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 May of 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 in the June 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.

Confetti-js

Generate random confetti with JavaScript.

Pico

A face detection library in 200 lines of JavaScriptgithub.com/tehnokv/picojs

DayJS

Day.js is a minimalist JavaScript library for modern browsers with a largely Moment.js-compatible API. If you use Moment.js, you already know how to use Day.js.

Pickaxe – Mac App

Pickaxe is a beautiful static site generator for MacOS powered by Crypto

Price: Free

Bee – Mac App

Stunning Native Interface to JIRA, GitHub and Manuscript

Price: Free

Mprove – Mac App

mprove is a menu bar app that shows in real-time your daily productivity and procrastination progress based on the free time you have every day.

Price: Free

Sunsama – Mac App

Sunsama for macOS organizes all the work you need to do each day in one place. It’s like Trello + Google Calendar. The new macOS desktop app helps you stay focused throughout the day without getting distracted by your browser.

Price: From Free to $15.00 per user & per month

IP Man – Mac App

Ip Man is a simple Mac menu bar app displaying your public IP at any time. Easily and quickly copy/paste it by clicking it or use the shortcut cmd+i.

Price: $2.99

Instant – Mac App

Website Time Tracker is an app which automatically tracks the time spent on your Mac and websites everyday! Instant is a menu bar app that also lets you keep track of your productive and unproductive time.

Price: $3.99

Motivation – iOS App

Use this app to remind you that time moves fast. Time is a priceless asset that we should not waste. Procrastination is one of the biggest problems that plagues our generation. This app aims to reduce procrastination by notifying you of how much time is left in the year. Increase your productivity, stay motivated, and don’t let your time go to waste.

Price: $0.99

Vestige – iOS and Android App

Tracking your goals makes sure you achieve them. This allows you to see your goals and your progress towards it!

Price: Free

Facebook Analytics – iOS and Android App

The Facebook Analytics app enables you and your team to stay on top of your growth, engagement, and monetization efforts on the go. This is a companion app to your Facebook Analytics web product.

Price: Free

Tasklee – Web App

Tasklee creates a space for every team, department, or major project to share knowledge, information and keep work organised.

Price: $499.00 *One time payment

Site Analyzer – Web App

Site Analyzer provides SEO tools that analyze your website from A-Z and reveal the SEO issues that need to be fixed for 100% optimisation.

Price: From $29.00 per month

Instagram Banned Hashtags Tool – Web App

The Instagram Banned Hashtags Tool by RiteTag is a free and easy way to test a group of hashtags before uploading to Instagram.

Price: Free

Smart CSS Grid

Minimal Responsive Grid System

Deepsight Face Recognition SDK

Deepsight Face is a binary SDK that runs as an HTTP service. It encapsulates Deep learning models for face detection, gender/age classification, face recognition and provides a REST api for easy inference. Each model is a separate plugin that can be upgraded as new updates are pushed.

H.php

H.php is a Minimal and Lighweight PHP Function-based framework that is designed for you to quickly prototype and build Web Applications and APIs.

Material

Daemonite’s Material UI is a cross-platform and fully responsive front-end interface based on Google Material Design developed using Bootstrap 4.

Inger.io

Stay ahead of deprecating APIs

CSS Blocks by Linkedin

CSS Blocks is an ergonomic, component-oriented CSS authoring system that compiles to high-performance stylesheets.

Code The Web Weekly

A weekly email packed with tutorials from Code The Web and around the internet.

Front-End Design Checklist

The Design Checklist for Front-End Developers is an exhaustive list of elements which can help developers to analyse and understand web designs and ensure the quality of their Front-End development.

Front-End Developer Handbook 2018

Front-End Developer Handbook 2018 is a guide that anyone could use to learn about the practice of front-end development. It broadly outlines and discusses the practice of front-end engineering: how to learn it and what tools are used when practicing it in 2018.

React Native Starter Kit

An React Native Starter Kit with Expo + NativeBase + Best configuration for VSCode IDE.

Frontloops

Frontloops is an html/css practical course that works like a subscription for handcrafted tasks. You get a design with prepared assets, build it and then get a working code for the same task as a reference + some additional hints which are worth paying attention to.

Gitfame

Gitfame is web app for Github open source contributions analysis. You can generate latest reports for any user’s open source contributions. The tool help you perform commits, language and repo popularity analysis and much more.

Vue Tiny Pagination

Vue Tiny Pagination is a component provides a basic styles for pagination and a minimalistic design. This pagination can be used for paginate tables, data lists, etc.

Check My Analytics

90% of most Google Analytics profiles are not setup correctly. In Marketing We Trust built a tool that tests the key issues in your setup in 5 seconds.

