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Edition #052

Yo! Podcast #009 – Ugmonk

Yo! Podcast #009 – Ugmonk

We chat about his blend of business and personal branding, minimalism, effective social media channels, how he avoids burnout, Philly Cheesesteaks and the magic number for free shipping in the US.

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Day & Night Toggle

Day & Night Toggle

Developer Steve Gardner has a load of fun with this day & night mode toggle switch. The demo is up on CodePen to dissect and inspect.

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Vue.js: The Documentary (Trailer)

Vue.js: The Documentary (Trailer)

What began as a side project now shares the JS leaderboard with React and Angular, Evan You tells the story of how he fought against the odds to bring Vuejs to life. Out Feb 24th.

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7 Principles of Icon Design

7 Principles of Icon Design

Clarity, Readability, Alignment, Brevity, Consistency, Personality and Ease of Use. Good round-up here by Helena Zhang with clear examples.

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Light and dark themed SVG favicon

Light and dark themed SVG favicon

Catalin Red details how to use an SVG as a favicon for your website, while considering the light and dark theme detection in the browser using the CSS prefers-color-scheme media feature.

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Duotone Generator by ShapeFactory

Duotone Generator by ShapeFactory

One of the better ones out there. The UX is super fast with a minimal UI I really appreciate.

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WP Landing Kit

WP Landing Kit

Map multiple domains to one WordPress site. Map posts, pages or any other singular custom post type item without the need for multisite.

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Vincent iOS App – Design and Frontend News

Vincent iOS App – Design and Frontend News

Every day, the team behind Vincent trawls the web curating 3-6 handpicked articles, delivered into the iOS app. Android, macOS, Windows and web coming soon.

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TIL: FLIF – Free Lossless Image Format

TIL: FLIF – Free Lossless Image Format

FLIF is a novel lossless image format which outperforms PNG, lossless WebP, lossless BPG, lossless JPEG2000, and lossless JPEG XR in terms of compression ratio.

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Trent Walton Font (Shopping) List

Trent Walton Font (Shopping) List

For fun designer Trent Walton has publicly listed his bookmarks for his potential font purchases. Trent’s a legend in the game and the curation here is top draw.

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Glitch Art Wallpaper Generator

Glitch Art Wallpaper Generator

Fun little project by Toronto-based developer Adam Fuhrer where you can design and download glitch art wallpapers for your mobiles or desktop.

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ImageOptim now supports SVG

ImageOptim now supports SVG

My favorite and most used Mac app now supports SVG optimization using Rust-based svgcleaner. Also available for Windows.

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Mount St. Helens License Plate

Mount St. Helens License Plate

Probably the most beautiful number plate design I’ve seen. Unfortunately it’s just a concept for now but help sign their petition to make this design by Invisible Creature a reality.

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