10 Websites Every Front-end Web Designer Should Know

This list is limited to Websites / Apps which gives regular resources that keep you updated and inspired.

So I won’t be mentioning the tools like JS Fiddle, Codepen, MoqUps, etc or the magazine sites like Smashing Magazine, Mashable, The Next Web here.

Dribbble

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Show and tell for designers. – https://dribbble.com

Everything starts with an idea / inspiration. That’s where Dribble stands. Dribbble is a community of designers answering that question each day. Web designers, graphic designers, illustrators, icon artists, typographers, logo designers, and other reative types share small screenshots (shots) that show their work, process, and current projects.

Behance

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Behance – http://www.behance.net/

Behance is from Adobe. Use Behance to showcase and discover creative work. The leading online platform to showcase & discover creative work. The creative world updates their work in one place to broadcast it widely and efficiently. Companies explore the work and access talent on a global scale.

Niice.co – A search engine with a taste

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Coming up with ideas on demand is hard. Niice is a tool to help you find that spark. – http://niice.co/

Inspiration comes in many forms, from many sources. With Niice you can search them all at once, including the ones you hadn’t thought of. Getting ideas on demand is hard. Niice is a tool to help you find that. Niice is a graphic search engine that aggregate from other popular sites (Dribble, Behance, etc)

Unheap

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A tidy repository of jQuery plugins. – http://www.unheap.com/

JSDB.io

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The definitive source of the best JavaScript libraries, frameworks, and plugins. – http://www.jsdb.io/

Iconfinder.net

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Iconfinder – http://www.iconfinder.net

Iconfinder provides beautiful icons to millions of designers, developers and other creative professionals. Iconfinder now hosts the worlds largest collection of premium icons, with over 340.000 icons in stock. The Iconfinder Marketplace lets contributing illustrators earn royalties by drawing, uploading and selling their original artwork.

CSS Tricks

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May or may not contain any actual “CSS” or “Tricks”. – http://css-tricks.com/

CSS-Tricks is created by Chris Coyier

Panda

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Keeping designers and hackers inspired every day. – http://usepanda.com/

The must have app for designers and hackers. Comfortably browse Hacker News, Designer News, Dribbble, Behance and others all in one place. Never miss anything, again.

Codrops

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Useful resources and inspiration for creative minds. – http://tympanus.net/codrops/

Awwwards

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http://www.awwwards.com/

The awards that recognize the talent and effort of the best web designers, developers and agencies in the world.

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