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Flash-based User Interface Components Written in ActionScript 3.0

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Flash and ActionScript 3.0 user interface components can take lots of time to create, so why not use some ready-made, open source starter components, like the ones on ? The components on this site are lightweight, but extremely small and easy to use. In fact, the site is created purely with Minimal Components and comes in at about 60kb for the whole site! Choose from sliders, calendars, bar charts, numeric steppers, draggable windows, VSliders, HSliders, text areas, knobs and more. You can find more info on MinimalComps on Keith Peters’ blog at .

Online Color Picker Tool

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One of the quickest way to come up with the right colors is to use ColorPicker. Simple, but with all the necessary features, it has hex input, a color slider and the ability to save colors to a palette. You can also choose from generated palettes with complementary, triade, tetrade and analogic colors. The only thing that may make this tool even better would be to add the ability to change the background color of the page itself.

Color Extension For Firefox

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Useful for all kinds of color tasks that may otherwise require several programs, Colorzilla puts a lot of tools useful for web designers into a simple to use extension for Firefox. Get color readings that you can then adjust and paste into other programs, measure distance between two points on a page, choose from pre-defined color sets and save the most used colors in custom palettes. You can also get info about DOM elements with the DOM spying feature. All in all, it’s a useful eyedropper tool, color picker and palette viewer that’s always ready to go right from your browser.

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A Free PSD File Every Day

Get a free .psd file every day for a year. The website invites designers to give their unused graphics a second life and give them away for free at 356psd.com. You’ll find buttons, arrows, icons, progress bars and more searchable by tags. The site doesn’t state what happens when the year is over…

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Browser Compatibility Charts for HTML 5 and CSS 3

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Confused by which browsers support which features of HTML5 and CSS3? Find Me By IP offers a browser compatibility chart for CSS3 properties and selectors and HTML5 web applications, audio and video codecs and form attributes. Their What’s My IP feature also shows what ‘advanced’ features your own browser supports.