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CSS Sprites online tools

CSS Sprites online tools

CSS Sprites  it was a very popular technique for a long time. Biggest benefit from it: reduce number of the requestes to the server, and speedup whole website / loading image assets. Working with CSS slides is really painful  Usually you are starting from PSD then you have to decouple them to separate images, then merge them again to one image, and then mark position of each element in the CSS file.

Couple useful tools to work with:

PhpStorm 5 Released

PhpStorm 5 Released

PhpStorm is great PHP IDE for all kind of web development practices. JetBrains just release latest version 5.0. List of changes is quite long, my recommendation is to read what’s new list.
Sublime2 favourite configuration

Sublime2 favourite configuration

As long as I’m not huge fan of Sublime Text 2 – I have to admin it’s really fast. This is the fastest editor which I ever seen. So – for quick edit I’m usually using it. But there are 2 annoying default settings which I really can’t stand: opening each file in new tab, and moving to the end of the file on “end” keystroke. Finally I founded how to solve my daily problem.

Easy wireframes with Moqups

Easy wireframes with Moqups

Creating wireframes is a very tedious job, but now there is new webapp for that – unfortunately you don’t have to use iPhone to make really easy and quick wireframes. Only think which you need is only HTML5 browser, and a little bit of free time. Check it now: Moqups