Buefy

Buefy is a lightweight library of responsive UI components for Vue.js based on Bulma framework and design.

CDNPerf

CDNPerf is a free service to analyze and compare the performance of commercial CDN providers. All data is based on millions of real user metrics (RUM) and pulled from the commercial service PerfOps via their API.

PilotMailer

PilotMailer is a simple email testing tool that allows you to paste in HTML and CSS of an email and send it to few email addresses.

ImageBoss

ImageBoss is an API that brings all web development best practices for images to your clients. On demand CONTENT AWARE image resizing and cropping, progressive scans, compression and CDN to all your images by default.

Grid to Flex

Flexbox fallbacks for popular UI solutions that use CSS Grid.

Jare

Jare.io is a free and instant CDN

Html5.ng

Html5.ng is a trusted Q&A community dedicated to web developers to network, discuss, learn and share their coding knowledge.

SecurityRating.io

Have you ever thought about what you could be exposing to the internet and how vulnerable that makes you? Using the data gathered by our platform we can provide you with a quick summary of your exposure level.

WP Restaurant Listings – Plugin

WP Restaurant Listings is a lightweight restaurant listing plugin for adding restaurant listing functionality to your WordPress site. Being shortcode based, it can work with any theme (given a bit of CSS styling) and is really simple to setup.

Price: Free

Better Resource Hints – Plugin

Better Resource Hints will make your WordPress site faster using modern, performance-enhancing resource hints supported by most of today’s browsers and servers.

Price: Free

Support Hero – Plugin

Support Hero is self-service knowledge base that helps companies educate their clients. Helping them to create and deliver a game changing user education experience that increases retention and engagement, while reducing customer relationship costs..

Price: Free

AllWPAddons – Plugin

AllWPAddons is the first market for custom page builder elements. The core plugin is completely free. There are two different types of elements available: Free and Premium ones.

The free elements are free to install for anyone but to install the premium elements, you will need to buy the specified element or the specified subscription then those will automatically assign your purchase to your license, so no further action is needed. Every element can be installed, uninstalled, activated and deactivated with just one click.

Price: Free for the Core plugin Premium $39 for 1 site, $99 for 5 sites or $199 per year for Unlimited sites

SEO Booster – Plugin

SEO Booster for WordPress is a new tool for SEO professionals and beginners alike. Save hours of painstaking SEO analysis. Monitor keyword traffic from over 490 search engines and keyword sources , Automatically keywords to links, Automatic tagging of posts, 404 error monitoring and Backlinks tracking and that is just the free version!

Price: Free

Smart Sections – Plugin

Smart Sections is a WordPress Plug-in that you can visually customize any part of your website with WPBakery Page Builder.

Price: $39.00

Travel Box – Plugin

This plugin is made for travel blogs to add the post location, travel time, temperature, elevation, hotel or a place where the traveler stayed, a budget and Google Maps with custom marker.

Price: $19.00

Twitch Status for WordPress – Plugin

Twitch Status for WordPress is an easy-to-use plugin that allows you to display a list of Twitch channels in a customizable dropdown or widget as well as embed Twitch channels and their chat boxes in your theme’s widget areas.

Price: $16.00

MyStem – Theme

Convenient, clean and simple to use WordPress theme MyStem will help attract and retain more visitors to your site. It is great for creating blogs, websites, portfolios, news and information portals, magazine publications, etc.

Price: Free

Nuria – Theme

Nuria is a clean WordPress theme for blogging, it can be for personal, travel, food or any other blog.

Price: Free

Benjamin – Theme

Benjamin is built with _s and the 18f US Web Design Standards. The Web Design Standards are a library of design guidelines and code to help government developers and designers quickly create trustworthy, accessible, and consistent digital government services.

Price: Free

Curata – Theme

Curata is a multi-purpose dynamic, grid-based theme for curators. It’s the perfect way to showcase your links, videos, and favorite quotes.With Curata you can launch your own curated resources website.

Price: $29.00

Mectronic – Theme

Mectronic is modern and good looking WP Theme, perfect fit for car mechanic and auto mechanic.

Price: $39.00

Phase – Theme

Phase is a complete music WordPress theme for record labels, artists, bands and everyone working in the music industry

Price: $59.00

Tara – Font

Dallas Print Shop – Font

Pantera – Font

Suprema – Font

Elalba – Font

Monad Typeface – Font

Weather Icons

Location Icons

Education icons

Cards – Webflow UI Kit

Modular – UI Kit

News iOS UI Kit

Playband Free Music UI Kit

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What’s New for Designers & Developers in May 2018