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Weekly Design News Roundup – 20 December 2013

December 20, 2013 • By

The week is coming to an end and that means it is time for us to look back on the week that passed, the best design news, resources and other goodies. This week we look at parallax scrolling, windows app developers can’t live without, as well as amazing flat icons, what to get web designers for Christmas and much more.

60+ Best Free Line Icon Sets

As we know icons are very important elements in user interface design, we talked this topic many times before so I don’t need to tell about this again. Line icons were popular trend but after releasing of ios 7 the trend become a solid design style/pattern. Line icons are excellent for mobile or web interface designing especially with flat style designs. Today we collected some interesting free line icon sets for your use. You can see the line icon collection below; we collected the best icon sets for user interface designs. All these icons are free to use in your design project. We will update this post regular basis  so make sure to follow us to get updated.

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30 jQuery Image Gallery Plugins

JQuery is deemed as the backbone of web development, it is a concise JavaScript Library which can simplify HTML document traversing, event handling, animating, and Ajax interactions for rapid web design and development. With jQuery you can enjoy new way of web development and image galleries are the best way to use it effectively! In the following round-up we have listed a set of 30 Useful and easy to understand jQuery image gallery plugins which will help you in adding Photo galleries, slideshows with ease.

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Windows web design apps I can’t live without

As a guy who tries out new software for fun (I’m a riot at parties), I can tell you from painful and often disappointing experience that finding the right tools for your trade is a very personal journey. Tools that look great on paper will so often lack that one crucial element that would make them an effective part of your workflow. Your workflow you see, is everything.

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34 Outstanding Admin Panels for Your Web Applications

Nowadays, more and more web applications are trying to take their stake from the internet, coming in your help and trying to make your internet`s life easier through their admin panels. Many people are using today twitter and facebook,or other social networks to communicate,and as a reward,big networks are offering what is called “The API key” (application programming interface) to help programmers to create related web applications.

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10 Great jQuery Plugins for November 2013

jQuery is a JavaScript library that simplifies scripts to make web design and development tasks more efficient. Today we’re featuring some of the latest jQuery plugins that will make it easier for web designers and developers to enhance form and function in their websites.

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How to Create a Scrolling Parallax Website

Parallax websites are one of the latest and biggest trends on the web for some time now. If you want to impress your clients or implement immediate impact on your site, this is a good choice for you. In this tutorial, I’ll teach you how to create a simple but beautiful parallax website that will create an illusion of 3D depth to your site. It will surely catch your viewers’ attention. So let’s dig in.

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35 Fresh Tools and Services for Web Developers

Web developers should always be aware of the current news. In order to help them in their work brilliant web developers from all over the world always try to inventnew tools and find bright decisions. We want to bring to your attention a selection of some useful tools such as generatorsjquery pluginsframeworks and other helpful resources and services. You will definitely find something to your taste and interest among them.

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Creating a Simple Responsive HTML Email

In this tutorial I will show you how to create a simple responsive HTML email which will work in every email client, including all the new smartphone mail clients and apps. It uses minimal media queries and a fluid width approach to ensure maximum compatibility.

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Create a Flipping Awesome 3D Gallery with jQuery Flipping Gallery

Today, I would like to show you another jQuery plugin of mine called Flipping Gallery that will let you add a simple but beautiful 3D flip gallery right on your website with a simple markup and one simple function call. Flipping Gallery, like all of my plugins, is focused on ease of use and experimentation so you will be able to customize my plugin to your liking. Now let’s talk about what problems I faced while developing this plugin and how you can use it to spice up your website.

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Code-free web design with Webydo and Adobe Muse

The art of web design demands a creative mind capable of visualizing the many aspects that go into creating eye-popping websites. While beautiful designs and original layouts are the most recognizable parts of our favorite websites, the work done by talented designers has always required an equally talented developer to put together the often complicated, underlying code. Thanks to new software from Adobe and Webdyo however, the need for coding skills has been eliminated allowing the developer complete control over their projects. Though Webydo and Adobe Muse may appear very similar on the surface, each piece of software manages to distinguish itself in subtle ways during the process of web design.

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Awesome Christmas Gift Ideas for Designers and Developers

Remember the article  Why you should not Marry a Web Designer which we came up with a few days back? Wasn’t it fun reading the article? Well, I have not come up with similar stuff today instead something opposite. As the title reads, this article is about best Christmas gifts for designers and developers. If you are the one who enjoyed and agreed with the points I listed in the above mentioned article and have a lie partner who is a designer then you will enjoy checking out this article. We have listed down few appropriate Christmas gifts for designers and developers which they will genuinely love. Check out our list of best awesome gifts for designers this Christmas. Also, I would love to mention the similar articles that we came up with for this festive season in case you missed them.

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Free Flat Social Media Icons for Web Designers

So for this we have gathered and brought some of the best free flat social media icons for you to download. In this article we are going to cover some of the best free social media icon sets for each and every mood of web designer. What is to be done is that you have to click the links which shall lead you the original creators of that particular social media Icon set and then you will be able to download from there easily. All these are freebies but please do put some time into the terms and condition before using them as stated by the original creator of the icon sets.

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30 Amazing HTML5 and CSS3 Websites | Inspirations

Here we have gathered some amazing examples of HTML5 and CSS3 websites by great designers. All these sites are extremely creative, unique and immaculately designed and expertly use the new features offered by HTML5 and CSS3. Without any further ado go through these websites, these will successfully incite your brain with floods of ideas to execute in your own great website design. Enjoy!

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12 Ultimate HTML5 Development Tools

The most recent is fully equipped with the latest trends! It offers a series of latest technology where users are concerned with design and development as well. HTML5 has fully over run and transfigured the web-designing age during the last couple of years with outstanding capabilities of producing additional functionality and amazing visually sound websites. This is fact that HTML 5 is superbly creative always but now with update features and manageable allowing designers with the capability that was once connected with just some imaginations. HTML5 just not changed the web development business but also modified the development process that was even HTML itself. Designers are always passionate to do query for the HTML5 tools that can give them full advantage for development quality and pace. Here are 12 ultimate HTML5 development tools that can be useful for any designer.

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