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Setting up Jekyll, Compass, and Github Pages

This is a walkthrough of how I setup a fresh Jekyll installation, add Compass for SCSS/SASS, and then deploy it to Github Pages. For me, this trifecta seems like tremendously valuable tool to have in the arsenal when it comes to rapid prototyping and simple site creation. via Pocket

pagePiling.js – A jQuery plugin to create a scrolling pile of sections

pagePiling.js is a jQuery plugin to create a scrolling pile of sections.This plugin is developed by by Alvaro Trigo. You can pile your sections one over another and access them scrolling or by URL. pagePiling. via Pocket

Circliful – Create circle statistic with HTML5 and jQuery

Looking for a trendy way to show your data in circle? Circliful is a jQuery plugin that help you to create animated circle statistic graph using HTML5 canvas and jQuery. via Pocket

How The Web Works – In One Easy Lesson

Like an infomercial claim (“It slices! It dices!”), this article’s title sounds too good to be true, but it is true – in one article, I’m going to explain how the web works and you will walk away a better informed human being. All you have to do is give me a few minutes of your time. via Pocket

Midnight.js lets you switch fixed headers on the fly

Want to use custom markup for each header? You just need to add a div with the class .midnightHeader.default inside your header, as well as any other custom headers you want. via Pocket

Tealeaf Academy

No more half-assed attempts at picking up web development. No more giving up or struggling on your own. No need to quit your job or move to San Francisco. Learn modern web development with Ruby on Rails with our intensive online bootcamp. via Pocket

45 Hipster Fonts from Google

You’ll see them with their skinny jeans, thick black rimmed glasses, and side parted faux-hawk. Yep, you know them. I’m talking about hipsters. They’re all over the place – in subways, on their fixie bikes, in line at the cafe, or they might be sitting next to you right now. via Pocket

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Off-Canvas Menu Effects

Today we’d like to share a couple of styles and effects for off-canvas menus. The off-canvas sidebar is widely used and we have already created some effect inspiration before. Like with everything, style evolves and today we want to show a new set of modern effects for your inspiration. via Pocket

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How To Build A World-Class Design Portfolio

Six tips for building a portfolio that lands the job. Plus, peek inside the portfolios of designers at Facebook, Dropbox, and more. via Pocket

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The Boring Designer

Whenever I’m looking at a product designer’s work, I find myself continuously asking the same question: which solution is the boring one? Maybe it’s born out of seeing apps choose flash over function, or trying to understand just one too many indecipherable icons-as-buttons. via Pocket