December 17, 2019
Hey friends! In this last 2019 issue, we have collected the best articles and resources from the past year. Happy reading and have a wonderful holiday!
Bootstrap Studio Lifetime
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Lesser-known CSS properties in GIFs
An excellent article on some of the more obscure CSS properties, each one carefully explained with a beautiful looping GIF.
30 Seconds Of Code
Dangit, git! - Quick solutions to common Git problems
Everyone has made a mess of their git repo at some point. Here are some unfortunate git scenarios and how to get out of them.
Node.js Crash Course in 90 Minutes
Amazing video lesson that covers the fundamentals of Node.js and shows you how to setup a simple server.
Why I'm still using jQuery in 2019
Martin Tournoij explains the benefits of using jQuery over Vanilla JS or frameworks like React and Vue.
Lottie - Render After Effects animations with React Native
A library by the Airbnb team that exports Adobe After Effects animations as json, parses them, and renders them natively on mobile!
Water.css - CSS framework that doesn't require any classes
A just-add-css collection of styles to make simple websites look better. Includes a light and dark theme, and can be customized via SCSS.
Barba.js - Create fluid transition between your website's pages
Lightweight, easy-to-use library that helps reduce loading times, minimize the number of HTTP requests, and add cool transitions between pages.
Zero Server - The zero configuration web framework.
This awesome framework allows you to build web apps without having to worry about server configuration, package management or routing.
Scene.js - Timeline-based animation library
It allows animations to be played in both JS and CSS, supports SVG, multiple timelines, and comes with preset effects you can use out of the box.
How to Design Delightful Dark Themes
Some excellent points on how to make dark themes that look great. Includes lots of pretty design examples.
Undraw - Huge collection of free SVG illustrations
A constantly updated collection of beautiful open-source images, customizable to match your brand's colors.
Windows 95 recreated in an Electron app
The entire Windows 95 operating system running inside an Electron app. Yes, it runs Doom.
100,000 Faces Generated by AI
Computer generated photos of people who don't actually exist - perfect for mockups and demo projects.
Paper Bird by Yusuke Nakaya
Amazing CSS-only animation of a flying bird with beautiful shadows and 3D effects.