The olympics are over and we are all feeling inspired by the courage and dedication shown by athletes from all over the world. Now is a great time to either get started on or to finish off that web project that has been in the back of your mind or has been on a back burner. Maybe you just want to push your web presence on to the next level but where do you start when looking for the most up to date techniques and resources available for the web.
The site setup by web craftsman and guru Chris Coyier for sharing knowledge about web development and with the aim of helping people to make websites better. The site contains a wide variety of code snippets that can be downloaded and used for free and is also a great learning and reference resource. The site is well laid out and easy to navigate so it is a pleasure to use.
An excellent coding resource for all the latest techniques but without the whistles and bells of css-tricks. The site contains some excellent online tools for things such as image optimisation, email encryption and creating css for visual effects.
This site showcases modern web development techniques and offers tutorials and downloads.
A great showcase of what can be done with jquery. There are some gorgeous demos to be found here and you can download and use all the code.
An easy to use site with a range of useful code snippets and articles covering the latest developments and resources.
This is a large directory of tools and solutions, if you have a project and you need some inspiration or simply need to get something built quickly you will most likely find a range of suitable options here.
Belongs to Smashing Media who also own Smashing Magazine, which is one of the leading information resources for web developers. In Noupe you will find not only find programming resources, there are tutorials for Photoshop and Illustrator along with galleries to give you inspiration.
A diverse web resources site updated daily with all kinds of web development and design goodies.
Part of wired.com, webmonkey is another excellent site with a diverse range of articles and web development tutorials.
Articles and galleries for everything related to web development, new freebies are added every week.
Daily news articles and bookmarks for all things related to web development, my favourite favourite.
Contains nearly 50,000 snippets of code covering every language you can think of.
Articles, blogs, tips and discussions on numerous programming languages. The site is geared towards experienced programmers really but hey everyone has to start somewhere!
That’s it for my list of free web code resources, do you know of some more? Let us know in the comments!