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

So today is the day to showcase all of what’s new for designers and developers in the first month in 2019, below I’ve added some newly released and updated resources from JavaScript scripts, jQuery plugins to a few apps, tools for web development including a range of themes and plugins for WordPress and to fonts, icons 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 on the February 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.


Plazar Js

PlazarJS is a versatile framework built to enrich the developer experience in terms of simplicity and speed of application development. It is Object-Oriented-Principles (OOP); can be used to create a Single-Page Application; can be integrated to a portion of a web page where dynamic workflow is required; it has a set of built in helper methods



Rallax.js is a vanilla JS plugin that implements a dynamic parallax scrolling effect, without dependencies. See documentation.



A curated list of #NodeJS & #Javascript tutorials, books, resources and shiny  things.

Forge – Mac, Windows & Linux App


Snippets save hours of coding each week, but they are so hard to create in the code editor. Forge makes creating and using code snippets easy.

Price: Free

Focus Window – Mac App

Focus Window

Focus Window helps boost your productivity by allowing you to,focus solely on a single app at a time.

Price: $1.99

DejaVideo – Mac App

Deja Video

Continuous screen recorder for Mac, jump back anytime.

Price: Free

Autumn – Mac App

Autumn Javascript

Autumn is a hackable window manager for macOS, you can write your own features with JavaScript or TypeScript.

Price: $7.77

Clockify – Windows App

Clockify Windows Time Tracking App

Clockify is the only 100% free time tracking app for Windows that lets you and your team log hours straight from your desktop while working.

Price: Free

CleanIP – Web App

Clear Ip

An embarrassingly simple API that gives your applications and sites the fast, reliable and useful IP geolocation data you need.

Price: $10.00 for 200,000 requests per month.

ezyLogs – Web App

Ezy Logs

ezyLogs is full DevOps platform allowing you to remotely view application logs, view log metrics, monitor server vitals like RAM, CPU and get alerted when your server has issues.

Price: Free to $5.00 per month.

Screen Guru – Web App

Screen Guru

Take clean screenshot of any websites

Price: Free

Grape for GitHub – iOS App

Grape For Github

An elegant & powerful GitHub client for iOS

Price: $1.99

MinimaList – iOS App


MinimaList is a simple to do list for Mac and iOS devices, the simplest you can find that can sync across all apple devices.

Price: $4.99

GitNews – iOS & Android App


GitNews is an infinite Newsfeed of repositories from Github, HackerNews & Reddit

Price: Free

Cage – Chrome Extension

Cage For Chrome

A handy little Chrome extension that let’s you capture pages with a click. Download files or seamlessly add it to a project in Cage to start annotating it with your team and clients.

Project Name Generator

Good Project Names

Project Name Generator gives you fresh, randomised project names and tips on coming up with the perfect name for your next project, whether it’s an app, a marketing campaign or the invasion of a small country.



Blobmaker is a simple app that lets you create, tweak and download organic SVG shapes in just a few seconds.

Static Site Boilerplate

Static Site Boilerplate

The Static Site Boilerplate is a free, open-source tool for developers that enables a better workflow for building modern static websites. Automated build processes, a local development server, production minification and optimisations, and the latest standards for static sites.



LogoHold is the place to share your logo and branding work. It has been created to help designers showcase their logos and branding and seek feedback on their work, help other designers and even sell their work.

Remove Image Background is a free service to remove the background of any photo. It works 100% automatically: You don’t have to manually select the background/foreground layers to separate them – just select your image and instantly download the result image with the background removed!



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Woo Mail Reminder – Plugin

Woo Mail Reminder

With this plugin you can send an email to your customers who have made a purchase, reminding them that you have the best offers or any message you want, after the number of days you establish since your last purchase.

Price: Free

WP Performance – Plugin

Wp Performance

WP Performance is a performance plugin that aims to make that “speed up” process a bit simpler by adding a variety of performance tweaks to your WordPress site. This plugin generates static HTML files from your dynamic content, and it uses mod_rewrite to load cache files which is the fastest method.

Price: Free

HTTP/2 Server Push Content – Plugin

Http2 Server Push Content

It detect all JS and CSS file in the site and pushes them using HTTP/2 server push, If your server lags HTTP/2 support then also it helps you with HTTP/1.1 preload feature, as it adds all prefetch as preload to support old browser and server, It also load them as preload in HTML link, so if your server or browser dont support http2 push, you still get good performance It gives you option to add other resources like image, font, video to be can add the resource url and there type and it will push it

Price: Free

WP Enhanced Taxonomies – Plugin

Wp Enhanced Taxonomies

WP Enhanced Taxonomies is a WordPress plugin that improves and extends the WordPress taxonomies functionality. It makes work with terms more easy and comfortable than ever before.

Price: $13.00

Zuper – Plugin


The powerful and elegant radio player with history support which will play ShoutCast and IceCast streams.

Price: $16.00

Miyazaki – Theme


Miyazaki is a stylish, contrast heavy WordPress theme for blogs, portfolios and magazines. It features a masonry grid on the archive pages, a striking design, Gutenberg support.

Price: Free

Arba – Theme


Arba is a minimal designed and simple layout WordPress theme. Ideal for design, architecture, lifestyle, tech, marketing, fashion, entertainment, music, health, sport, food, science sites.

Price: Free

Nirman Construction – Theme

Nirman Construction

Nirman Construction is a bold, powerful, resourceful and eye-catching construction WordPress theme to fully utilise the online space to display your work and services most convincingly.

Price: Free

Structial – Theme

Structial WordPress Theme

Structial lets you easily create a stunning modern website for your restaurant, hotel, shop, your business, law firm, as well as a fully responsive blog. The list doesn’t end there. Want to create a website dedicated to architecture, beauty, healthy lifestyle, interior design, photography, a furniture shop , a personal blog, a fashion blog, or your own parallax portfolio, a one page site, a mobile app landing page or gallery? You can do all this with Structial, and it’s super easy. Who knew one theme could get you all this?

Price: $49.00

Quattro – Theme

Quattro WordPress Theme

Quattro is a modern car WordPress theme with an integrated car booking system. It is possible to select a car according to certain parameters, as well as installed a man-coaster WooCommerce. The theme was created using modern and popular plugins such as: Visual Composer and Slider Revolution.

Price: $35.00

Miex – Theme


Miex is a One Page WordPress Theme is a perfect template for Business Startups, digital agency, creative agencies, app landing and personal portfolio or resume.

Price: $39.00

Forged – Font


Vidal – Font


Gordita – Font


Gloucester – Font

Gloucester Brush Script

Basic Lazer – Font

Basic Laser Font

80 Transportation Icons

80 Transportation Icons

Let’s Go Icon Set Vol 5

Let’s Go Icon Set – Vol.5

42 Free icons

42 Free Icons

Free Flat Icons Set

Free Flat Icons Set

Free Social Icons

Free Social Icons

Dashboards UX Wireflows Kit

Dashboard Ux Wireflows

Meetio UI Kit for Adobe XD

Meetio Ui Kit For Adobe Xd

Asro UI kit

Asro Ui Kit

Ice Cream UI Kit

Ice Cream App Ui Kit

Trading App UI Kit

Trading App Ui Kit Concept

Mega Able Bootstrap 4 Lite

Mega Able Bootstrap 4 Lite

Architect ReactJS UI Framework

Architect Ui


What’s New for Designers & Developers for January 2019