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As designers, developers we are always looking for all of those new resources, tools and apps that can help us increase our productivity & creativity while we work on client or personal work.

Right below I’ve included what are some of the latest things, below you find some great JavaScript and jQuery plugins, iOS, Desktop Apps, html/css awesomeness, frameworks, other great web & graphic design resources and to Some new  themes and plugins for WordPress and some great new fonts, UI Kits and icons.

iziModal.js

iziModal

An elegant, responsive, flexible and lightweight modal plugin with jQuery.

Lightgallery.js

lightgallery

Full featured JavaScript lightbox gallery. No dependencies.

Jets.js

Jets-js

Imagine a situation – your HTML markup renders at backend side, it contains some list of data. At one point you need to implement search by this list. It can be easily achieved by using Jets.js with a browser’s native search speed.

Cleave.js

Cleave-js

Cleave.js has a simple purpose and it’s to help you format input text content automatically.

Scrollanim

Scrollanim

Scrollanim is a CSS3 and JavaScript library to create stunning scroll animations that work everywhere.

Skippr

skippr

Skippr is a lighter, faster slideshow plugin for jQuery.

SuperEmbed.js

SuperEmbed

SuperEmbed.js detects YouTube, Vimeo, Vine, VideoPress, DailyMotion, and more embedded videos on webpages and makes them responsive. Essentially, this means they strech to fill their container while still maintaining the original aspect ratio.

Rambox – Windows/Mac/Linux – Free

Rambox

Rambox is free and open source messaging and emailing app that combines common web applications into one.

Journaly – Mac App – $19.99

journaly

Capture everything you care about! With Journaly, journal your notes, photos, places, weather, mood and anything else that matters to you.You can customise it by adding fields that you want to journal. Journaly allows you to add self-survey questions like ‘How many cups of coffee did I drink’ or ‘What did I eat today’ or ‘Did I exercise today’. Journal immeasurable things that matter to you with Journaly.

AppLocker – Mac App – $4.99

AppLocker

AppLocker can password protect individual apps on your Mac.It’s easy to use and there is absolutely no configuration required. Just start AppLocker, add a password and select the apps you want to keep private.Use this tool and stop worrying about your privacy when you borrow your computer to a guest, friend or family member. No one will mess with your important apps anymore.

Cashew App – Mac App – $29.99

Cashew-App-for-GitHub

A simple Github Issues macOS client

Smart App – iOS/Android/Mac – Free

Smart-App

smartapp saves money by keeping you in control of your data usage.It helps you keep a daily track of your 3G/4G & Wifi usage and keeps you alerted with its unique forecasting feature.

TapCase – iOS – Free

tapcase-app

TapCase lets you create app prototypes from hand-drawn sketches and screen mockups. Create interactive elements by adding hotspots, linking target screens and picking transition animations.

Storm It – iOS & Android – Free

Storm-IT

Storm it is simple app for iOS & Android that allows you to add or collect your ideas / thoughts and share them as a Tweetstorm on Twitter.

Mobile Web Accessibility Checker – iOS App – Free

Mobile-Web-Accessibility-Checker

Mobile Web Accessibility Checker is a complete mobile solution to enable verification of mobile web accessibility against internationally recognized accessibility guidelines.

Dropbox Paper Mobile – iOS & Android – Free

Dropbox-Paper

Dropbox Paper helps fast-moving teams work together on docs, find important information, and stay in sync – even while on the go. Any updates, changes, or feedback you give will all be synced with your docs on paper.dropbox.com.

Use Dropbox Paper as a collaboration tool with your teams and for document management no matter if their are using an iPhone or Android based phone.

Meta Search – Web/Mac App – Free

Meta

Search your Desktop, Google Drive, Dropbox, Gmail, Evernote, and everything else as easily as you’d search the Internet.

Beetle – Web App – Free (While in Beta)

Beetle

Email Marketing Insight, in the simplest and easiest way to access marketing emails from all the top brands

Image Cyborg – Web App – Free

image-cyborg

Download and save all images on a web page

Ghost Browser – Mac/Windows App – Free

ghost-browser

Ghost is the Productivity Browser for Tech Pros. This will allows you to work through your daily tasks with will be so efficient, you’ll wonder how you ever lived without it.

