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5 Awesome Design and Development Resources (May 2014)


Summer’s not quite here, so you still have time to build up some design and development muscle before it’s time to hit the beach, lake, pool or what have you.

Read on and rest assured that you won’t be the one getting sand kicked in your face this June.

Any awesome tools we missed here? Let us know in comments!

Luke W.

UX How-To with Luke Wroblewski

An Event Apart favorite (and one of our favorites, too), Luke W. shares his amazing user-centric ideas via his YouTube playlist. He has over 18 videos so far and  there’s something for everyone including,”How to Decide on Mobile Navigation” and ”How to Reduce Errors in Forms.”



Debugging got you going buggy? Here’s a tool from SF designer murmurs that speeds up CSS layout debugging by using outlines to show you which elements needs fixing. It also has an awesome Chrome extension.

Mike Parker

Tribute to Mike Parker

The Font Bureau pays tribute to the late Mike Parker: type designer, historian, and font pioneer. Writings, photos, and memories from Matthew Carter, Tobias Frere-Jones, and Christian Schwartz and many others.



A collection of Sass functions by a guy who believes that functions keep the styles more readable than mixins. It provide all the benefits of relative units like em and rem without the hassle of having to run calculations. Sweet!



A terrific hover effects collection powered by pure CSS3. It’s Bootstrap compatible

and allows you to easily apply your own elements or modify to your liking.  

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