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The best new tools for designers are ones that make your life easier and your workflows faster. You’ll find some of those in this list this month for sure.

From tools to help you framework for rapid development, an app that helps you manage and organise your desktop, an email sandbox for software developers, CSS animations library, a collection of Tailwind CSS components. WordPress Themes and Plugins. And Design items like Icons, UI Kits and Fonts.

So, there’s something for almost every designer or developer in this what’s new for designers and developers this month (January 2023):

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 2023 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.


Svelte Kit

SvelteKit is a framework for rapid development of robust, performant web applications.



Simple zero-dependency input mask for Vue.js and vanilla JS.



Scene.js is JavaScript & CSS timeline-based animation library

Chart.js 4.0

Chart.js 4.0

Simple yet flexible JavaScript charting library for the modern web.



visx is a collection of reusable low-level visualization components. visx combines the power of d3 to generate your visualization with the benefits of react for updating the DOM.

Aurora Editor – Mac App

Aurora Editor

AuroraEditor is a IDE built by the community, and written in Swift for the best native performance and feel for macOS. It will support everything you could expect from an Xcode-inspired application, project planning, and your favourite built in editor tools.

Price: Free

Worky – Mac App

Worky The Macos Desktop Manager

Worky is a macOS app that helps you manage and organize your desktop. Create named workspaces, quickly access files, and hide your desktop with a single click. Boost your productivity and efficiency with Worky.

Price: $12.00

Balance – Mac App


More and more people are working from home these days, and work-life balance is becoming an increasingly important topic. Without work-life balance, work and life start to blend together, which can lead to burnout. Balance is an app that hopes to solve that.

Price: Free but has In-App Purchases

Super Habit – iOS App

Super Habit

Habit tracker app that lets you view your habits on a real yearly calendar 🤩 It also has a daily checklist view, monthly calendars, yearly grids, etc. Track 2 habits for free, forever!

Price: Free

Minutes App – iOS App

Minutes Time Tracking App

Minutes app is simply a useful tool for getting your time under control and making the best out of every minute of your day.

Price: Free but has In-App Purchases

SuperPlanner – iOS App


SuperPlanner is an innovative day planner that combines the calendar with task management features – No login required. Private and secure iCloud sync. Native apps. Fully featured and customizable.

Price: Free but has In-App Purchases

DevMail – Web App


DevMail is an email sandbox for software developers. Capture emails from your dev, staging, QA, or CI environment.

Copy & paste some SMTP credentials to send emails directly to DevMail from your application or environment. Analyze email content, headers, and attachments. Dig into the raw email data to debug issues. Avoid sending test emails to real customers.

Price: Plans starting at $9.00 per month

Observe Domains – Web App

The team at Observe Domains, well observe your listed domains so you don’t ever have to. They track registrars, domain DNS settings, SSL certificates and expiration dates.

Price: It’s either $9.00 per month or $79.00 per year

Autorytr – Web App


Autorytr is a tool that uses artificial intelligence to generate social media posts and blog articles. So instead of spending hours writing (or paying someone to write), you can spend a few minutes choosing the topics you want to write about, and Autorytr will take care of the rest.

Price: Start for free, Plans starting from $19 per month

AI Query

Ai Query

The fastest way for engineers to generate SQL queries. In seconds, generate SQL queries using basic English and let AI do the heavy lifting for you. With AI Query anyone can create efficient SQL queries, without even knowing a thing about it.



Tamagui is your new favorite style library. It makes cross-platform React styles much faster – both to develop, at runtime. Featuring a novel optimizing compiler that turns styled components into clean CSS and minimal VDOM, using tree-flattening.

Hyper Fetch

Hyper Fetch

Ultimate framework for data exchange and asynchronous state management. Take advantage of caching, queuing, persistence, offline first support, request deduplication, authentication, progress tracking, architecture guidelines and more!


Catto Css

cattocss is a CSS animations library online where you can use the source code without installing dependencies in your web project.


Notify Log

Build, monitor and show real-time event notifications in minutes, not days, with NotifyLog.

Ripple UI

Ripple Ui

Cleanest, modern and beautiful Tailwind CSS components, Ripple UI is a collection of components that can be easily integrated into your project to provide a consistent, responsive design and improve the user experience of your application.

Web3 ID

Web3 ID is a blockchain-based auth system that lets you verify private personal data from your users’ ID Wallets. Always with the users’ consent and secured by cryptography. You’ll enable password-less login, prevent user tracking, and avoid data collection. Plus, it’s open-source and free!

React Wrap Balancer

React Wrap Balancer is a simple and lightweight React component (less than 1kB gzipped), that automatically makes your titles and other text content more readable. It avoids cases like single hanging word on the last line (“widows” in typography) for all viewport sizes and dynamic content.

