Deal of the week: Exclusive new Thirsty Soft font family

If you recall the incredibly popular Thirsty and Thirsty Rough typefaces, you'll be excited as us that our sister site, MightyDeals.com, has arranged another fantastic deal; this time it's an exclusive on the hotly anticipated Thirsty Soft Font Family.Thirsty Soft is the latest, and we think greatest, incarnation of the Thirsty typeface by Yellow Design Studio.Its vintage charm will be a winner with designers and clients alike, and the rounded terminals in this latest version serve to heighten...
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How to use Yeoman Generator

By this time you’ve probably already heard of Yeoman and chances are you have used it once or twice, it’s a great automation tool that pretty much gives your entire workflow a push in the right direction. If you have used it, you know that Yeoman runs on Generators; you pick one and Yeoman does the work of scaffolding your application based on your needs. There are more than 600 generators listed on the website but sometimes you need one that meets your requirements precisely, and if you can’t find...
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How to use HTML Imports

Web Components have really come a long way since they were first introduced, but one aspect of components that could really change how we code websites is HTML Imports. This way of working allows us to import HTML documents into other HTML documents. It was possible with Ajax, but HTML Imports is a cleaner method. Browser support ... HTML Imports are a very new technology and as of the time of writing, are only supported in Chrome 31 and later. Even then, you’re required to activate the feature. To do so...
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Deal of the week: Glober font family

It is a fact almost universally acknowledged, that 99% of fonts are unusable for 99% of projects. So when you find one of those magic 1% that fit almost everywhere, you grab it with both hands! That's the case with the Glober type family, and happily our sister-site, MightyDeals.com, has arranged an awesome deal on it. Glober, is a grotesque sans-serif, with a warm and friendly personality. The generous counters and the rounded terminals dispel any sense of harshness, and replace the ordered and uptight...
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How to use Cute Grids

This is a golden age for frameworks, with dozens for us to choose from. We have great options like Bootstrap and Foundation, but sometimes these frameworks deliver more than we want. Sometimes, all we need is a clean, and responsive grid. Cue: Cute Grids. Why use Cute Grids? ... The idea behind Cute Grids is to get you away from a full featured framework, and focus on just the grid. Cute Grids take a mobile-first approach, so that all of your websites work on mobile as well as desktop. The framework is completely...
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How to create text animations with Textillate

Using CSS we can create all kinds of animations. Whether we’re working with text or with elements, animations and transitions are a much simpler task with CSS. It’s all possible with vanilla CSS, but there are a number of plugins that make our life simpler, one of which we’re going to look at today: Textillate.js. Getting started ... In order to start using this plugin we need firstly to head over to its website and download the latest version. One thing to keep in mind is that this plugin has 3 dependencies:...
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Deal of the week: 50% off the amazing Typo-painter

Typographic art is all the rage, with everyone from politicians to pop-stars finding their speeches, lyrics and quotes transformed into portraits of themselves. The trouble is, the old saying that a picture is worth a thousand words tends to be true; it takes a lot of time to rearrange words and letters convincingly so that they form a realistic image. So we're delighted that our sister-site, MightyDeals.com, has found a way to speed up the process by arranging a fantastic deal on Typo-Painter. Typo-painter...
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How to use Myth

Most of us use some form of a CSS pre processor now, they give us the freedom and advantages that CSS still doesn’t have implemented, like variables. The problem with these pre processors is that they use a completely different syntax than CSS itself making us learn two syntaxes. What if we could have a pre processor that had all the advantages we are used to and still keep the CSS syntax ? Myth allows you write CSS syntax so that you don’t have to remember two syntaxes and so that when features like variables...
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