Collection Of Developer/Designer Resources

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Collection Of Developer/Designer Resources
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I had this decent size list of various resources saved in a note so I thought I would share. I'm sure you will find somethig useful. If you come across somethng that doesn't work, or isn't around anymore please let me know so I can update it accordingly. If you know of anything to add feel free to let me know, and I will.


      • HTML5 UP: Responsive HTML5 and CSS3 site templates.
      • Templated: A collection of 845 free CSS & HTML5 site templates.
      • Strikingly: Free, unlimited mobile optimized websites for strikingly domains.
      • Layers: A WordPress site builder so simple. It’s free, forever.
      • Bootstrap Zero: The largest open-source, free Bootstrap template collection.


      • Signature Maker: A free web based tool that creates your handwritten digital signature.


      • Wave: Free & easy accounting, invoicing and more.


      • Kiss: Free legal docs for startup founders and investor.
      • Docracy: An open collection of free legal documents.
      • Shake: Create, sign and send legally binding agreements in seconds. Free for personal use.


      • Skitch: Your ideas become reality faster.


      • Naminum: Discover a perfect company name.
      • Wordoid: Pick a short and catchy name for your business.
      • Domainr: Fast, free, domain name search, short URLs.


      • Hemingway: Hemingway App makes your writing bold and clear.
      • Grammarly: Finds & corrects mistakes of your writing.
      • Medium: Everyone’s stories and ideas.
      • ZenPen: The minimal writing tool of web.
      • Liberio: Simple eBook creation and publishing right from Google Drive.
      • Social Locker: Ask visitors “to pay” for your content with a tweet, etc.
      • Egg Timer: Set a time and bookmark it for repeated use.
      • Wattpad: The world’s largest community for readers and writers.
      • Known: A single site for the content you create.
      • Wattpad: The world’s largest community for readers and writers.
      • Dbook: Structured and collaborative writing for large documents.
      • When you return your text will still be here.


      • Buzzsumo: Analyze what content performs best for any topic or competitor.
      • Swayy: Discover the most engaging content. Free for 1 dashboard user.
      • Ruzzit: Find the most shared content on the web.


      • Ahrefs: Site explorer & backlink checker.
      • SimilarWeb: Analyze website statistics for any domain.
      • Browseo: How search engines see your website.
      • Copyscape: Search for copies of your page on the web.
      • Pingdom: Test & the load time of a site.
      • GTMetrics: Analyze your page’s speed performance.
      • Moz Local: Check your local listings on Google, Bing, and others.
      • XML Sitemaps: Sitemap generator that creates XML & HTML variants.


      • Kraken: Optimize your images & accelerate your websites.
      • ImageOptim: Makes images take up less disk space & load faster.
      • Image optimizer WordPress plugin.
      • InstaMockup: Create beautiful screenshots of your app or website.


      • Canva: Amazingly simple graphic design for bloggers.
      • Pixlr: Pixlr Editor is a robust browser photo editor.
      • Skitch: Get your point across with fewer words.
      • Empowers anyone to create & share powerful visuals.
      • Placeit: Free product mockups & templates.
      • Recite: Turn a quote into a visual masterpiece.
      • Pablo: Design engaging images for your social media posts in under 30 seconds.


      • Mailchimp: Send 12,000 emails to 2,000 subscribers for free.
      • Mandrill: The fastest way to deliver email. Free 12K emails/month.
      • Mailgun: The Email Service For Developers. Free 10K emails/month.
      • Sendgrid: Delivers your transactional and marketing email. Free 12K emails/month.
      • Mailtrack: The best free email tracking solution.
      • Beefree: Free Email editor to build responsive design messages.


      • Primer: No-nonsense, jargon-free marketing lessons (by Google).
      • MailCharts: A FREE email course to help you become a better marketer.


