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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 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 2018, here we have some new released and updated resources from jQuery scripts,  to a few Apps, web development tools, WordPress themes and 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.


Moleculer is an open-source fast & flexible framework, licensed under MIT. It contains most of all important microservices features (service registry, auto-discovery, load balancing, circuit-breaker…etc).

Propel ML

Propel provides a GPU-backed numpy-like infrastructure for scientific computing in JavaScript. JavaScript is a fast, dynamic language which, we think, could act as an ideal workflow for scientific programmers of all sorts.


Proton is a lightweight and powerful javascript particle engine. With it you can easily create countless cool effects.

Annotation for PDF PRO – Windows App

The app includes all features to edit any PDF fast, efficient and smooth. You get tools for adding highlights, comments, colorful shapes, text and even more to your PDF documents. Thanks to the user-friendly design you’ll be really satisfied with app’s work.

Price: Free

Keylord – Mac App

Keylord is a desktop GUI client for Redis, Memcached, Bolt and LevelDB key-value databases. It helps developers, dev-ops and system administrators quickly view content of key-value databases and simplify typical routine operations related to them.

Price: $39.00 1 License

Autotimer – Mac App

Autotimer is easy time tracking that you don’t have to think about. Autotimer keeps track of your updates to specific files and updates the time you have worked on your various projects accordingly.

Price: Free

Compress – Mac App

Compress is a new tool for macOS that allows users to easily and dramatically compress PNG and JPG images on their Mac. Additionally, it allows users to quickly convert PSDs to JPGs without ever having to open Photoshop.

Price: $9.99

Gifski – Mac App

This is a macOS app for the gifski encoder, which converts videos to GIF animations using pngquant’s fancy features for efficient cross-frame palettes and temporal dithering. It produces animated GIFs that use thousands of colors per frame.

Price: $Free

Wander – iOS App

Wander is a beautifully simple world time app designed for the digital nomad.

Price: 99c

Shifty – iOS App

Shifty is a simple and innovative shift planner that has helped make thousands of shift workers lives easier and more organised. Once you start using Shifty you will instantly fall in love with its simplicity and design.

Price: $1.99

BunnyCDN – Web App

BunnyCDN is a simple and lightning fast CDN with an affordable price tag. Starting at just $0.010/GB we are fast, yet the most affordable CDN out there.

Price: $Varies

Doordle – Web App

Check your brand name on social media before it gets snapped up… don’t doordle!

Price: Free

AboutDevs – Web App

A website builder for developers with a search engine for IT recruiters

Price: Free

30 Seconds of CSS

30 seconds of CSS is a curated collection of useful CSS snippets you can understand in 30 seconds or less. Inspired by 30 seconds of code.

Atomic Bulldog Grid

Atomic Bulldog is a Scss(Sass) boilerplate base on atomic design methodology. It integrates Node KSS to automatically generate a live styleguide/pattern library.


Frow is an open source HTML and CSS framework for creating quick & responsive projects on the web, powered by Flexbox.

Sketch Isometric Plugin

Generate Isometric views from Artboards and Rectangles in Sketch app.


basicScroll allows you to change CSS variables depending on the scroll position. Use the variables directly in your CSS to animate whatever you want.

Website Starter Kit from Glitch

A free, 4-part video course with interactive code examples to learn to make a website using HTML, JS, CSS and Node.js

CSS Palette

CSS Palette is an app which lets you transform your website’s stylesheet or URLs into beautiful, COPY-PASTE ready color palettes.


Twitter recently made it so that any tweeted image gets a ton of ugly JPEG compression added to it… The exception is, if you upload a picture with transparency in it. This app takes any image you drop on it, and gives it back to you as a PNG with one pixel at 99% opacity, which is enough for Twitter to consider it “a transparent image”.

Brandmark V2 has been completely revamped, with tons of new logo styles, unique fonts and AI technologies packed into the backend.

WP Troubles

Verify your WordPress website installation, Theme and Plugins vulnerabilities 100% free.

Block Options – Plugin

Block Options for WordPress Gutenberg Editor is a brand new plugin that allows you to manage each block’s visibility per mobile device, tablet and desktop.

Price: Free

Disqus Comment System – Plugin

Disqus been updated to version 3.0 introduces several notable improvements including an overhaul to Commenting Syncing, a new Automatic Installation feature, and a redesigned plugin settings page.

Price: Free

Shortcode Cleaner Lite – Plugin

Clean WordPress Content from Unused Broken Shortcodes

Price: Free

Hotel Booking System – Plugin

Hotel booking system is a plugin that is dedicated booking platform for hotel room booking. This plugin has a robust administrative area and a user friendly front-end with booking capability and payments.

Price: $25.00

Kong – Plugin

Kong is a Website Builder WordPress Plugin. Its purpose is to provide an entirely frontend solution for building from simple to complex web pages without experiencing the traditional hassle in which users normally are forced to switch between frontend and backend to check how their configurations look like.

Price: $25.00

WooCommerce Order Status Notifier – Plugin

WooCommerce Order Status Notifier plugin allows you to receive real time notifications right on your Desktop letting you know about orders and sales.

Price: $25.00

Rife – Theme

The Rife WordPress theme been prepared special designs that you can use as your base & customize it to your needs. All prepared with custom theme options & power of Elementor page builder. You can use our one click importer and start working on your site in minutes.

Price: Free

HB Education – Theme

HB Education Theme is a simple, clean, beautifully designed responsive WordPress Education WordPress Theme.

Price: Free

Fetch – Theme

Fetch is a WordPress business theme. It is focused on building websites in the Transport, Transportation, Logistic company niches.

Price: Free

Linwall – Theme

Linwall is a creative WordPress theme suitable for personal blogs, magazines and newspapers. Linwall uses the native WordPress Customizer to include the customization options, so you can preview the changes on the fly.

Price: $59.00

Fona – Theme

Fona is a clean & minimal WooCommerce theme for shoping online stores. With design minimal and focus on products, fona will make your online store look more impressive and attractive to viewers. With this WooCommerce theme you can use it for a lot of e-commerce websites.

Price: $29.00

MixPack – Theme

MixPack WordPress Theme for all WordPress users. The code is not a problem, drag and drop the preset sections, change the contents and create your wonderful site in minutes.Just follow our theme documentation and build your website with MixPack.

Price: $25.00

Material Design for Bootstrap 4

Crossten – Font

Boldie Script – Font

Kaige – Free Font

Gelato Luxe – Font

Bethadyn – Font

Gilam – Font

Free Cryptocurrency Icons

50 Free Logos & Brands Flat Paper Icons

Free Social Media Flat Paper Icons

Mario Pixel Icon Collection

Moby App Ui Kit

Outline Mockups for Wireframing

Fluid iOS UI Kit

Planguru – Free UI Kit

Triple – Creative Multi-purpose Portfolio Web Template


What’s New for Designers & Developers in March 2018