Awesome Design Resources

Awesome Design Resources

Greetings,

It’s been a while since my last post but wanted to let every in on a few more great resources I’ve compiled in the last 6 months.

Enjoy!

Fireworks Resources

1. Specctr – Awesome Specing Command – Visit Site

2. Explosion of Fireworks Resources – Too much to list. –  Visit Site

3. Extending Fireworks – nice blog for Fireworks lovers. Visit Site

4. Bootstrap for Fireworks  – Visit Site

5. Developing A Design Workflow In Adobe Fireworks - Visit Site

6. 7 Reasons to use Fireworks Vs PhotoshopVisit Site

7. 50 reasons NOT to use Photoshop for Web Design - Visit Site

8. Typekit – ” If you have adobe cloud you can sign in with your adobe ID. It is apart of your membership” – Visit Site

9 . John Dunnings Fireworks Commands – Visit Site

10. How to Use CSS Sprites in Fireworks and Dreamweaver –  Visit Site

11. ZurbVisit Site

12. Mobile Web Best PracticesVisit Site

13. Responsive Design Awesomeness – This is incredible Resource,Thanks to Brad Frost – Visit Site

Testing Responsive

ResponsinatorVisit Site

Responsive PXVisit Site

 

Other Cool Resources

1. http://gradients.glrzad.com/ – CSS Gradient Creator

2. mediaqueri.es  - My absolute favorite website to see the latest and greatest Responsive Designs.

3. HOW TO: Grow an Avocado Tree from an Avocado Pit

4. ShopTalk – Chris Coyer from CSS tricks has a cool talk show

 

More Resources from Michelle

Axure: http://www.axure.com/
Heavy duty wireframing and prototyping tool

Evernote: http://evernote.com/
App for storing online notebooks. There are versions of it for mac, pc, android, and iphone so you can keep all of your notes synched and available on all your devices. I use it to store code snippets, how to’s, research, my portfolio, and morgue files for design ideas

Safari Online Books: http://my.safaribooksonline.com/
We have a subscription that gives us access to thousands of books and videos

Lynda.com: http://www.lynda.com/
Subscription to training videos for all Adobe apps plus a bunch more, SharePoint, Office, etc.

DeepTrawl: http://www.deeptrawl.com/
Application for checking links and other usability issues automatically for a whole site

Pocket: http://getpocket.com/
Web app that used to be Read It Later, has apps for ipad and iphone, lets you mark sites you want to read later and it synchs across all your devices

Feedly: http://www.feedly.com
It’s a feed reader but made more for designers, has a cool ui, makes all your feeds look like a magazine, reminds me of Flipboard for iphone

Survey Monkey: https://www.surveymonkey.com
We use this for all of our surveys and portal update requests

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