Dev Tools

Dev Tools

Here are some of my favorite dev tools. I'll update as appropriate. Leave a comment if you've got a good one to share!

  • Plunker - In browser developement environment.
  • Greenshot - Screen capture tool.
  • Dev Docs - documentation for almost any dev related item.
  • Fiddler - web debugging proxy (see status codes, header info, test web api posts, etc.)
  • Visual Studio Code - Light weight IDE.
  • Chrome Developer Tools (aka F12) - Built in dev tools inside Chrome.
  • Notepad++ - a better notepad (tabs, macros, language specific formatting, etc.)
  • Filezilla - FTP client.
  • WinMerge - differencing and merging tool for Windows.
  • Github - Source control.
  • Elmah - Application wide error logging. Can be dynamically added to running ASP.NET web app.
  • Log4net - Tool for outputting logs to a variety of different targets, including file, email, and database.
  • Image Resizer - ASP.NET library and image server. Add commands to image URLs to get altered versions in milliseconds.
  • SSL Server Test - SSL Cert Testing
  • Visual Studio - Robust IDE to develop applications.
  • UpUp - Script for providing offline functionality for users when their connection is down.
  • Trello - Visual project organization tool.
  • TinyPng - PNG file compression.
  • Pixabay - Free high quality images (used on this blog!)