Jason Taetsch
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Jason Taetsch

CSSFonts

The wonderful world of fonts has truly turned the world wide web into a much more visually appealing place. The widespread use of fancy display fonts does come with a view downsides however, largely on the performance end. The localFont tool created by Jamie Caballero uses local storage functions to

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loaders
CSSFun StuffImages, Icons, Photos, BackgroundsWeb Design, Development

CSS animations are smooth, native to modern browsers and fast-loading. With so many upsides they are a ripe solution to replace clunky GIFs and script based animations that often require additional libraries and struggle to provide a smooth experience across platforms. by Conner Atherton is a set of performance based

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Images, Icons, Photos, BackgroundsMobile, ResponsivePhotoshop

Subtle patterns and textures are commonly implemented as visually appealing backgrounds without drawing attention away from the actual content on a site. This set of seamless patterns is ideal for creating responsive backgrounds that will align nicely for web projects. The patterns are available in .PSD format for customization and

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touch audio player
Mobile, ResponsiveWordPress, Plugins

Thanks to improvements in HTML standards and JavaScript libraries websites no longer have to rely on embeddable elements to host audio files on a page. Unfortunately these type of elements are not easily stylized using common CSS practices. The team at Tympanus developed this that is both stylish and functional.

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ColorFun StuffIdeas and QuestionsWeb Design, Development

Inspiration can be the hardest to find, especially when it is needed the most. Pixlbrowser by Joel Alexander aims to make the inspirational treasure hunt much easier by creating a place to share and view the latest portfolios from top designers around the world. Clicking a portfolio in “Launch Mode”

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CSSWeb Design, Development

Web languages are expansive by default, its nearly impossible to have the ins and outs of an entire language at the top of your mind everyday.  Every designer needs a handy reference tool at their disposal to quickly resolve any simple hangups that can so often delay a design project.

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Browsers, Add-onsContent & WritingFile Format & DataImages, Icons, Photos, BackgroundsProductivity Tools

The personal document file or PDF is one of the most widely used formats on the internet. Though the filetype is commonplace in almost every office environment, tools to combine, merge and compress PDFs are not so widespread or easy to work with. While there are a number of software

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