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5 Awesome Design and Development Resources (November 2013)

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Every month we present you the latest, greatest resources for digital creatives from around the web. Which is why we call this feature:

Digital Creative Resource Roundup!

For those of us in the northern hemisphere, winter’s just around the corner, so it’s a great time to hunker down with some mulled cider and a few new design and dev resources. It’s nice to have something fun to do during those long, dark nights ahead, right? (And if you’re on the road to summer, be sure to take your laptop out onto the grass and enjoy!)

Have a resource we missed? Shine some light in the comments section!



The first rule of Typefight, you DO NOT talk about Typefight.

Just joking. You can tweet, like, and share anything you’d like after watching the throwdown between two designers doing battle with letters.

Tune in weekly to watch the pixels fly and vote for your favorites.


For those of you tired of guessing hex codes or waiting for Photoshop to open, 0to255 gives you a range of colors from black to white using an interval optimized for web design. Just click the variation you want to use and the hex code is automatically copied to your clipboard.



A client-side Model-View-Presenter (MVP) framework that weighs less than 1kb. (Yes, you read that correctly.) Despite its small size, all the building blocks are there: a template engine, router, event library and a strict MVP pattern to keep things organized. On a finished application the views are automatically updated when the underlying model changes.

Viljami Salminen

Tweets by Viljami Salminen

Founder of Helsinki Open Device Lab and Smashing Magazine author, Viljami’s tweets show his undying love of responsive design, CSS, and web typography



A new graphic design platform backed by $3M in funding from Matrix Partners, InterWest Partners, 500 Startups, and various angels, Canva allows designers to load up their their photography, graphic elements, and layouts and earn a royalty each time they are used.

Great for a little extra holiday cash?

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