UI & Web Design Tools & Resources

See the most popular web design tools & resources which will help to ease your effort and produce stunning website designs

Layout Design Tools

Photoshop is the most popular image editing software widely used by designers and photographers. You can use Photoshop for image editing, creating high-quality graphics etc.

Illustrator is used for creating vector graphics. Vector graphic can be enlarged or zoom without losing its quality. It used for creating logos and illustrations etc.

GIMP is free photo editing software alternative for Photoshop with photo editing, animation and file conversion capabilities

Sketch is a professional design tool for Mac. Sketch’s fully vector-based and easy to create beautiful, high-quality artworks

Inkscape is free, open source software allows you to create and edit vector graphics. It is used as an alternative for illustrator

Dreamweaver is a software program for designing web pages, essentially a more fully featured HTML web and programming editor.

Languages

HTML is the standardized markup language that structures and formats content on the web.

CSS  is a style-sheet language that basically allows web developers to stylize the HTML content.

JavaScript is the programming language that brings animation, games, apps, interactivity and other dynamic effects.

PHP is a general-purpose server-side scripting language.

Java is the server-side language of choice for large-scale websites with a high volume of traffic.

Python is a general purpose, high-level programming language  with fewer lines of code than other popular languages.

Front-End Frameworks

Bootstrap is the most popular HTML, CSS, and JS framework for developing responsive, mobile first projects on the web.

Foundation is a family of responsive front-end frameworks that make it easy to design beautiful responsive websites, apps and emails that look amazing on any device

UI Kit is a lightweight and modular front-end framework for developing fast and powerful web interfaces

Materialize is a modern responsive front-end framework based on Material Design standards from Google.

Semantic is a development framework that helps create beautiful, responsive layouts using human-friendly HTML.

Pure is a set of small, responsive CSS modules that you can use in every web project.

Javascript Frameworks

AngularJS is a structural framework for dynamic web apps

Ext JS helps you build data-intensive, cross-platform web apps for desktops, tablets, and smartphones.

Backbone.js is a JavaScript framework with a RESTful JSON interface and is based on the model–view–presenter (MVP) application design paradigm.

React is an open-source JavaScript library for building user interfaces. It is developed by Facebook

jQuery is a fast, small, and feature-rich JavaScript library.

Ember.js is an open-source JavaScript web framework, based on the Model–view–viewmodel (MVVM) pattern.

PHP Frameworks

Laravel is a free, open-source PHP web framework, created by Taylor Otwell and intended for the development of web applications.

Codeigniter is a A lightweight open source web application framework that utilizes the MVC architecture to quickly develop web applications form web apps for desktops, tablets, and smartphones.

CakePHP is an open-source web, rapid development framework that makes building web applications simpler, faster and require less code.

Symfony is a leading PHP framework to create websites and web applications using a set of PHP Components

Yii is a high-performance PHP framework best for developing Web 2.0 applications.

Zend Framework is an open source, object oriented web application framework for PHP 5.

Icon & Graphic Resources

Font Awesome gives you scalable vector icons that can instantly be customized

Iconmonstr is a free, high quality, monstrously big and continuously growing source of simple icons.

Iconfinder provides high-quality icons to millions of creative professionals.

Flation is the largest database of free icons available in PNG, SVG, EPS, PSD and BASE 64 formats.

Freepik is the online resource for free vectors, PSD, photos and free icons.

All free download.com is an online resource for huge collection of graphic resource for designers.