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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.

Pretty Scroll

A library to make an element follow you as you scroll


An accessible dialog window plugin for all humans.

Manta – Mac App

Painless invoicing with stunning customisable templates.

Musca – Mac App

Musca is a mac app that will listen to GitHub webhook and provide you with feedback on the taskbar bar!

Swatches – iOS App

Swatches is an iOS app that lets you collect, inspect and share the colors that inspire you in your daily life.

Price: Free

Rest – iOS App

Rest allows you to perform arbitrary HTTP requests right from your iOS devices.

Price: $2.99

Whenever – iOS App

Whenever is a casual calendar/todo-list/reminders app, modeled after the simplicity and flexibility of a physical notebook. Use it to keep track of whatever you deem most important in your life.

Price: Free

Encode – iOS & Android App

Learn to code at your own pace, on your phone! Here’s the link for iOS users and here’s the link for android users.

Price: Free

VideoChatGuru – Android App

Simplest video chat solution for your Android app

Price: Free

Uniteable – Web App

Introducing Uniteable, a no-nonsense application designed to make your meetings more efficient.

Price: $49.00 per year

Status Ticker – Web App

See the latest statuses of your app’s most critical services, all in one place.

Price: Basic Free / Pro $10.00 per month

SnappyKit – Web App

Snappykit is a new way of creating websites for mobile apps.

Price: Lite – Free (1 Website)/Basic – $9.00 (3 Website)/Pro – $19.00 (9 Website)/Agency – $59 (45 Website) prices are per month

Carrd – Web App

Carrd lets you build one-page sites for pretty much anything, whether it’s a personal profile, a landing page to capture emails, or something more elaborate.

Price: Free

MailSurp – Web App

Send and receive emails from randomly generated addresses via REST. A free service for testing email functionality in your app with real emails.

Price: Free

ConnSuite – Web App

ConnSuite is an online platfrom that provides an upgrade to the classic business card! Link all your social media profiles and showcase articles about you and your work, everything under one single username

Price: Free

Juleap – Web App

Juleap helps you manage and enjoy your daily routine by providing all the tools you need to never drop the ball again!

Price: Free


Markdown WYSIWYG editor

Style Scout

Style Scout is a free chrome extension that let you inspect and identify any fonts and colors on any website.


Calendly for Chrome makes it easier to access your Event Type links, create Adhoc Meetings, and more.

CSS Cheat Sheet

A reference for CSS goodness.

Buy Me A Coffee

Best way to receive donations from your audience. Set up your free ‘Buy Me A Coffee’ page today!

Bob Ross Lipsum

Bob Ross lorem ipsum quotes generator

Photoshop for designers who don’t use Photoshop.

A series of video tutorials aimed for UI/UX designers that use other screen design tools (like Sketch, Figma, XD, Framer, or Studio) but still need to do some image retouching here and there.

React Starter Kit

A free, 5-part video course with interactive code examples that will help you learn React.

Learn CSS Grid for free

Learn CSS Grid with these 14 interactive screen-casts to take you from beginner to advanced


Chart is a Sketch plugin for creation the most popular charts by real or random data.

Hexi Flexi Grid

Hexi-Flexi Grid is an SCSS component, built on the CSS Grid layout, that creates a hexagonal lattice. The mixin includes a number of customizeable settings to control the size, layout and look of the hex grid.


Calculator and device resolutions reference for designers and developers.


Compress images to smallest size


Easy to Maintain Open Source Documentation Websites

Specificity Visualizer

A visual way to analyze the specificity of selectors in CSS.


Convert your monochrome sketches, drawings or hand lettering to SVG

30 Seconds of Code

Curated collection of useful Javascript snippets that you can understand in 30 seconds or less.

Sketch Icons

Generate a dynamic icon library in less than 5 minutes

Robot Ninja

Automated checkout testing for your WooCommerce store.

Price: Free (1 store) or $9.00 per store and per month

Login Designer – Plugin

Login Designer allows you to customize the login screen for accessing WordPress. It uses the native customizer options, making customization a breeze.

Price: Free

Bio Links – Plugin

DescriptionBio Links is a free plugin designed to help you organize your social media traffic. Create a landing page that holds all the content you wish to share with your followers.

Price: Free

Gutenberg Spacer Block Gutenberg – Plugin

GutenKit is an upcoming suite of Gutenberg Blocks designed to help you build better landing and sales pages within Gutenberg.

Price: Free

HashBar – Plugin

HashBar is a WordPress Notification / Alert / Offer Bar plugin which allows you to create unlimited notification bars to notify your customers.

Price: Free

Visit Analytics – Plugin

Detailed analytics of your site traffic

Price: $5.00

WordPress Longtail Keyword SEO – Plugin

WordPress Longtail Keywords SEO will suggest you the keywords that related to the main topic and your content.

Price: $5.00

Simple Country Specific Content – Plugin

Using this plugin you can display content based on user location. The User Location is identified using their IP address and currently uses API to identify user location.

Price: $8.00

Classico – Theme

Crafted with bloggers in mind, your readers will immediately fall in love with it’s classic, clean, and minimal design. Classico delights visually and functionally, giving you the power to customize your blog with just a click of the mouse.

Price: Free

Magazine Saga – Theme

Magazine Saga is clean, modern, feature-rich, multiple use purpose, and easy-to-use WordPress theme. Built on Bootstrap.

Price: Free

PhotoBlogster – Theme

PhotoBlogster is a clean and minimal WordPress theme for creative photography portfolio web sites and blogs.

Price: Free

Synergia – Theme

Synergia is a stunning theme packed with everything you need to make a stellar website for your tech firm, digital agency or startup without any effort

Price: $59.00

Magazette – Theme

Magazette is a Creative professional multipurpose WordPress theme for magazines, news, blogs and newspaper websites.

Price: $39.00

Fabzy – Theme

Fabzy is WordPress ecommerce theme based on WooCommerce plugin. It is suitable for fashion, accessories, shoes, sunglass, women, cosmetic, wedding, flowers, furniture, home decor and home decor store

Price: $29.00

Narratium – Theme

Narratium is a modern responsive WordPress theme designed and built for writers and bloggers. Created with simplicity in mind.

Price: $59.00

Kaiser – Theme

Kaiser is a magnificent theme specially designed for businesses and companies of all sizes and all fields.

Price: $29.00

Base UI Sketch Framework – UI Kit

React UI components for Elasticsearch

Elements UI Sketch

Squid for Sketch UI Elements

Pike Admin – Bootstrap Admin Template

iOS 11 iPhone GUI by Facebook

Parca – Font

Karlo – Font

Sebino Soft – Font

Aiguille – Font

George Sans – Font

Mafalda – Font

Beril – Font

Office Icons

Art Tools Icons

Stationery Icon Set


What’s New for Designers & Developers for January 2018