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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 I’m showcasing all of what’s new for designers and developers in November for 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 last roundup of 2018 that will be posted in December, please either tweet it to me @SomeWhatCrtv or even use the Submit Resource form and your resource could be seen in the last month list for 2018.



changeIcon.js is a small favicon and title changer library that uses event emitters.


Slang was created to explore implementing a programming language entirely in the browser. Parsing is handled by Ohm.js using a custom grammar, the editor uses CodeMirror with a simple syntax definition, and the runtime itself is written in JS using the Web Audio API.

Preload It

A tiny 1kb JavaScript library for preloading assets on the browser via XHR2. It provides the ability to load assets of different file types and composite progress events.

SimplePing – Mac App

Easily check your internet connection quality on the menu bar!The ping updates in realtime, so you can monitor the internet connection and know if something is wrong immediately.Check your internet connection quality before starting a video conference, uploading large files or playing multiplayer games!

Price:  $0.99

Overframe – Mac App

Overframe is a screen recording app that comes with phone frame for you to overlay on top of your app or prototype window.

Price:  $5.00

Remote Control for Mac – Mac App

Remote Control for Mac allows you to control your Mac computer using iPhone or iPad from anywhere at your home or office. And now you can even use your HomePod or Siri on your devices to control your Mac. How cool is that?!

Price:  $9.99

StandUp – Mac App

StandUp reminds you to take breaks as often as you want, it knows exactly when you’re away from the keyboard. You don’t need to put your computer to sleep or lower your screensaver timer. Using this, you will never get a random notification, we try to make them as relevant as possible.

Price:  $1.99

Elytra – iOS App

Elytra is a simple RSS Feed Reader for iOS.

Price: Free

Block2r – iOS App

Block2r allows you to experience a safer, faster and ad-free internet experience with the safari web browser of your device. Thus, you do not view unnecessary content on the internet.

Price: $1.99

Text Wallpaper – iOS App

Type notes and reminders right on wallpapers!Put them on your lock screen and never forget a thing!Be more focused by seeing your next big thing every time you pick up your phone, before unlocking it.

Price: Free

DBacked – Web App

DBacked is a command-line tool and SaaS product that creates, encrypts and stores backups of your MySQL, PostgreSQL or MongoDB database. It monitors your backups and sends you an email if a problem is detected. The CLI tool is open-source and free to use with your own S3 bucket.

Price: Free to $5 per month

Object Storage – Web App

The Object Storage platform developed by Scaleway provides a simple way to store and distribute your content, no matter the amount of data you have, from a single byte to petabytes.

Price: Free while in public beta

LoadNinja – Web App

LoadNinja is the next generation of load testing. LoadNinja can reduce testing time by 50%, replace load emulators with real browsers, and provide actionable metrics that matter, all at ninja speed. With LoadNinja, engineers, testers and product teams can focus more on building apps that scale and less on building load testing scripts.

Price:  Basic $1,799 per year / Pro $2,999 per year / Premium $5,999 per year


SingleCMS is a flat file content management system, that needs less than five minutes for the setup. By having advanced block options and a user management it stands out of the crowd of flat file content management systems.


reCAPTCHA v3 is an API that helps you detect abusive traffic on your website without user interaction.Instead of showing a CAPTCHA challenge, reCAPTCHA v3 returns a score so you can choose the most appropriate action for your website.

Upgrade Your PHP

PHP powers 78.9% of the websites on the internet but 90% of these are running outdated versions. PHP 5.6 and 7.0 are soon to be discontinued and will not receive future security updates.

Web to Image

Web to Image (URL & HTML to Image) is an API for taking a screenshot of webpage either from URL or a full-page HTML. Simple as calling a one API endpoint.

Accessibility Cheatsheet

Practical approaches to Universal Design for makingyour website/webapp accessible to everyon.

Fancy Border Radius

When you use eight values specifying border-radius in CSS, you can build organic looking shapes.

CSS Layout Cookbook

The CSS layout cookbook aims to bring together recipes for common layout patterns, things you might need to implement in your own sites. In addition to providing code you can use as a starting point in your projects, these recipes highlight the different ways layout specifications can be used, and the choices you can make as a developer.

Favicon Checker

Compare your favicons on all major web browsers, including native dark and light modes.

