The global community of developers are always delivering the latest and most innovative web tools. Discovering an excellent new app or plugin is the greatest rush, especially when you get to share it with your colleagues. Each recommendation goes from one user to another down the pipeline.
In theory, time and money are saved by using apps and various tools. In practice, the time saved is what excites developers and website designers about new tool releases. For web designers and web developers, so many labor intensive tasks are now done by a single tool in seconds. Thanks to innovative tools and apps, creative minds are able to continue progressing forward with new ideas.
The basic elements of creativity never change, only the tools and mediums that are used. Tools and apps are used to inspire the creative flow today, just as paper and pencils were in the analog era. One day, digital tools might save us more time, than we will know what to do with.
Lightweight. Unobtrusive. Style-agnostic. Build your look on the web, not Twitter’s – and build it fluid. Layers CSS is aimed for practical use and comes with zero bullshit.
Reach out your tentacles to a broad range of people who subscribe to your emails. Our CSS framework helps you craft HTML emails that can be read anywhere on any device. Gone are the days where you had to choose between Outlook and email optimized for smartphones and tablets. Ink’s responsive, 12-column grid blends flexibility and stability so your readers can view your emails perfectly from wherever they may be.
Fast Image Cache is an efficient, persistent, and—above all—fast way to store and retrieve images in your iOS application. Part of any good iOS application’s user experience is fast, smooth scrolling, and Fast Image Cache helps make this easier.
Sir Trevor is rich content editing entirely re-imagined for the web: an intuitive editor for web content which does not presuppose anything about how it will be rendered.
Font Combiner is a versatile web font creator and font improvement tool exposing advanced font features to the end user – kerning, subsetting, various hinting options and custom font glyph combinations.
Snazzy Maps is a repository of different color schemes for Google Maps aimed towards web designers and developers.
Responsive slider plugin for jQuery. Intrinsic trick to enable respinsive resizing without js!
Today websites are full of events (new mail, new chat-message, content update etc.). Often it is not enough to indicate this events only visually to get user attention. You need sounds! This library, made for playing small sounds, will help you with this task.
A charting library built with the Ember.js and d3.js frameworks. It includes time series, bar, pie, and scatter charts which are easy to extend and modify. The out-of-the-box behavior these chart components represents our thoughts on best practices in chart interactivity and presentation.
A video player without video files, just JSON. Based on “images frames” thought to mobile devices!
PredictionIO is an open source machine learning server for software developers to create predictive features, such as personalization, recommendation and content discovery.
Freewall is a cross-browser and responsive jQuery plugin to help you create many types of grid layouts: flexible layouts, images layouts, nested grid layouts, metro style layouts, pinterest like layouts … with nice CSS3 animation effects and call back events.
Alpaca generates forms on-the-fly using JSON schema and configuration to define object models, types, properties, validation logic and layout. Alpaca generates intuitive forms while giving your business the assurance of data compliance.
Crosbrowser & lightweight way to check if user is looking at the page or interacting with it.
Circletype.js is a tiny (2.7kb) jQuery plugin that lets you set type on a circle
Redux is a simple, truly extensible options framework for WordPress themes and plugins.
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