holm about the fabric of perfectionism. If you are interested in entrepreneurial philosophy you'll definitely like this article.

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bluePen CSS Editor


With bluePen you can edit your website's CSS online in real time and save your modifications.

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Pure CSS3 breadcrumb navigation


A great walkthrough on The Code Player of a pure CSS3 breadcrumb navigation.

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Animating flexboxes: the lowdown


Chris Mills plays around with flexboxes, animations and transitions and shares his insights in this tutorial.

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Wired 1.0


Wired is a wireframe kit for sketch app including a .png and .eps kit for everyone else. Created by Mark Collins.

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Vexel - Redraw any image with pure CSS!


Did you know that you can create quite impressive pixel re-creations of any image just with CSS? Try this fun tool and see how.

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FlexNav - Flexible, Device Agnostic Navigation


FlexNav is a jQuery Plugin for responsive menus that makes using complex site navigation easy.

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flatApples (PSD)


Some nice, flat Apple devices for your mockups by Stoyan Daskaloff.

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Preventing the Performance Hit from Custom Fonts


A round up of Chris Coyier on how to optimize performance when it comes to loading web fonts.

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Eldorado mini free


Eldorado mini is a free version of Eldorado icons and includes 40×40 sized pixel-perfect PNGs.

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Sly: Scrolling Library


Sly is a JavaScript library for one-directional scrolling with item based navigation support. It depends on jQuery 1.7+ and is developed by Darsain.

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With LayoutIt! and its drag & drop interface builder you can create your front-end code simple and quickly with Bootstrap.

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Slate Collection of Stylized Apple Product PSDs


Another great collection of useful Apple product templates for your mockups by Bright Bright Great.

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