      • Spruce: Make Twitter ready images in seconds.
      • Latergram: Easily plan & schedule your Instagram posts.
      • How Many Shares Count how many shares a URL has across most social networks, all in one place.
      • SocialRank: Identify, organize, and manage your followers on Twitter.
      • Klout: Social media influence score on browser extension.
      • Bitly: Create, share, and track shortened links.
      • Filament: A free beautiful and customizable sharing bar.
      • Addthis: Get more shares, follows and conversions.
      • Sumome Share: Auto-optimizes your share buttons for max traffic.
      • Digg Digg: Your all in one share buttons plugin.
      • Disqus: Build a community of active readers & commenters.


      • Typeform: Free beautiful online survey & form builder.
      • Tally: Create polls in no time.
      • Batch: The first-ever 100% free engagement platform for mobile apps.
      • Helprace: Customer service tool. Free for up to 3 agents for small support teams.


      • Petit Hacks: Acquisition, retention, & revenue hacks used by companies.
      • Optimizely: One optimization platform for websites and mobile apps.
      • Hello Bar: Tool for A/B testing different CTAs & power words.


      • Freebbble: High-quality design freebies from Dribbble.
      • Dribbble: Dribbble search results for “freebie”. An absolute freebie treasure.
      • Pixel Buddha: Free and premium resources for professional community.
      • Fribbble: Free PSD resources by Dribbblers curated by Gilbert Pellegrom.
      • Freebiesbug: Latest free PSDs & other resources for designers.
      • 365 Psd: Download a free psd every day.
      • Dbf: Dribbble & Behance best design freebies.
      • Marvel: Free resources from designers we love.
      • UI Space: High quality hand-crafted Freebies for awesome people.
      • Freepik: iFree graphic resources for everyone.
      • Tech&All: PSD, Tech News, and other resources for free.
      • Tethr: The most beautiful IOS design KIT ever.
      • Web3Canvas: PSD Freebies, HTML Snippets, Inspirations & Tutorials.


      • Coolors: Super fast color schemes generator for cool designers.
      • Skala Color: An extraordinary color picker for designers and developers.
      • 0 to 255: A simple tool that helps web designers find variations of any color.


      • FLTDSGN: Daily showcase of the best flat UI design websites and apps.
      • UI Cloud: The largest user interface design database in the world.
      • Moodboard: Build a beautiful moodboard and share the result.
      • Crayon: The most comprehensive collection of marketing designs.
      • Ocean: A community of designers sharing feedback.
      • Behance: Showcase & discover creative work.
      • Pttrns: Mobile user interface patterns.
      • Awwwards: The awards for design, creativity and innovation.
      • UI Parade: User interface design tools and design inspiration.
      • Niice: A search engine with taste.


      • Stock Up: Best free stock photo websites in one place.
      • Pexels: Best free photos in one place.
      • Unsplash: Free (do whatever you want) high-resolution photos.
      • Splashbase: Search & discover free, hi res photos & videos.
      • Jay Mantri: Free pics. do anything (CC0). Make magic.
      • Moveast: This is a journey of a portuguese guy moving east.
      • Mazwai: Free creative commons HD video clips & footages.
      • Super Famous: Photos by Dutch interaction designer Folkert Gorter.
      • Super Famous: Photos by Dutch interaction designer Folkert Gorter.
      • IM Free: A curated collection of free resources.
      • Cupcake: A photographer’s treat by Jonas Nilsson Lee.
      • MMT: Free stock photos by Jeffrey Betts.
      • Raumrot: Free high-resolution picture.
      • Bucketlistly: A free creative common collection of travel photos.
      • Free photo packs:


      • TypeGenius: Find the perfect font combo for your next project.
      • DaFont: Archive of freely downloadable fonts.
      • FontPark: The web’s largest archive of free fonts.
      • Typekit: A limited collection of fonts to use on a website or in applications.


      • Flat Icon: A search engine for 16000+ glyph vector icons.
      • MakeAppIcon: Generate App Icons of all sizes with a click.
      • Ico Moon: 4000+ free vector icons, icon generator.
      • Ego Icons: 100 Free vector icons with a clean look and feel.
      • FlatIcons: Free flat icon customizer, royalty free.


      • UI Names: Generate random names for use in designs and mockups.
      • UI Faces: Find and generate sample avatars for user interfaces.
      • Sonics: Free packs of UI sounds and sound effects delivered to your inbox every month.


