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It’s once the time again to extends my last Handpicked Goodies for designers and developer for July 2014 post to show you what other resources are out on the web during this month plus I didn’t want to bury you with a huge list of great resources. So down below you will see some the more newly created resources that really deserve your attention, everything from some great JavaScript tools, jQuery plugins, Apps for your Desktop, Web & Mobile devices to some awesome items in e-book, CSS, frameworks plus for those WordPress lovers I’ve added some themes and plugins, lastly you will see fonts, icons, wireframes etc.

JavaScript & jQuery Plugins

Papa Parse


We can already see that there are thousand CSV libraries for Javascript but Papa is different. As it’s written with correctness and performance in mind. Papa is the first (and so far only) multi-threaded CSV parser that runs on web pages. It can parse files gigabytes in size without crashing the browser. It correctly handles malformed or edge-case CSV text. It can parse files on the local filesystem or download them over the Internet. Papa is boss.



jBox is a flexible & powerful jQuery plugin that takes care of all your modal windows, tooltips, notices and more. With jBox you can use jQuery selectors to add tooltips to elements easily, while you can set up modal windows the same way as tooltips. But most of times you’d want more variety, like a title or HTML content. The jBox library is quite powerful and offers a vast variety of options to customize appearance and behavior.



Ampersand.js is a highly modular, loosely coupled, non-frameworky framework for building advanced JavaScript apps. It’s a well-defined approach to combining a series of intentionally tiny modules.



Engaged social menu is a super simple menu that can be easily integrated into any website including WordPress. Some of the beautiful icons from font awesome has been used to increase the beauty.

Desktop, Mobile (iOS) & Web Applications

Hemingway App – Mac & Windows App – $4.99


The Hemingway Editor for Mac and PC highlights common errors. Use it to catch wordy sentences, adverbs, passive voice, and dull, complicated words.

Real Simple Checklist – iOS App – Free


Real Simple Checklists will help you organize like never before with our 100+ popular Real Simple Checklists. With Checklists, you have an easy solution to creating your own to-do lists from scratch or take any of the customized lists that we have created for almost any situation from cleaning to organizing to entertaining.

Passible: Password Manager – iOS App – Free


The Passible app will stores all your passwords and logs you in with just one tap. It contains logins & passwords, credit cards, has a built in private browser, and even a password analyzer tool that analyzes your passwords’ strength and provides tips to improving your passwords.

You can browse to any website and your login & password are automatically filled for you. You can shop on the web and credit card info will be filled with just a tap. Makes online browsing and shopping a breeze, and completely private and secured.

DMARC – Web App – Free


Postmark DMARC is a free tool to monitor & implement DMARC. They will process reports from major ISPs about your domain’s DMARC alignment and turn them into beautiful, human-readable weekly email digests, absolutely free.

As DMARC is a standard that prevents spammers from using your domain to send email without your permission also known as spoofing. In combination with SPF and DKIM, a DMARC policy in DNS allows you to set rules to reject or quarantine emails from sources you do not know or trust.

As part of the DMARC spec, ISPs (Gmail, Yahoo, Microsoft and more) who implement DMARC will also generate reports on sending activity for your domain.

NameMesh – Web App – Free


Name Mesh is a domain name search tool that covers over six million words and over 20 generators. With NameMesh you can search for the most common TLDs or new GTLDs, find domains that mix words, create short domains, and more.

KaboomPics – Web App – Free


KaboomPics is a collection of good quality photos offered for free to bloggers, website owners, small businesses, freelancers & social media ninjas. This simple website gives you an opportunity to browse through thousands of pictures without any payment even for commercial use.

Brick a Pic – Web App – Free


Brick-a-pic is a free web app that you can turn logos, photos and portraits into LEGO® brick mosaics! The website is just a fun toy that will give you a hint of what can be done. It doesn’t currently translate your photo into real LEGO® colors, but it you can if you help them reach their fundraising goal on Kickstarter. With enough funding they can make these kits a reality and they can send you a kit of real bricks for you to construct!

Format – Web App – Basic $5.75 pm / Professional $10.75 pm / Agency  $20.75 pm


Format is a new portfolio host for which was made especially for creatives. Within Format you will see that there are multiple themes available.

CSS, HTML, Frameworks & Tools



GoRails is Ruby on Rails screencasts for developers who want to become pros, as GoRails is a series of screencasts and guides for all aspects of Ruby on Rails.

You will learn how to setup your machine, build a Rails application, and deploy it to a server.  GoRails are going to be bringing you is bite-sized chunks of Rails related knowledge as they want to cover everything from your setting up your machine for the first time to maintaining an application that’s many years old.



Trumbowyg is a light, translatable and customisable WYSIWYG editor jQuery plugin.It’s has a beautiful design that generates semantic code, comes with a powerful API. Editor and generated code are optimized for HTML5 support. Compatible with all recents browsers like IE8+, Chrome, Opera and Firefox. We can see with all other existing WYSIWYG editors are larger than 45kB but with Trumbowyg we can see that its only 15kB which means faster page loading. No useless features, just the necessary ones to generate a clean and semantic code. Options and design are entirely configurable to suit your needs.



Licon is a simple, useful & lightness icon pack that made with Pure CSS3, it has both SASS and LESS versions so it can easily be modified and merged into modern projects. It provides all the useful icons for good design without adding any images or fonts. Also you can add effects of Animate.css on Licon. I hope that it’s useful for your projects.



Epoch is a real-time, general purpose charting library for building high-performance visualisations. Epoch been built for developers and is easy to extend and adapt Epoch offers unified styling with a CSS querying engine that lets you style SVG and Canvas elements from one stylesheet.

