As the number of free resource sites sprout like mushrooms, it is our duty to ensure that you get the very best of the best, so please enjoy our round-up:
LANGUAGE RSS ICONS, BUTTON DOWNLOADS, FICTION ICONS, FREE FONTS & MORE FREE STUFF!
Andrea from CSSGlance designed five cool Language-based RSS icons that are meant to identify content in different languages that was once only a thought.
Komodomedia.com featured these finely Refined Social Network Icons:
Mochivation.com featured some downloadable buttons with various themes and designs:
With the option of being able to download free resources online, there are countless elements and theme-based icons to download. Noupe.com featured some cool and free high quality icon sets that are based on famous feature films, Japanese anime and other interesting concepts.
When most would look for free icons and picture resources, those who are into Typography and copy-writing would want to have some free typeface or fonts to facilitate them. Fontex.org features the very best hand-picked free fonts:
While icons and fonts are on the menu for free stuff, templates for websites give a big helping hand for the designer too, as Smashing Magazine featured in an article about free PSD and (X)HTML Templates.
Starting today, each marketplace in the Envato network will be offering one free template for the entire month. This site template is the complete package: five page theme, portfolio slider, AJAX contact form, etc. From now until July 31, it’s 100% free!
Smashing Magazine featured an article concerning Icon sets specially for Web Designers to use:
Naldz Graphics featured some free high quality doodle Photoshop Brush sets:
ONLINE BACKGROUND GENERATORS, DYNAMIC FONT REPLACEMENTS, AND MORE
Numerous elements are put together to make a website look beautiful and classy. And there are many online applications to help designers get the very best for their website designs.
A website’s background may seem to many as an after-thought in design, but it is equally important to help bring out the information of the website. Single Function.com featured an article consisting of a few interesting Online Background Generators.
MODIFYING IMAGES INTO PATTERNS
Studio Ludens created a free pattern creator that literally turns images into unique patterns:
Regarding online assistance, DezinerFolio.com featured some pretty handy text replacement solutions.
Whilst on the topic, let us recommend Font Jazz the simplest of them all…
Smashing Applications wrote an article concerning an interesting open source invoicing application:
And what better way to manage your code anywhere through an online PHP control application?
BUILDING ONLINE GAMES USING SIMPLE METHODS
For the online game junkie, creating a new game is cool. And what better way to do so than with a variety of free game creation applications as featured in CNet News.
CREATING AN ONLINE PROFILE AVATAR WITH MANGA CONCEPT
Ever wanted to know how you would you look as a Manga character or simply need a cool avatar to represent you online through the various social networks that you use?
EXCHANGING REAL-TIME DATA ONLINE WITH A.P.E. (WITHOUT RELOADING PAGES)
Exchanging data in real-time online with thousands of users is easier to do with Ajax Push Engine.