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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 own own personal projects.

So this monthly round up of the newest handpicked resources features everything from some great new jQuery plugins, to some great apps for your iOS, Mac & Android devices, to some new great CSS frameworks resources, printable device templates for UI & UX designers, best free product mockups to the newest WordPress plugins & themes and some fonts and icons.



Pressure is a JavaScript library that makes dealing with Apple’s Force Touch and 3D Touch simple. Force Touch for new Macs and 3D Touch for the new iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, all bundled under one roof with a simple API that makes working with them painless.

Pressure gives you a handle on browsers that do and don’t support Force or 3D touch so you can have sensible fallbacks for users that don’t support it.



The world’s okayest responsive navigation , this navigation aims at progressively collapsing navigation links into an off-screen navigation instead of doing it for all the links at the same time.



Draft.js is a framework for building rich text editors in React, powered by an immutable model and abstracting over cross-browser differences.Draft.js makes it easy to build any type of rich text input, whether you’re just looking to support a few inline text styles or building a complex text editor for composing long-form articles.In Draft.js, everything is customizable – we provide the building blocks so that you have full control over the user interface.



Bricks is a blazing fast masonry layout generator for fixed width elements



SpiritJS lets you easily animate objects on the web. It includes full timeline control, an intuitive UI that’s easy to use, and JSON import and export functions, among other features.

Franz – Mac App – Free


Franz allows you to add every service several times. This makes Franz the perfect tool to manage multiple business and private accounts at the same time. You can even use Facebook Messenger with five different accounts at once if some inexplicable reason urges you to do so.

Markoff – Mac App – Free


Markoff is a lightweight Markdown (CommonMark) previewer that allows you to open any Markdown file and preview it in a stylized HTML rendering (Github-inspired).

Records – Mac App – $29.99


Records is a full-featured and powerful personal database app for the Mac. Efficiently collect and organize any kind of information, from your movies to your customer invoices in this easy-to-use database creation and management tool.  Please Note that Records for Mac does come with a free trial.

Tster – iOS App – Free


Tster is ideal to you who is on the road or needing to boost up productivity while outside your own workspace – you can have some stuff done sitting at a coffee shop, on the subway or waiting for your next flight at the airport. With Tster you can easily run tests using real assets, transitions and interactions at your own mobile device, without having to codify it or to upload screens.

Branches – iOS App – Free


Branches is an iPhone and iPad app for managing issues for your GitHub, GitLab or Bitbucket projects.

UX Assist – iOS App – $3.99


UX Assist provides workflows to designers comprising of activities related to user research, information architecture, interaction design and usability testing. It’s the first app of its kind that has grouped UX activities into 12 unique workflows based on the kind of product you’re working on, namely, an optimum viable product, minimum viable product, client-based product and a data-driven product. Each product has a different UX design lifecycle.

The app gives you activity based recommendations for each product type and assists you in making your own workflow according to your business and product requirements.

No More Voicemail – iOS & Android App – Free


No More Voicemail helps you stop your voicemail box from becoming full, and from needing to check or return messages at all, by sending your unanswered phone calls to endless ringing.

Kuku Analytics – Web App – Free (Basic) / Essential $9.99


Smart social media analytics by  where you can develop your social media marketing strategy based on dependencies between social media parameters

Kubb App – Web App – Starting from $9 per month


Kubb takes the data from your favourite time-tracking tools – like Harvest – and turns it into a real-time project dashboard for your workspace. Set it & forget it – Kubb helps your projects stay on budget, keeping your clients happy and putting more money in your pocket.

Pagevamp – Web App – Starting from $12


Pagevamp will take your facebook page and turn it into a website, you can then spend less time building your site and more time building your business.You don’t need to stress about constantly maintaining your website. Whenever you update your Facebook Page, your website will be automatically updated, you can customise your site with Pagevaml’s custom page editor and if you are wanting to sell online, Pagevamp make it easy to add E-commerce module to your website in just minutes.



It’s finally here, the app that’ll extend the possibilities of your iOS device. Extensify lets you tweak third-party iOS applications without jailbreaking your device.



Smartmockups is a brand new online tool for designers, marketers and developers. Smartmockups curated a collection of the best free product mockups you can present your design like a boss!

It’s useful when you need to present your design to a client or just showcase your work in a portfolio. All mockups are ready for both your personal and commercial projects, all you have to do is upload your image and download the final image. Yes, it’s that simple! Enjoy the power of product mockups without opening Photoshop.



Pintsize is built with designers in mind. It aims to make building custom responsive CSS grids used in your designs simple and acurate while maintaining a flexible system for developers.



