Welcome to the forty-third edition of the Web Dev Weekly
newsletter... We'll be giving you a short, concise list of everything you need to know from around the web from the last week. From tutorials, to new developments, ideas and articles.
Responsive Typography with SASS Maps
User SASS maps to create typography that responds to your user's viewport size.
An interesting outlook on how home pages should be built. Static blocks that rarely change with a mix of dynamic content that need very little maintenance. Sound familiar? Maybe you should have a read.
Mailin.io - Node Mail Man
Mailin is an incoming mail server parser. Simply put by them: "A node.js smtp server that receives emails, parses them and posts them as json to the url of your choice."
CodePad - Code Snippers
CodePad is a great way to build up and share code snippets. This isn't a pastebin used to share your problems, it's a repository of useful code snippets.
Kickoff - A front-end framework
Kickoff is a CSS and JS frontend framework (think Bootstrap), used by some big names, including the BBC.
Swiper is a mobile touch slider. It uses hardware accelerated transitions and native behaviour. It is aimed at mobile interfaces, but will still work on your desktop browser too - don't hold much hope for IE though.
Plyr - no messing video player
Plyr is a simple HTML5 media player, we some customisable controls. It's simple, but works and works well.
A flexible jQuery plugin that uses (or can be extended using) animate.css to create some very pretty modals.
NodeBB - A better forum platform for the modern web
Some argue that forums are dying, others beg to differ. NodeBB is trying to tackle the problem of dated and security-flawed forum software that many platforms are synonymous with.