Site Audit

Site audit for your site from terminal.


Percollate is a command-line tool to turn web pages into beautifully formatted PDFs.


NoisyCreators is a free gallery of dot grid sheets perfect for sketching your idea. You can use them to sketch logo, apps , fonts, websites , icons or just for doodles. Every week new templates will be added. No registration or login. Easy and fast download. Free your creativity.

My Octocat by Github

Take a break from your build and create an Octocat that’s all you, from whisker tip to tail.

CSS Generator

Code generator and visual editor for CSS options.Grab final code as CSS, SASS, SCSS, LESS compatible with all browsers, including browser-prefixes when necessary.


Wave is a Software as a Service Starter kit. With Wave you can have a fully functional SAAS application in minutes with features such as authentication, billing, invoices, user profiles, user roles, and much more! Wave integrates seamlessly with Stripe or Braintree and is fully documented to help you build the SAAS of your dreams!

Prototype Hand-off by Avocode

Prototype Hand-off by Avocode is a new way to share Sketch, XD, and Figma prototypes with developers. Just import your prototype and invite developers to click between connected screens and hotspots. Once they understand the flow, they can access design specs, assets and code from any artboard of the flow.

Block Gallery – Plugin

Block Gallery is a suite of beautiful gallery Gutenberg blocks for photographers, artists, writers and content marketers, built by the fine folks at ThemeBeans.

Price: Free

WP Mega Menu – Plugin

WP Mega Menu plugin is the ultimate solution. You can use Mega Menu for free to create rich and stunning navigation menus for your website. Make menu themes, and customize the styles using drag-and-drop tools. Beautify the menu items with custom colors, fonts, and attributes.

Price: Free

LambdaTest – Plugin

Want to perform cross browser testing of your WordPress posts or pages? If yes, LambdaTest Screenshots Plugin for WordPress is a solution. You can take screenshots and perform testing across 2000+ different browser combination be it published pages, posts, or while editing a post.

Price: Free

Meetongo – Plugin

Meetongo is powerful yet easy to manage premium meetups plugin that lets you manage and sell meetups, events, concerts, conerences, classes. Sell tickets with meetongo and much more.

Price: $50.00

LatePoint – Plugin

A simple and intuitive appointment booking plugin that is focused on your customers, making it incredibly simple to schedule an appointment with just a couple of clicks.

Price: $29.00

Icon Nav for WP Bakery Page Builder – Plugin

Like the title of this plugin, this are Icon for your nav For WPBakery Page Builder (Visual Composer)

Price: $15.00

Grow Magazine – Theme

Grow Magazine is the free version of the multi-purpose professional theme (Grow Pro) ideal for a business or blog website.

Price: Free

Catch Store – Theme

Catch Store is a simple yet solid eCommerce WordPress theme that comes with a clean and minimal design. You have to install and activate the WooCommerce plugin in order to use the Catch Store theme. It is ideal for webmasters looking to create handy and modern online shops.

Price: Free

Monostack – Theme

Monostack is a Gutenberg-ready WordPress theme that brings the beauty of code editors to the frontend. With a strong focus on typography and color, Monostack highlights specific grammar much like syntax highlighting does in code editors. Monostack is named after the “monospace” font stacks used throughout the theme.

Price: Free

Barberry – Theme

Barberry is a Modern Fully Responsive Retina Ready WooCommerce theme. Barberry theme is suitable for any kind of shop like furniture, cloth, electronics, accessories, watches or any other. Start your Store right away with Barberry theme.

Price: $39.00

Mann – Theme

This lovely niche theme is built and suitable for conferences, events, webinars, meetups, seminars, summits or any Event related business. Users with zero programming skills as well as advanced developers can utilize it pretty well.

Price: $69.00

Edugrade – Theme

Edugrade Education WordPress Theme is beautifully and logically designed for all kind of educational institutions it can be used for univeristy, college and online courses websites.

Price: $29.00

Eva Icons

25 Free Icons

30 General Icons

Business and Finance Icon Set

Coffee – Font

Mohr Rounded – Font

Ekster – Font

Beau – Font

Elephant Outline – Font

Potra – Font

Rental App UI Kit

PhotoXia UI Kit

SoundBuzz UI Kit

Promote App Adobe XD Free Ui Kit


What’s New for Designers & Developers in November 2018