Photographic filters made with CSS



Fansoro is an Open Source, fast and light-weighted file-based Content Management System. That’s Easy to install, upgrade and use. Fansoro provides basic API’s for plugins, themes and core developers! Content in Fansoro is just a simple files written with markdown syntax in pages folder. You simply create markdown files in the pages folder and that becomes a page.



Truck provides you with the tools for creating amazing Web apps for mobile devices. When you are using themes, these will gives you the native look and feel of Android, iOS and Windows Phone from one code base. This is a true write-once, deploy-everywhere framework.

This tool inspired by the mechanics of trucks, just think of your app like a truck. All trucks share a certain structures: a fuel tank, engine and a body.

Truck has a standalone DOM library called Wheels, which is a light version of jQuery. It gives you 80% of the functionality of jQuery. Functions and properties that were esoteric or rarely used got left out. It accomplishes this in under 1,800 lines of code, compared to jQuery’s 9,000 plus lines of code. What it lacks from jQuery’s API, it makes up for with Models, Mediators, Views, automated data binding, plugins, Promises and Fetch. Truck reduces the amount of code you have to write to get things done.



The featherweight responsive of the StringBean CSS Framework been based on a 16-point system, rather than the traditional 12-point system that you see in other frameworks.

Sometimes, 12 is just too few, especially on a high resolution screen, such as 4K – at 4K, there where String Bean comes into its own, it gives the developer the power to divide the screen up in more finite segments providing you with greater control over the widths of content on your site, especially at higher resolutions.

StringBean also has 6 breakpoints, instead of the traditional 4, so you can implement your design with: xsmall, small, medium, large, mega-hd, and mega-uhd.



Codepad is a place for developers to share & save code snippets. Join the community!



Cask is  lightweight grid system, built with calc, Cask lets you create responsive, scalable, grids with calc and Sass.



Gutenberg is a flexible and simple–to–use web typography starter kit for web designers and developers. It’s a small step towards a better typography on the web. Beautiful typographic styles can be made by setting base type size, line-height (leading) and measure (max-width).
(at the time of posting Gutenberg is a work–in–progress )



ArnoldC is a programming language based on the one liners of Arnold Schwarzenegger

MocKit 2.0


Beautiful iPhone 6 mockup built with HTML and CSS.

Resizer by Google


Resized is an interactive view that helps designers test material design breakpoints across desktop, mobile and tablet.



Formsubmit sends all your form submissions to your email without having a need for any coding at all. You don’t even require a backend.



Ready to print device templates for UI & UX designers.  All files contain a blank and dotted grid template in .png and .pdf formats.

365cons – A Daily Icon Diary


Every day in 2016, Amy is going to post a new icon, exploring various styles to practice design and technique. Oh, and since it’s a diary, each one will relate to something in my life that day.



Tasty CSS-animated hamburgers, click (or tap) each one to see it animate.

Simple PDF Exporter – Free Plugin


Export a single PDF with all posts, or custom post types, please note that this plugin requires at least 512MB of free RAM on this server.

Restrict Password by Role – Free Plugin


If you have a WordPress website with multiple users and several User Roles defined, and you wish to prevent certain User Roles from altering their passwords, then this plugin is for you.

Retro Game Emulator – Free Plugin


Adds an NES player on your site via a shortcode [nes] in any post or page. Note that no roms are included with this plugin. You’ll need to upload them yourself on the settings page for them to be available to play.

Musli Social  Links – Free Plugin


Musli Social Links is user friendly WordPress plugin created to help you add social media icons to your webpage. It have no limits in number of links (icons) you can add and manage. It’s easy to use and very intuitive, but also offers pretty nice set of themes and customisation options.


The WooCommerce Vehicle Parts Finder – Year/Make/Model/Engine/Category/Keyword” is one of the best plugin for finding Vehicles or Vehicle Parts on the website based on Year/Make/Model/Engine/Category/Keyword. The plugin provides very easy interface to use for Admin. Admin can add filter widget anywhere on the website using either widget section or shortcode.


Off Page SEO plugin is a plugin developed to help you get better rankings and get control over your off-page SEO activities! You don’t need to use external service for getting your rankings or writing backlinks to your Excel Sheet any more. From now on, you can simply use your WordPress!


Frontend User Pro is an easy to use, feature rich, Drag and Drop WordPress Frontend Profile Manager + Form Builder that will enable you to create beautiful forms, login, register pages in minutes.


Use Support Case plugin to track and manage services related problems reported by your users or customers on your website.

Magnus – Free Theme


Magnus is a photoblogging WordPress theme named after the latin word for Grand. It was made to showcase photos in a big and bold way, making the featured image on each post span the full width of the browser window, paired up with beautiful typography and a carefully planned layout.

