Bits for the Weekend – 05/01/18

JavaScript snippets, vector icons, some remote work organization tips, and a lot more for you to dig into this weekend!

Daniela Patterson

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5 January 2018

Bits for the Weekend is a bi-weekly roundup of links we’re sharing and discussing in the office. Keep up with the daily buzz and follow us on Twitter.

Sometimes it takes a bit of time to get going again after all the end of the year fun. And sometimes reading random Internet finds can be just the right distraction you might need on the first Friday of 2018. So get comfy and read on what we’ve been chatting about at the office this week.

Discover uilang, the minimal programming language

Uilang is fast, multi-platform and lightweight. With no external dependencies, it is limited on purpose. A great way for web designers to create custom user interface components, add some interactivity to their sites, build prototypes, and probably a whole tonne more. Give this a read if you’d like to find out more about the idea behind it

Five awesome vector collections of city icons

With more than 160 city landmarks, this is one of the most extensive world city icons collections. Designed to look perfect even at a 90×90 pixel scale, those could be a great way to spice up your next project.

Do you know what inspired 1Password to create its Travel Mode?

The 1Password Travel Mode is a feature that protects your 1Password data from unwarranted searches when you travel. Turn on Travel Mode, and every vault will be removed from your devices except for the ones marked “safe for travel.” We’ve been using 1Password for a pretty long time, and given that we quite often tend to be… all over the place… this feature was a very welcome addition!

5 great tips to help you get your remote team organized

Working remotely? Managing a team that works from all around the world? Give this article a read if you’re looking for some expert advice on how to make it all work. And if you’re keen to dig into work organization a little bit more, we’ve recently had a think about how to be and stay efficient in a flexible working environment, and here’s what we came up it.

Isobar predicts that 2018 will be the year of Augmented Humanity

According to Isobar, we’ll be hearing about Augmented Humanity a whole lot more in 2018. Augmented Humanity explores the ways in which technology enhances the most human attributes, such as the ability to recognize and trust each other, or the power to deliver true creativity. Download the report here.

Understands those JavaScript snippets in under 30 seconds

This is a very handy collection of JavaScript snippets that you can grasp in 30 seconds or less. Get browsin’!

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