CSS Stats

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Think your CSS skills are on par with the titans of the tech industry? CSS Stats can provide some impartial insight into the matter. The CSS Stats tool by Mrmrs & Jxnblk  parses the CSS of a site to tally the number of total rules, selectors, declarations and colors used to deliver the front-end experience to a user. It provides a quick snapshot of total vs. unique declarations and other important factors to assess the overall health and maintainability of your code. CSS Stats also has quick links to some of the most-visited sites on the Internet to compare how your codebase matches up against industry benchmarks.

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Snabbt.js Animation Library

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Animation libraries enable developers to quickly include complex and smooth animations into projects faster than ever before. While most developers are familiar with the more common libraries, there are a number of lesser-known ones that provide both functional and lightweight solutions for animations and other effects. The snabbt.js library by Daniel Lundin uses modern browser capability to perform animations as fast as possible, without dominating too many resources.  This approach suits mobile applications perfectly, providing smooth and fast transitions.  The snabbt.js library works in environments both with and without jQuery.

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WYSIHTML Editor

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WYSIWYG or What-You-See-Is-What-You-Get editors turn the task of creating content for the web out of the hands of professionals and hand it over to everyday computer users. These editors mimic how the entered content will display on the front-end of a website without the use of HTML attributes and tags as well as styling. The WYSIHTML editor is an open source project created by the team at Voog and is compatible with modern mobile devices as well as modern browsers up to IE8. It makes use of the latest HTML5 features to deliver a fast and lightweight experience without the the use of iframes or the use of external libraries like jQuery.

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Material Palette

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With the ever increasing resolution of screens and monitor sizes the visual aspects of a web design has never been more important. Fortunately there are a number of tools available to make the task of creating an impressive color scheme even easier. The Material Palette from Matthieu Aussaguel creates a custom palette for web design and other projects based on a selection of flat colors chosen by the user. The Material Palette coordinates appropriate primary and secondary text colors, suggested divider colors as well as the primary colors of the design and any hues that would work nicely as accents.

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Linea Outline Icon Set

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A well coordinated icon set adds visual cues that can help users navigate your site or engage with content.  Grab the Linea Icon set from Dario Ferrando for a comprehensive icon pack that includes over 700 outline icons in both .PNG and .SVG as well as icon fonts for quick usage in web-based projects. The linea icon pack comes with a basic set of icons for standard UI elements, a music themed set, ecommerce icons, software icons, navigational arrows and weather icons and more. The set is free for use in both personal and commercial products with proper attribution.

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