Web Developer and Designer Resources
- UCLA Campus Web Publishers Group
- 4096 Color Wheel – Pretty useful tool to find web-safe/web-smart colors
- Standalone versions of IE – This website provides downloads and tutorials on how to install different versions of IE on your computer. Very useful for testing your website across multiple browsers.
- University Web Developers Mailing List and FAQs – this often has very relevant queries for web admins at universities and colleges. It’s a good place to get a quick survey of how different places do things.
- Web Design Cheat Sheets – A list of most often used commands for programs and languages that web developers use most often.
- Yahoo! Design Pattern Library – Yahoo!’s thinking on common interface design issues for traditional and rich Internet applications.
- UI Patterns Library -Another UI Design Pattern Library
- Patterny -UI Design Pattern Library and Tool for collecting patterns for projects shared with team
- Pattern Tap -A Popular UI Design Pattern Library submitted by web/ui professionals. Unlike most sites that just have screenshots of websites, Pattern Tap has separate galleries that focus on just website footers, signup pages, sub-navigation, form buttons, tabs, thumbnails, slideshows, and more.
- Getting Creative With Transparency in Web Design
- Designing Web Interfaces – Principles and Practices for Rich Interaction
- Designing Social Interfaces Presentation – Addresses designing for social networks
- Smashing Magazine article on Type Best Practice -Best practice for web professionals on the topic of typography
- Toolbox.cc – A collection of tools and widgets
- http://lorempixum.com/ – free placeholder images, any size
- FireFox – Please see Firefox Add-Ons for Web Developers
- Mozilla Firefox for Rapid Web Development and Testing
- IE 7 – Web Developer Toolbar