By Akhter on November 18, 2013

42 Fresh Tools And Resources for Developers And Designers

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In this round up, we are presenting a collection of 42 new resources and tools for the developers and designers. These tools and resources can save their time and let them perform their job quite easily and effortlessly, thus increasing the productivity. Every designer and developer makes use of some sort of time saving tools. Therefore, we thought to compile a collection of 42 new and useful resources and tools for developers and designers.
Here is the full collection after the jump. We hope that you will like this collection. Feel free to share your opinions with us via comment section below. Your comments are always welcome. Enjoy!

CSS Modal

CSS Modal is built out of pure CSS. JavaScript is only for sugar. This makes them perfectly accessible. The modals are designed using responsive web design methods. They work on all screen sizes from a small mobile phone up to high resolution screens.

JSHint

JSHint is a tool that helps to detect errors and potential problems in your JavaScript code. To start enter your JavaScript below and click the Lint button.

Light Table IDE

Light Table is a new interactive IDE that lets you modify running programs and embed anything from websites to games. It provides the real time feedback we need to not only answer questions about our code, but to understand how our programs really work.

CSS Trashman

The trashman examines your site’s live DOM and reverse engineers a new, more elegant definition that captures styles down to the pixel.

Prepros

Preprocessing just got easier with Prepros Enjoy the dead simple design & development workflow.

Browserhacks

Browserhacks is an extensive list of browser specific CSS and JavaScript hacks from all over the interwebs.

Learn CSS Layout

This site teaches the CSS fundamentals that are used in any website’s layout.

PiCSSel-art

PiCSSel-art is a very useful drawing tool to draw pixel art and get it in CSS. Draw pixel art using CSS only.

Markdown.css

CSS to make HTML markup look like plain-text markdown.

Validatrn

Cross Browser HTML5 Form Validation.

LESS Prefixer

LESS Prefixer is a set of LESS mixins that let you use vendor-prefixed CSS properties without the prefixes. It uses some simple conventions and gets out of the way so you can use the CSS you already know, but with less typing.

Csscss – A CSS Redundancy Analyze

Csscss will parse any CSS files you give it and let you know which rulesets have duplicated declarations.

CSSO – Structural Optimization of CSS Files

CSSO (CSS Optimizer) is a CSS minimizer unlike others. In addition to usual minification techniques it can perform structural optimization of CSS files, resulting in smaller file size compared to other minifiers.

Cascade Framework

Semantic and non-semantic grid layouts, base templates, table designs, navigation elements, typography and lots, lots more.

Responsable Framework

Responsable uses the power of less and sass to bring you a perfect responsive framework.

jQuery Learning Center

There’s a lot more to learn about building web sites and applications with jQuery than can fit in API documentation. If you’re looking for explanations of the basics, workarounds for common problems, best practices, and how-tos, you’re in the right place!

Mueller Grid System

MUELLER is a modular grid system for responsive/adaptive and non–responsive layouts, based on Compass. You have full control over column width, gutter width, baseline grid and media–queries.

Pure

A set of small, responsive CSS modules that you can use in every web project.

PocketGrid

Tiny and powerful CSS grid system.

Kraken

A lightweight, mobile-first boilerplate for front-end web developers.

.Fitgrid

.FITGRD is the lightweight & sexy looking responsive grid for your next awesome website.

Mosto Framework for Forms

A lightweight framework for forms.

Typeplate

Frameworks make decisions for you about how to organize, structure and design a site. Pattern libraries don’t separate styling and markup, making them tough to use in a truly modular fashion. We weren’t satisfied, so we made a thing that doesn’t do that.

Topcoat

CSS for Clean & Fast Web Apps.

Flatdoc

Flatdoc is the fastest way to create a site for your open source project.

svg.js

A lightweight library for manipulating and animating SVG.

Midway.js

Midway.js makes it super easy to automatically center the responsive elements on your websites.

WideArea

WideArea is simple and lightweight JavaScript and CSS library (2KB JS and 4KB CSS) which helps you to write better, simpler and faster.

Gif.js

Full-featured JavaScript GIF encoder that runs in your browser.

Countable.js

Countable is a JavaScript function to add live paragraph-, word- and character-counting to an HTML element. Countable is a zero-dependency library and comes in at 1KB when minified and gzipped.

Packery

Packery makes your crazy & clever layout a real thing. Be clever. Get crazy.

Highlight.js

Highlight.js highlights syntax in code examples on blogs, forums and in fact on any web pages. It’s very easy to use because it works automatically: finds blocks of code, detects a language, highlights it.

Intern

Intern takes the stress out of testing your Web app.

Chart.js

Easy, object oriented client side graphs for designers and developers.

Draggabilly

Make that shiz draggable.

React

A JavaScript library for building user interfaces.

Pedestal

An open source tool set for building web applications in Clojure.

Helios

Helios is an open-source framework that provides essential backend services for iOS apps, from data synchronization and push notifications to in-app purchases and passbook integration. It allows developers to get a client-server app up-and-running in just a few minutes, and seamlessly incorporate functionality as necessary.

RoughDraft.js

Quickly create and prototype a full interactive HTML mock-up without duplicating markup, server-side loops/code, or having to source fake content (lorem ipsum text/images).

Red Pen

Red Pen lets you upload your design, share a short URL, and get live, annotated feedback super-fast. It remembers you— no project management, no complexity, no bullshit.

Fake Images Please?

When designing websites, you may not have the images you need at first. But you already know the sizes and inserting some placeholders can help you better seeing the layout. Don’t waste your time making dummy images for your mockup or wireframe. Fakeimg.pl is a little tool that generates images with an URL. Choose the size, the colors, even the text.

Preboot

Preboot is a comprehensive and flexible collection of LESS utilities. Its original variables and mixins became the precursor to Bootstrap. Since then, it’s all come full circle.





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