If you need some additional help setting up branding or creating and using UX components, or just want material and code for ideas, Microsoft's solution packs for SharePoint are a great resource.

An updated version of the solution packs has now been released and available for download from the Microsoft Download Center. The download consists of seven separate packs, and each provides information and modifiable code for specific SharePoint techniques. The available packs include:

  • The Branding and Site Provisioning solution pack
  • The Search solution pack
  • The UX components solution pack
  • The Composite business apps solution pack
  • The Enterprise Content Management solution pack
  • The Localization solution pack
  • The User Profile solution pack

Download them here: SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint Online solution packs