Pixels of the Week – January 16, 2014

Pixels of the Week – January 16, 2014
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Every week I post a lot of my daily readings about Web, UI and UX Design, mobile design, webdesign tools  and useful ressources, inspiration on twitter and other social networks.

This week’s selection: CSS hover effects, prototyping, burger menu banishement at Redbooth explained, 2014 CSS report, beautiful images of NYC from the sky, fivesimplesteps redesign, sticky header and Photoshop animations tutorial, pattern library at Mailchimp, a really lovely free font and a bunch of useful JS to help with animations and delete buttons

TL;DNR the one you should not miss

#CSS

Hover.css, a collection of CSS3 powered hover effects to use on you elements or simply for inspiration

Hover.css

Interesting article

#Prototype

How Prototyping is Replacing Documentation: “People don’t read products, they interact with them.” so true

How Prototyping is Replacing Documentation

#CSS

Interesting datas: The 2014 CSS Report: Examining how CSS is being used in the wild

The 2014 CSS Report

#Burger Icon #App

Redbooth redesign: they removed the burger menu after some co-worker user testing

Redbooth redesign: they removed the burger menu

Inspiration and Great ideas

#Instagram

A deadly funny Instagram account.

omgreallydead

 

#Photos

Wow, beautiful images of a high altitude night flight above NYC  (heavy images, don’t open on slow connexion :/)

 high altitude night flight above NYC

Designer Great news

#Books

Fivesimplesteps.com got a redesign and some books are now available in paper edition

Fivesimplesteps.com

Tutorials

#Sticky Header

Somes lines of code to auto-hide a sticky header

Sticky Header

#Photoshop #Animation

UI Animation in Photoshop – Tutorial #2 on easing

UI Animation in Photoshop – Tutorial #2

Useful ressources

#Pattern Library

Quite nice, and love the “it ain’t Bootstrap”: the Mailchimp Pattern Library. But I’m now wondering what the difference between a front dev style guide and a pattern library is

Mailchimp Pattern Lib

#JavaScript

Vanillajsf.tw  JavaScript has gotten waaay better

#Font

CABANA, another nice free font by the talented and French designer Adrien Coquet 🙂

CABANA

 

Tools and plugins that will make your life easy

#Animations

Snabbt.js, aminimalistic animation library in JavaScript and the 200 DOM elements animations demo is pretty snappy

Snabbt.js

#HTML

A input sandbox to test and check different HTML5 input types with validation patterns

input sandbox

#Delete

A more graceful way to deal with delete button confirmation than the big confirmation pop-up, with some JavaScript

A more graceful way to deal with delete button confirmation

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