Web-Based Tools that Will Come in Handy to Web Developers

Web developers traditionally prefer to work with desktop applications that are familiar to them. However, with development of technologies new ways of creating software appeared and developers start to use them only now. Web-based tools enable specialists to work from any PC that has relevant version of web browser instead of being pinned to the workplace. Here are some useful web-based tools that any web developer may use in order to improve the productivity of work:

Adobe BrowserLab

This tool is perfect for visualization of work of the website under different conditions: with different browsers and OS. It is obvious that this tool will work great with Dreamweaver CS5 as it is also one of the Adobe products. User of the tool will have a possibility to find the differences in the interface of the same site in two different browsers at the same time thanks to side-by-side preview.

MockingBird Mockup Tool

Every designer and developer sooner or later will have to create a mockup to show the customer the vision of the future project. The MockingBird Mockup Tool is a perfect tool to create the one as with help of drag-and-drop management of items the whole process of creating the website mockup will take literally minutes.

YUI CSS Grid Builder

The name of the tool speaks for itself. The tool is user-friendly and easy to manage as the interface is intuitive. Just select the size of the webpage and the sizes for the sidebar and content rows, header and footer content. There is no need to learn coding language to do so as the code is generated by the tool itself.

Pixlr Online Image Editor

This online image editor helps to edit the images taken from the computer storage or from an online URL. It has all major image editor features and can serve as an alternative to desktop apps.

Favicon Generator

Favicon is the little icon in the URL’s bar of the browser. If you want your browser to have the one, select an image and click the Create Icon button.