10 Web Developer Survival Tools

Web development
Web Development
Web Development

This list is the prime of all developer tools needed to have a start up or if you are just starting a personal project, these tools will be a great help to survive the industry’s competition.

You will need the following:

Something to make you remember, taking notes are vital in creating a project in detail. Here are some tools to make your note taking like a pro.

Springnote – If you are a massive note taker, Springnote is just a tool for you. An OpenID enabled note taking application that can take you to another level. Add video and images to your notes and of course, collaborate with your team mates.

Evernote – Simple is beauty. The beauty to this is that the app can be in your tablet phone and of course PC or laptop. The take to this application is the drag and drop feature that allows to see your note clips offline. Plus they have this cool secret email.

What if you have an urgent client meeting? You have a presentation but you forgot to bring it with you. Worry no more; you can now keep your presentations in the cloud.

Dropbox – Dropbox is a nifty online app that can hold up to 2GB of storage. Now you can bring all your presentations and files anywhere.

Google Drive – Here you can create your documents and presentations on the fly.

Then of course, you need the environment.


XAMPP – This is the all in one PHP/MYSQL Environment to all your web applications. You can simulate FTP transfers and email within this software for various test scenarios.

Then here comes the coding part

Notepad++ – This simple editor can easily answer your coding needs. It’s lightweight and has a lot of plugins to choose from for your development needs.

Netbeans – This is a very powerful tool for editing anything and everything. A lot of plugins to choose from and customization for your specific needs. I recommend this one since I use it for myself.

JS Bin – Need an online editor for you Javascript, CSS and HTML? You can debug it here.

Git – After weeks of detecting the defect accidentally you overwrite your changes well that’s terrific. In Git you can avoid those inevitable circumstances. Update with ease, no worries.

Droplr – Well you can’t hog a project alone you need help. To express your ideas to your colleagues more easily try Droplr. No sign up needed, you can collaborate with your people easily, right away you can upload files and share them with a generated url.

Need color schemes?

Color Schemes
Color Schemes?

Kuler –  This is the total tool for your color needs. Nothing cooler than Kuler, nothing more nothing less.

These are just a few of the many tools you can use around.  Some of them you can get it in premium some of them you can get it for free. If you have a budget why not premium? Well what more can you suggest?


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