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29th July 2019

10 tools to speed up your website design and development workflow

Working smarter, rather than harder – that’s the dream, right? After all, who wants to be stuck doing repetitive and boring tasks while actually trying to delight thousands of users with some amazing UX and UI.
That’s why we have gathered a set of design tools to help you streamline your workflow by reducing time, budget and energy. Check it out.

1. Sketch
Sketch is a design toolkit built to help you create your best work — from your earliest ideas, through to final artwork. There are various reasons why a lot of user have switched from Photoshop to Sketch already but the number one reason might be the fact that Sketch truly simplifies your workflow.

2. InVision
InVision is the design king – it’s the digital product design platform to create better products faster. This tool has an impressive amount of collaboration features, while also providing adding animations and many other useful features.

3. Avocode
Avocode is software that enables its users to export and share anything from Photoshop and Sketch designs. This tool makes coding websites extremely easy for front-end developers since it automatically analyses PSD or Sketch files and brings everything into a fully designed UI.

4. Anime
Anime is a Javascript animation engine making adding complex animated components to your apps easier. Since more complex interactions often require a library, this is a great tool to use when making some great web page animations in a more efficient and effective way.

5. Pattern Lab
Pattern Lab is a static site generator (powered by either PHP or Node) that stitches together UI components. The philosophy behind this tool is that you should break your design down into its smallest parts and combine them to form bigger segments that can then be turned into usable templates.

6. Bootstrap
Bootstrap is the most popular HTML, CSS, and JS framework for developing responsive, mobile first projects on the web. This is an old tool with new and improved features that are definitely making life easier for developers from all over the world.

7. Launchpad
Launchpad is a tool that lets you publish websites directly from Sketch, with no coding required. It’s usually used to create landing pages and static websites, without any coding required. Some are new and some have been around for a while, but those are 7 design tools to help you be more productive in the upcoming period and reach new design heights.

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