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5 resources I use as a front end developer that you probably need

Benedict Steven
Front end web developer specialized in html, css, javascript and reactjs
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As a frontend developer, you have probably struggled to find images, svgs or icons to add to your application and sometimes the images you have are of high resolution that it takes a lot of time to paint when the website renders thus hindering website's performance or couldn't find high quality images. Here are five(5) resources which you might need while developing your application.

1. Free Icons

Icons are known to express some information while providing good UI. These are used in many websites and as a frontend developer you probably need them in any website you'll be making. Here are some free icons resources.

2. Free SVG illustration

Svg are essential part of modern websites and we no longer need to create them from scratch using html/css or other design tools like figma.

3. Free High Quality Images

If you are wondering where to get free high quality images for your backgrounds, nature, people etc here are good sources

NB: These images are of high resolution which can hinder the performance of your website but luckily there are tools for that! ๐Ÿ‘‡

4. Free image resolution compressor

These tools will compress your images to reduce resolution and thus helps better your site's performance without affecting image quality.

5. Remove Background

Lets look at this image
Random image
I wanna put it somewhere in my website where the pink color will result into bad UI, Removing the pink background and decide to add my own or just put it without background will be better solution, but I don't know photoshop - here is where I go

Now I get this๐Ÿ˜Š
Random image without background

Hope these resources save you a lot effort, happy coding!! ๐Ÿ˜Š

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Alba Rodriguez Galvez

Thanks for sharing!

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Benedict Steven Author

You are welcome

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Aya Bouchiha

Nice

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CristoferK

Nice!

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Anderson Osayerie

Good article. I would try out some of the resources

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R. Maulana Citra

thanks for sharing!
may i add some?
heres what i found that might help

whocanuse.com(color readable), boxicons.com(icons), slazzer(background remover), squoosh.app(image compressor)

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quynhd

Thank you , this is super helpful

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Aniket Balkhande

Bro these resources are free...! thanks a lot.

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Jane49-cloud

thanks...they are great

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ZuoZuomu

Nice!!

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Abdulaziz Sadi

Thank you, very resourceful post.

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JuliyaShi

Thanks you for sharing! really useful sites๐Ÿ‘