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Rename Email – Chrome Web Store

You ever hate it when you receive an email with a poorly crafted subject? For example, “Hi”. Looking at that subject…

iskn – the Slate

The Slate lets you use your favorite pencil and a sheet of paper. Then your drawings get instantly reproduced on your…

Snipcart – a JavaScript-based shopping cart

Whenever I’m developing a website, I like to keep things simple. More and more these days, I’m finding that I enjoy building…

ProcessWire CMS

Are you a developer looking for a WordPress alternative? In your capable hands, ProcessWire is a powerful tool. For more…

Claquette – Animated Screenshots

Anytime someone offers a cheaper, simpler alternative to Camtasia for screen recording, I’m all ears. Claquette, priced at $9.99 in…

Three Great Apps for Online Security

This week I’m highlighting three great apps which help improve your personal online security. Read on to find out how…

Pixabay Stock Plugin for Photoshop & Sketch

Get access to over 600,000 free stock photos from inside your Photoshop or Sketch. Pixabay provides in-app search for royalty-free…

Digify for Gmail

Digify has released a new Chrome extension for Gmail. The service lets you send and track files. What’s more, you can…

HelpSpot Vault – send passwords securely

You shouldn’t be sending passwords and other sensitive account details via email. Vault by HelpSpot is a secure way to…

Mapme: Build Smart and Beautiful Maps

Mapme is a web app for building maps. The service features a “Map Creation Wizard” that lets you build maps…

CheatSheet

Like using keyboard shortcuts on your Mac, but can’t remember them? CheatSheet requires that you only remember one: Simply hold…

Worth the Money: My 5 Favorite Subscription Services

As freelance web developer, I like to avoid subscription fees for the tools whenever possible. However, there are several subscription-based tools…

Contentful: a developer-friendly, API-first CMS

Contentful is a “headless” CMS. In other words, it’s a content management system with no display layer. They worry about…

restdb.io – The Plug And Play Database Service

restdb.io is a “plug-and-play” database service. Use their service to build your database, add your data via their system’s GUI…

Aseprite – Animated sprite editor & pixel art tool

Next time you’re looking to build a retro, 2D platformer, Aseprite might be a great tool for creating all your graphics.

Email Validation & Verification – BriteVerify

BriteVerify is a service that lets you verify the email addresses in your mailing list before you send your next…

Snappa – The Graphic Design Tool For Digital Marketing

I’m frequently in search of “easy button” solutions for my clients. One common source of frustration is finding high-quality graphic creation…

ilys – creative writing tool

Looking for a tool to help you with your writer’s block? ilys (I Love Your Stories) tackles this problem by…

OpsDash – Server Monitoring Done Right

OpsDash looks like it will fit in nicely with my web hosting workflow. OpsDash is a self-hosted server monitoring, dashboarding…

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