Resources

Colordot

4 stars

This site lets you move your mouse around to find the right color. I use it often when creating color pallets.

Blind Text Generator

3 stars

This resource generates a variety of filler text when you are sick of looking at Greek. It even has a Kafka option for you surrealists out there.

envatotuts+

3 stars

Here is site with free and paid tutorials with a forum to answer any questions that pop up.

Site Inspire

3 stars

This site has a searchable database that showcases the latest design trends to help spark your imagination when you're trying to come up with a design inspiration.

1001 Free Fonts

4 stars

If you are a giant font nerd like I am then all these free fonts will make you deliriously happy.

Mudcube Colour Sphere

5 stars

The magnificently named Mudcube Colour Sphere is a fun way to set up your color schemes.

Code Pen

5 stars

Code Pen is a marvelous place to look around for ideas and code to gussy up whatever you're working on.

Web Color Data

4 stars

This site lets you find out what color pallets are used on popular websites.

CSS Tricks Button Generator

5 stars

This site has a cool CSS button generator.

Hurl

4 stars

Hurl is a great resource for testing APIs.

Subtle Patterns

3 stars

This site has a cool CSS button generator.

The Random User Generator

3 stars

The Random User Generator is an API that is like Lorum Ipsum with people.

Tools

CSS Lint

4 stars

This online tool lets you debug your CSS perfect for those who are like me and are prone to ridiculously frustrating typos.

WhatFont

3 stars

WhatFont is a Chrome extension that allows you to identify fonts on web pages so if you see one you really like on a page you can snag it to use yourself.

The Pattern Lab

4 stars

The Pattern Lab is basically a static page generator that pieces together user interface trimmings but it also has viewport resizing tools. There is a demo to play with on the site.

Pesticide

5 stars

Pesticide is a Chrome extension that will help you debug your CSS.

Colorzilla Gradient Generator

5 stars

The Colorzilla Gradient Generator helps write the CSS to set up some psychedelic gradients for your site.

whatruns

5 stars

Whatruns is a Chrome extension that identifies the technologies used to make the site you are looking at work.

GTmetrix

5 stars

GTmetrix will analyze your site for speed and give you tips on how to optimize it.

Vecteezy

3 stars

Vecteezy lets you edit SVG files right in your browser.