Products, tools, and services that I like and use.
- Vanilla FitText.js. Create scalable headlines that fill the width of a parent element.
- Egg.js. Add hidden easter eggs to your site with keystroke combinations.
- PhotoSwipe. An amazing photo gallery plugin.
- Swiper. Rich touch-supported sliders.
- Hammer. A complex touch gesture support library.
- Sortable. Create sortable, interactive lists.
- FluidVids. Add true responsive support to your video embeds.
- loadCSS. Asynchronously loading CSS files.
- CSS Loaders. Pure CSS loading spinners.
Design & Build Tools
- Sublime Text. The best text editor money can buy.
- Gulp. Automate all of the annoying stuff.
- Sass. CSS with superpowers.
- Oh My Zsh. Make the terminal window better.
- Git Open. Make working with Git in terminal faster.
- Sketch. The best graphic design tool. Period.
- Color Oracle. A free color blindness simulator for Window, Mac and Linux.
- Sip. A simple, beautiful color picker.
- ImageOptim. Make images load a lot faster.
Podcasts & Screencasts
- Screenflow. Screen recording, screencasting, and video editing software for Mac.
- Yeti. A great sounding microphone.
- Evom. Drag-and-drop file conversion.
- Tagr. ID3 tag editing made simple.
- GitHub Updater. Automatically update your plugins and themes directly from GitHub.
- JetPack. Add a ton of useful features, including markdown support, automated backups, and automatic plugin updates.
- Manual Control for JetPack. Prevent JetPack from automatically enabling new features when you update the plugin.
- Contact Form 7. An amazing, super flexible contact form plugin for WordPress.
- SMTP Postman. Ensure that your website-generated emails actually make it to your inbox.
- Easy Digital Downloads. The best way to sell stuff on WordPress.
- Comet Cache. The easiest way to make your website really fast.
Namecheap provides affordable, bullshit-free domain registration.
(The DigitalOcean link above is an affiliate link that gets you a free $10 credit to try them out.)
Piwik is a free, open-source analytics platform that gives you complete ownership over your data.
G Suite from Google Cloud makes custom email hosting insanely easy.
MailChimp makes email marketing a little less sucky.