50 essential freebies for web designers, April 2014

New projects are released all the time that get us excited about the industry we work in. Each month we bring you a list of the very best free resources for the month ahead.

This month’s huge new list of diverse elements for designers and developers includes some fantastic freebies for mobile, web and print work; it includes cool scripts, awesome fonts, great ideas, and must-see experiments.

Whether you’re a designer, developer, or enthusiast we’re sure you’ll find something here to kick-start April with a bang!

 

Atom.io

Highly customizable text editor.

Atom.io

 

Campton

A modern and neutral type family.

campton font

 

jQuery TableNav

A jQuery plugin to navigate cells with arrow keys.

jquery table nav

 

Bushwick

Lightweight theme for personal blogs.

Bushwick WP theme

 

Type-finder

An online tool to find an appropriate and reputable typeface for all your projects.

type-finder

 

Shadowpainter

A tool to make animations using box-shadows.

Shadowpainter

 

Durandal

An SPA framework to create all kinds of apps.

Durandal

 

RRSSB

A package of highly responsive social buttons.

RRSSB

 

Farray

An all caps font with strong characters for display.

Farray font

 

iOS7 icons

A pack of 100 icons iOS app style icons.

iOS7 icons

 

Tiff

Web tool that helps you spot the differences between 2 Google fonts.

Tiff

 

Glyphr Studio

HTML5 based font editor.

Glyphr studio

 

Lupercalia

Simple customized theme for WordPress.

Lupercalia

 

jQuery.checkradios

Lightweight plugin to create checkboxes and radio buttons with no images.

jQuery.checkradios

 

Simple stack effects

Simple stack effects for inspiration and tutorial.

Stack Effects

 

Disclaimer

A monospace display font in 2 styles.

Disclaimer font

 

isInViewport.js

Light plugin that detects if an element is within the viewport.

Isinviewport.js

 

Sheetrock

jQuery plugin to retrieve and display data from Google spreadsheets.

Sheetrock jquery plugin

 

Onetone

Simple onepage theme aimed at creatives and businesses.

Onetone HTML theme

 

Codemagic.gr

A web tool to create code experiments.

Codemagic.gr

 

Plunker

An online community to create and collaborate in development projects.

Plunker

 

YourBrowser.Is

A web tool that gives you a very complete report about your browser.

Yourbrowser.is

 

Novito Nova

A nice all caps font with Latin and Cyrillic character support.

Novito Nova

 

Glitchy 404 Page

An original 404 template with a static screen background.

Glitchy 404 page

 

Flat preloaders

A set of colorful flat preloaders in various formats.

Flat preloaders

 

Radial menu

Nicely animated CSS radial menu.

Radial CSS menu

 

Clear Sans

Modern and versatile font with good legibility.

Clear sans font

 

Metalsmith.io

Pluggable static site generator.

metalsmith.io

 

MVCSS

Sass based CSS architecture to create maintainable application styles.

MVCSS

 

HTML5 banner

An animated interactive banner made in HTML5 and CSS3.

HTML5 Banner

 

Csspinner

CSS loading animations with very little effort required.

CSSpinner

 

ScrollMagic

A very complete jQuery plugin for cool scrolling animations.

ScrollMagic

 

F7

A powerful HTML framework for iOS 7.

F7 framework

 

Identity mockup

A realistic 3D mockup to show off your branding with style.

Identity mockup

 

Fruithealth

A 2 column WordPress theme for health and nutrition sites.

Fruithealth

 

Tabbar menu

An iOS7-like menu with nice animations.

Tabbar menu animated

 

Govpress

WordPress theme for government sites.

Govpress WP theme

 

Linia

Modern theme for blogs.

Linia WP theme

 

Rotation & background experiment

An amazing experiment using only CSS and JS.

Rotation background experiment

 

RegExr

Write and test regular expressions.

RegExr

 

Vibration API

API for web pages to allow mobile devices vibrate.

Vibration API

 

Luzern

A modern sans serif typeface in 2 styles.

Luzern Font

 

Movie app UI

A responsive interface best suited to showcase movies and similar.

Movie app UI

 

Embed

A PHP service to embed any webpage or service.

Embed

 

Clip path carousel

Using clip-path to transition between carousel items.

Clip path carousel

 

Pikabu

A framework for flyout canvas panels.

Pikabu

 

Fait Main 1

Vintage handwriting font for headlines and badges.

Fait main 1 font

 

McKinley

One column theme for bloggers.

mckinle WP theme

 

Stickynavbar.js

A plugin to stick your navigation bars to the top of the browser.

Sticky navbar.JS

 

Vintage badges

100 fully editable badges with a colorful retro style.

Vintage badges