Useful Tools and Websites for Designers and Developers – November 2013

Yet another month is here and we are here once again with the list of cool tools, apps and websites that provide a helping hand to you all making your task easier and less time consuming. Ingenious minds out there keep working hard to make sure you all get your issues resolved as easily as possible.

We, here at TheDesignBlitz with the same aim that is of making you all do your tasks easily jot down these tools and apps for designers and developers all at one place to help you cut down the extra time that you would have to otherwise spare out looking for the same. Well, as you all know we carefully handpick these tools specifically aimed for designers and developers. Last month gave us some really cool tools, apps and online portals that really do wonders. Check out our preceding month’s list of the same. Besides, listed below are previous three month’s lists incase you missed out any.

Useful Tools and Websites for Designers and Developers – October 2013

Useful Tools and Websites for Designers and Developers – September 2013.

Useful Tools and Websites For Designers and Developers – August 2013

Useful Tools and Websites for Designers and Developers – November 2013

Do let us know if you have any other great tools for designers and developers and we will add those in our next edition.

Useful Tools and Websites for Designers and Developers

1. SquareSpace 

Create your own website with SquareSpace. Whether you need simple pages, galleries, a professional blog or online store, SquareSpace is here to help you out.  Besides, its a mobile ready that is its cool feature that makes it a best bet. Creating your website with this cool tool is a simple and intuitive process. All you have to do is add and arrange your content and features anywhere you want that too with a simple click of a mouse.


2. CSS Inliner

Writing inline CSS can be a big hassle. To cut down the pain CSS Inliner is launched which is a tool that’ll do the hard work for you. You simply have to paste your HTML in the space provided and all your styles are moved inline.


3. Site Drop

Site Drop is a cool tool that helps you share your work in progress. Share any type of file and it will help you make it functional and beautiful. Also, you have the full control over who sees what.


4. Spacedeck

Spacedeck is the visual collaboration tool for creative professionals. Research, create, present and discuss your work all at one place with this cool tool. You can easily plan new products, brainstorm about your new app or product, create story or moodboards and keep your team in sync automatically. All thanks to Spacedeck.


5. 3D Builder

3D Builder is the best place to view, prepare, and print your 3D models on Windows 8.1-ready 3D printers. It is a fun, easy to use, free app for Windows 8.1 that helps you turn digital objects into physical ones and explore the exciting world of 3D printing.


 6. Metro UI CSS

Metro UI CSS is a set of styles that help create a website with an interface that is same as Windows 8. This set of styles was developed as a self-contained solution to help the users in making their task easy.


7. Font Combiner

Font Combiner is a versatile web font creator and font improvement tool that comes loaded with advanced font features like kerning, sub-setting, various hinting options and custom font glyph combinations. With Font Combiner, you can generate your own custom font in a format and file size.


8. stickUp

stickUp is a simple plugin that sticks an element to the top of the browser window while scrolling past it, always keeping it in view. This is a plugin that works on multi-page sites and has additional features for one-pager layouts.


9. Flite

Flite is an efficient, scalable and multi-screen SaaS ad platform that powers mobile and display advertising.Its a leader in Paid Media Publishing. It allows advertisers to scale content marketing and web app functionality into their digital advertising.


10. Layers CSS

Layers CSS is a lightweight, and unobtrusive tool that lets you build your look on the web. It is aimed for practical use and comes with no fuss. Fluid Grid is its usp which makes columns stacked from left to right without the need of wrappers.


11. Formoid

Formoid is a cool tool for creating beautiful web forms. With a no-coding drag-n-drop GUI, trendy flat, metro, Bootstrap form themes, Formoid is a pure css styled, responsive, retina-ready form elements, as-you-type validation, anti-spam captcha tool worth checking out.


12. Flaticon

Flaticon s a free project that is specifically created for and by designers and developers. This powerful tool provides icons for any kind of project, online or offline. The icons you find with FlatIcon are scalable and accessible to any screen reader.


13. PSD Validator

PSD Validator is a cool tool that lets you find out how well your PSD files are structured using some rules from Photoshop Etiquette.



This tool lets you transform information from the web into useable data. You can turn any website into a table of data or an API within short time that too without writing any code. Its as simple as that!


15. is a fast, simple and entirely private file sharing tool for creative professionals. Users can invite members and work the same way you work besides, securely sharing files of any size.


16. CodeCombat

CodeCombat is a tool that lets users learn how to code javascript that too in a fun way that is by playing a game. How cool does that sound to be.


17. Swiftly

Swiftly is a tool that makes it easy for designers to get small design tasks done quickly and easily. 99designs which is the world’s largest graphic design marketplace is connecting people around the world with great designers with this tool. Swiftly lets save clients time and money while offering designers a convenient way to make money in their downtime.


18. Canva

Canva as the name hints is a new way to design. Created specifically for designers, this is an amazing tool that comes loaded with features that help in designing the easy way letting you give shape to your creative ideas.


19. Typecast

Typecast is one of the iconic representations of the digital age. It is an image of the ubiquitous digital screen, stereotypically represented as a grid of brightly-lit pixels.


20. Sir Trevor

Sir Trevor is rich content editing tool entirely re-imagined for the web. It is an intuitive editor for web content that does not presuppose anything about how it will be rendered.


21. Gittip

Gitip is a website that inspires generosity. It is a way to give small weekly cash gifts to people you love and are inspired by.


22. CSS3 Gradient Generator

CSS3 Gradient Generator as the name says is a gradient generating tool that supports all standard gradient features and is simple to use. It supports all modern browsers like Chrome, Firefox, Safari, IE 10+.

Stay tuned for more cool tools, apps and websites for designers and developers that we will be including in our next week’s list which is the first week of December. Also, let us know which one(s) of the above tool would be your pick and why?


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