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As designers or developers, we are always in the search for all of those new design resources, tools and apps that can help make our life simpler and increase our productivity & creativity.

This post is here to showcase all of what’s new for designers and developers. Today we have some newly released and updated web resources from jQuery scripts, to new Apps, development Tools, WordPress themes and design resources such as fonts, Icons, UI kits etc.

And if you think that I’ve missed something that you should have been on the list, let me know in the comments or if you know of a new resource that should be featured on in the December roundup, please either tweet it to me @SomeWhatCrtv or even use my Submit Resource form and the resource could be seen in December list


schnack.js is a simple node app for Disqus-like drop-in commenting on static websites.


An open-source javascript library for integrated 2D/3D maps.


Simple and powerful server for Node.js


Emergence.js is a lightweight, high-performance JS plugin for detecting and manipulating elements in the browser.


A JavaScript library for better focus styling

Frappe Charts

GitHub-inspired simple and modern charts for the webwith zero dependencies.


AmplitudeJS is a lightweight JavaScript library that allows you to control the design of your media controls in your webpage, not the browser.

Meteor – iOS App – Free

Connection testing with Meteor’s speed test and download test is super fun and easy! Does your wifi or internet connection quality support the upload speed you need to really maximize your favourite app’s performance? Just do a quick signal, network speed or download test and check streaming video speed and upload speed to find out!

Grammarly Keyboard – iOS App – Free

Grammarly’s Mobile Keyboard is the personal editor you can take with you wherever you go. With hundreds of checks and features and seamless integration, Grammarly helps you type with ease in any app. Whether you’re sending an urgent email, important LinkedIn message, or essential Facebook post, you can write from your phone with confidence.

Tetra – iOS App – Free

Tetra uses AI to take notes on phone calls, to help you focus, remember the details, and keep your team in sync.

Fontplop – Mac App – Free

fontplop is an OSX/macOS application which takes ttf and otf files and outputs a webfont bundle: woff2, woff, tff, svg, and eot. It is the simpler, faster, free successor to FontPrep, which is no longer maintained.

TypewriterFX – Mac App – Free

TypewriterFX is a free, open source application for Mac OS X systems that plays typewriter sound effects as you type.

Weekz – Web App – Free

Weekz is a clean, minimalistic grid that lets you organize your week. Create tasks, assign them to a specific day and keep hustling. Log in to Weekz and have all your tasks right there on your dashboard. Staying organized and productive doesn’t get much simpler.

Blockstack Browsers – Web App – Free

Blockchain technology powers this new internet. With the Blockstack Browser, you’ll be able to access people, communities, apps, and services built on the blockchain from your browser. A gateway to a new internet for decentralised apps.

XLR8 – Web App – From $20 Month

XLR8 Time is a new way to track time across multiple freelance/company projects, all for an affordable price. Unlimited users means that we don’t limit your growth and let you scale as quickly as you want to!

Sage Talk – Web App – $1/chat

Sage Talk is a bot that watches, learns, and then responds to minutia on your behalf. – Chrome/Firefox Extension lets anybody modify a website without having access to the source code and get a shareable link to the modified version of the website. Use Chrome / Firefox Developer Toools to edit any HTML, CSS or JS code in the web page or add your own.

Daily – Chrome Extension

Daily was made by developers for developers to help us focus on code instead of searching for news. Being a brilliant developer means that you should always strive to learn more and stay most updated about the latest technologies out there. Every single day new and updated development technologies are being released across the web.

Bootstrap 4 Buffet

A selection of Bootstrap 4 components with an easy to use code picker and code inspector. This is the default Bootstrap 4 theme that comes out of the box.

Zircle UI

Zircle UI is a circular zooming user interface library based on Vue.js. It mixes two principles: circular shapes and zooming navigation in the aim of strengthening each other and create a good user experience.

Sketch Syntax Higlighter

Automatically highlight the syntax of any code snippet, right within Sketch.


Fontisto gives you scalable vector icons that can instantly be customized: size, color, drop shadow and anything that can be done with the power of CSS.


HEML is an open source markup language for building responsive email. It gives you the native power of HTML without having to deal with all of the email quirks. HEML makes building emails as easy as building websites.


