Web Development Tools

30 Must Have Tools For Web Developers


A Developer’s Toolbox never locked-

In the early days of the internet, web developers didn’t have or need much in terms of software. Today, however, websites are far more complex, so that even the most seasoned veteran must have a much deeper arsenal of web development software to get the job done.

While there’s no definitive list, we’ve collected some of our favourite solutions for the many tasks developers face when building websites and applications. From coding to hosting, file sharing to file transfers, here are our top tools for real estate web developers.

Web Development Tools:-


General – 

Not all of the tools in a developer’s arsenal are engineering specific. From notetaking and bookmarking to cloud storage and document sharing, general productivity apps will help you with everything from tracking your inspiration to keeping clients in the loop.

evernote       Dropbox      google-drive


Project Management –

Building a website is a complicated process, especially when collaborating with multiple stakeholders on the client side or even with other developers. Project management tools help you keep track of tasks, contacts, bugs, change requests and anything else related to your development activities.

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Text Editors –

No matter what languages you work with, when it’s time to get down to the nitty-gritty of coding. It’s important to have a text editor with shortcuts that work the way you do, a great user interface and plenty of customizability.

textmate      sublime-text      Notepad++


Local Development & Virtualization –

Testing projects locally (on your computer) allows you to experiment without overwriting shared files or publishing an unfinished site, while virtualization allows you to simulate different operating systems and web browsers.

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Version Control –

Much of web development is based on trial and error. Version control or “source control management” tools store a modification history of all your code, allwing you to experiment, compare and merge changes, and back up projects easily. Version control also enables multiple developers to work on projects concurrently.

   git    mercurialsubversion


FTP Clients –

Web development isn’t just about creating and storing files: it’s all about sharing and transferring them. An FTP client allows you to rapidly transfer large files to web servers in a variety of formats.

    cyberduck     filezillaforklift


Integrated Development Environments (IDE) –

If one-stop shopping is your thing, IDEs offer everything from text editing, to debugging, to source control, to file transfers and so forth.

    eclipse netbeanscloud9


Frameworks & Boilerplates –

No need to reinvent the wheel: with frameworks and boilerplates, you can use existing code structures, snippets, and best practices to quickly build something completely new.

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Hosting –

Hosting is essential for every developer and website. A good host offers plenty of space, along with automatic backups, uptime guarantees, servers that can handle plenty traffic, and excellent support in the event of an outage or other incident.

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