By AN Jay on August 5, 2011

Five Great Web Applications For Designers And Alike

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There are many web applications out there, but getting by free and good ones is not that easy. Today, we are sharing Five Great Web Apps For Designers And Alike. Read each entry in the list and see which web application suits your needs best.

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LayerStyles

LayerStyles v 0.1 is just like your favorite graphics editor but in your browser. You can use it to create css code of the special effect you would like to give on your web design.

The Web Font Combinator

This tool was created in order to preview web font combinations. There have been various printed collections of font examples that the reader can combine in order to see how a header and body font work together.

Grid Calculator And Generator

GridCalc is a easy to use grid calculator. Just enter the desired width of your page and an aproximate range for your column and gutter width and the calculator will give you all the possible combinations within the limits you entered. You get a nice visual representation of the results, click preview on a result and you get a better presentation of how the grid can be used. When you have decided which grid configuration you want to use you can download the configuration as a css file to use in your project.

CSS3 Shapes

This is a very simple css3 snippets resource site from where you can find css3 code of different and unique shapes.

FontFont Subsetter

FontFont Subsetter is a tool for optimizing and customizing Web FontFonts in three easy steps. The free service lets you significantly reduce file sizes of your Web FontFonts to reduce bandwidth costs and make your websites faster.





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The link for CSS3 Shapes isn’t working…
http://css3shapes.com/

Thanks for review, and specially for LayerStyle service.

Wish you could make some review of Chrome plugins for developers. Currently, i’m using “the grids” extension http://goo.gl/m0jGE and “IE tabs” http://goo.gl/dJ1MW but i wish to get more. And again, thanks.

@Slowx, This site was working fine when we published this post. They maybe some server downtime etc. I hope they will get up soon.

Thanks

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Sounds like you might be onto something dude

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The font thing is pretty cool, but will it work across all platforms?

Very useful.Thanks for share!

That’s a really hand list.

Thanks

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Great application, thanks.

Great list. I especially like the FontFont Subsetter. Will come in handy.

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