Built on the Chromium platform, so it has the familiar feel of Chrome. But, Ghost Browser has the added benefit of Ghost Tabs allowing you to pop a new tab with a fresh cookie jar at any time.

ChromeLens

ChromeLens

ChromeLens is a set of developer tools that allow developers to code websites better suited for the visually impaired.

Website Downloader

Website-Downloader

Download all the HTML source code and assets of any website.

Responsive HTML Email

HTML-Email-Templates

Responsive HTML Email Templates

Sharing Buttons

Sharing-buttons

Super fast and easy Social Media Sharing Buttons. no JavaScript and no tracking.

ColorCubo

color-cubo

ColorCubo is a new colour palette manager that is quick, simple & easy!

The Security Checklist

security-guide-for-developers

A practical security guide for web developers

FormBucket

form-bucket

Groovy Form Handling and Automation for Static Sites

Modulr

modulr-css

A fast and modular approach to building powerful web and mobile interfaces.

PerfTool

Perf-tool-a-performance-tool

Collect information about your website and display it in an easy-to-digest manner.

GitHub Repository Size

github-repo-size

Automatically adds repository size to GitHub’s repository summary.

Macgyver

macgyver

API Marketplace for Developers by Developers

Instamake

instamake

Instamake’s free curated collection of resources below is perfect if you are looking to quickly create your online business/idea or get inspiration for a new project. Even if you’re new to tech, these resources will help you bring your idea to life in no time.

Hack.CSS

hack

a dead simple css framework

Gatsby

gatsby

Gatsby, transform plain text into dynamic blogs and websites using the latest web technologies. A React.js static site generator tha supports Markdown, HTML, and React.js pages out of the box, it’s easy to add support for additional files types.

Audiogram

Audiogram

Audiogram is a library for generating shareable videos from audio clips.

Type Nugget

Type-Nugget

Type Nugget is an online typesetting tool that gives you fine control over a robust base for hella fine web type, all via a pleasant user interface.

Winstrap

WinStrap

The Bootstrap theme for Microsoft design language

Tailor – Free Plugin

tailor

A New Page Builder that allows you to build beautiful layouts for your content faster and easier than ever before using your favourite theme!

WordPress Compare – Free Plugin

WP-Compare-WordPress-Compare

Use this plugin to create custom post types which can be compared against each other by the end users.

FB Page Feed – Free Plugin

Facebook-Page-Feed

Add Facebook Page Feed to your website to enhance the experience of your website’s visitors. Facebook Page Feed provides immediate access to your Facebook page

WP Suite Worker – Free Plugin

WP-Suite

This is an easy to use WordPress Monitoring, Security and Backup plugin. It’s a all-in-one solution for everyday WordPress users.

WP-Fancy-Title-Plugin

WP Fancy Title Plugin is a very simple and light weight WordPress plugin for any type of WordPress sites. It will allow you to animate your WordPress site title and change site title when you are in other tab. It will help you to keep users much time in your site what can be a good idea for your site SEO. It’s very easy to use and have lot’s of multiple features for site title. We will recommend you to use this plugin.

Reader-View

Reader View provides the best reading experience with changing font typeface, font size, interface colors (light/dark) based on your user preferences. Reader View contains fast, simple and powerful interface. You can integrate it with your blog easily without changing any settings. Only step to run it is activating the plugin. Apart from the content you want to read, anything else is away from you.

Lana-Editor-Drag-&-Drop-Page-Builder

Lana Editor is a unique drag and drop page builder optimised for bootstrap.