A place to upload, organize and share your logos, images and other brand assets.


The less formal CSS framework, the goal of PaperCSS is to be as minimal as possible when adding classes. For example, a button should just look like a paper button. There shouldn’t be a need to add a class such as paper-button. Because of this, adding PaperCSS to a markdown generated page should instantly paper-ize it.


Hydejack is a Jekyll theme with JavaScript powers, combining the best of static sites and modern web apps. It features a suite of JavaScript that makes the page feel like an app, without sacrificing backwards-compatibility, page-load speed or SEO.

Let’s Enhance

Let’s Enhance uses machine learning to enhance low resolution JPEG images, boosting resolution 4x times

Lorem Picsum

Lorem Ipsum… but for photos

GitHub Community Forum

The open source community proves that when creative people get together on an open platform, great things happen: Code gets better, new technologies emerge, and the way we build software changes. Now there’s a new way to connect with developers around the world. Join the GitHub Community Forum to ask questions, swap stories, and share ideas!


Balloon.css lets you add tooltips to elements without JavaScript and in just a few lines of CSS.

Shortcuts.Design is a small website that lists every shortcut a designer ever wants to know, all designapps in one place and in a simple and clear way. It’s very usefull for beginning designers to quickly charge their workflow, when you switched to a new designtool or when you just want a reference for repeating actions!


Modern devices in pure CSS. The first are iPhone X and iPhone 8, and more modern devices are coming.


Web page PDF rendering done right. Microservice for rendering receipts, invoices, or any content. Packaged to an easy API.

Sketch Emmet

A plugin that gets Emmet HTML abbreviations snippets to be expanded based on layers list structure and naming.

Essential Image Optimisation eBook

Essential Image Optimization – an eBook


Open-source framework to develop and deploy production-ready serverless GraphQL backends. Including GraphQL database mapping, real-time subscriptions & flexible permission system.

Pretty Checkbox

A pure CSS library to beautify checkbox and radio buttons

Froala Design Blocks

Over 170 responsive design blocks ready to be used in your web or mobile apps. All blocks are based on the Bootstrap Library, and they are the building blocks for beautiful websites.


ViewAnimator is a library for building complex iOS UIView animations in an easy way. It provides one line animations for any view included the ones which contain other views like UITableView and UICollectionView with its cells or UIStackView with its arrangedSubviews.

Front-End Checklist

The perfect Front-End Checklist for modern websites and meticulous developers


One-Nexus is a front-end boilerplate and UI toolkit built using the Synergy framework, combined with a custom grid system; Kayzen-GS. Together they form a powerful framework for building responsive websites with modular and configurable components.

Mockup Generator

Mockup Generator is a DIY tool to create attractive product screenshots. With this tool, you can choose suitable mockup template/image, add text, background and other graphics to download the mockup in highest resolution.

Responsive Screenshots

Take responsive screenshots with the click of a button!

Tailwind CSS

A Utility-First CSS Frameworkfor Rapid UI Development

Detect & Track Twitter Propaganda

Brand Search

BrandSearch is a tool to search assets and colours for a variety of different brands.

PageSpeed Module – Free Plugin

PageSpeed Module plugin allows purge caches created by Apache or Nginx Module and turn on development mode for WordPress site, bypassing PageSpeed cache. Plugin has options page in the site console, with relevant buttons and controls.

This Plugin requires PageSpeed Module to be installed with your Apache or Nginx web server. If PageSpeed Module is not installed, plugin does nothing.

WP Hashtagger – Free Plugin

This Plugin allows you to use #hashtags, @usernames and $cashtags in your posts.

VR Gallery – Free Plugin

This virtual reality WordPress plugin will help you make standard flat image galleries more innovative and creative transforming them into stylish VR technology content. To build a virtual reality photo gallery, you’ll need to add a shortcode with your custom attributes (no tech knowledge is needed) and choose images. This will instantly bring new virtual reality experience to your website. You don’t need to have any special gear for taking shots and creating VR galleries, every image you choose will be treated as VR-shot and can be moved around by site visitors.

