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What awesome tools did you discover recently?

madza profile image Madza ・1 min read

Could you share some amazing apps, tools, or services that you have come across recently and thought deserve more spotlight?

Some of my recent discoveries would include:

FontJoy - an online tool for exploring different font combinations.

Neumorphism -an online tool for generating CSS shadows.

VantaJS - animated website backgrounds with a built-in customization.

Share your hidden online gems you just dug out!

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shadowtime2000

I discovered Merico Build today and it's pretty cool.

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Maxim Wheatley

Really grateful for your share! And on behalf of our team, I'd like to thank you for using and sharing our product. If you have any ideas, or anything that you'd like to see or learn more about, don't hesitate to message me at maxim@merico.dev!

Thanks again!

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Bean

Hey, on behalf of the dev.to community I'd like to welcome you to our little slice of hevean!

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Maxim Wheatley

We are so happy to be here, such an incredible community. We can't wait to help it grow and thrive!

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Madza Author

Awesome, thanks for sharing 🙏❤

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Maxim Wheatley

Maxim at the small and scrappy Merico team here, would love to hear what you think Madza! If you have any questions or suggestions, feel welcome to reach out directly at maxim@merico.dev

Your support and feedback are invaluable to us! Thank you!

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Richard Guay

My favorite recent tool is fig. A terminal helper that is really great.

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Madza Author

Interesting concept, thanks for the share 🙏❤

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Bobby Iliev

Tails - it is an amazing drag and drop page builder for TailwindCSS. It lets you create pages super quickly with some truly awesome TailwindCSS components.

It is still not officially out. I’ve got the beta version to play with and I’m super impressed.

I used it to build the website for my DigitalOcean + DEV Hackaton submission.

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Madza Author

Looks like an awesome tool, could be going places 💯👍

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chrdek

TinaCMS - A Reactjs based cms with customizations built on top of gatsby platform.

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Jeffrey Desir

My goodness thank you! I've been looking for a good (react-static & cuttlebelle are wonky) based SSG that I could later spec into a custom CMS for my blog...starting from scratch doesn't fit time constraints | Tina is perfect!

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chrdek

Even though tricky to setup, can seamlessly integrate with gatsby and does great job in creating custom components. Check for the latest updated version.

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Rodrigo Souza

I’ve discovered Lens, a k8s IDE which saves you a lot of time doing small and usual tasks on your cluster by giving you a visual overview and operations on it

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Raymond Price

It's kinda minor, but I just discovered the multiple cursor functionality in VS Code. Last night I had to transcribe a quiz from a Google doc into an array of questions, and the ability to just strip punctuation off multiple lines at a time is great.

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Madza Author

That's useful, I agree 😉 I usually combine it with Ctrl+F2 😉

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Glenn Carremans • Edited

Jale - Recently released and still in beta but an awesome tool for devs that want to quickly setup a local (php) development environment on macOS.

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Ottomatias Peura

Well I didn't really discover it recently, but we've released a React, JavaScript and iOS clients in the past few weeks for building voice user interfaces and it's something you can't do with other technologies.
Check out speechly.com for more info!

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Fabio Perrella

No so recent as well:

  • tig - Text mode interface for Git
  • autojump - a faster way to navigate your filesystem
  • k9s - Kubernetes CLI To Manage Your Clusters In Style
  • tldr - The tldr pages are a community effort to simplify the beloved man pages with practical examples
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Madza Author

Thanks for the share 🙏❤

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Alain2020 • Edited

try cssmatic it is an online tool for generating gradient, border radius, noise texture, and box shadow. this tool is very helping me a lot.

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Jean-Christophe Helary

org-roam in #emacs

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Mišo

Well, not recently but I have my own list :) dev.to/misobelica/the-living-list-...

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Hunter Peress

A vice that clamps to my workbench ;-)

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Madza Author

using coolors.co for a long time, awesome tool 👍
thanks for sharing svgrepo.com, too 🙏❤

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Loouis Low

I recently discovered and tried CorelDraw. After a week of trying, I decided to divorce Adobe Illustrator.

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Kinanee Samson

Neumorphism yeah, Glassmorphism.com(check it out), Jira and docker.

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Gleb • Edited

tmux - terminal multiplexer
k8slens - Kubernetes IDE

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dugnad • Edited

teampaper.me - Easily customise and copy screenshots.
spectacleapp.com - Window management (macOS).

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Jonyk56 • Edited

GitKraken. Plain and simple, no questions, just, simplicity... Not trying to say trello is worse.

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Vicente G. Reyes

django.doctor

It checks your code and submits pull requests on errors