As web designers, web developers and graphic designers we are always constantly looking at for those new resources, tools and application that can help us increase our productivity while working on our projects but find the time to find those is sometimes an impossible task to do it, so I’ve have done it for you.

As down below you will see some the recently created resources that really deserve your attention, everything from some great JavaScript tools, jQuery plugins, Apps for your Desktop, Web & Mobile devices to some awesome items in HTML5, CSS, new CMS, some frameworks and for those WordPress lovers I’ve also includes some themes and plugins and lastly you will see that I’ve provided some design files such as icons and fonts for you to use or to take inspiration from.

JavaScript & jQuery Plugins

Smart Fixed Navigation

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Smart Fixed Navigation is a fixed navigation that allows your users to access the menu at any time while they are experiencing your website. It’s smaller than a full-width fixed header, and replaces the back-to-top button with a smarter UX solution.

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7-Deadly-Patterns

Today’s freebie is a collection of 7 clean and modern patterns. It includes geometric patterns that can be used in any creative projects. The package comes with a PAT file that can be easily imported in Photoshop.
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For this week WordPress Wednesday post we will be looking at 6 of the best WordPress Theme Frameworks that you can use, we already have similar frameworks for some programming languages such as Django for Python, Laravel for PHP and Sinatra for Ruby.

Just like those programming frameworks we have theme frameworks which have ready made loops for global content areas such as blog pages, categories and archives and for these such things why would you need to write new one since someone has already done it for you like a Pro Theme Developer!

1. Nouveau

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Nouveau is a WordPress framework that goes far beyond your typical “framework theme”.  As we see in other theme frameworks they simply do not make good starting points for new WordPress projects. As many of theme are just bulky & bloated and those also use proprietary front-end frameworks, and some other ones are far too minimal to get you off the ground quickly.

But with Nouveau it been designed so that you can work fast, using current technologies & workflows, without being bogged down by the excesses or omissions of other theme frameworks.

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Flat-Icons

This freebie is a collection of colorful icons designed with latest flat-design concept. Icons are very useful in mobile app designs, website template designs and many more. The package includes icons for notepad, shopping, messaging, calendar and many other useful applications.

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In 2011 developers named Mark Otto and Jacob Thornton who then worked at Twitter announced to the world a new responsive framework called Twitter Bootstrap or as it widely know now as Bootstrap.

And since then Bootstrap has become of the best responsive frameworks out on the web today as the frameworks comes with a wide range of different tools that help with our designing and developing of websites as we can achieve astounding results with a custom framework seamlessly as it’s flaunts a massive collection of prestyled components that just oozes out the efficiency of any project.

We all know that Bootstrap comprises of CSS based design template used for navigation, typography, forms, buttons, and other interface components, as well as a option of some jQuery extensions.

We also see there are a various of User Interfaces for Bootstrap which allows for more customisation, but if you want to specifically use a module to become more handy as you want to use it more but wanting to remove some of the useless elements to make things more cleaner by easily using a Bootstrap UI Editor.

Featuring today is a roundup of 10 of the Best Bootstrap UI Editors that can do these jobs.

1. Jetstrap

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First on the roundup list is Jetstrap, This is a paid web based JavaScript library that is primary used to develop rapid prototypes and various apps. Jetstrap flaunts a simple that has a exhilarating interface that uses the drag and drop functionality. Jetstrap offers a workspace that enables you to simply drag and drop any components in so you can customise it with ease.

While Jetstrap provides you a live preview with the code beautifully formatted, it also has multiple device emulators within the workspace that exports your code to create your new Jetstrap built website.

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Screen-Print-&-Wool-Patterns

For this Thursday freebie is this, a pattern for screen print & wool. You can use this pattern in your print and web designs to give apparel textures and feel. The package includes an AI file with editable layers.
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It’s time once again for WordPress Wednesday and this time we will be having a look through the official WordPress plugin directory to see what were some of the newest plugins that been newly released to the WordPress community. Below you will find 6 latest plugins that hopefully can help you to put something new and awesome into one your WordPress powered website.

Some of the plugins that you can find featuring in today’s post can help you with improving the WordPress Dashboard Editor with some new fonts, a plugin that alerts visitor that their browser is out of date, a plugin to build your resume, a plugin that will set an image as the featured image at the same time your insert your post content, a plugin that shows the popular social icons and another builder plugin but this time you can build a contact form with ease.

1. WP Editor Tweaks for WordPress

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For the first latest plugin for this roundup is WP Editor Tweaks, this plugin is a super-simple WordPress plugin that improves both tabs of the WordPress editor with better fonts from Google Fonts (Source Sans Pro in the Visual editor and Source Code Pro in the Text editor) and improved typography. Once you start using WP Editor Tweaks, you may even enjoy drafting your posts in WordPress!

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