I wonder how ingenious creative minds out there come to know what exactly is needed for web designers and developers to show their creative skills and handle even the most difficult projects with ease. Each time I sit to jot down the list of cool tools, apps and online portals for designers and developers the very first thing that comes to my mind is this time I won’t be getting more than 2-3 useful tools. But then I am proved wrong with the availability of good number of latest cool tools and websites.
I am sure each of the tools and apps we come up with each week are making you feel blessed to be the part of the tech era where there is no shortage of helping hands. Obviously people who develop these useful tools, apps and websites indirectly provide helping hands to the designers and developers. Correct me if I am wrong!
Well, without further adieu let me begin with this weeks’s best apps for designers and developers. Check out the previous listicles on latest apps and tools for designers and developers by clicking on the links below.
Useful Tools and Apps for Designers and Developers
UpdraftPlus is WordPress backup and restoration tool that simplifies backups and restoration. From Dropbox, Google Drive to Rackspace Cloud, DreamObjects, FTP, SFTP, WebDAV and email backup and restoration can be done can with a single click.
extractCSS is an open source project created by Adnan TOPAL. It is an online tool that helps users extract ids, classes and inline styles from HTML document and output them as CSS stylesheet. Users simply need to type or paste their HTML document and let extractCSS to do the rest!
Recently Design Junction shared a huge list of resources and free toolkits for designers and developers. You can check them out by clicking either the image or the link. These free tools have been categorized into their primary role web design, web development, mobile and SEO. On clicking the link you will be directed to the website where you can check these tools by using the filters to check out the sub categories and find out which one would become your pick.
Typewonder is a tool that helps you test various web fonts available and make your pick by checking which one suits your website. Open the website, enter your website url in the box provided and within no time you will be able to see the fonts that you can choose from. Isn’t it the fuss-free way of choosing the right fonts for your website?
Zhopped is a free online image editing community of creative minds out there who are seeking help with the image editing needs. From retouching, restoration to manipulation, enhancements, corrections, removals and more users can do almost anything they wish to. Users are asked to simply upload the request, show off their image editing skills by editing requests and build a collection of amazing edits. Also, users can participate in activities and earn prizes which is a feature soon to be launched.
Tiff is a type diff tool that visually contrasts the differences between two fonts. As of now it supports fonts from the Google Web Fonts library and any system fonts. It would be highly suggestive that you should use it in the latest version of modern day browsers you use.