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Modern UI Icons (also named Windows Phone Icon Pack) is a set of 750+ very beautifully designed icons.

The icons are created with Windows Phone and Windows 8 developers in mind, however, they can fit very well to any web/mobile/desktop project.

Modern UI Icons

This set was featured at WRD before when there was ~140 icons but it has grew so much, moved into a new domain and deserves a 2nd shot.

They are designed with Expression Design and comes with 48*48px PNG (light and dark), .design and .XAML versions.

It includes many items from actions to filetypes, weather, charts and much more.

Metro Icon Pack is a set of slick icons whose designs are inspired from the Windows 7 Phone (code named Metro).

The set includes 33 unique icons with 4 different variations (white, black and with/without circles).

Items are all action icons, comes as .PNG and they are free to be used in both personal or commercial projects.

Windows7 Icons

Many designers/developers were excited to see the launch of the jQuery Mobile ~a year ago and waited for the stable release to start building for mobile.

With an announcement yesterday, the project officially reached to its first stable release.

jQuery Mobile Stable Release

jQuery Mobile already supports a huge set of mobile browsers, has the ThemeRoller for mobile and it is very well-documented with guides + examples for an easy start.

The framework includes many widgets for (touch-optimized) mobile layouts: toolbars, buttons, pages/dialogs, content formatting, list views and forms. All built on jQuery core for a familiar and consistent syntax.

The last week's giveaway, "5 Visifire Single Developer licenses" has ended right now, the winners are selected and announced below.

What is Visifire?

For any developer building apps or websites using the Microsoft platforms, Visifire is very useful resource for creating charming charts.

Visifire Charts

It is a data visualization controls kit which is compatible with WPF, Silverlight + Windows Phone 7 and can be used with any server-side language or just HTML.

Many chart types are supported with all having attractive animations and zooming. Also, there are linear + vertical gauges as well.

The winners

  • Roger Willis (comment #406689)
  • Martin Lundberg (comment #404041)
  • Carlos (comment #404061)
  • Amaiko (comment #405982)
  • Jose Miguel (comment #406544)

Thanks very much to everyone on joining the giveaway and congratulations to the winners.

MobileESP is an open source project for easily detecting users browsing the web pages with a mobile browser.

It has server-side versions for PHP, ASP.NET, Java, Ruby and a client-side JavaScript version with light features.

There are methods provided for detecting a specific device (iPhone, Android, WebOS, etc.) or a wider selection if it is a smartphone, tablet, game console, etc.

The project has support for most of the well-known devices and can even identify their capabilities.

Mobile Operating Systems

Visifire, a professional set of charting tools that works on WPF, Silverlight & Windows Phone 7, is giving away 5 "Single Developer Licenses with Premium Support" (worth $499 each) to WebResourcesDepot readers.

Please check the details of joining this giveaway at the bottom of this post and here are more details about this exciting resource.

What is Visifire?

It is a multi-targetted kit of data visualization controls which is compatible with WPF, Silverlight & Windows Phone 7 which uses the same API for developing in all these platforms.


Visifire is not dependent on any server-side technology and can be used with almost any language including ASP, ASP.Net, SharePoint, PHP, JSP, ColdFusion, Python, Ruby or just simple HTML.

It has support for many chart types like bar, column, line, are, pie, stock, radar, stack, doughnut and more. Circular and linear gauges can be created too.

All the visualizations are very good-looking, interactive (responds to mouse-overs and clicks) and have shiny animations.

Visifire Gauges

It is possible to zoom into charts by selecting a part of it to view only the selected portion.

They can be styled/themed easily and edited with Microsoft Expression Blend.

How to join the giveaway?

In order to win one of the licenses given away:

  • Share this giveaway with a tweet: "Just joined the @Visifire – Windows Phone Charting Tools giveaway at WebResourcesDepot –" (click to tweet easily)
  • Follow @visifire Twitter user
  • Share your tweet URL within the comments

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The winners will be selected with the query below on 6 October 2011 (1 week later) and good luck everyone.

Uptime Robot