Top 10 Web Development Tools

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Today we have a list of our Top 10 Web Development Tools that we feel will help developers at any stage create a stellar product. These are listed in no particular order and span many different areas of work from generic to specific. They also all have different payment models available from free to subscription. Let’s get into it with number 1…


One of the kings of the industry for web development tools, GitHub is a hosting service for Git and is totally cloud-based. Here you can find a sleek web-based interface and a very easy-to-pick-up system. It functions mainly as a place to meet with other developers and expand your knowledge and reach. 

As a professional developer, this is a must and can greatly elevate your career. They also have a free price tag, meaning anyone can access this resource.

2. Visual Studio Code

This program is one of the gold standards for code editing and tools for web development. As an open-source project, it is totally free and is laden with heavy-hitting features. With the ability to run on Mac, Windows, and Linux, any machine can use it and benefit from this web development tool.

Some features include highlighting lines, autocomplete lines, code analysis and so much more.

3. Chrome Web Development Tools

If you want to optimize and edit a live Chrome page without the needed secondary software, then this is for you. You can fully edit a page’s design, javascript, and speed all while never leaving Chrome. 

There are also many shortcuts baked in to improve work efficiency and literacy. Overall it is a fast and incredibly helpful engine for front and backend development.

4. Marvel

In the planning stages of any project, having a good visual understanding is key. Marvel is a mockup and wireframing web development tool used by developers all over the world to do just this. You can create prototypes of any project easily with your team and even manage who will be on what project.

With both free and paid plans available, you can scale Marvel to any business’s size, which makes it a great go-to.

5. Sass

Syntactically Awesome Style Sheets is a front and backend CSS editor that is amazing for adding logical syntax to your website. You can add loops, variables, nested rules, and much more with it. Alongside this, it can also be used for front-end development with its live editor for fonts and colors.

You can also use it to manage your project with easily used design-sharing features.

6. Bootstrap

For an effective and responsive front end, Bootstrap is a great web development tool. As opposed to handwriting an entire site, Bootstrap has pre-made features that can be “glued” together with minimal work needed. So long as you know CSS, HTML, or JavaScript, you can easily use Bootstrap and super-boost your development processes.

7. Ruby on Rails

For those who need to work quickly, Ruby On Rails is your go-to web development tool for apps. It can process server-side functions like data tracking and retrieval as well as HTML rendering. Startups and Ecommerce sites love this program for how it can handle complex data while still helping with front-end development and delivery.

8. Sketch

For truly perfect web graphics, this program takes the cake. With the ability to have non-destructive vector editing and easily exported assets, you can create anything. But if the base system is not enough for you, it can integrate with hundreds of other programs and tools.

There is also a market for plug-ins so you can fully customize your website as you need.

9. Flutter

Cross-platform apps are always a hassle, but Flutter aims to ease that process. As a truly app-focused product, you can create an app in their designer that will work seamlessly with multiple operating systems. Their built-in tools are made to directly help developers and they are a Google-supported open-source project.

This comes together to build an incredibly effective and easy-to-use package right out of the box.

10. Angular

If your project is focusing on front-end development then Angular is a tool you need. You can create anything from Progressive Web applications to single-page applications quickly and easily. Its large number of UI tools allows you to build anything you may need for usable and dynamic applications. 

You can even manipulate the app’s data directly through the UI thanks to the built-in two-way data binding.

These web development tools above are all powerful in their own right, but experienced hands will always be required to use them efficiently. We suggest doing your research on any you find interesting and learning their systems. 
If you would like to use one but don’t want to learn them WillDom has a team of worldwide professionals waiting to help you. With the world’s knowledge of web development tools, you can have any project managed or built with ease with us. To learn more about what we can offer, head over to our Website or our LinkedIn and see just what we can do for you.

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