Useful HTML5 Tools and Resources For Web Designers & Developers

For today’s round up, we have chosen to showcase some very useful HTML5 tools, Tutorials and other resources that will help you improve your HTML5 skills. From the time when HTML5 was first introduced, it has been a fresh change and therefore, we are seeing increased implementations of HTML5. With its advanced and improved functionality, it is pushing the standards of web development. Furthermore, the significant drop in the usage of Flash has further opened new doors for this technology.

Useful HTML5 Tools & Resources For Web Designers & Developers

Below, we have selected some useful HTML5 tools and resources for web designers and developers. We hope that you will like this collection. Enjoy browsing through this collection and be inspired.

HTML5 Tools

Patternizer – Stripe Pattern Generator Tool
Patternizer is an easy to use stripe pattern generator. It's lots of fun and free.

Patternizer

Spritebox – Create CSS from Sprite Images
Spritebox is a WYSIWYG tool to help web designers quickly and easily create CSS classes and IDs from a single sprite image. It is based on the principle of using the background-position property to align areas of a sprite image into block elements of a web page. It was made using a combination of jQuery, CSS3 and HTML5, and is totally free to use.

Spritebox

The HTML5 Test
The HTML5 Test score is an indication of how well your browser supports the upcoming HTML5 standard and related specifications.

The HTML5 Test

Sketch in 3D With Animating Lines on HTML5 Canvas
Remember the old cartoons where hand drawn lines appeared to vibrate because of differences between frames? That's what this experiment simulates. It also adds a third to your drawings by allowing you to rotate the canvas.

Sketch in 3D With Animating Lines on HTML5 Canvas

Font Dragr – Drag and Drop Font Testing
A revolutionary way to test custom fonts in the browser. No coding, no uploading, just drag and drop.

Font Dragr

MRI
MRI helps you create the best possible selectors for your CSS. Add MRI to your bookmarks bar, then for any page, click an element, and MRI suggests selectors for that element. You can also test selectors with it. MRI also uses lots of cool CSS3 features like border-radius, opacity, box and text-shadow, as well as the HTML5 canvas.

MRI

XRAY
XRAY works in Safari, Firefox and Internet Explorer. It helps you visualize the layout of your page. Add it to your bookmarks, and then on any web page, use it to see the position, margins, padding, dimensions and more details of any element. XRAY uses lots of cool CSS3 features like border-radius, opacity, box and text-shadow, as well as the HTML5 canvas.

XRAY

SVG to HTML5 Canvas Converter
This tool converts SVG into an HTML5 Canvas JavaScript function. It will work with any host, and helps people to experiment with Canvas. Most vector art packages (Illustrator, Inkscape etc) can export as SVG.

SVG to HTML5 Canvas Converter

Rendera
Rendera helps you learn HTML5 and CSS, type in your HTML code and see it rendered in realtime. Then style it with CSS. You can use any of the HTML5 or CSS3 tags your browser supports.

Rendera

CanvasLoader Creator
The Heartcode CanvasLoader Creator is a free online tool which you can use to generate scripted preloaders (spinners or throbblers) for your HTML projects.

CanvasLoader Creator

Initializr
Initializr is an HTML5 templates generator to help you get started with a new project based on HTML5 Boilerplate. It generates for you a clean customizable template with just what you need to start!

Initializr

Html5 File Upload with Progress
Html5 finally solves an age old problem of being able to upload files while also showing the upload progress.

HTML5 File Upload with Progress

HTML5 Tutorials

Creating an Animated 404 Page
Demo | Download
In this tutorial learn how to create an animated 404 page, which you can easily customize and improve.

Creating an Animated 404 Page

Create News Blogging System in PHP
Demo | Download
In this tutorial, build a live news blogging system in php. Spiced with HTML5, CSS3 and jQuery

Create News Blogging System in PHP

How to Make All Browsers Render HTML5 Mark-up Correctly
Demo | Download
HTML 5 provides some great new features for web designers who want to code readable, semantically-meaningful layouts. However, support for HTML5 is still evolving, and Internet Explorer is the last to add support. In this tutorial, learn how to create a common layout using some of HTML5s new semantic elements, then use JavaScript and CSS to make your design backwards-compatible with Internet Explorer. Yes, even IE 6.

How to Make All Browsers Render HTML5 Mark-up Correctly

HTML 5 Layout
In this tutorial learn how to code an HTML5 Layout From Scratch.

HTML5 Layout

Design & Code a Cool iPhone App Website in HTML5
( Demo | Download )
In this tutorial you’ll get a taste of HTML5 by building a cool iPhone app website using an HTML5 structure, and visual styling with some CSS3 effects.

