I liked this: 7 Must-Have Web Apps For Designers And Developers Toolbox

There are many online tools and web applications out there, but getting by free and good ones is not that easy. Today, we are sharing 7 Must-Have Web Apps For Designers And Developers Toolbox. Read each entry in the list and see which one suits your needs best.

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Golden Ratio

There are two scenarios the calculator is designed for. The first is that you have a column with a certain width (perhaps to achieve a nice word:line ratio). You wish to find a matching column. Type in the width and use the left side, which gives you both a smaller and larger column. The second scenario is that you have a container and wish to divide it in two. Type in the container width and use the right side measurements.

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I liked this: The Ultimate (Free!) WordPress Theme Development Toolkit

When building WordPress themes ( or any websites for that matter ) it helps to build up some resources that you can use over and over again to cut down on development time. The development process starts with the initial layout in a program like Photoshop or Fireworks and then on to the HTML / CSS coding. Once you have the required pages coded up, you can then start developing the theme itself and then finally testing the theme within WordPress.

Today’s post is one for your bookmarks as I roundup lots of resources for each stage of the development process. Continue reading

I liked this: Speed Up Your Web Browsing in a Few Clicks: A Brief Introduction to DNS [How To]

Every millisecond counts when you’re browsing the web, and if you’d like to eke a bit more speed out of your internet connection, you can change your DNS server to make those pages load a bit faster. Here’s a brief introduction to what DNS is, how it affects your connection speed, and how you can easily change your computer’s settings to use the fastest DNS possible. More »

posted on Lifehacker: http://lifehacker.com/5848823/dns-jumper-finds-the-fastest-dns-server-for-you-and-applies-it-with-two-clicks