Great and easy-to-use tools and resources are always nice to have . Here we have put together some great tools and resources which developers and designers can use to accomplish their web development and design project. These tools not only make your job easier, but they have the ability to improve the quality of work as well.
This simple stylesheet allows you to display finished sitemaps directly from HTML unordered list navigation. It streamlines the web design process as it automates the illustration of site map and allows you to develop HTML navigation. It also offers additional links which can be customized as per your requirement and preferences. It also eliminates the need for additional software and provides clickable anchors with visible URLs.
It is a useful resource that eliminates the task of manual tweening by producing smooth, fluid motion without using the animator to draw out each frame individually. This allows you to produce high quality 2D animation for your project. It is a powerful, industrial-strength vector-based 2D animation software package, designed from the ground-up for producing feature-film quality animation.
Another simple, blog aware, static site generator for web developers. It provides a template directory representing the raw form of a website, runs it through Textile or Markdown and Liquid converters, and bring out a complete, static website suitable for serving with Apache or your favorite web server.
This is an easy way to build Web 2.0 applications including prototyping and development, a form-driven database apps, a front end “face” for SOA architecture. It automates all the heavy lifting needed to connect enterprise data to browser-based widgets. It provides a drag and drop interface to manage images and files within a project. You can chart the widgets such as pie, bar and stacked columns.
It a useful resource which offers extensions to simplify the design process. It allows you to author modern CSS using advanced selectors, properties such as border-radius, or custom font faces and make sure that design works well even in IE6. Its extensions include CSS3 Selectors, @font-face support, CSS rotation (currently bundled with eCSStender as an example), CSS3 border-and CSS3 Columns.
Formerly known as Fauxto, it is a powerful editing tool and photo manager. It allows you to edit many images at one single time, control pixel level and check the depth of layers. It is compatible with all the browsers, integrates seamlessly with top photo-sharing sites, and even has its own file format so you can save your work in progress.
This resource helps you in finding best website template for your project. It offers a catalog of Web templates you can fully and easily customize online. It also lets you change the template colors easily with our Photoshop® like color picker, and choose your favorite color scheme. It also offers a collection of pre-built fonts. The templates are lightweight, tableless and compliant with XHTML and CSS standards.
Hope these tools and resources would help you execute your design and development requirements.