28 Free Resource Websites for Designers and Developers

by Jake Rocheleau

November 6, 2013 in Web Design

As a web developer I love to find new exciting applications which make my daily life easier. Completing a project or getting something updated can take hours or even weeks of extra work. Online webapps have grown very quickly and most of them are free to use.

I have gone through my bookmarks and put together 28 must-have resources for webmasters. Whether you are a designer, developer, marketer, copywriter or otherwise, there is something in this list for you. Granted the number of tools online has been growing very quickly and it’s certainly not a complete collection. If you know of any helpful links which I’ve forgotten please share with us in the discussion area below.

Web Colour Data

web colour data webapp inspiration design

CodePen

codepen dark ui homepage coding ide cloud webapp

365psd

freebie 365psd download gallery psds

Gridulator

gridulator grid based webapp free open source online

Font2Web

convert online fonts ttf otf webfont webapp

Source Canvas

freebie download gallery psd open source codes sourcecanvas

WordPress Query Generator

sql database query generator code php wordpress

Buttons

open source github buttons css library

HTML Email Boilerplate

free open source html boilerplate homepage design

Google Web Designer

free software program homepage google webdesigner

Screen Sizes

screen sizes responsive design width devices webapp reference

CSS Font Stack

css css3 webfont font stacks homepage webapp

PixelsDaily

dark website homepage pixelsdaily freebie psd

Unheap

unheap gallery jquery repository homepage webapp downloads

Colourcode

colourcode code choice hexadecimal colors picker webapp

Pure CSS

pure css homepage open source webapp layout colorful

Favigen

favigen homepage layout webapp picking building favicons

resizeMyBrowser

resizemybrowser inspiration homepage webapp design

Responsive Elements

responsive elements inspiration webdesign homepage webapp

Forecast Font

freebie open source fonts weather icons iconfont

Font Awesome

font awesome open source icons webfont iconfont

Prefixr

net tutsplus internet webapp css3 prefix generator

PXtoEM

online webapp pixels to ems converter

Ajaxload

small loaders icons gif generator ajax circles

Iconza

iconza webapp icons webpage inspiration design layout

DesignFloat

design float social news digg webapp homepage

Subtle Patterns

subtle patterns website backgrounds free download

PageSpeed

pagespeed tools website google tools homepage

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About Jake Rocheleau

Jake is a digital researcher and writer on many popular design magazines. He frequently writes on topics including web design, user experience, mobile apps, and project management. You can find him all throughout Google and tweeting @jakerocheleau. Connect with Jake on google+

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