One of the most exciting things about being a web developer is that fact that one gets to experiment with and try new tools that come out, pretty much, every single day.

There are loads of tips and tricks that the developer community releases every now and then, and that is nothing less of exciting. It doesn’t matter if you like playing around with CSS3, or JavaScript, it doesn’t matter if you like to experiment with different WordPress plugins, it’s all about fun, and there is always something new and different. More often than not, these resources actually ease up your work, even more than what you may care to notice.

There is always something new out there, and we understand that you may not always have the time to actually search for or play with all of them, so we took it upon ourselves to do that dirty work for you. As we have done before today, we list down few of the most remarkable resources that always have a shot at coming in handy, this time around we are back with more. So read on to find out more about the Top 20 Fresh Resources for Web Developers. Let us know what you think in the comments below.

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Monocle

This is a JavaScript library which magnify an item along with the scroll of the user. This effect was built using CSS3 and JavaScript, so it works with the websites without have to rely on Flash plugin. If you are looking for a rather embellished and fun scrolling experience, this will be worth a try on your website.

Monocle

OS X App Icon Template

If you have created an application for the iPhone based on previous OS versions and have not yet updated your application to look more like the latest one, well, of course you’re lagging behind. But you can use this template to actually adjust your application to the new interface. It is a PSD template which will allow you to create icons based on the new interface. It’s rather easy, all you need are basic Photoshop skills and you are set.

OS X App Icon Template

Marka

This can be translated into English as ‘Mark’. This is another JavaScript library which will allow you to create a popular icon, sign, or mark using just a single element of HTML. The library currently uses 36 icons. You can customize the size and color of each icon by passing it through the JavaScript parameters. You can accomplish the same effects through CSS stylesheets.

Marka

jQuery FocusPoint

The usual way we resize an image for it to fit the screen is a simple scale down. While that is effective, the trouble with that is that the focal point is barely noticeable and even missing at certain points. This particular resource does exactly as the name suggest it does. This particular problem of the focal point is solved by this. The library will crop the entire image while retaining certain focus on what matters the most.

JQuery FocusPoint

Markdown Table

You would notice upon using Markdown that it simplifies the way you write on the web. Writing may be simpler, but structuring a table is one of the most annoying tasks and can be very complex. Fortunately however, this particular tool will format a table for Markdown, no problem. You can easily insert content, rows and columns. It will generate the Markdown format, and from then all you have to do is copy and paste.

Markdown Table

CSS Gradient Inspector

The best part about CSS3 is the CSS gradient. However, with that comes one of the most complicated syntax to write. If you find a gradient and want to know exactly how it is made, you will need two things. The first is Google Chrome, and the second is that handy little Chrome extension called CSS Gradient Inspector. It will add a tab in DevTools which will allow you to peek into a gradient’s depths.

CSS Gradient Inspector

UiGradient

This particular website is quite useful if you want gradients and have absolutely no idea what colors to go with. This website will generate a gradient for you using amazing colors. What’s more is that you can copy the CSS code of each of that gradient and use it wherever you like.

UiGradient

Runnable

You can use this website if you are looking to post or run code snippets. Apart from CSS3, HTML and JavaScript, on this website, you should also be able to run back-end languages such as SQL, PHP, Ruby, and Bash.

Runnable

CSS Trashman

CSS is easy to learn and use, but the administration is a real pickle. While you may not notice it while writing, but the fact is that once the code is complete it is filled with redundant lines and loads of duplicates. You can use this particular took in order to get rid of that uselessness, and who knows, it may even enhance the overall performance.

CSS Trashman

ColorSublime

This is a collection of highlighting themes. You can use it to view how a particular theme may look before you download it.

ColorSublime

Shine

This JavaScript library will let you generate interactive shadows. It is really fascinating. You can see the demo here. You can apply the shadow to both text and elements.

Shine

SassMeister

This is an online compiler for SCSS and Sass. You don’t have to install the terminal for this to work. Just write the Sass syntax, and SassMeister will magically generate it. It’s that simple.

SassMeister

Tethr

If you are a designer for mobile, this is quite essential for you. In here is where you will find hundreds of templates and UI components which you can use to get inspired or simply use in your application.

Tethr

Ideal Image Slider

This tool will provide you with an ideal way for presenting an image carousel. This is a JavaScript library. It will feature HTML5, is SEO friendly, responsive, and touch-enabled. So use it without worries.

Ideal Image Slider

CSS Shorthand

Shorthand, as you may already be aware, is the short version of the property. This tool will help you work with Shorthand in CSS with immense ease. Using shorthand will also reduce your coding and the file size will significantly lessen.

CSS Shorthand

WPComJS

If you are looking to interact with the WordPress.com API, this is the official library you can use to do just that. You will need a token number to use it, and you can obtain that from WordPress.com account. After that, you’ll have access to pretty much anything from your WordPress.com account.

WPComJS

Typed

This will allow you to create a typing effect on your website as you see here. This is a jQuery plugin.

Typed

Page Speed

This is an article. Yeah, it is not as techy as you would expect, but read it through. You will find some amazing stuff in here regarding how to increase your page speed.

Page Speed

Crud Admin Generator

You can use this generator in order to create a separate backend for your MySQL databases. They have a solid UI that you are bound to love.

Crud Admin Generator

StockUp

Finally, we have a website. You can use this website to actually search for images. The site searches from six different sources at once and produces top-quality images.

StockUp

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