Initializr is an HTML5 templates generator to help you getting started with an HTML5 project. It is built on HTML5 Boilerplate, a powerful HTML5 template created by Paul Irish and Divya Manian.

Initializr will generate for you a clean customizable template based on Boilerplate with just what you need to start. Some functionalities have been removed from Boilerplate to focus on what most people really use.

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Active Admin is a Ruby on Rails plugin for generating administration style interfaces. It abstracts common business application patterns to make it simple for developers to implement beautiful and elegant interfaces with very little effort.

Active Admin’s interface was designed from the ground up for non-technical users. It makes it easy for developers to build highly usable interfaces that customers will actually enjoy using. You can get started with one line of code or customize the entire interface with the provided DSL.

Admin Style Interfaces for Ruby on Rails

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Cotyledon Mini Icons designed by Web Icon Set, features 20 beautiful 16×16px icons. Each icon comes in PNG format. You can use them on both personal and commercial projects.

Cotyledon Mini Icons includes Email, Comment, Save, Load, Star, Favourite, Home, Chart, Calendar, RSS, Document, Edit, Delete, Printer, User, Picture, Shopping Cart, Media, Alert, Search. You should also check out their Free Icons Section for more free icons download.

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Textify lets you drag an image onto the page and watch it be reconstructed purely out of text. The markup for the resulting textual image can be copied and used elsewhere.

There are a lot of settings which allow you to control the characteristics of the text. Even the smallest tweak to the settings can result in a very different output. Beware that using very large amounts of text will cause heavy browser lag. Textify has only been tested and confirmed to work in Chrome and Firefox 4.

Textify lets you drag an image onto the page and watch it be reconstructed purely out of text. The markup for the resulting textual image can be copied and used elsewhere.

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Giving one-off feedback on coding errors is a pain. You just want to share a quick, contextual note with someone, but there aren’t any good tools out there to help you do it.

Chop is a simple way to add notes to a code snippet and share them. Chop is a quick and easy way to let the offending engineer know the error of their ways. Just copy and paste the lines in question, add your notes and share them with a unique URL.

The person you share with will have the chance to pull out their Chopper and comment right back. You can keep the conversation going and even add more people to the mix if need be.

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CSS3Warp is a proof of concept: create Illustrator like “warped” text (text following an irregular path) with pure CSS and HTML.

CSS3 brings new text-transform options: rotation, skew, matrix, transform-origin… By applying the right transformations to every single letter it is possible to create the illusion of text following a path.

Type your text into the webform, click “Warp it!”, then alter the path as you like. You can attach your text to a circle or a bezier. Add or delete points, or change position, angle and radius of the circle. When your done, click “Generate code”. Copy the CSS and HTML into your document.

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Loads.in gives you the possibility to see how fast your (or any) website loads in a real browser from over 50 locations worldwide.

If you have a worldwide audience, or your site is hosted in a different country from where your visitors live, it is useful to see how long it takes to load your web pages. With loads.in you simply enter the full URL of the page you want to check, and the page is retreived by a browser at a random location. For each subsequent check you can choose a specific location and browser profile.

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The Lost Type Co-Op is a Pay-What-You-Want Type foundry, the first of it’s kind. Founded by Riley Cran and Tyler Galpin, originally in a whirlwind 24 hour adventure to distribute a single typeface, Lost Type has blossomed into a full fledged foundry, distributing fonts from designers all over the world, with it’s unique model.

Users have the opportunity to pay whatever they like for a font, you can even type in ‘$0′ for a free download. 100% of funds from these sales go directly to the designers of the fonts, respectively.

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MooTune is a MooTools class for logging events, errors and AB tests to multiple backends such as Google Analytics, Mixpanel or your own server logs. It can be used to gain insights into the actions your user’s take on your site, the errors they encounter and the affect of variations on the site with their interactions.

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NowJS is a NodeJS module. The client javascript (now.js) is served by the NowJS server. NowJS creates a magic namespace “now”, accessible by server and client. Functions and variables added to now are automatically synced, in real-time.

You can call easily client functions from the server and server functions from the client. That means you can push to the client simply by calling a client-side Javascript function on the server. Communication is achieved using Socket.io

NowJS v0.2 is supported in Chrome, Opera, Safari, Firefox, and IE9. Support for older version of IE is coming.

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