25 Tools for Writing Better CSS
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CSS is not as easy as it might seem. It depends on your skills and experience, but there is always some help to make CSS coding easier because sometimes you can not know everything. CSS saves a lot of work and time at the same moment – at once it can control a layout of multiple websites.
SpinKit contains a set of loading spinners animated with CSS to make waiting attractive.
Stylizer is for styling websites in a fraction of the time. Stylizer is customized for Windows & Mac, and it is free to use. With this CSS editor, you can quickly change and fix CSS problems.
Espresso helps in writing, coding, designing, building, and publishing. Espresso gives for users text features, Live Preview with Browser Xray, CSSEdit tools, the Navigator, Dynamo auto-building, Server-Sync.
Pleeease is a great solution as it quickly processes CSS. Pleeease is in help for creating clean stylesheets, supporting older browsers. You can write plain CSS or choose from SASS, LESS or Stylus.
Skyblue is free to download and use. It is a minimal framework for starting projects that use grid system of 12 columns. The framework is made in SASS.
Sculpt is another framework that is mobile-responsive. Sculpt is built up using SASS and its stylesheet is based on a 25-pixel typographic baseline. Headings, paragraphs, and lists are created on this baseline. Sculpt is free to use.
Live CSS Editor is an extension created for Chrome and Safari that let us write CSS rules and see it instantly applied.
PatternBolt is a collection of SVG pattern backgrounds, packed in a single SCSS or CSS file.
CSS Shorthand Generator converts CSS properties into shorter, simpler, easier-to-read stylesheets.
Kite – a layout helper CSS library. Kite is based on “inline-block,” not the latest CSS Syntax. It’s easy to use and simple to understand; it gives an opportunity to create multiple modules quickly.
CSSynth is an application that runs CSS animations in order. Easy & simple.
Flexplorer is another simple tool created by Bennett Feely to generate flexbox code for lists.
Enjoy CSS is an online CSS3 code generator. It gives an opportunity to choose what you want to style: a button, a block, a text input. It’s powerful and simple to use.
Pure is a collection of small and responsive CSS modules. You can easily use Pure on mobile devices because Pure is responsive out of the box, on all screen sizes elements look great.
CSScomb formats a coding style and separates CSS properties to a specific order.
px-em is a small tool that works out the EM sizes from PX. It is basic to use – just add the parent PX size in the top box, a required size in the bottom and done!
CodyHouse is a library of HTML, CSS, JS nuggets and is free to use. The library includes experiments, navigations, templates, UX patterns, and web components.
Pesticide is a Chrome plugin that helps to solve CSS layout issues by toggling different colored outlines on every element. It is already used by more than 20,000 people.
CSS Diner is for learning and playing at the same time. It will help you learn about CSS selectors by typing in the correct selector to complete each level. Try it – have fun.
Fibonacci is a generator that allows you create Flexbox layouts. This tool lets non-developers design page layouts using Flexbox, no need to learn HTML or CSS.
Hover is a set of CSS3 powered hover effects. It can be used for links, buttons, logos, SVG, featured images, etc. Easily apply to your own elements, modify or just use for inspiration. Compatible with CSS, SASS, and LESS.
Spritebox is a tool in help for web designers to create CSS from sprite images. Spritebox was created by Gilbert Sinnott, a UI designer and frontend developer based in London, UK.
CSS MenuMaker is a menu generator that helps to create custom CSS menus easily. Build and download HTML, CSS, and jQuery menus for desktop & mobile websites.