Resize and Format Images in the Cloud

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Pictures are worth a thousand words and thanks to the widespread variety of devices and screen sizes, images need to be tailored to the experience in order to deliver the best performance and visual impact for a user. Thanks to the team at Resize.ly, designers can speed up the process of preparing images for the web. Resize.ly is a free tool to automatically resize and format images directly in the cloud, no software necessary. The tool creates a responsive and retina ready image to take advantage of the specific screen capabilities of the intended user’s device.

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WordPress Videos

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While some people learn best when they read, others find it easier to understand new concepts when they watch videos about them. If you belong to the second group and you want to learn more about WordPress, then you will love this resource. WordPress.tv offers tons of WordPress videos about almost everything WordPress related.

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Hand Drawn Vector Flourishes

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With today’s increasingly visual web, its harder and hard to stand out from the pack. The team at Every-Tuesday released these free Vector Flourishes to bring a hand drawn feel to liven up your next design. The pack includes 20 unique flourishes that come in both .AI and .EPS formats to easily customize each graphic to fit the particular aesthetics for each design project. Even though flourishes have been around for centuries in print, they work nicely to add emphasis to certain text or elements with a sophisticated feel even projects suited for the web.

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Social Media Vector Pack

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Thanks to the pervasiveness of social networks, social media icons have become ubiquitous in nearly all design projects. Whether the design is intended for print or for the web, chances are a social media icon will find its way into the project and not all of the icons fit nicely into a well-developed design. The social media vector pack by Daniel Oppel provides fully customizable, vector icons in a number of different styles, from icons with backgrounds, outlines and color to suit nearly any design.  Each set includes the typical Social Media platforms as well as common web technologies such as RSS, Skype and WordPress.

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Epic Favicon Generator

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For the discerning designer in us all, no detail is too small. From the slightest border and box-shadow adjustments to pixel-perfect grid-based systems, the modern web poses a number of design challenges and options for even the most basic of projects. The good folks at BCCO have put in the time to develop the Epic Favicon Generator, to help designers quickly create crisp favicons to accommodate standard desktops, smartphones and retina displays.  The generator creates the icons and the necessary HTML tags to quickly and correctly implement the favicons into your project.

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