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As designers, developers or even graphic designers we are constantly looking at for those new resources, tools and application that can help us increase our productivity while working on client or personal work. Down below I’ve included everything from some great JavaScript tools, jQuery plugins, Apps for your Desktop, Web & Mobile devices to some awesome items in HTML5, CSS etc  and including some frameworks. And as always, I’ve also got some WordPress themes and plugins including some fonts, UI kits, icons etc

JavaScript & jQuery Plugins



NativeScript enables developers to build native apps for iOS, Android and Windows Universal while sharing the application code across the platforms. When building the application UI, developers use our libraries, which abstract the differences between the native platforms. Watch the video to learn more.



Simple jQuery extension for dynamically loading images while scrolling. Intended for image-heavy websites to save bandwidth and decrease intial load time.



imgx is a lightweight jQuery extension for serving high-resolution images on desktop and mobile devices. Compatible with @2x, @3x, and @4x image variants, using Apple’s recommended naming convention for high-resolution graphics.



Slideout is a touch slideout navigation menu jQuery plugin that is specifically been built to help you with your mobile web apps.



Unicoder.js is a small JS library, which converts given text to some of the more artistic unicode alphabets. You know, for social media and stuff.



jQuery.dragmove is another lightweight jQuery extension that is for enabling draggable functionality on DOM elements without requiring the jQuery UI library. Compatible with trackpads, touch devices, and standard computer mice.

Desktop, Mobile & Web Applications

Core Animator – Mac App OSX 10.10 – $99


Core Animator gives you simple visual tools to create stunning animations. You focus on the best ways to bring your apps to life and we’ll take care of the Swift or Obj-C code for you.

Astropad – Mac $49 & iOS App Free


Astropad turns your iPad into a professional graphics tablet for your Mac. Now you can express yourself with the touch experience of your iPad and the creative tools you know & love (like Photoshop). Astropad has been built by ex-Apple engineers for the needs of creative professionals, Astropad is true to your source material with color corrected output and retina resolution. What you see on your iPad is the same as on your Mac. Astropad features breakthrough network technology that keeps up with you even when wirelessly drawing. It really works, allowing you to work from your desk or the sofa.

Squall – Web App – Free


Squall will let your write freely and share whidely by allowing you show more on Twitter, fore example for those who wanting to have a blog but really don’t want a such an investment and who are ready have a large an audience on twitter as you write your “blog post” Squalls will show them as images so those will display right in your Twitter stream – Web App – Free

start-me is a web-based personal start page that allows people to organize their favorite websites and feeds it’s comes has support for news feeds and also you can find a library that has thousands of widgets that can help you to connect to popular services and custom data sources.

Agile Domain Search – Web App – Free


Agile Domain Search generates better domain names for websites and startups. The way it works is by combining a search term with a list of popular prefixes and suffixes. The website will test each combination’s availability against a database of already registered domains.

Specfox – Web App – Free (more plans coming)


Specfox is the first tool to address the tedious process of writing website specifications, which is often frustrating and time-consuming. You shouldn’t be spending hours trying to explain developers design features and creating ugly descriptions in software which was not built for that purpose. Specfox helps you create, edit & manage design specifications easily and pain-free which exports in a great PDF.

WorkLife – Web App – Free for Beta Period


WorkLife is a web and mobile app that helps you run highly productive, engaging meetings that will keep everyone on the same page. Literally, as you will find with WorkLife’s collaborative, real-time note taking everyone is literally on the same page creating a shared record of the meeting and when everyone leaves the meeting with the same understanding of what was decided and next steps.

Colorable – Web App – Free


Colorable is a colour combination contrast tester, This app takes a set color palette and shows contrast values for every possible combination. This is useful for finding safe color combinations with predefined colors and includes pass/fail scores for the WCAG accessibility guidelines.

Booom – Chrome Extension – Free


Booom makes faster and easier to use, by adding many highly requested.

CSS, HTML, Frameworks & Other Great Tools



Surge is a zero BS, single–command, bring your own source control web publishing CDN. Yes, it’s free that is for front end developers the installation of surge  is easy using node & npm



Plyr is a simple HTML5 media player that is a lightweight, accessible and customisable media player that just supports modern browsers.



TransformIcons are an animated symbol/button/icon that morphs using a combination of SVG, CSS and HTML, you will see that they also provide a builder that gives developers the ability to select their preferred Transformicons and output for finer control.



ai2html is a script for Adobe Illustrator that converts your Illustrator document into html and css.

SkyBlue CSS Framework


SkyBlue is not Bootstrap killer, as SkyBlue is a minimal framework that is meant to be starting point for my projects. It’s uses a  grid system with 12 columns. you can add col class and responsive xs-# sm-# md-# lg-#. Offsets are also available by offset-xm-# offset-sm-# offset-md-# offset-lg-# classes.

WordPress Plugins & Themes

RSS Featured Images – Free Plugin


RSS featured images inserts featured images from your posts into your site’s RSS feed. Allows for featured image size, positioning and, custom format options.

Full Screen Responsive Background – Free Plugin


This plugin will add a Full Screen Responsive Background to your website easily, it’s compatible with all browsers and with iPhone, iPad, and all phone and tablets.

FormCraft – Free Plugin


FormCraft is a drag-and-drop form builder to create and embed forms, and track submissions. Our WYSIWYG form builder is fast, easy-to-use and offers extensive customisation.

WooCommerce Product Search – Free Plugin


WooCommerce Product Search is a really easy-to-use plugin. You just need to install it and it’s ready to work. It creates a simple search box in which, when you start to type your keyword, the plugin will suggest you the products that matching your searching criteria. It is very useful to provide assistance to your users while they are trying to search any products in your website.


