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Pavo Gabric
Pavo Gabric

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Which software/app you recommend for designing web sites?

Hi!

Recently started learning front end web technologies and I am curios which software/application you recommend for designing web sites?

I heard about Adobe XD, Sketch, Figma but not quite sure which one to pick...

Any suggestion, article or video on this topic would be very helpful.

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Mojtaba Javan

I recently had a chance to work with Figma. It was really good. I have no experience with other UX/UI softwares.
For Figma, its documentations would be enough and you can learn it in a week at most. On the other hand, its features are mostly what you would expect. It's not bloated and I like that. It's fast.
The main problem I had with this app, was the lack of support for Persian/Arabic texts. There is a plugin for that, but that's not good.

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protorob

As a person coming from a print design, 3d modeling and product design/plm background now turned web developer, I really liked figma specially when I theoretically need to share the workload with someone else. The collaboration features are really nice for the pricetag.

In the real world, tough, I work alone in the UI/UX and what I need figma for is mainly to produce mockups to attach to the requirements to be sent to the developers when working on native or mobile apps or just show my clients how their websites are going to look or illustrate functionalities before signing a contract.

In those scenarios I find that nothing allow me to work faster than Adobe illustrator. I really work super fast there.

Instead, if I'm working on personal projects I usually start with a rough mockup always in Illustrator to organize my ideas and as soon as I get them straight I go directly to my text editor and start coding my UI with html/css/js

Another really interesting tool is balsamiq mockups. Way better than illustrator if you need to illustrate your requirements.

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Ckufer • Edited on

Hello friend .
I think the best software for web developing is IntellijIdea .
This is best because it has some plugins that are so useful for all web devs .
It is so smart that can help you to code easily . If a day you decide to learn backend programming for example : php, I think it is the best for that .
And a lot of other good reasons ...
Good Bye .
(If you can see any problem in my English grammer, Sorry for that, I am trying to learn more about this language :D)

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