A forum software is a group of people interested in a common topic who are willing to type paragraphs to each other on a web page. Forums are a fundamental building block of web community.
Discourse is the 100% open source, next-generation discussion platform. Discourse is a from-scratch reboot, an attempt to reimagine what a modern, sustainable, fully open-source Internet discussion platform should be today – both from a technology standpoint and a sociology standpoint.
The server side of Discourse is written in Ruby on Rails with a Postgres database.
Hint.CSS is a tooltip library written in SASS which uses only HTML/CSS to create simple tooltips.
Socialtograms is a collection of social vector icons/pictograms free for you to download. There are 112 individual brands and logos in AI format. It includes Twitter, Facebook, Dribbble, Google, Instagram, Pinterest, Flickr, Tumblr, PayPal, Steam, HTML5, CSS3, Apple, Skype, Dropbox and etc…
Nested is a free jQuery Plugin for a creating gap free, multi column grid layout.
Unlike other libraries and jQuery plugins similar to Nested, the later allows you gap-free layouts, which save you some more space on your page.
Lazy Line Painter is a free jQuery plugin for path animation using the Raphaël Library.
Implementing this plugin is broken into two parts: Preparing your web-friendly data & Configuring lazy-line-painter.js
To make this SVG path animation library work, you need to follow certain steps to prepare your SVG data. It offers number of useful attributes for configuring lazy-line-painter.
Forgot to check SEO for landing pages? Interns or beginners who might not know what tools to use? Freelancers that did not check SEO before they delivered their landing pages?
The Inpage SEO Checker does basic onpage SEO checking. Number of H1,H2,H3 tags, checking for alt attributes on iMG tags, META description and keywords, page title and EM and STRONG tag usage.
Supported frameworks are:
- Native. You can use this one if you don’t use any framework.
There are great styles built right into opentip and it’s easy to create your own. Opentip can automatically download their contents via AJAX. It’s extremely easy to configure them to do
Kandan is a free open source chat application built Ruby on Rails (A popular ruby language framework) and supports many databases.
Kandan has really cool features and beautiful interface. It enables to manage multiple chat rooms simultaneously, easily share images, youtube links, etc.
- Searchable Message History
- File Uploads
- Multiple Chat Room Management
- Shared Room Audio
- Easy deploy to with CloudFoundry, Heroku, dotCloud, etc.
- Collaborative Team Chat
- Unlimited Channels
Extensions are extra features and functionality that you can easily add to Google Chrome. By using extensions, you can customize Google Chrome with features you like, while keeping your browser free of things that you don’t use.
Today, we are sharing few useful extensions for web designers and developers.
- Develop web applications faster with real-time preview and code completion
- Start coding immediately without having to set up a boilerplate HTML file
- Import from existing site
- Revert changes with local history and compare with diff utility
- Write HTML quicker with the Zen Coding mode
What is the easiest way to find out the fonts used in a webpage? Firebug and Webkit Inspector are easy enough to use for developers. However, for others, this should not be necessary. With this extension, you could inspect web fonts by just hovering on them. It is that simple and elegant.
It also detects the services used for serving the web fonts. Supports Typekit and Google Font API.
Dynamo is a simple way to add a new dimension to your site content. It generates dynamic bits of HTML and add subtle effects to your content.
Dynamo.js takes any portion of text and allows you to cycle through different content. Use it to add subtle effects to your webpage, to draw attention to portions of your webpage.