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Tools, applications and websites that are created to help designers and developers in various project handling are seeing an immense growth in number of them being rolled out every now and then.

It is for this reason that we never fall short of such helpful tools and apps for designers and developers that we share with our readers on weekly basis. From Site Load Test to Preboot, Compress PNG there are few cool tools that we have listed in our this week’s list of useful tools and apps for designers and developers.

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Latest Apps and Tools for Designers and Developers

1. Site Load Test

Shared by one of our reader, Site Load Test is a practical tool for measuring your website’s optimization level and instantly find performance bottlenecks. What users got to do is simply enter the URL of their web page and it will find all serious problems related to optimization and mark them with “speed penalty” scores according to their impact to your website’s loading speed.

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2. Laravel

Laravel is a flexible and modern PHP framework for web developers. Enabling programmers to start building amazing applications, its symfony components helps give apps a great foundation of well-tested and reliable code.

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3. Preboot

Preboot is a collection of LESS mixins and variables for writing better CSS. This comprehansive and unique collection of lightweight documentation and code snippets help programmers in their various projects.

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4. Devdoc

Devdoc is a free and open source online tool that blends multiple API documentations in a fast, organized, and searchable interface helping in coding.

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5. Browserhacks

Browserhacks is an extensive list of browser specific CSS and JavaScript hacks from all over the interwebs. You need to press the first letter of a browser to jump to the according section.

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6. Compress PNG

This is yet another tool which one of our reader got acquainted us with. This is a PNG compression and optimization tool to compress PNG images into PNG-8 format with transparency support.

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7. Learn To Build With PHP: A Crash Course

Spotted at MakeUseOf, this is a free eBook by Matthew Hughes that aims at giving reader the foundation to start hacking on websites with the versatile programming language namely PHP. Readers will get to learn basic PHP structures, ways to interact with databases using MeekroDB and tips to handle user authentication. This is a must-read eBook that we are certain you all will love.

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 With this we come to end of this week’s list. As we have mentioned some tools are sent to us by our readers and we found them useful and worth sharing. If you have any such tool, app or website that you think will of of help to our designer and developer friends, do share it with us.