Easy Product Documentation Builder for WordPress is application that helps present any product documentation well organises and easy for users to find the information they need. The plugin provides all typical for WordPress Add page/post content features. You can Use Visual composer or any other page builder to prepare the pages from documentation you are going to present. The majority of Easy Product Documentation Builder for WordPress is that equip the product documentation with menu for easy and fast access to every particular part from the manual. The most important thing is that you can customize the presentation style (menu position, colors, font styles), options available and functionality with easy on/off options.When install Easy Product Documentation Builder for WordPress you will get Easy Documentation Builder, included at your WordPress Settings list. And new component will be added at your WordPress Dashboard panel, named Easy Docs.

WooCommerce Frontend Shop Manager – Premium Plugin $21


The ultimate tool for managing WooCommerce shops, right at the frontend, featuring live product editing! It has never been this easy to manage a professional online store! WooCommerce Frontend Shop Manager integrates itself all over your shops frontend and adds the live editing product functionality. It supports product archives, single products, and even the shortcodes! All WordPress templates are supported by default. This tool will improve your shop, and will save you a lot of time spent on managing your products. Well, WooCommerce just got better! Get up to 50% more time for you life!


Adverts is light weight, developer friendly classifieds plugin for WordPress. Building any kind of classifieds or business directory site has never been easier. Adverts is easily extendible with bundled modules, just go to wp-admin / Classifieds / Options panel, select modules you want to use and build unique site you always dreamed of (or at least thought of).


Morph is an easy-to-setup fly-out menu for WordPress. It works great on both desktop and touch devices, and can be set to be shown at specified resolutions only, meaning – if you so wish – it can easily be used as a mobile-only or desktop-only menu.

OneTone – Free Theme


Onetone is a one-page responsive business theme based on HTML5/CSS3. All required information are displayed on a single page with clear order according to users’ preferences. The basic sections designed for business purpose have already been built for you. There’s also an extensive admin panel where unlimited sections can be easily added. Multiple options are available if you prefer to do some adjustments,such as changing background, parallax scrolling background, video background, Font Awesome Icons, uploading logo and favicon,adding custom CSS and so on.

Auberge – Free Theme


Auberge is responsive, retina-ready, modern restaurant and café WordPress theme. Supports Beaver Builder page builder plugin, Jetpack plugin to create a food menu, markup, Theme Hook Alliance action hooks, translation-ready code, header slideshow, customizable colors and layout, and other cool features.

GeneratePress  – Free Theme


GeneratePress is a fast, lightweight, mobile responsive WordPress theme built with speed, SEO and usability in mind. Create your website just the way you want it using the Customizer and see the changes take place right in front of you before you publish. GeneratePress is mobile responsive, W3C Markup Validated, microdata integrated, search engine friendly, cross browser compatible (including IE8+), WooCommerce compatible, BuddyPress compatible and 100% translatable. GeneratePress has 8 widget areas, 5 navigation positions, 5 sidebar layouts and much more. Available in English, German, Portuguese, Spanish, Russian, French, Norwegian, Polish and Czech!


Ambrosia is a modern, elegant and classy design for your restaurants, bars, bakeries or coffee shops, Ambrosia supports Visual Composer – a handy Page builder to help you customise front-end and back-end just in drag and drop and you website is ready to tell tasty stories behind each special dish. Not finally, Ambrosia is integrated with WooCommerce for online order and Opentable for reservation solution, positioning your business at first-class rank and satisfy your customers’ convenience.


Mensch is a personal WordPress portfolio and blog theme for awesome creative folk around the world. Mensch has been built with a content-first approach, Mensch has a fixed widgetized sidebar w/ custom logo support, hidden off-canvas blog menu, four masonry homepage portfolio templates, responsive mobile menu and large legible typography. Mensch integrates seamlessly with the popular WordPress plugin Jetpack for full portfolio management, custom logo, favicon, extended gallery and widget management. Mensch also supports the awesome Live Theme Customizer and comes packed with flexible settings for theme setup and customization. Naturally responsive, Mensch displays your work thoughtfully all the way down to your handheld device and ensures an intuitive user experience with access to blog post listings across every single template.


Everline Wedding WordPress Theme, coming with elegant and modest appearance, will be a meaningful WordPress theme for Wedding, Engagement and other event purposes. Its stunning beauty, fashionable clean look and proper execution, accompanying with making use of Visual Composer, WooCommerce, WPML, The Events Calendar and Revolution Slider plugin, will help you to own an awesome wedding site for your happiest day. Everline supports RTL and It will adapt automatically to the screen size of the device and display all the content in an intuitive and simple way.


Reviver is an Ultimate WordPress + Woocommerce Theme that is extremely customizable, easy to use and fully responsive. Suitable for every type of business, portfolio, blog and ecommerce sites. Great as a starting point for your custom projects. Reviver includes 15+ layouts and skins and its very beautiful on mobile devices.

Design Pieces – Icons, UI’s & Typography

Geomanist – Free Fonts or Pay What You Want Fonts


Aldi – Free Font


Blogger Sans – Free Font


Tresdias – Free Font


Exo Slab Pro – Fonts from $40


Haptic Script – Fonts from $60


Betm – Fonts from $39


2015 Devices – Screen Resolution Wireframe Kit PDF


100 Responsive Line Icons


Stokicon – Free Icons


Hope and Rise Icons


Free&Simple .Sketch Landing Page


eCommerce UI kit for Axure RP


iPhone 5S PSD


Apple Watch Wireframe Template – Printable


Sketch Icons Freebie



New HandPicked Goodies for Designers & Developers for March 2015