Instant-Domain-Checker

Instant Domain Checkeris a WordPress plugin which “allows you to easily check” the domain name availability from your wordpress site instantly.Find domain names as fast as you can type. Search .com and other extensions in real time. Suggestions and names for sale appear immediately.Instant Domain Checker is made with AJAX and easily to use with Shortcode or Widget also integrated with WHMCS & WooCommerce

Fabulous Fuid – Free Theme

fabulous-fluid

Fabulous Fluid theme is beautifully crafted WordPress theme for Blogger, Photographers, Personal Website with flexible and customisable theme customizer options. Its responsive design perfectly displays on all devices and platforms where each element has been carefully configured. It is based on HTML5, CSS3 and WordPress Theme Customizer for real time customisation.

Safreen – Free Theme

safreen

Safreen super flat design and responsive landing page and multipurpose theme. you will be amazed by the real time customizer,lots of smart options that will help you build your website with ease. Its translation ready, ready for WooCommerce, Mailchimp, Contact Form 7.

Shop Isle – Free Theme

shop-isle

ShopIsle is the perfect free theme designed for your WooCommerce shop based on bootstrap. Due to its flexibility ShopIsle can also be used for a one page business site, it has a fullscreen image, parallax effect, it provides a responsive blog section, is eCommerce ready, WPML, Photo Gallery Grid,Contact Form 7,Meta Slider, SiteOrigin Page Builder, JetPack compatible and SEO friendly.

mango

Mango is high quality creative theme with unique style and clean code. Mango can be used for many purposed starting from creative portfolios, agencies, freelancers and much more.

duplex

The theme features a clean, minimal and stylish design, perfect for all sorts of architect and interior design studio websites. A large collection of powerful shortcodes help you showcase your works, add team members, display your interior design projects, renovation process videos, post architectural and furniture design articles, show design stats, sell design & art products online.

Duplex specially made for Interior Design services, Dining Room, Exterior Design, Kitchen Design, Living Room Design, Master Bedroom Design, Cottage, etc. Duplex help you to build beauty and modern website in no time. Duplex has beauty design and bunch of features to make your website stand out of crowd.

magazy

Magazy is a Responsive Magazine WordPress Theme with Visual Composer. For writing content you can use default WordPress editor or you can use Visual Composer that is uncluded in theme. WordPress Theme Magazy is a Responsive Magazine WordPress Theme with many features: easy to use Layout Builder (Visual Composer), on-click Theme Options, Responsive design, unlimited layouts, unlimited colors, different post layouts, many useful shortcodes integrated into the Visual Composer and much more.

catalog

Catalog is a buy/sell marketplace WordPress theme coded with Bootstrap, HTML5, CSS and jQuery. The Catalog theme suitable for buy sell websites, marketplace sites, multi-vendor websites, personal showcase and similar projects. Idea is listing, directory style website with custom membership pages.

Catalog is 100% responsive ready (compatible all mobile devices), retina display ready, modern browsers (IE10+, Firefox, Safari, Chrome, Edge, Opera etc.) support, easy to use theme options and preset color. Build your own marketplace site with tons of options and sections. The Catalog theme comes with all membership pages for example; edit profile, upload item, sale report, mega menu and dropdown menu support.

Bommer Sans – Fonts from $30

bommer-sans

Gerlach Sans – Fonts from $29

gerlach-sans

Kaleidos – Font $32

kaleidos

Frontage Condensed – Fonts from $25

frontage-condensed

Yekuana Pro – Fonts from $28.50

yekuana-pro

Gothvetica – Free Font

Gothvetica

Guerda Typeface – Free Font

Guerda-Typeface

Hilton Typeface – Free Font

Hilton-Font

Based – Free UI Kit for Sketch

based-feed-ui-kit-sketch

Purpura – UI Kit for Sketch

Purpura-UI-Kit

Facebook Analytics – UI Pack

Facebook-Page-Feed

Windows 95 UI Kit – Free

Windows-95-Free-UI-Kit

Currently the Windows 95 UI Kit link is returning 404 error, I will update the link when I find it (if i can find the updated link).

CagoLife Icon

CagoLife

Rio 2016 Olympics line Icons

Rio-2016-Olympics-line-Icon

30 Isometric Icon Set

30-Isometric-Icon-Set

 

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New Handpicked Goodies for Designers & Developers for August 2016