8 New Web Development Tools 2014

These days, websites are complex and massive undertakings. Even the most seasoned web developers need to have a big toolbox of applications to get the job done right. Whether you have experience working at multiple web development companies or you’re an entrepreneur who’s researching the technology side of your business.

Web development tools allow web developers to test and debug their code. They are different from website builders and IDEs in that they do not assist in the direct creation of a webpage. Here, are some of the best web development tools 2014 for web developers. While compiling this list, it’s always a possibility that I missed some other great resources. Feel free to share it with us.

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1. SourceTree

A free Git & Mercurial client for Windows or Mac. SourceTree can bring everyone up to speed with Git and Mercurial. Create, clone, commit, push, pull, merge, and more are all just a click away.

SourceTree
SourceTree

2. SpurApp

All you have to do is submit a URL or upload an image, and Spur will make it very easy for you to critique that web page.

SpurApp
SpurApp

3. Drush

An awesome shell interface that our Drupal web developers can’t live without, Drush helps automate Drupal tasks straight from the command line.

Drush
Drush

4. Sublime Text

Sublime Text is a sophisticated text editor for code, markup and prose. You’ll love the slick user interface, extraordinary features and amazing performance.

Sublime Text
Sublime Text

5. Browser Sandbox

If you want to test your site in a specific browser but don’t have it installed on your computer, this tool allows you to run any browser version instantly from the cloud.

Browser Sandbox
Browser Sandbox

6. SpritePad

Simply put, this is by far the easiest way to create CSS sprites. Instead of taking minutes, you can literally cut that time down to seconds.

SpritePad
SpritePad

7. HTML5 Test

The HTML5 test score is an indication of how well your browser supports the upcoming HTML5 standard and related specifications.

HTML5 Test
HTML5 Test

8. Beanstalk

Beanstalk is a host for code repositories. It allows developers to collaborate with their team through Git, save it to a remote location and then send that code automatically to your development and production server.

Beanstalk
Beanstalk