Boilerplates & Other Tools

Quill 1.0 – Better Rich Text Editor for Web Apps

September 30th, 2016
by Ioanni Mitsakis
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You know rich text editors. They turn simple text fields into some type of text processing environment. Each WordPress blogger uses one, the TinyMCE, which is still standard in the world’s most popular CMS. Quill is a more advanced member of the same species. Quill 1.0: Open Source and Independent After about two years, the open source project Quill has finally made it to...

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Plugins

10 Cool Free WordPress Plugins of September 2016

September 29th, 2016
by Andreas Hecht
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The most exciting article of the month brings you the ten newest and most interesting free WordPress plugins. If you feel the same way I do, you’re always on the hunt for the coolest functions to pimp your blog and to provide the best...

Design

Muz.li Joins InVision, but why?

September 28th, 2016
by Dieter Petereit
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The Muz.li team joins forces with the great people behind InVision Labs. As both have the same understanding of quality, this move is no bad news for designers and developers. So no worries, it’s only me. I am having a hard time understanding what...

Themes

Ten Great Free WordPress Themes of September 2016

September 27th, 2016
by Andreas Hecht
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Same procedure as every month. I look through the official WordPress theme index to bring you the best free WordPress themes that give your website a fresh new look. Surprise your readers with a new design that you didn’t need to pay a single...

(Free) Services

Coverr: Over 300 Free Videos for Your Website

September 26th, 2016
by Ioanni Mitsakis
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A new video every day, or seven new videos every Monday, that’s what the operators of Coverr promise to provide. Since they have already added over 320 videos to their supply, there’s no reason to doubt this pledge. As the name says, the videos...

Design

Fall 2016: New Animation Tools With and Without JavaScript

September 23rd, 2016
by Ioanni Mitsakis
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The two animation tools that I would like to introduce you to today are not of the run-of-the-mill kind. They are not animation generalists, but rather specialists for small application areas. The JavaScript Granim.js allows you to create animations with color gradients, while Radiobox.css...

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Vectr 1.0: Free Vector Graphics App for Everyone

September 22nd, 2016
by Ioanni Mitsakis
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Vectr is a brand-new graphic software from Taipeh. The founders have been secretly working on the ambitious project for almost two years. Two days ago, they ended the beta stage and released the software into the wild. Vectr: Platform Independent, Free, Powerful Vectr does...

Essentials

You, the Font Designer – with Prototypo

September 21st, 2016
by Dieter Petereit
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Did you know that there is one web-based software that allows you to create your very own font? And did you know that it is easier to use than whatever easy-to-use item you could come up with? I ain’t lying. The web app I...

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Visual Hunt: More Than 350 Million Photos For Free Commercial Use

September 20th, 2016
by Denis Potschien
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Pictures say more than words. Especially graphic and web designers value the use of meaningful, professional photos. On the search for the right picture, we often end up with a commercial provider. Often neither the quality nor the quantity of the free providers is...

Inspiration

Design Seeds: Daily Inspiration From Photos and Colors

September 19th, 2016
by Denis Potschien
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Creativity rarely comes from nowhere. Inspiration is an important aspect for all graphic and web designers. Get your daily dose of inspiration in the form of photos and colors at Design Seeds. There, you’ll be provided with sophisticated pictures and a fitting color palette...

Essentials

20 Free Massive UI Bundles to Kickstart your Project

September 16th, 2016
by Nataly Birch
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What does it take to breathe life into your idea, converting it from simple notion to digital mockup? The answer is trivial – lots of things. Starting from fundamental knowledge in design and not ending with working experience in image editor software such as...

Inspiration

Project Muze: Cry for Joy?

September 15th, 2016
by Dieter Petereit
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Project Muze, the new fashion experiment created in a cooperation between the companies Zalando and Google is well worth seeing. It might not do justice to the Zalando slogan “cry for joy”. But I cried nonetheless. Can the Machine Inspire Your Clothing Style? Project...