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Today is Part 2 of New HandPicked Goodies for Designers & Developers for December 2014 which had 50 handpicked goodies, So basically down below you will even more greatness such as JavaScript tools, jQuery plugins, also below you will find some great Mac/iOS apps, web apps to some great web responsive/css, HTML, other awesome tools and for most of us who uses WordPress I’ve also have add WordPress Themes and Plugins plus lastly I have added some UI’s, icons and fonts.

JavaScript & jQuery Plugins



PhotoSwipe is a Javascript gallery created using Node.js, Grunt.js, Ruby and Jekyll. It can be used to showcase galleries both on desktop and on mobile devices.All basic gestures are supported: flick to the next or previous image, spread to zoom in, drag to pan, pinch to zoom out or close, tap to toggle the controls, double-tap to zoom.

Lazy Loading Google Maps


The Lazy-loading Google Maps Plugin checks whether there are any maps in the viewport to be displayed. If yes, it loads (if it wasn’t loaded before) Google Maps API script file and then initiates the corresponding map instances. Finally, there’s a callback function which is called within every map instance initiation so that you can continue doing whatever you need with your maps.



bigpicture.js is a library that allows infinite panning and infinite zooming in HTML pages.



Tipso is a simple jQuery tooltip plugin that displays a responsive, animated, fully customizable tooltip when the visitor hovers over (or clicks on) the matched element.

Dialog Effects


Dialog Effects is a small collection of dialog effects using CSS animations for your inspiration. Some effects use SVG animations of morphing paths with the help of Snap.svg.



fakeLoader.js is a lightweight jQuery plugin that helps you create an animated spinner with a fullscreen loading mask to simulate the page preloading effect.

Desktop, Mobile & Web Applications

Fontspiration – iOS App – Free


With Fontspiration which is a free iOS app from Extensis you can create custom typographic designs using hundreds of fonts and dozens of built-in animations or even make your masterpiece by choosing your font, customise the size, alignment, kerning, colour and animation and then share your typographic brilliance on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, more or simply get Inspired by getting your daily dose of creative juice from the live Fontpiration feed, featuring an ever-changing collection of typographic designs.

Frameless – iOS App – Free


Frameless is the web browser that gets out of your way. It’s built for designers and developers who need an easy way to preview and interact with HTML prototypes on the device.

Finch – Web/Desktop App – Free/Green $10 pm/Melba $16 pm/Gold $36 pm


Finch is a tool to test your local websites across multiple devices, share them with your team and get feedback from your clients through a secure, public URL, which in turn is a better workflow for sharing local development websites

Pixactly – Web App – Free


Pixactly is an online tool that tests how well you know your pixels, you simply draw a box that matches the dimensions given and receive a score based on how close you are.

Venngage – Web App – Free/Premium $19 monthly or $190 per year


Venngage is an easy way for you to create & publish infographics, data visualizations, and reports this includes hundreds of charts and icons that is available.

Material Design Colors – Web App – Free


This small web app helps you visualize the material design colors and also easily copy the colors in different formats.

CSS Dig – Chrome Extension – Free


CSS Dig finds and groups stylesheets and style blocks on most websites, providing an easy way to analyse the code and plan refactors. After collecting the CSS you have the option of including/excluding stylesheets and style blocks. In cases where remote stylesheets are not accessible by CSS Dig, for example those from paid font providers, the link will be listed as “Undiggable”.

Muzli – Design Breakfast – Chrome Extension – Free


Muzli – Design Breakfast will bring the freshest links about design and interactive, from around the web. This extension is a designer’s must, as it’s simple & beautiful.

CSS, HTML, Frameworks & Other Great Tools

Foundation of Apps


Foundation for Apps is a framework you can use to build better, more polished single-page web applications that work across many devices. We’ve taken what we’ve learned from building the original Foundation framework to build an entirely new framework just for web apps.



Squire is an HTML5 rich text editor, which provides powerful cross-browser normalisation, whilst being supremely lightweight and flexible. It is built for the present and the future, and as such does not support truly ancient browsers. It should work fine back to around Opera 10, Firefox 3.5, Safari 4, Chrome 9 and IE8.

Unlike other HTML5 rich text editors, Squire was written as a component for writing documents (emails, essays, etc.), not doing wysiwyg websites. If you are looking for support for inserting form controls or flash components or the like, you’ll need to look elsewhere. However for many purposes, Squire may be just what you need, providing the power without the bloat.

Firefox Developer Edition


Firefox Developer Edition brings your core dev tools together with some powerful new ones that will extend your ability to work across multiple platforms from one place.

Prototyping Tools


As we all know there are so many prototyping tools for design that it’s almost impossible to keep track. And when you come across a new one, before long, you forget you ever found it, but at last there is a website happily called Prototyping Tools which is a website that helps you to compare design prototyping tools for apps and websites.



Simply PrivacyPal is a simple way to see the terms and conditions for any website just by simply entering a URL.



Skyline is a starting point for building custom CSS frameworks. The starter kit provides a solid CSS architecture that acts as a scaffolding to support your unique design system. It promotes object-oriented CSS, written in SCSS using BEM notation.

Skyline is a minimal scaffolding and it does not impose a visual style, as it’s contains many layout and structural helpers, utilities, and basic element and module styles that you will build upon. It is really a starting point, an organized set of files that allow you to create your own custom framework.

