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Most Underrated Web Designing Tools You Should Use


If you are into web development and web designing, then you have undoubtedly used the tools such as Browsershots or Firebugs along with various page speed analyzers. However, this article is not about them, rather, in this post, we will emphasize on some of the potent yet underrated tools that can actually help improve your client-side browser development and comprehensively test everything you’ve built.


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Adobe Brackets –

Released under an MIT license, Adobe Brackets is an open-source editor. It is maintained by Adobe and is extensively used in web development and web designing services. It is developed on top-notch web technologies such as CSS, HTML, and JavaScript. Instead of cluttering your projects with toolbars, floating panels, and icons, you can use Brackets which provides ‘Quick Edit’ in-line views to provide context-sensitive access to the content, without dismantling you from your codes.

CodePen –


A social code sharing application, CodePen emphasizes on frontend code. On entering the CSS, HTML and JavaScript in the editor, the entire result is shown in the pane. Save the CodePen, share it with others. CodePen is a beneficiary as well as effective tool for displaying your work, demonstrating bugs and troubleshooting.

Opera Mobile Emulator –


Opera Mobile Emulator is a small program that is available for Mac, Windows, and Linux. This program helps you test how your web pages would appear in the Opera browsers. This is a useful tool for mobile web design.

Code Anywhere –

Codeanywhere will let you code on the move! It has an integrated ftp client, and supports all kinds of web formats – HTML, JavaScript, PHP, XML and CSS. It is fast and light-weight and will help you solve your coding requirements anywhere, anytime and on any given platform.

Cloud 9 IDE –


Cloud9 IDE is an online development ambience for Node.js and Java applications. It also works well with CSS, PHP, HTML, Ruby, Java, and two other programming languages. Cloud9 IDE is for the ones who are looking for a secure and modern IDE. You can access your codes online and can access it from accessible from anywhere. Thus, with Cloud9 IDE at your disposal, you can bring back efficiency

Mark Up Validator –

Mark Up Validator tool will help you validate your entire website in no time, in a simple click. This tool is compliant with W3C Validator, and can validate HTML5 markup on websites.

Coding App –


If you are swamped by overwork, then Coding App will help you manage all the time consuming tasks and accomplish all the repetitive actions that are necessary to gain an edge. Your web developers can save a lot of time and enhance their productivity.

The aforementioned list is not of course exhaustive but casts light on the most underrated tools in web development and web designing that your business should start using to leverage productivity and less time-consuming.

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Sudeep Banerjee

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Sudeep Banerjee is the Founder & President of B3NET Inc., the leading Orange County Web Development firm, since 1999 in California. He is a forward thinking leader with expertise in Digital Marketing, Web Design and Mobile Application Development and Amazon Sales Consulting. He is an author, speaker and a consultant with 28 years of experience. He loves to play Basketball and Golf.