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Apple has been a big proponent of the cloud revolution with their iCloud service and cloud-based apps. Now most websites and social networks offer solutions to keep data in the cloud. Naturally the next step would be creating web applications that run solely in your web browser. How far into a futuristic utopia do we have to wait for these webapps?

Thankfully we have quite a few available to us right now(the utopia part is debatable). This gallery includes 11 very helpful web applications for designers who want to work directly in the browser. It’s possible to create mockups, wireframes, patterns, and color schemes all from the comfort of your web browser. George Jetson would be so proud.

Wireframing

wireframe cc webapp minimalist prototyping

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Web developers and designers are very sought after in our current market. Seeing as the Internet is a big part of our lives nowadays, it is mandatory for all business owners to set up a website for their business. So they turn to the web development community. But just a website won’t do any more, now developers and designers need to make memorable, interactive pages that will attract as many customers as possible. What’s more, website owners then need to understand how to manage them and keep them successful.

Luckily, web services, applications and tools to help developers and designers have also grown in numbers and some of them can be real time savers. So we made a list of the best 20 we could find, to get you going with creating and managing websites.

Hotjar


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Are you currently on the lookout for the best available resources to help you craft websites, web apps, and mobile apps? If you’re like most web designers and web developers, then you must have a defined sense of what your favorite app builders, wireframing and prototyping tools are, so far. However, we both know that there’s always a chance you might stumble upon better alternatives to the tools you’ve been using. Check out my updated list of competent solutions for prototyping and app creation.

Apper


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When it comes to fonts, Yellow Design Studio consistently hits them out of the park. their latest Mighty Deal is no exception. With the Eveleth Premium Letterpress Font Family, you’ll get yourself 16 charming vintage fonts to work with.
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Modern eCommerce solutions are dynamic, sleek, and futuristic. I still think we need more shiny chrome hover cars but that’s another discussion. Generally speaking, users want a site that’s both secure and fast. A shopping experience that behaves in a predictable yet speedy fashion.

eCommerce is about selling products and retaining customers. You can achieve this with an improved design, but when it comes to interactions the user experience is much more important. That’s why I’ve organized this handful of jQuery plugins meant to improve eCommerce websites. All of these plugins are free to use so check them out and see if anything catches your attention.

jQuery Credit Card Validator

jquery credit card validator plugin

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Creating a usable mobile app interface from scratch requires time, patience, and lots of caffeine. Photoshop and similar graphics editors are pixel-perfect tools meant to simplify the process of building an interface which can be coded into reality. This gallery includes a set of UI kits which are free to download and use on any project. Using these pre-designed elements can save you a lot of hardship and cups of coffee.

Awesome UI Kit

awesome flat ui kit psd freebie

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Browser scrollbars haven’t changed much in the decades of Internet browsing. Yet with Javascript internal scrollbars have advanced many times over compared to older HTML iframes. JavaScript is now dominant when it comes to nested scrollbars, parallax scrollers, and even touch-based scrolling features. This gallery includes ten free scripts to enhance your website’s scrolling abilities tenfold!

Custom Content Scrollers

custom internal content scrollbars jquery

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As any web designer knows ThemeForest carries the widest selection of premium themes. This morning they are showing over 16,000 themes for sale in their marketplace. We have recommended their themes for years mainly because they give the broadest selection available. For any single category of site you want to build they give you the necessary tools to make it look just right. We have collected their top 50 themes by sales volume. We will keep this list up to date so you can always refer back to it if you want to purchase something popular and battle tested.

Avada | Responsive Multi-Purpose Theme


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Let’s consider an equation, where A is success and B is your freelance enterprise or small business. Then: A – B represents everything that’s currently going wrong with your company.

For designers who just started a small agency, most of the issues turn out to be of an administrative nature. Creative people just aren’t very skilled at tackling the managerial challenges that arise when they’re launching their first business.

Here’s how you keep a healthy company: you recruit web apps that help you manage time + finances + projects, and which boost your e-mail marketing campaigns, form building, and file sharing.

Invoicing and Financial Apps

Nutcache

Everybody wants to get to the very top, but not all entrepreneurs are willing to find out exactly what that entails, and then put in the effort to get closer to their goal, inch by inch. In a sense, that explains why some small companies register big financial losses instead of making profit. That being said, there are several cloud-based apps that can sort out your accounting issues.
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We are living in fast-paced times. Some of us are really caught up in our daily work schedules, so we barely have time for ourselves. This is where online shopping comes in handy. You can order the goods you need over the internet, and they will be delivered right at your doorstep.

Online vendors thrive on this opportunity, but only if they have a good website, which invites guests to consider their products. Thus, designers try to find and use the right WooCommerce theme for each of their retailer clients. Scroll down for 15 great options.

Bi-Shop

Bi-Shop stands above all the other themes for WooCommerce websites, and deserves standing ovations. It’s an incredible, polyvalent solution that fits web stores of any kind. Even further, it has a mild learning curve, so you’ll understand how to use it in a jiffy.
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