Ten amazing free tools for web developers

Today, we are bringing you a list of 10 amazing and super useful tools for your web development projects. These tools are mostly free, although some of them have some paid services also.

RAPIDAPI

More than 35k APIs – free and paid – are ready to test from the web itself, so you can see which ones fit the purpose of your web project. Most of the services allow a free plan; if you need more requests per day, subscribing and upgrading your plan from the site itself is easy. All kinds of APIs are available – weather, text sentiment, visual recognition, finances... The list is huge!

API Hub - Free Public & Open Rest APIs | RapidAPI
Browse, Test & Connect to 1000s of Public Rest APIs on RapidAPI’s API Hub - the world’s largest API directory. Sign up today for Free!

UIBALL

If you are looking for a free loader for your website, without dependencies and without JavaScript, then this is the right place for you.

Loaders | UI Ball
Free loaders & spinners for your next project. Built with HTML, CSS and a soupçon of SVG. Available for copypasta or as a tree-shakeable React component library.

MOCKY

This tool is extremely useful. You will be able to simulate responses from the APIs, so you can start working on your front-end before having the server-side ready. It is free without limits of usage, and you know what else? It is also open-source. Highly recommended.

Mocky: The world easiest & fastest tool to mock your APIs
Don’t wait for the backend to be ready, generate custom API responses with Mocky and start working on your application straightaway

FRONTENDCHECKLIST

To make sure you haven’t forgotten anything important before launching your website to the general public, I’d recommend you make use of this free checklist. It will let you know if you’ve missed anything important.

✨ Your best Front-End Tool ✨
🗂 The Front-End Checklist Application is perfect for modern websites and meticulous developers! Follow the rules and deliver the best of your work in a generated report!

RAILWAY

Deploy your application to production or get a database within minutes and without effort. This tool will take care of all the processes for you. It has a tier that will allow you up to $5 worth of usage for free each month.

Railway
Railway is an infrastructure platform where you can provision infrastructure, develop with that infrastructure locally, and then deploy to the cloud.

FIRSTAIDGIT

This cheat sheet can be super handy whenever you need some help in any use case using Git.

First Aid git
Quickly find the answers and commands to the most frequently asked git related issues.

EXERCISM

This amazing platform will allow you to develop your skills and have fun at the same time with well-designed exercises and help from the community. This platform is 100% free, and they claim it will be free forever. Don't miss it!

Exercism
Learn, practice and get world-class mentoring in over 50 languages. 100% free.

DEVDOCS

All the documentation you need about any platform in the same place. You won’t need to have thousands of tabs open at the same time if you use DevDocs. It’s super light, fast and free.

DevDocs
Fast, offline, and free documentation browser for developers. Search 100+ docs in one web app including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, Ruby, Python, Go, C, C++, and many more.

UIVERSE

Hundreds of UI elements ready to use in your front-end made with CSS & HTML. All of them are free and all the code is open-source.

Universe of UI elements made with HTML & CSS
Universe of UI elements made with CSS & HTML, ready to be used in your project. All code is open-source and free for personal or commercial use.

LAMBDATEST

A well-known and powerful tool for cross-browser testing in the cloud. There’s a tier that will allow you to have 60 minutes of free testing per month. It allows you to test on more than 3,000 browsers from your own desktop. Definitely, a very handy tool to ensure that we don’t miss a great UX for every device.

Most Powerful Cross Browser Testing Tool Online | LambdaTest
Perform manual or automated cross browser testing on 3000+ browsers online. Deploy and scale faster with the most powerful cross browser testing tool online.

We hope you find these tools useful. If you think that we’ve overlooked any useful, free tool for web development, feel free to reach out to victor@ownid.com and let me know about it.