WordPress Plugins & Themes

WPB FontAwesome Anywhere – Free Plugin


This plugin allows users to add font awesome icon support to their website using HTML or built-in shortcode handler. It’s fully functional with Visual Composer Page Builder Plugin

Elegance Modal Box – Free Plugin


Elegance Modal Box is a simple plugin that helps you to show content in a modal lightbox immediately after user steps on your site. You can show ads, video, fan boxes, banners ort whatever you like.

My Twitter Timelines – Free Plugin


My Twitter Timelines is a suite of embeddable tools to integrate Twitter and display Tweets in your wordpress site. By using our widget you can display your own twitter feeds on your website.

Pop Up Archive – Free Plugin


The Pop Up Archive WordPress Plugin integrates with the Pop Up Archive platform to deliver searchable audio using cutting edge speech-to-text technology. To use: sign up for Pop Up Archive ( and upload any audio file. Pop Up Archive will tag, index & transcribe it automatically. The WP plugin allows you to embed your Pop Up Archive audio and tags in your WordPress site.

Social Time Master – Premium Plugin $19


Social Time Master is a unique original social autoposter that lets you schedule hundreds of social posts with a few clicks of the mouse and manage everything visually, using a powerful, and easy to use Timeline Interface.

DV Gallery – Premium Plugin $17


DV Gallery is a premium responsive wordpress gallery plugin. There are 3 main gallery style. Blog style, carousel style and grid style. You can use any of them to display your galleries. You can change all colors, font sizes, spacings etc. from powerful plugin settings panel.

STB Pro – Premium Plugin $15


STB Pro is extended version of free WordPress plugin Special Text Boxes, this plugin adds little style sheet file and short code to blog for highlighting some portion of text in post as colored content boxes. That may be warning, alert, info and download portion of post text.

WeddingPress – Premium Plugin $22


WeddingPress makes it easy to have your very own wedding website where people can buy you gifts and reply to your invites safely and easily. It only takes a few minutes to set up your website and guests will be impressed at how modern and easy your wedding is! Weddingpress was built for a wedding and then turned into a product, that means you can be assured that it has everything you need for your wedding and more!

Simp – Free Theme


Simp is a minimal beautiful agency / company theme that allows you to showcase the company portfolio & services. It features a sortable portfolio in 4 different styles. A contact page and a lot of widgets & shortcodes. It is totally free.

Anderson Lite – Free Theme


Anderson Lite is a clean and elegant magazine theme suitable for any kind of content related website. The theme comes with a fully responsive layout and a sleek featured post slideshow. The user-friendly and flexible theme options supporting the powerful Customiser allow you to setup your magazine website in only a few minutes.

Business Card – Free Theme


Business Card is a business WordPress Theme that helps bussinesses build their online identity. Some features of business card include multiple page layouts, responsive (Twitter Bootstrap Boilerplate) functionality, theme options, multiple columns, shortcodes and much more. Business Card is an elegant and professional business theme.

Nulis – Free Theme


Nulis is clean, a single-column theme. Comes from Javanese word for writing, Nulis crafted to keep your content front and center; highlights your fascinating story with beautiful abundant white space, visually striking Featured Images, and strong typography.

Eston – Premium Theme $38


Eston is a back to roots WordPress blogging theme, simple to use and fast to load, ready for single or multiple authors and beautifully designed.

The perfect theme for fans of notebooks or clean design. Show off latest posts, Dribbble shots or Instagram photos! Let visitors comment on your posts with WordPress Comments or share them with Social Shares.

Jewellery – Premium Theme $58


Jewelry is wordpress ecommerce theme based on WooCommerce plugin. It is suitable for jewelry, fashion and apparel related online stores. It is also multipurpose theme which can be used for any kind of online store. Jewelry WooCommerce theme is looking good with it’s clean and fresh design. All sub pages are customized.

Luster – Premium Theme $58


Luster is the biggest Real Estate theme in our days. It comes with tons of page templates and customisation options. This theme is the best solution for your business. First of all the theme is dsIDXpress ready and works perfect for MLS / IDX integration. Second, you can use the own custom post type called «properties» to create your personal listing, that have a lot of custom options. And, also, you can enable the option to admit your visitors to publish personal properties.

Auto Service – Premium Theme $58


Auto Service theme is built for Auto Mechanic, Car Repair Shops, Car Wash, Garages, Automobile Mechanicals, Mechanic Workshops, Auto Painting, Auto Centres and other Auto and Car related services and it is suitable for any kind of small business activity – Car Service Mot, Tyres, Brakes Hire, Car Rental, Auto Care, Maintenance, Vehicle Diagnostics, Auto Glass, Body Shops, Auto Inspections, Handyman, Serviceman . It has purpose oriented design and comes with opening hours, Free Consultation / Appointment Form, practice areas, case results, Q&A and team members pages.. It is suitable for users with zero programming skills as well as advanced developers.

SocialChef – Premium Theme $58


SocialChef is a beautiful, clean and responsive WordPress theme that comes with advanced search and front-end submissions as well as community features such as member profiles and activity feeds. Want to feature chefs and recipes? You got it! This theme will definitely help you build a robust and lively food social community quickly.

Design Pieces – Icons, UI’s & Typography

Kayno – Free Font


Superlative – Free Font


Socialize – Free Web Font


Bakersfield – Free Font


LetraSpace – Free Font


Dotee – Font $10


Elastica – Fonts from $35


Stem – Fonts from $50


Merry Icons Free


Favicon and App Icon Template


Apple Watch GUI Sketch Template


4 Free Flat Hero Illustrations


Apple Watch GUI for illustrator


UI Tiles




50 New HandPicked Goodies for Designers & Developers for December 2014 Part 2