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Top 10+ Tools From 2015

We are often asked for new web development tools that can increase productivity and we always find some good solutions for our partners and friends. This week, we gathered for you more than 10 awesome solutions for your needs.

These tools are at your disposal, you just have to try them once and you will never let them go.

1. uKit – Website builder for Artists

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Today, having a website is no longer a whim, but a real necessity, for any kind of business.

The good news is that you don’t need a truckload of money to hire a developer to have your site built. Whether you’re a fashion model, a photographer or a small business owner, you can set up your own site in less than one hour, if you sign up for uKit. uKit  is  a  code­free  site  builder  that  makes  it  easy  to  design,  publish  and  promote  business websites. You can easily add powerful widgets like LiveChat, SoundCloud or MailChimp to make your  web  presence  even  more  compelling,  in  just  few  clicks  without  having  to  leave  the  control panel.The constructor gives you a preview of your site, so that you can see all your changes in real­time. You’ll be able to switch between different devices to see your website’s look: desktop, tablet  and  mobile.  The  dashboard  lets  you  manage  the  most  important  settings,  such  as  site analytics  for  example,  and  lets  you  enable  ‘under  construction’  mode,  upload  a  favicon,  view notifications, get help and more.

2 .Usersnap.com 

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Usersnap is said to be the best screenshot and bug tracking tool. It represents a great way to receive feedback from your visitors, regarding the aspect and content of your website. It gives you a full report of the issues they encounter, by reporting their clicks, taps and scrolls.

You can try and enjoy a lot of features, one of them being the Usersnap feedback widget, I personally think this is the best one, because it adds in-page reporting to your web project and it makes you closer to your clients. This widget allows you to talk to your users, in order to clarify their questions, and to receive different solutions found by them. It requires no plugins, and guess what? It works on every browser, even on mobile, so you should try their free 15-day trial!

3. Goodbarber.com

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Making a mobile app has never been easier, now that GoodBarber has been launched. It is the best alternative to long and expensive development projects, because of its simple interface. You will be able to create your own unique mobile app in just a few easy steps and afterwards you can publish it on the stores. You can choose from a list of over 50 beautiful themes, you have free access with an enormous photo library, and you can modify every last detail of your app. In case you need help, you can contact their support team from Monday to Friday, 9 am – 6 pm. Watch this guy make a short presentation of the website here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g53UeC6yBXU.

4. TeamDesk.net

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This is indeed the best way of managing and organising your company’s information. By using TeamDesk, you can create many databases for you and your business team, in order to share infomation, organise it and keep in touch with the latest changes. It represent a simple and flexible solution, not to expensive, and it has many predefined templates to start from and design the database how you think it is best for you.

5. ThemifyFlow.com

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Themify Flow is made for the people who want to design themes without any coding. It is a theme builder that allows you to create templates the way you wish. It works with any WordPress site and with any existing content, such as posts or pages. If you are feeling more advanced, you can use child themes and add-ons or if you are a theme-maker, you can build some to use with Flow, as it is an open source project. Overall, it is also a great opportunity as it is free, so you do not need to pay any money for it.

6. Hotjar.com

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If you’re wondering what your users find interesting on your site, then you should use Hotjar, which will help you by giving you the chance to analyse their behaviour through click, taps and scrolls, opened pages and others.

7. Codelobster.com

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CodeLobster is a Windows based PHP IDE, where you can websites and web applications with the least amount of resistance possible. It has a powerful autocompletion for HTML, PHP, CSS and Javascript, including HTML5 and CSS3. For PHP the structure of project is fully recognized, and the complete list of methods falls out in the proper places.

8. Frontify.com

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Anybody knows Frontify, as it’s a top SaaS application used by creative teams. It helps accelerate the workflow between front-end engineers and designers through interactive spefication. The results are outstanding ! Give it a try and you will never let it go .

9. uCoz.com

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uCoz is a powerful web publishing platform meant for those of us who want to get under the hood. It lets users  change everything in their  site, from the  start tag to the footer. The technical nature of uCoz makes it ill­suited to a beginner audience.

Though  a  bit  complicated,  uCoz  is  awarded  the  first  place  in  the  rating  offered  by http://superbwebsitebuilders.com/, for its flexibility and efficiency.

10. Powermockup.com

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PowerMockup is an easy toolkit for PowerPoint that provides you a lot of wireframes and mockups for websites or mobile and desktop applications that also lets you create your own shapes and icons that you can share with others. It works with PowerPoint 2007, 2010 and 2013 and you just have to select the shapes you want in order to add them to your presentation.

11. Shrinktheweb.com

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ShrinkTheWeb is a website screenshot service which automates preview images of web pages for designers and developers to use in designs and applications. Screenshots are useful to enhance visual appeal and facilitate navigation and have grown in popularity in recent years. They have many uses in web and app design.

Alexandru

Alexandru is the co-owner of TopDesignMag. “If it looks easy, it's hard. If it looks hard, it's impossible. If it looks impossible, it's due tomorrow. At 8 A.M.”

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