Free Resources for Web Designers (July/August 2012)

Here’s a handpicked roundup of free resources, released between July and August this year, that web designers will find useful. You’ll find a wide assortment of free resources such as PSD UI templates, icons, jQuery plugins and more.


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5 Simple Tips for Designing Better iPhone Apps

As users shop the Apple App Store looking for new apps to buy, they judge their potential purchases based on design.

We’re told early on in life not to judge a book by its cover, but without a way to trial an app, screenshots are one of the few ways a user can judge the quality of it.

Since it’s not possible for someone to judge ease-of-use (usability) or code-quality just by browsing the App Store, judging entirely based on design makes sense, and so apps with better design tend to be chosen more often when compared with competing apps.