Posted on October 3, 2013

October Web Design & Development Roundup

The leaves are changing, the weeks are flying and amidst it all, great tools are often buried in my twitter feed. Each month I like to take the opportunity to create a roundup of cool resources I found worth sharing with fellow designers, developers and marketers. Check them out!

Vex: makes dialog boxes sexy again.

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Custom Elements: wrappers, toggles, scrolls and more.

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QuestionMark.js: a lightweight, cross-browser, modal window that displays shortcut keys for your app.

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AnimateScroll: jQuery Plugin for animating scroll.

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Adobe Generator for Photoshop CC: this update to Photoshop CC (v 14.1) allows new workflows, especially for web designers, screen designers, and anyone who needs to extract image assets out of a Photoshop document.

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Precog: now 100% open sourced.

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ChooseALicense.com: have no fear, ChooseALicense is here.

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Sidebar Transitions: effects for off-canvas views.

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Fun with Sass & font icons: add or remove icons from elements via your stylesheet using easy to remember catchwords.

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Background check: automatically switch to a darker/lighter version of an element depending on the brightness of images behind it.

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BlendMe.in: search thousands of assets, including popular icon packs, without leaving Photoshop.

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Iconic: advanced Icons for the modern web.

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TypeNovel: great site showcasing typography in the wild.

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TypeNight: a collection of Nightly hand-lettered type.

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CloudConvert: fight incompatibility of file formats! convert over 100 different file types all within the cloud

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Mobile Design Kit: flat and free.

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