Web Developer Tools & Resources
Liberio is an excellent extension for Google Docs that makes it easy to create and publish your design and development (or any other) ebooks. Just write, import, and publish.
Materialize is a front-end framework based on Material Design. It’s easy to work with and speeds up development.
Elf is a small, powerful Stylus grid that’s built with calc(). It offers unlimited nesting with consistently sized gutters, ratio based sizing, and more.
Strip CSS Comments makes it easy to do just that: remove comments from your CSS files, reducing file sizes. It’s also available as a gulp/grunt/broccoli plugin.
Taunus is a micro isomorphic MVC engine for Node,js that focuses on delivering a progressively enhanced experience to the user. It focuses on usability and performance, as well.
PencilBlue is an open source Node.js content management system that’s fully responsive and completely scalable. It’s extendable, easy to use, and is great for more than just blogs.
Enyo is a framework for building native-quality HTML5 apps. It’s cross-platform compatible and battle tested.
Front-end Boilerplate is an easy way to get your web projects started, that’s pre-configured for LESS and SASS. It’s agnostic for front-end dependencies, so you can use it with the framework of your choice.
Squire is an HTML5 rich text editor that includes cross-browser normalization. It’s lightweight and flexible, and was written as a component for writing documents rather than web pages.
MNML is a responsive website template for designing in the browser. It’s less than 2kb minified and 1.2kb gzipped, and includes smarter type defaults.
Foundation for Apps is a frontend framework for creating fully responsive apps. It lets you build any kind of web app, with a completely new grid system for building flexible, immersive apps.
CSS Burrito is an organizational Sass template that includes four main elements: application.scss, libs, six core components, and modules. It’s goal is to keep your code organized so that projects will scale better.
Su is a DIY Sass grid engine, used for building Susy. You can use it to build whatever grid system you choose.
If you’ve considered building your own CSS framework, then check out Skyline, a starter kit for doing just that. It provides basic structural tools that you can then use to create your own designs.
Laroux.js is a jQuery substitute library for modern browsers and mobile devices. It provides helper functions to provide the same objectives as Zepto and jQuery, while maintaining a file size around 30kb.
Paperclip.js is a powerful template engine that’s built for extensibility and speed. It creates compiled templates for the browser and Node.js.