Angular.js is an amazing JavaScript exciting and there’s no question about that. But despite the popularity & the increasingly growing of the community, a lot of developers feels that Angular is just another way of wasting one’s time & productivity and amongst the least favourable issues that you will find is testing and debugging these are a nightmare to work with and you can find these reports scattered across the web quite easy.

Whatever the case, we are not here to observe whats the advantages and disadvantages of this framework but what we want is a way of extending our pre-existing Angular profile with additional widgets and tools. Today In this round we are taking a look at some of the most great and useful Angular.js directives to help you extend your applications without writing any of the code yourself.

1. Angular LazyTube

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This AngularJS directive replaces any heavy iframes or links with a image preview that loads the player only on click. Useful when performance and page size is important or for sites with many embeded youtube videos.

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orchid-flat-ui-kit

Today’s freebie is a floral UI kit, including everything from buttons and menus to maps and media controls in a Magenta and Purple colour scheme inspired by Orchids. All of the elements are completely editable and scalable in Photoshop, and updating the colours is a breeze.
Download from Media Loot

For this weeks WordPress Wednesday round is for those who had a great idea that you are wanting to use WordPress as the CMS you have done nearly everything on your startup check list such as purchasing a domain name, web hosting, installed the core of WordPress but now you are starting to build the site….

However it will take time and while you’re working on it you’d rather not have the world stumbling across a half finished site or (at worst) dismissing it before you even things off the ground.

So today’s post you will see a small collection of 8 free maintenance/coming soon plugins that comes in real handy to stop people stumbling across your site.

1. WP Maintenance Mode

WP-Maintenance-Mode

The WP Maintenance Mode plugin will add a maintenance page to your blog that lets visitors know your blog is down for maintenance, or add a coming soon page for a new website.  Only the admin of the site will have full rights to gets full access to the blog including the front end and you can use a date with a countdown timer for visitor information or set a value and unit for information. This plugin will works with WordPress Multisite installs (each blog from the network has it’s own maintenance settings).

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50-Flat-Icon-Set

Today’s freebie is a great set of 50 Flat Icons that cute, quirky and super detailed, you won’t find a set like this anywhere else.

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As designers, developers or even graphic designers we are constantly looking at for those new resources, tools and application that can help us increase our productivity while working on client or personal work.

Down below I’ve included everything from some great JavaScript tools, jQuery plugins, Apps for your Desktop, Web & Mobile devices to some awesome items in HTML5, CSS, Prototyping, mobile development and including some frameworks. And as always, I’ve also got some WordPress themes and plugins including some fonts, UI kits, icons etc

JavaScript & jQuery Plugins

ExpandJS

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ExpandJS is a modular library with 80+ custom elements and 350+ utility functions to kickstart your Web Applications.The elements are built upon Polymer and follow Google’s Material Design guidelines, allowing for beautiful and responsive interfaces.The utility library is an extension of lodash, adding more functions and introducing checks for unexpected arguments.

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Fluid-UI-Kit-PSD

Today’s freebie is a UI Kit that is grouped and layered in PSD format, it’s clean and minimal elements and is 100% in vector shapes, this UI kit has elements such as navigation, text fields, buttons, check box’s, radio buttons, loading bars, on/off toggles, numeric slider, charts, login form, sign up form, video player and more!

All elements are editable, named and grouped together inside the layered PSD files.

Download from Design Deck

Recently there seems to been something in the air as I’ve and many other have seen many awesome new themes to choose from some of the themes seems to have a real “premium” looking design & functionality.

So for this WordPress Wednesday roundup you will see that I’ve have a collection of only 6 of some of the freshest & free themes that you can find directly on the WordPress Theme directory, all of these themes are suited for writers, business owners, themes that serves a multiple of ideas, WooCommerce and many great other themes.

1. Brasserie

brasserie

Brasserie is a full-width, fully responsive and highly customisable  Theme, you simply just add your own logo, header, featured areas, social media links and much more. This versatile theme also has several different layouts, unlimited colors google font options. Brasserie looks great on devices of all sizes.

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