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[21] Top 10 Must-Have Web Dev Tools – May 2021

It seems that it is the perfect time to continue my recent blog post series - Top 10 Best Web Dev Tools. Every month I will try to pick the most intriguing and handy tools that I believe are must-haves for every web developer. This time there are:

1). Vercel

A very impressive and easy-to-use deployment and collaboration platform for front-end developers from creators of NextJS. Vercel enables developers to host websites and web services that deploy instantly and scale automatically – all without any configuration. So far, I have been using it for a couple of weeks, and it really feels like a Heroku or Netlify on steroids.

Top 10 Must-Have Web Dev Tools

2). Color Leap

Color Leap is a very beautiful and well-designed resource on the history of colors. It is perfect for looking for inspiration, so choose your favorite era and dig into its colors.

Top 10 Must-Have Web Dev Tools


A handy DOM-related knowledge database from creators of this vs that which I mentioned last year.

4). Keyframes

A couple of very user-friendly and simple visual tools to help you generate CSS (animations, shadows, colors) for your projects.

Top 10 Must-Have Web Dev Tools

5). GRID

A simple visual cheatsheet for CSS Grid Layout.

Top 10 Must-Have Web Dev Tools

6). CSS Stats

CSS Stats provides a report with deep analytics and visualizations for your stylesheets.

Top 10 Must-Have Web Dev Tools

7). Yellow Lab Tools

Yellow Lab Tools is a free online page speed audit tool and a web performance analyzer.

Top 10 Must-Have Web Dev Tools

8). Figma Crash

Actually, this pick is not a tool but a study resource. It helps you to dive deep into powerful Figma features. The course is totally free.

Top 10 Must-Have Web Dev Tools

9). CSS Hell

I could not describe this resource better than their official site does - The collection of common CSS mistakes and how to fix them.

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This resource provides you the easiest way to create a brilliant README for your next project.


P.S. Please feel free to complete the list by replying to this post. Which web dev tools do you like best?

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