Nov 22, 2012

10 New Tools to Make You a Better Designer

The use of internet has been constantly increasing since the past few years because the internet is no more restricted to a few things but over the past few years a lot of new things have evolved over the internet and people have found the easiest and the least time consuming solution to all queries over the internet. A website’s basic design is what attracts the people most. Therefore to attract more customers and for that they need to inculcate all the possible designs and patterns that create amazing effects and add to the beauty of the web site.

For the same purpose of enhancing the beauty and looks of the website these designers use design tools. They help in making sure that there is optimum efficiency. Some ways in which the web developers can beautify and enhance their websites is by creating 3D effects. 3d effects can increase the beauty and attract maximum customers. These tools help to easily add 3D effects. Other than 3D effects creating amazing illusions or even some visual effects can help these developers a lot.

In creating visual effects these tools can help a lot. They can help the developers to effortlessly trace bit maps, edit notes a lot more than this. There are several other ways too. One of them might be to create their Web designers constantly need to enhance and improvise their website These design tools not only create beautiful and amazing websites, they add great effects and apart from these functions some tools also enhance the efficiency. Some of the developers that can help accomplish such tasks are blender, Ink space, Font forge and many more.

1) podsframework

Pods is a framework for WordPress that allows you to create, extend, manage, and deploy customized content types and fields.

2) cutandslice

Cut&Slice me cuts and exports them in png format trimming the pixels you don´t need, or let you can specify the size you want. Or you can export all states of your buttons in the blink of an eye.

 3) Neat

Neat is an open source semantic grid framework built on top of Sass and Bourbon. It is simple enough to get you up and running in minutes, and powerful enough to handle almost anything you throw at it.

4) dashing

Dashing is a Sinatra based framework that lets you build beautiful dashboards.

Key features:

Use premade widgets, or fully create your own with scss, html, and coffeescript.
Widgets harness the power of data bindings to keep things DRY and simple. Powered by batman.js.
Use the API to push data to your dashboards, or make use of a simple ruby DSL for fetching data.
Drag & Drop interface for re-arranging your widgets.

5) webasyst

Open source PHP framework for creating sleek multi-user web apps for businesses and teams, and complex websites.

6) sly

jQuery plugin for one-directional scrolling with item based navigation support

7) Makisu

8) jim-knopf

9) stickman

10) viewport-resizer

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