Facebook Messenger Comments  – Premium Plugin $23

Facebook Messenger Comments is simple and lightweight plugin for WordPress platform that offers an opportunity to replace default WordPress comments with modern, new Facebook and Messenger style comment system. You can edit and modify user comments as you did it on the default comment system. The plugin has many features that making it one of the best comment system for the WordPress platform.

Bookme – Premium Plugin $29

Bookme is the multi-pourpose WordPress Responsive Appointment Booking and Scheduling plugin. Visitors to your site can check availability and make appointments for specific day(s) or time slots. Your customers can even search available properties or services for specific dates and pay online for their own bookings. You will receive email notifications and can manage the appointments in the intuitive and powerful booking admin panel.

WooCommerce Australia Post Shipping – Premium Plugin $59

WooCommerce Australia Post shipping plugin has been crafted in order to offer a superior online retail experience for store owners who need to make delivery to both domestic and global destinations from Australia.

Fingerprint – Premium Plugin $17

Fingerprint is a modern WordPress Admin Theme inspired by Google’s Metro design.

MedZone Lite – Free Theme

MedZone Lite is a multipurpose WordPress medical theme that’s perfect for doctors, dentists, clinics, hospitals, medical research facilities, and any other medical institution. MedZone Lite also lets you quickly build your frontpage with unlimited, easy-to-use content sections. In addition to that, it also includes plenty of helpful sections like doctor listings, contact forms, hero sections, and call to action sections.

Productly – Free Theme

Productly is a clean and Modern WordPress Theme. Productly is best suited for product websites & Landing Pages etc. This is a business template that is help full for online presence.

Adventure Lite – Free Theme

Adventure Lite WordPress theme can be used for adventure, sports, hiking, trekking, railing, rafting, games, fun, elking, hunting, military, mountain climbing, skiing, surfing and other such adventure sports. Also can be used for tours and travels, camping, hotel, students, summer camps, skating, motels, service industry, and other corporate, business, photography and personal portfolio websites. Is simple, flexible and multipurpose with having multi industry use.

Seniman – Premium Theme $49

Seniman is Modern Portfolio WordPress Theme that suitable for Designer, Freelancer or Artist. Seniman uses drag and drop page builder for built the page elements, make you easier to arrange your layout. This theme also served with extensive theme options. With header builder and footer options, we create every one of theme have their controls. Every choices is in you. Seniman will show off your work with this easy-to-customize and fully featured WordPress theme. Customizing is easy even for beginners, but if you need help with customizing or setting up this theme, we will be glad to help you. Just contact us via our support tab.

HostsHubs – Premium Theme $39

The HostHubs is a professional design web hosting company, domain sale, technology responsive site WP theme coded with Bootstrap framework, HTML5 and CSS technology. HostHubs is the best WHMCS Hosting WordPress Theme. HostHubstheme comes with 45+ responsive and w3 valid HTML files, 5+1 homepage layout examples, 30+ custom sections like; team members, hosting modules, image boxes, service boxes, slider examples and much more.

The HostHubs template ideal for web hosting, business, company, multi purpose, domain sale sites, education, university, online business, technology blogs, paid membership sites, personal blogs and similar sites. You can build powerful web hosting sites with our awesome pricing tables and custom hosting page examples. We also designed beautiful mega menus, domain search forms, 20+ creative page examples and much more.

Porto-Novo – Premium Theme $90

Porto-Novo is a clean, modern, responsive and highly customizable WordPress theme built for any web to print WooCommerce store. Including an award winning product customizer plugin for WooCommerce, it allows your clients to design any customizable product online such as their ideal logo, business cards, greeting cards, shirts, decals, prints, stickers, mugs, photo frames, calendars and any item which can be personalized online preceeding purchase.

Inter UI – Free font family

Design Sprint Starter Kit – Free

Pocket UI Kit



iOS UI Kit

Form UI Kit PSD

Bank&Pay – Free UI Kit

Keiros UI Kit


Christmas Icons

Orion Icon Library – 4500+ Free icons

Crafter – Free Font

Rustico – Free Font

Jordan Bold Grunge – Free Font

Aila – Free Font

Informative – Fonts from $39

UT Laurelle – Fonts from $20

Jaroslav – Fonts from $45

Kunst – Fonts from $24



New Handpicked Goodies for Designers & Developers for November 2017