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As designers or developers, we are always looking for all of those design resources, tools and apps that can help make our lives easier and increase our productivity & creativity.

So today is the day to showcase all of what’s new for designers and developers in October, here we have some new and updated resources from jQuery scripts, to a few Apps, Development Tools, WordPress themes and this roundup is packed with design goodies such as Fonts, Icons, things for sketch etc.

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


Micromodal.js is a lightweight, configurable and a11y-enabled modal library written in pure JavaScript

Draggable JS

a lightweight, responsive, modern drag & drop library


Strudel is a lightweight component framework.

Modern JavaScript Cheatsheet

This document is a cheatsheet for JavaScript you will frequently encounter in modern projects and most contemporary sample code, this guide is not intended to teach you JavaScript from the ground up, but to help developers with basic knowledge who may struggle to get familiar with modern codebases (or let’s say to learn React for instance) because of the JavaScript concepts used.

Notion – iOS App – Free

Notion is a new editor that blends notes, tasks, wikis in one app.

Voitex – iOS App – 99c

Speech to text converter to boost your efficiency

WorkSolo – iOS App – Free

WorkSolo has launched an international version. Project management, invoicing, docs & more and it’s free.

Tyke – Mac App – Free

Tyke is a tiny app that lives in your Mac menu bar. Its your scratch piece of paper when you need to write something down.

Gamut – Mac App – $9.99

Gamut is a color palette editor for designers, developers, and artists. Create and edit color palettes of any size. Big and small. Import, convert, and export Procreate Swatches, CLR, ASE, and PAL file formats.

TablePlus – Mac App – Free

Tool for Relational Database

Unsplash Wallpapers – Mac App – Free

Unsplash Wallpapers for Mac is a simple and free app designed to bring curated, HD photos to your desktop background while celebrating the photographers who provide freely usable photography on Unsplash.

WriteMapper – Windows App – $26

WriteMapper is a Windows app that lets anyone with writing deadlines get from quickly and easily produce writing drafts using mind maps. Visually brainstorm your way through writer’s block, and write distraction-free in the app, then automatically create and export a text document in your file format of choice.

QuickBill – Web App – Free

Free and simple invoicing for freelancers and businesses

Atlaz – Web App – From $Free to $1.5 per member

Atlaz is a visual and easy project management platform for agile teams. Deliver projects faster and with better quality with the power of Kanban, Sprint, Backlog and Roadmap boards. Boost your team’s performance!

Drift – Web App – From $Free to $1000(Annual)

Drift Email is the future of how sales reps will communicate with their prospects. When a prospect visits your site from an email sent with Drift’s Chrome Extension, you’re there to greet them with a personalised message. That means your prospect can instantly start a conversation with you. Even if you aren’t at your desk.

WhatRuns – Chrome & Firefox Extension

Extension that helps you identify technologies used on any website at the click of a button.

SiteStacks – Chrome Extension

SiteStacks for Chrome is a lightweight, yet powerful application to reveal the technology behind any website.

Cato – Chrome Extension

A browser extension which adds a command launcher to your web browser.

Visual Inspector – Chrome Extension

Chrome extension for designers to make temporary edit in websites without coding

CSS Triggers

A reference for the render impact of mutating CSS properties.


A colorful css framework made by a human not an Ai


Stock image search engine powered by AI.


Pictogon is the fastest and easiest way to create image maps. Making static images interactive can greatly improve the user experience of any website.

Stripe Elements

Stripe Elements are rich, pre-built UI components that help you create your own pixel-perfect checkout flows across desktop and mobile.


Turn your source code into beautiful syntax-highlighted images. Great for presentations.

Frames for Sketch

Create awesome websites & apps using powerful design system.

Alembic for Sketch

A Sketch plugin that extracts a color palette from any layer that contains bitmap data.


Trowel is a Sass toolkit that allows you to create and use CSS frameworks with the most flexible pattern ever designed.


TypeStrap is for those who want more control over their typography. It’s a CSS based type kit using the principles of Modular Scale and built on Bootstrap 4.


a modern and intuitive terminal-based text editor

Pofo – Creative Agency, Corporate and Portfolio Multi-purpose Template

POFO is a highly creative, modern, visually stunning and Bootstrap responsive multipurpose corporate and portfolio HTML5 template with 25 ready home page demos.


The AI color tool for designers where you can discover, search, & save color combinations you’ll love.

Brand Identity Guide

This brand identity design checklist is designed to take you through the necessary steps to build a total branding package for a company.

WP Medium Editor – Free Plugin

WP Medium Editor is for those who love a simple interface to write with. It stripped most non-essential parts of what is present in the default editor.

WP Total Branding – Free Plugin

WP Total Branding is complete branding solution for your WordPress.

FluentChat – Free Plugin

FluentChat is a WordPress plugin. Period. It is NOT a thin wrapper for an expensive third-party cloud-based live chat app. No powered by links. No limit on operators. No monthly plans.

WordPress Migrator – Premium Plugin $34

WordPress migration plugin is the best plugin that can make your business achieve success rapidly. It fills the gaps that should not exist for your business to be a success. With WordPress migration plugin, you can be sure that you receive perfect solutions for every matter and all your needs are fulfilled.

WooCommerce Discounts Pro – Premium Plugin $19

This plugin allows merchant to give their buyers a flat or fix discount or WordPress registered role based discounts. They can easily customize the discount purpose like labeling also.

Event Widget for Visual Composer – Premium Plugin $15

The best way to showcase your websites events inside of Visual Composer page builder. Choose from 10 customisable Event Widget layouts we created just for your needs. This pack is truly awesome and unique in its design and usability.

Unisco – Free Theme

A theme for schools, colleges, universities or other educational institutions.

Magazie Minimal – Free Theme

Magazie-minimal is a simple and easy to use, modern and creative, user friendly and elegant, WordPress theme for blog, news and magazine sites.

Merica – Free Theme

Mercia is a flexible and versatile theme perfect for lifestyle, travel, or fashion magazines. It features a modern and minimalist design with great typropaphy.

BrickPress – Premium Theme $60

brickPress is very clean and powerful business template that meets your need. This template is coded very nicely. brickPress is the Best solution for your construction business website.

Elektron – Premium Theme $60

Elektron is a multi-purposes electronics WooCommerce Theme, which is a perfect answer for these targets. With more than 21 fully layered and editable PSD files, this template supports all initial pages for a professional electronics store with advanced features (6 home pages, clear categories, various product, blog, shopping cart, checkout page and more).

Plexx – Premium Theme $39

Plexx, a flexible and customisable portfolio and blog theme with beautiful responsive two, three, four, five, six columns and full width Masonry layout or Packery grid which show your latest photo and video, blog with amazing Pictures for blogging theme and contact pages in clean modern creative and elegant design for freelancer, agency, photographer, videographer (Youtube or Vimeo video portfolio), camera operator or studio, perfect for creative professionals, suitable for any type of business

Wired UI Kit

Voyage UI KI

HTML App Mockup

Desktop Kit for Sketch

Mashup Template

iOS 11 icons: Glyphs

Free Job Seeker Icons

Free 12 App icons

Adobe Product Icons for Sketch

Noway Round – Free Font

Avayx – Free Font

Oraqle Script – Free Font

Maleo Semi Serif – Free Font

Zing Rust – 6 Free fonts or buy complete for $27

Merlod – Fonts from $35

Zenga – Fonts from $35


New Handpicked Goodies for Designers & Developers for October 2017