Tools & Resources

Here are some of my favourite tools and places on the internet. Partly to share with the world, and as a note for my future self!

Business tools

  • Support Details - what browser, environment does your customer have? Get them to visit this url and you have all the answers.
  • - find time slots for meetings efficiently.
  • World Time Buddy - ever had headaches with working out times in multiple timezones? This is the answer.
  • Time is - what time is it in any city.

Visual and creative resources

  • Unsplash - Creative Commons image library
  • Flaticon - Free UX icons
  • Biteable - making creating kinetic videos childsplay AND it's free.
  • Icon Finder - free icons to brighten up your presentation slides
  • Shorthand - Remarkable storytelling tool used by big brands and free! See example
  • - browser based wire-framing tool with Google Docs and Jira integrations.
  • - superimpose your own screenshots or grab urls onto professional photos of devices.
  • Hemingwayapp - Hemingway highlights long, complex sentences and common errors.
  • TypeKit - Rapid creation of impressive web surveys and forms. I like to use it for prototyping complex workflows and user testing before developing a permanent solution.

Web Tools

Accessibility / Compliance

Drupal compliance resources.

Drupal general


Agile Process

Geekery and tech

  • Makey Makey - bucket loads of fun for anyone into coding with (big) kids.
  • Mockable - a simple configurable service to mock out RESTful API or SOAP web-services