NEWSLETTER ISSUE #200 NOVEMBER 26, 2015

100+ Christmas and New Year's Vectors

Break out the Christmas cheer with this premium bundle of high-quality Christmas and New Year's vectors... You'll get 100+ professional illustrations, all helping to usher in a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Great for everything from holiday cards to T-shirts, this collection can be used for any amount of your own personal or professional projects. This collection sells for $750, but for a limited time only, you can get it for only $15. See the previews

Windows after 30 years

Windows has been around for a long time. Thirty years, in fact. Windows turns 30: a visual history shows how the operating system has evolved over the past three decades. And boy has it ever been an evolution! The original Windows was low resolution and clunky, while the newest versions have become much more streamlined, user-friendly, and clean.

Streamlined publishing for WordPress with Google Docs

If you write your blog posts in Google Docs, then this Publish to WordPress plugin could make your life a whole lot easier. Just install it in Google Docs and connect it to your WordPress blog to make publishing a whole lot quicker and easier.

Is this the end of advertising?

Technology is changing things. The Death of Advertising as We Know It talks about how emerging technologies, and particularly mobile tech, is changing the face of advertising. With shrinking attention spans, changing shopping habits, and increasing media consumption, advertising as we know it just isn't sustainable.

100 Days, 100 inspiring UIs

100 Days of UI is now complete, with 100 days of UI inspiration. There are UI designs for websites, web apps, mobile apps, and more. Click on a design to see the Dribbble shot and get more info about the design. Regardless of the UI challenge you're facing, you're almost certain to find some great inspiration here.

Motion graphics for the web

Mo.js is a motion graphics library for the web. It's under active development, which means it should be considered unstable and subject to change drastically at any time. There are demos for a bunch of things already possible with Mo.js to see what it can do.

A whole new WordPress.com

The new Wordpress.com is now open source, and lets you manage all of your WordPress.com and Jetpack-enabled sites from one place so that you can focus on your content rather than maintenance. It even lets you make changes in real time with no page refreshes needed.

Drunken UX lessons from Shopify

Getting drunk isn't generally conducive to getting work done. But 10 Things I Learned About UX by Being Drunk provides some interesting insight into UX design, from the guy behind The User Is Drunk. While the circumstances might seem off, the advice is sound.

History, connected

The British Museum has created an amazing historical timeline that incorporates historical events throughout the ages, and illustrates the connections between them all. Events are broken down by region, and you can filter by the type of event. It's an amazing visualization, created with the help of Google.

Are you ready to choose sides?

Google, along with Star Wars, is now letting you Choose Your Side: Light Side or Dark Side. By choosing, your Google apps will change themes, showing your allegiance. There's also a nifty chart that shows the balance of the force (which, as of this writing, was swaying slightly more toward the Dark Side than the Light).

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