      • Hive: First free unlimited cloud service in the world.
      • GitHub: Build software better, together.
      • BitBucket: Git and Mercurial code management for teams
      • Chisel: Chisel offers an unlimited number of fossil repositories.
      • Visual Studio: Comprehensive collection of developer tools and services.
      • Landscape: Landscape is an early warning system for your Python codebase.
      • Swiftype: Add great search to any website. Free with limitations.
      • Gather all the data you want & start getting the answers you need.
      • Coveralls: Test coverage history and statistics.
      • LingoHub: Free for Small Teams, Open Source usage and Educational projects.
      • Codacy: Continuous Static Analysis designed to complement your unit tests.
      • TinyCert: Free SSL certificates for your startup.
      • Opbeat: The first ops platform for developers. Free for small teams.
      • Pingdom: Website monitoring. Free for one website.
      • Rollbar: Full-stack error monitoring for all apps in any language.
      • Loggly: Simplify Log Management Forever. Free for one user.
      • Devport: Get your developer portfolio.
      • Getting Real: The smarter way to build web apps. A free book by 37signals.
      • Peek: Get a free, 5-minute video of someone using your site.
      • Creator: Build better Ionic apps, faster.
      • DevFreeCasts: A huge collection of free screencasts for developers.
      • Cody: A free library of HTML, CSS, JS nuggets.


      • Noisli: Background noise & color generator.
      • Noizio: Ambient sound equalizer for relax or productivity.
      • Defonic: Combine the sounds of the world into a melody.
      • Octave: A free library of UI sounds, handmade for iOS.
      • Free Sound: Huge database of free audio snippets, samples, + recordings.
      • Sonics: Free packs of UI sounds and sound effects delivered to your inbox every month.


      • Self Control: Mac: free application to help you avoid distracting websites.
      • Cold Turkey: Windows: temporarily block yourself off of distracting websites.


      • Trello: Keeps track of everything.
      • Evernote: The workspace for your life’s work.
      • Yanado: Tasks management inside Gmail.
      • Free, fast, private and easy image and file hosting.
      • Pocket: View later, put it in Pocket.
      • Raindrop: Mac app for bookmarking and reading it later.
      • Flowdock: Free for teams of five and non-profits.
      • Typetalk: Share and discuss ideas with your team through instant messaging.
      • Slack: Free for unlimited users with few limited features.
      • HipChat: Free for unlimited users with few limited features.
      • Google Hangouts: Bring conversations to life with photos, emoji and group video calls.
      • Voveet: Simple, free 3D conference calls. Experience the difference.
      • FreeBusy: Eliminate coordination headaches when you need to schedule a meeting.
      • RealTimeBoard: Your regular whiteboard, re-thought for the best online experience.
      • Witkit: Witkit is the secure platform for teams. 50GB of free encrypted data storage.
      • Get things done with your team.
      • Asana: Teamwork without email.


      • Nomad House: Houses around the world for nomads to live and work together.
      • Lastroom: Simplifying your team travel management
      • Nomadlist: The best cities to live and work remotely.
      • Nomad Jobs: The best remote jobs at the best startups.


      • Beta List: Discover and get early access to tomorrow’s startups.
      • Startups List: Collections of the best startups in different places.


      • Assembly: Co-create new ideas no matter where they are.


      • Coursera: Free online classes from 80+ top universities & organizations.
      • Khan Academy: Free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere.
      • Skillshare: Unlock your creativity with free online classes & projects.
      • Startup Notes: Startup School invites amazing founders to tell their story.
      • Closed Club: Browse shut-down start-ups & learn why they closed down.
      • All free programming learning resources.
      • Mixergy: Learn from proven entrepreneurs.
      • Hackdesign: Receive a design lesson in your inbox each week.


      • Email1K: A free 30 day course to double your email list.
      • Startup Digest: Personalized newsletter for all things startup in your area.


      • Foundrs: Co-founder equity calculator.
      • Pitcherific: Pitcherific helps you create, train, and improve your pitch.