Design & Code a Cool iPhone App Website in HTML5

Build a Neat HTML5 Powered Contact Form
Demo | Download
In this tutorial, learn how to create a swanky HTML5 AJAX powered contact form. The form will use some of the new HTML5 input elements and attributes, and will be validated using the browser’s built-in form validation. We will use jQuery and Modernizr to help out with the older browsers, and PHP on the server side to validate the input.

Build a Neat HTML5 Powered Contact Form

Create a Stylish Contact Form with HTML5 & CSS3
Demo
Follow this step by step process to create your own stylish contact form completely out of HTML5 and CSS3. You will use a couple of the handy new features in HTML5 to add cool functionality to your form, while making use of cool CSS3 properties to recreate a Photoshop concept purely in code.

Create a Stylish Contact Form with HTML5 and CSS3

Rethinking Forms in HTML5
While there are many changes for the better in the HTML5 specification, there is no better bang for the buck for the data driven website than the transformation of forms. These simple changes will transform how you enter, validate, process, and even display inputs. You will be able to create more usable web applications with less code and less confusion.

Rethinking Forms in HTML5

Have a Field Day with HTML5 Forms
This article takes a look at how to style a beautiful HTML5 form using some advanced CSS and latest CSS3 techniques. Hopefully you will want to style your own forms after you’ve read this article.

Have a Field Day with HTML5 Forms

How to Make an HTML5 iPhone App
Here you will learn how to create an offline HTML5 iPhone application. More specifically, the tutorial will walk you through the process of building a Tetris game.

How to Make an HTML5 iPhone App

Build a Blog Page using HTML5 and CSS3
This tutorial shows you how to build a blog page using next-generation techniques from HTML5 and CSS3. The tutorial aims to demonstrate how we will be building websites when the specifications are finalized and the browser vendors have implemented them. If you already know HTML and CSS, it should be easy to follow along.

Build a Blog Page using HTML5 and CSS3

Minimal Blog Design
In this tutorial you will learn how to create a Minimal Blog Design using HTML5, CSS3 and jQuery

Minimal Blog Design

Building a Custom HTML5 Video Player with CSS3 and jQuery
In this tutorial learn how to create a custom HTML5 video player with CSS3 and jQuery.

Building a Custom HTML5 Video Player with CSS3 and jQuery

HTML5 Web Design Examples

Green Campus Guide
Green Campus Guide

Dataveyes
Dataveyes

Social Summit
Social Summit

Anna Safroncik
Anna Safroncik

Nikevision
Nikevision

Shoppub
Shoppub

Art4Web
Art4Web

Learn Lake Nona
Learn Lake Nona

Black5
Black5

Ascension Latorre
Ascension Latorre

HTML5 Free Web Templates

Html5 Template for Web Design Studio
Demo | Download

Html5 Template for Web Design Studio

Website Template with jQuery Slider for Diving Club
Demo | Download

Website Template with jQuery Slider for Diving Club

VividPhoto HTML5 and CSS3 Template
Demo | Download

VividPhoto HTML5 and CSS3 Template

Template for Business Company
Demo | Download

Template for Business Company

Free Website Template with jQuery Slider for Wedding Page
Demo | Download

Free Website Template with jQuery Slider for Wedding Page

Free Website Template with jQuery Slider for Pet Clinic
Demo | Download

Free Website Template with jQuery Slider for Pet Clinic

CoffeeCols HTML5 and CSS3 Multi-Column Magazine Style Template
Demo | Download

CoffeeCols HTML5 and CSS3 Multi-Column Magazine Style Template

Free Template Exterior Design Project
Demo | Download

Free Template Exterior Design Project

Serenity HTML5 and CSS3 Template
Demo | Download

Serenity HTML5 and CSS3 Template

Free Website for Restaurant Business
Demo | Download

Free Website for Restaurant Business

Shinra HTML Template
Demo | Download

Shinra HTML Template

Free Website Template with Slideshow for Cooking Site
Demo | Download

Free Website Template with Slideshow for Cooking Site

Free Template Powerful Business Startup
Demo | Download

Free Template Powerful Business Startup

Showcases

html5 Gallery
html5 Gallery

HTML5 Awesome
HTML5 Awesome

HTML5 Mania
HTML5 Mania

HTML5 Elite
HTML5 Elite

HTML5 Based
HTML5 Based

Useful Resources

Conclusion

With this collection, we have aimed to share with you cool and useful HTML5 tools and resources for web designers and developers. We hope that you will find this collection very helpful for your work. So, don’t miss the opportunity to try and feel free to share your opinion with us.

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