For this issue of What’s Cool for Designers we rounded up for you a bundle of amazing resources for designers. We have a great ebook for you, a UI names generator, quite a few icon sets, several JS scripts and plugins and much more tools and websites every designer needs.
The Designer’s eCatalog by Crazyleaf Design is a a never before tried adventure to collect a huge amount of resources every designer uses everyday in his/her professional life.
Typewrite is a simple, real-time collaborative writing environment.
ReRead allows you to add a blog post or article to be re-read at a later date. You never have to worry about forgetting the great insights in an article or blog post ever again.
Fleep is a chat company for conversations that matter.
Temper measures how your customers feel about your business so you know what to improve.
Mail Parser is a powerful e-mail parser solution out of the box.
DevDocs combines multiple API documentations in a fast, organized, and searchable interface. Here’s what you should know before you start.
Designers Complaining is a great Tumblr blog where designers can post their complains and things they’re not happy with.
Dsgnjbs aggregates all of the best design jobs in one place.
Mailstrom unlocks the patterns hidden in your Inbox to reveal the fastest path to Inbox Zero. Slice through tens, hundreds, or thousands of emails at once. Use periodically or every day, depending on your mail volume.
Aviary offers some great features, like collaborative design, instant API mock, generated documentation, integrated code samples, debugging and automated testing.
UI Names is a simple tool to generate names for use in designs and mockups.
HTML and CSS
Wysiwygetize is a simple and lightweight plugin adding wysiwyg editor to textareas. After selecting some text, a menu appears and let you apply styles to your content (inspired by medium.com).
A responsive grid system for fixed and fluid layouts. Built in SCSS, it gives you flexibility and full control.
Codeblock.js turns example code into editable, runnable code blocks that visitors can poke at and play with to better understand your API.
Jack Daniels Icon
United Shapes ia s collection of shapes made with SVG.
Elusive Icons is a webfont that can be used with any of your projects : Bootstrap-based, Foundation-based or even your custom projects.
Layrs is a free Photoshop extension that makes your designer’s life easier. With this extension you can remove unused layer effects, delete empty layers, rasterize all smart objects and more.