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August 28, 2013
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HTML5 is without a doubt the most talked about programming language and if I am not stretching the truth too far, HTML5 is redefining the concept of development, more particularly, mobile app development segment. Since more and more websites are getting migrated from simple HTML to more interactive and sophisticated HTML5 versions, chances are quite high that you will have to deal with such projects soon.

So, it makes sense that you need to have quick access to some HTML5 development tools so that you can speed up the development process and make it less painful. I`m going to present you a roundup of some cool HTML5 apps that can increase your productivity and save some time along the way.

The HTML5 Test

When you are working with HTML5, you are most likely to check the template in browsers before making it live. Now, how on earth you are going to get a clear idea about it if your browsers don’t offer any such support to HTML5. To check whether your existing browsers offer any support to HTML5, you need to have this awesome tool. This tool will test your browser and give it scores depending on its compatibility with HTML5.

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Moqups

This tool is dedicated for all those lazy developers who are not that tech savvy and have still managed to earn their bread and butter by utilizing the power of wireframes. This tool will let you create simple website layouts without the need of having advanced knowledge of HTML5.

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Stitches

CSS Sprites are vital in order to reduce the loading time of your website. But making changes in the Sprite and Style Sheet all the time whenever a new picture is uploaded it`s not an easy task. Stitches does it for you. It modifies the sheets whenever a new picture is being uploaded. This is definitely a cool tool but there is a small catch. This tool only works with new browsers.

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Rendera

This is another powerful tool that lets you code and then test the result in real time. By using this tool, you will be able to speed up the development process.

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Patternizer

With this tool, you will be able to create awesome patterns, stripes, lines etc. The best thing about this tool is that the patterns are editable. That means, you can make changes in the pattern by angle, color, width and more. Creation of background image is fairly simple with this tool.

Sketch Toy

If you`re a creativity guy, this tool is for you. It will let you design creative arts by using your mouse only.

Adobe Edge Animate

Adobe finally realized the importance of HTML5 and it launched this tool which serves as an alternative of its flagship product – Flash. With this tool, you will be able to create animation based on HTML5 and the good thing about the result is that it will render precisely in all devices and browsers.

Initializr

This tool lets you develop a website built on HTML5 from scratch. It offers you an environment where you can choose which parts you would like to include in the website and which parts you would like to discard. The coolest part is that it offers responsive options to kick start some projects.

CanvasLoader Creator

As the name suggests, this tool helps you customize the loader. BY using this tool, you will be able to make the loader look more exciting. And the best part, to do this, you would not necessarily need to have any programming skills.

On/Off Flipswitch HTML5/CSS3 Generator

If you wish to give to visitors of your website an option to enable or disable animation, this tool is what you need. You will need to create flipswitches that will allow users to turn on and off animations at their will.

We all understand how valuable time is and these tools are based on the same principle: helping you save time and earn more money by increasing your work flow!

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Samme D`souza is a blogger and social media addict. He is currently promoting MotoCMS HTML templates section that helps people build interactive websites. He occasionally contributes to WDC.