- Adobe's BrowserLab: This allows you to view the site you're working on in most major browser combination's (Mac and Windows, no Linux yet) to see how other users will see it
- Firebug: An excellent addon for Firefox that makes debugging web applications much easier.
- IE Tab: Firefox addon that allows you to view your page with IE straight from Firefox (No more need to open IE)
- Web Developer: A Firefox addon that incorporates many useful tools for web developers
- Microsoft Visual Web Developer: An IDE from Microsoft specifically designed for web development.
- Microsoft Web Platform Installer: A complete set of web development tools from Microsoft, that includes Visual Web Developer (IDE), the latest version of .NET Framework, SQL Server Express, IIS and ASP.NET extensions and popular web apps.
- FirstPage: A free HTML editor that includes more than a thousands of built-in scripts.
- Blueprint CSS: A CSS framework, which aims to cut down on your development time. It gives you a solid foundation to build your project on top of, with an easy-to-use grid, sensible typography, useful plugins, and even a stylesheet for printing.
- Internet Explorer Developer Toolbar: Provides a variety of tools for quickly creating, understanding, and troubleshooting Web pages for developers using IE.
- Aptana Studio Community Edition: IDE for AJAX development.
- Fiddler 2: Web debugging proxy.
- Komodo: a free, open source editor for web development.
- PuTTY: A Telnet/SSH client.
- Notepad++: A great source code editor.
- PNGGauntlet: A tool to compress PNG files.
- YSlow: Analyzes web pages and suggests improvements for performance.
- HTML5 Boilerplate A very useful starting point which is full of best practises and is constantly being updated by very active members of the web dev community.
- CodeKit A useful (mac only) tool which compiles preprocessor code/styles such as LESS, SASS, HAML etc.
More to come so check back often
This post has been edited by Shane Hudson: 18 March 2012 - 11:18 AM
Reason for edit:: Adding more