The arrival of December means ridiculous deals & great gift ideas, a mad rush to hit end of the year deadlines, and (thankfully) plenty of cheer & laughter. So, sit back and try to relax as we take you through this week’s news in another edition of the Spry Hive!
Shopping for a designer or web specialist these holidays? Help them geek out with these brilliantly curated gifts.
Fancy bringing your feline anywhere you go? Check out these awesome cat packs that
lets your cat travel like an astronaut.
Ever wonder how wifi signals make it from the router to the palm of your hands? Well, now you can see for yourself with this amazing app that visualizes your waves of wifi.
Web Design & Development
If you haven’t heard already, Adobe Flash Professional is getting a makeover in 2016 and will be reborn as Adobe Animated CC.
Sketch also made a major announcement this week. Mac users will now have to download and update the program directly from Sketch as they have pulled out of the Mac App Store.
Interface designers have been embracing a softer look and feel in their designs, and nowhere is it more evident than in these lovely examples from the 100 Days of UI Challenge. You can also download the UI kit to use on your next project.
The countdown to Christmas is merely mediocre without the joy of an advent calendar. Web professionals have more to choose from this year with 10 advent calendars for web designers and devs.
Hone your CSS Flexbox skills with a fun game, Flexbox Froggy.
While they are still one of the world’s biggest polluters, China once again invested more money into Clean Energy than anyone else. That said, Bill Gates is evidently preparing to create a multi-billion dollar fund for Clean Energy here in the States.
Bike theft is no joke either, especially in Europe. That doesn’t mean you can’t have some fun with would-be-thieves though.
The delivery might be cartoony and cute (in The Oatmeal creator Matthew Inman’s typical style), but the problem is no laughing matter. Head over to Exploding Kittens to learn more about lowering the number of Kitty Convicts.
Speaking of convicts, US Marshals hopped on the Cyber Monday bandwagon with great deals on forfeited assets.
Hopefully this gave you a tidbit of knowledge, news, or laughter to share with your friends and family this weekend. Thanks for stopping by and don’t forget to grab another dose of the Spry Hive next Friday.