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Developer Approved: 5 Tools to Help Make Your Website Pop

Web Development

Web development is at an exciting stage; the ability to design and create visually stunning and functionally sound websites has never been so visible as it is today. However, for each flashy element you see on a website or landing page, there are several hours of coding, bug-fixing, and other drudgery involved to ensure that the user’s experience on the site is a fantastic one. The life of a web developer can be tough; however, there are some tricks of the trade that can make things a little easier. Here are our favorite web design tools to use while creating websites.

Superhero.Js: Not even the experts know all the answers. This is especially true of JavaScript developers; the programming language is constantly evolving, and maintaining extensive applications in the language is a draining endeavor. Luckily, Superhero.Js has collected an exhaustive list of resources for JavaScript developers to help avoid any “I have no idea what is happening” moments.

Sassaparilla: Responsive websites are beautiful, functional, and highly successful at converting visitors into leads. However, building these types of sites can be time consuming and difficult. Sassaparilla is a service that combines the open-source CSS Authoring Framework Compass with the CSS syntax Sass to create a powerful tool that automatically resizes site elements for different screen sizes and types. Sassaparilla helps take some of the guesswork out of building web-responsive sites.

Responsive Nav: This independent plugin allows you to create responsive toggle navigation functionality for your website. Responsive Nav is a JavaScript library that uses touch events and CSS3 transitions to ensure the highest possible performance.

Antwort: It’s not just websites that need to be responsive now; with more and more people accessing email on their mobile devices, email marketers need to make sure their campaigns are responsive as well. That’s where Antwort comes in; the service helps build dynamic, responsive email layouts that are viewable in almost every major email client.

Browser Hacks: One of the most frustrating experiences for a web developer is at the end of a project; after all of the time spent designing, coding, testing, and fixing the website, the finished project is finally beautiful – when viewed in Chrome. But open the site in another browser, the developer quickly discovers that the site doesn’t function as it should. But fear no; now here is browser Hacks, a giant list of CSS and JavaScript hacks for specific browsers. Developmental differences need never be an issue again.

 

Even with these tools, web development is a complex, time-consuming process. If your website needs some improvements, call on us; we are web design and development experts. We’ll work with you to create a site that accomplishes your goals – consider us your most powerful web development tool!