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A (BIG) Toolbox for Today's Digital Developers

Posted on 10.29.2014

Those skilled in Web development will be in high demand in the years to come. But even the most elite of the technorati understand that having the right development tools for the development job is imperative. Developing websites and applications using various programming languages (HTML, JavaScript, PHP, CSS, etc) requires solutions that foster efficiency, collaboration, and, of course, awesomeness.

What tools do you most frequently use in your day-to-day development?

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Javascript Frameworks

Angular.js, backbone.js, ember.js, knockout.js


PHP Frameworks

Laravel, Phalcon, YII, CodeIgniter, Zend, CakePHP, Symfony (also read - PHP Frameworks to Know)


Front-End Frameworks

Bootstrap, Foundation, Gumby, Skeleton, Base, uikit (also read - Everyone's a Designer Thanks to Front-End Frameworks)


CSS Preprocessors

Sass, Less


Code Snippets

Pastebox, GistBox, TagMyCode,, Gisto (also read - Where do DEV Experts STore Code Snippets?)


API Documentation, Swagger, API Blueprint, apiDoc, Docco, iodocs, TurnAPI


Integrated Developer Environments

Visual Studio, Xcode, Aptana, Komodo, Netbeans, Eclipse, CodeBlocks


Website Monitoring

Pingdom,, Alertbot, PagerDuty, SolarWinds, ManageEngine


Usability Testing

UserTesting, Userlytics, TryMyUI, UserZoom 

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