Soma Template


Soma-template is a lightweight web template engine that manipulates DOM nodes instead of producing a “template string” that’s injected into the DOM, keeping the workflow much more similar to regular HTML templating. It’s well-documented and the library aims to reduce DOM node destruction as much as possible.

Mobile UI Design Patterns 2014 – eBook


With the Mobile UI Design Patterns 2014 eBook you can take a deeperlook at the mobile UI design patterns & elements that been used by the worlds most forward thinking mobile apps companies we see today such as Pinterest, Spotify, Uber, Instagram.

WordPress Plugins & Themes

LSD Google Maps Embedder – Free Plugin


With the LSD Google Maps Embedder plugin you can easily add different types of Google Maps embeds. The places, search, directions and view maptypes.

BotScout Comment Protection – Free Plugin


This plugin checks the BotScout database every time someone tries to leave a comment. If the name and/or email are found in BotScout’s database, the comment is flagged as spam.

Average WYSIWYG Helper – Free Plugin


Average WYSIWYG Helper is a lightweight plugin that uses CSS to highlight prominent HTML elements in the default WYSIWYG editor (Tiny MCE), to help Editors see what they’re editing.

ProductPrint Pro – WooCommerce Plugin – £15(single Activation) / £60.00(5 Activation) /£250.00(25 Activation)


The WooCommerce Plugin add on named ProductPrint Pro will turns your product information into sales literature as it is handy for your customers and won’t create any extra work for you!


Paid Content Packages WordPress Plugin allows you to bundle different pages, posts, categories, post types, taxonomies and post tags in multiple packages and sell them via PayPal subscriptions with multiple billing cycles.


Ultimate Video Player is a premium WordPress Plugin that is a powerful responsive video player for your WordPress powered website (of corse) that can play, streaming videos from your server or YouTube videos. It only requires the mp4 format (the best and most used format on the web) and it will work on mobile devices and desktop machines no matter which browser is used including older browsers like IE8, this is made possible by incorporating four video engines into the Ultimate Video Player WordPress Plugin, basically it has built-in a HTML5 YouTube video engine, normal video engine, flash YouTube video engine and flash normal video engine.

Ultimate Video Player WordPress Plugin supports unlimited playlists and each playlist can have unlimited videos. There are three type of playlists, the first playlist type is the normal type that allows to add mp4 or YouTube videos with a high degree of customization, the other two types can be created with a single data source URL that can be loaded from Youtube (Youtube playlist) or generated from a folder with video files.


Improver provides a method for users to submit feedback and suggestions about your website. Users can rank the feedback that has been submitted and help to understand problem or idea user sent you. Also users can rate feedbacks and you can see the most useful things that you can do for your website

Adaption – Free Theme


Adaption is a WordPress free theme that adapts to your content, as it make sure it looks good on any device. Full width featured images make your content stand out. This theme adapts as add widgets with a 3rd column added to the layout.

Radar – Free Theme


Radar is an awesome, full of modern, flat-style, colorful, clean, responsive theme. Use it to make something cool, have fun.

Hapy – Free Theme


Hapy is a child theme of hathor. you can easily customise the Layout, Colours and Style within minutes.The theme allows you to upload your logo. The Theme also has a 2 header style , 2 Service Block Style , 2 Latest Post layout , Full width and Box option ,translation ready. The theme is SEO Friendly and has plenty of user-friendly options. Due to its superb flexibility of its framework, it allows you to create unique Websites for many purposes like Magazine, Blog, Portfolio, Creative or Business. Fits all popular mobile devices and tablets.


Shopping is a great WooCommerce Responsive WordPress theme that is suitable for any kind of Fashion Shop, Mobile Shop, Computer Store, Hightech Store, Gift Shop, Electronics shop and all kinds of marketplace business that needs a feature rich and beautiful presence online.

With powered by the WPO WordPress framework the theme support you many great tools to customise theme via using Live Theme Editor, auto loading custom css files support you creating unlimited of theme profiles without code very easy and simple and a lot of great features you will love. Also we have Megamenu and Vertical Menu, they can help you create powerful and rich menu on your site


Couponer is a Coupons & Discounts premium theme that is perfect for coupons and discounts websites or business. It’s highly customisable with unlimited colours options (from typo colors to boxes and overall backgrounds). It is based on Bootstrap v3.1.1 and latest WP version, beside that it is retina ready and fully responsive.


The Vocal theme is perfect for those who either owns a night club, or are DJ or just having interesting of music events, and you would like to show your entire event offer and introduce them to everyone. Then you will need this WordPress Themes to make your website become more attractive and impressive.


Allianz is a Modern Responsive WordPress Blog Theme with a clean, professional design and modern scrolling effects, which will be a great solution for your business, portfolio, blog or any other purpose.

Allianz is a modern template with fully responsive design. It has a wide range of features and comes with popular isotope plugin. It is very easy to customize and comes with detailed documentation and top notch support.

Icons, UI’s & Typography

Loew – Fonts from $39


Brush Collection – Font $35


ATC Rosemary – Font $10


Finkl Pro – Font $30


ATC Timberline – Font $20


AMGaea – Free Font


Anders – Free Font


iOS 7 iPhone Wireframe Toolkit for Prototyping – Free


iOS 8 GUI PSD – Free


DevIcons – Free Icons


Android L (Lollipop) – Free Icon Pack


Windows Phone 8 Wireframe kit – Free



40+ More Great HandPicked Goodies for Designers & Developer for July 2014