Setmore SpaSalon – Free Theme


Setmore SpaSalon theme is a simple but powerful theme designed keeping in mind the requirements of Salons of all sorts. A responsive theme that helps salon businesses spends less time in setting up a complex website and focuses more on what they do the best. We have added options to add multiple employees, business services, business hours, Book now buttons (for Setmore Users) to pull up booking pages from our free online appointment scheduling software Setmore, along with a number of customization possibilities under theme options.

Silk Lite – Free Theme


Add an enchanting magazine style theme which been designed for fashion bloggers, prized for its smart layout and smooth animations. Whether you’re looking to share your own thoughts, write about your latest findings or just have a scrapbook of photos, SILK is designed to fulfill these and a lot more.


Esta is a flexible and beautiful theme what will effectively promote, sell and satisfy all the needs of potential buyers. It’s the perfect choice for independent real estate agents, agencies and anyone else in-between.

This theme has nice and clean design, comes loaded with many useful features and custom Widgets with flexible settings, which will not limit your ideas. The theme uses the the plugin Easy Property Listings to increase the functionality of your agency.

Easy placement of real estate, agents categories, listing map, gallery, etc. Our theme provides responsive layout with full width slider. It looks awesome on big screens as well as on tablets and smart phones. You can build custom layouts pages quickly and easily.

Esta is an elegant, easy and convenient opportunity to provide a basis for renting, buying and selling of any type of property in the wide price range without extra efforts.


Fotomag is a silky-smooth and minimalist photography magazine for WordPress.

Fotomag is anti-bloatware and only follows WordPress and general best coding standards to ensure Fotomag will probably be the easiest blogging WordPress theme you will ever set up and enjoy – all the options are completely controlled via WordPress’ customizer.

The design is the result of a lot of coffee and time at the drawing board. The big goal was to make the user content and imagery be the main focus. No distractions that visitors don’t actually care about. And of course to make the experience “feel” as delicious as its performance. Fotomag is ideal for any modern website that wants to focus on story telling with beautiful imagery. From travel journals to recipe sites to company blogs. And everything in between.


Mode is a modern fashion WooCommerce WordPress theme built with WooCommerce platform comes with 5 amazing pre-built sites.

The sidebar navigation sticky on left side is really useful for users to find anything in your site

Mode theme has it own intuitive theme control panel that includes lots of useful options to manage your site. It includes lots of additional pages: Portfolio, Blog … and pre-built shortcodes to build content easier. The Live Theme Editor is to customize theme with pre-defined parameters.


TheEvent easy-to-use theme which is crafted for business , Event Management and Conferences sites.

The theme is fully equipped with event management features, speakers, schedule, faq registration, Booking and online ticket system,

TheEvent is a dedicated WordPress theme for conference, meeting and event websites. The purpose oriented design, responsive layout and brilliant premade design concepts to represent content in smart way. TheEvent offers the complete feature package you would be looking for managing tickets, venues, speakers, sessions, sponsors and everything else required to succeed an event.

This highly customizable theme lets you quickly start a stunning site for any kind of Event. The intuitive theme control panel and Xpress page builder allows you to customize the theme with ease based on predefined parameters (divided in groups). TheEvent is built with new web technologies and well optimized to maximize the speed. It supports lots of widgets to save you tons of time with content building.

Ironfit – Premium Theme $59


Ironfit has modern and functional design created for Fitness Industry. The Theme is perfectly suitable for Gyms, CrossFit boxes, Fitness Clubs, Personal Trainers, Health Centers and other sport and health related business. Ironfit is also created to meet the needs of online fitness programs or sport store. The theme is focused on showcasing info about events, classes, schedule / timetable; it can be a great deal for nutrition or sports activity blog.

With a lot of powerful features, Ironfit will definitely satisfy your needs. The theme includes the awesome plugins: Revolution Slider, Essential Grid, PO Composer, Visual Composer (for creating any layout at your taste). The theme is fully responsive and 100% Retina ready. For selling sport goods via your website, do not hesitate to use this theme, since it is WooCommerce ready.

Cover Sans – Fonts from $26


Kairos Sans – Fonts from $49


Gomme Sans – Fonts from $30


Atocha – Fonts from $39


Toma Sans – Free Font


Flow – Free Font


Beyno Typeface – Free Font


Monopoly – Free Font


Fenton Typeface – Free Font


Portland UI – Free


Softy UI Kit – Free


Mal UI Kit


Ink UI Kit


Smilee Icons – Free


Social Media Icons – Free




New Handpicked Goodies for Designers & Developers for March 2016