Borne out of frustration with the current state of design tools, Easel (opens in new tab) is a site that aims to make designing websites in the browser much easier for designers, developers and small teams.
The only way to truly know how a design will look on the web is to design in the browser, but that normally means you have to be proficient as both a designer and with code. With Easel, you can skip the code and go straight to designing with CSS3 properties
Easel has support for libraries like Bootstrap, a collection of components to help get your web project started, which you can drop directly into your site. When you're ready to implement your design, you can export the HTML/CSS for the whole document or just a specific element. To see how it all works, follow this demo (opens in new tab).
Meet the maker
Colyer was particularly impressed by the Rivets.js library (opens in new tab): "If you haven't heard of Rivets.js before, I encourage you to check it out. It's a minimalist data-binding library, which allows you to create interfaces that automatically update and respond based on events from your models. This cuts down the gymnastics required to create [one] that responds appropriately to every event."
Start sculpting your web design by visiting the Easel (opens in new tab) site.
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