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Author Topic: Is this a way to tame the CSS beast a bit?  (Read 2872 times)


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Is this a way to tame the CSS beast a bit?
« on: August 09, 2007, 02:45 AM »
Hi DCs,

we all know that CSS can be really a beast. Maybe this CSS Toolbox V 1.0 from Blumental Software can be a helping hand to tame it a bit? I have just downloaded and installed it. The first impression is, even if i haven't tested it in deep, its a helpful collection of tools and so i want to share it with you. Give it a try and decide yourself. OH, and that its free makes it much more interesting  ;D .

From the company website:

Free CSS Toolbox(Free CSS Validator, CSS Formatter, CSS Compressor)

Free CSS Toolbox is a freeware productivity software for web developers who work with CSS code.

Free CSS Toolbox includes a number of tools for fast-tracking and enhancing the development of style sheet code, such as an advanced CSS Formatter and CSS Validator.

If you develop websites that use CSS, the Free CSS Toolbox can help you save time and increase productivity without any cost.

Key features and benefits

Simple CSS Editor
  • Quickly create and adjust CSS code
  • Auto-complete and syntax highlighting makes CSS editing easy

CSS Formatter / Beautifier
  • Easily re-format any CSS code
  • Quickly adjust somebody's else CSS to fit your style
  • Make your code pretty and easy to read

CSS Checker
  • Find and eliminate errors in your code
  • Check your CSS against various specifications
  • See if your CSS is compatible with older web browsers

CSS Compressor
  • Reduce the size of your CSS code by up to 70%
  • Make your web pages load faster

Integration with W3C CSS Validator
  • Quickly validate your CSS code with the web-based W3C Validator
  • Make sure your CSS is up to the CSS Level 2 standard



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Re: Is this a way to tame the CSS beast a bit?
« Reply #1 on: August 09, 2007, 09:43 PM »
ah i almost missed this -- nice find Joto  :up:

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Re: Is this a way to tame the CSS beast a bit?
« Reply #2 on: September 06, 2007, 02:38 AM »
I've used TopStyle Lite for a long time now.
Always wanting something new! :)

Actually, just yesterday I tried AStyle (, but haven't like the UI that much. It's not very intuitive?!
As an aspiring web developer/designer, it is a constant struggle to cope with my ADHD + Hypomania/Bipolar Disorder.

The slow growth of my web dev projects is eclipsed by my patience, understanding and desire to learn AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE as I slowly progress.

« Last Edit: September 06, 2007, 02:40 AM by jammo »


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Re: Is this a way to tame the CSS beast a bit?
« Reply #3 on: October 05, 2007, 09:59 PM »
It was updated October 1st according to SnapFiles to 1.1. :)

Before you ask tho I dont know what changed! ;D
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