Noise & Texture for Figma

Noise & Texture

A Figma plugin to dynamically generate seamless tiled noise, textures, patterns, gradients, and more. Select a layer and add your noise or texture. Change the settings and see your layers updated live.



Have a text-based calendar right in VS code. Supports timeline, calendar, and map views, as well as markdown-style images and nested groups.


Spellcheck Figma

Say goodbye to typos in your Figma designs with SpellCheck, the best plug-in for spell-checking. Multiple languages supported. Grammar, white-spacing mistakes and ‘lorem ipsum’ detection. Keep your writing clear and mistake-free with this must-have tool.



Appshots is a curated collection of the best design patterns found across mobile apps. With thousands of screenshots (of iOS apps) categorised and organised by app, you can easily find the best pattern for your next project. Currently it’s limited to iOS apps. Android and web apps are on the way.



CodeImage is an application that allows you to manage your code snippets and beautify them quickly to share it everywhere. CodeImage is an open source side project born thanks to the SolidJS hackathon and it’s currently maintained

Cookieless Analytics – Plugin

Cookieless Analytics

Self hosted privacy friendly analytics plugin with real time visitors counter and super advanced analytics dashboard with the most important statistics like pageviews, sessions, bounce rate, unique visitors, top pages, top referrers, etc.,

As the name states, Cookieless Analytics don’t use ANY cookies to measure analytics. Enjoy privacy friendly analytics right in your WordPress admin dashboard.

Price: Free

CF7 Blocks – Plugin

Cf7 Blocks

CF7 Blocks is the ultimate solution for integrating Contact Form 7 with the WordPress block editor. With CF7 Blocks, you can easily create and customize contact forms within the familiar block editor interface. No more fiddling with shortcodes or HTML – just drag and drop blocks to build your forms exactly how you want them.

Price: Free

Bookinger – Plugin


The Bookinger is a booking and scheduling calendar plugin for WordPress that can be used to schedule various events, including classes, workshops, seminars, conferences, etc.

This plugin includes custom post types for Events, Speakers, and Bookings, along with four different widgets. The purpose and format of information presentation will determine how three of the widgets display events. You can add a reservation form using one widget.

Price: $15.00

Licensor – Plugin

Licensor License Manager

With Licensor, you can verify the license of the products you sell through Envato. In addition, you get fully automated license creation and management features for the products you sell in your WooCommerce store.

Compatible with Licensor WooCommerce subscriptions and variations. That is, in addition to being able to create term and perpetual licenses. You can create different license types and prices with variations.

Price: $39.00

Fork – Theme


Fork is a modern, minimalistic theme that is fully compatible with full-site-editing. This powerful theme offers a range of patterns that make it perfect for simple design is suitable for a wide range of purposes, including blogs, small businesses, startups, agencies, firms, e-commerce shops, personal portfolio sites, and more. It also comes with several style variations to suit your unique aesthetic.

Price: Free

Blogus – Theme


Blogus is a fast, clean, modern-looking Best Responsive News Magazine WordPress theme. The theme is fully widgetized, so users can manage the content by using easy to use widgets.

Price: Free

Kofejob – Theme

Kofejob Wp

Kofejob is a professional WordPress theme that lets you build and launch your Freelancing website quickly. You can develop a service that is comparable to Upwork, Fiverr, or Your users will be able to register Employer and freelancer accounts within a minute.

It is a fully-featured, powerful, and user-friendly theme for service-based business owners. Whether your business is small or large, you can create a site that looks great. Kofejob makes it easy to create an advanced freelancing, digital marketing, and design services site all in one place.

Price: $29.00

Printco – Theme


Build beautiful, intelligent websites with over 3 Homepage, Concepts ready to go or combine, build a layout has never been easier. There’s a huge range of 60+ styled pages waiting for your customisation, anything you can think of can be built with our template. If you are searching for innovative, modern and clean, you must choose Printco.

Printco comes with necessary features and pages. And it comes with necessary features for Print websites such as about pages, Testimonials, Clients, questions & answers, work, services, team & single team profiles, awesome blog pages and more. This theme can easily satisfy all of your needs.

Price: $69.00

Rhelax – Font


Timberwolf – Font


Just Sans – Font

Just Sans

Ecology 3D Icon

Ecology 3d Icon

Ares Icon Packs

Ares Icon Packs

Social Media Icon Pack

Social Media Icon Pack

Xfolio – Portfolio Website UI Kit

Xfolio Portfolio Website Ui Kit

Revu – Multipurpose UI kit for SaaS Startups

Revu Multipurpose Ui Kit For Saas Startups

Neatlab – Analytics Admin Dashboard UI Design Kit

Neatlab Analytics Admin Dashboard Ui Design Kit


What’s New for Designers & Developers for January 2023