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    10 Must Have Development Tools for Developers


    Making development task easier than before, most of the developers are searching for best development tools. Looking to their requirements, we have collection 10 finest tools. So, read this post and know the list of development tools.


    No tool is a good or bad for developers,  however, the perfect tool is the one, which is best suited to you. In  this post, we are going to list out 10 exceptional tools for developers  that help them to improve productivity and simplify workflow. So, get  ready to check out the list of developers tools.


    Dash tool allows browsing Dash docsets database way faster. This tool  helps you to store snippets of code and instantly searches offline  documentation sets for 80+ APIs. Using this tool, developers can create  docsets their own or request docsets.

    Data URI Scheme
    Data URI Scheme is another front-end dev tool that allows you to convert  given file to its representation in base64 data uri scheme. Developers  can also convert image and vector files on the way.


    Whether you are comfortable with terminal tool or not, it is the most  essential tool to make your task easier and faster than GUI. Someone  commented that, “GUI makes easy tasks trivial and hard tasks impossible  to make.” So, it is must to learn this tool for faster development.


    Alfred 2
    If you are looking for tools to find files, then Alfred is one of the  finest options. You can have this task launcher for finding files and  operating them quickly and easily. This application is not different  from Spotlight; however, reader may ask the advantage of it. Having this  tool, developers can enable things like “workflows.”


    Can I Use…
    Can I Use…is a full database under your fingertips that doesn’t require any extra browsing.

    Colors tool is another excellent tools for front-end developers. Using  this tool, developers can easily convert colors between RGB, HSL and  hexadecimal format. One of the best things about this tool is it permits  to select any pixel from your desktop by simply typing # and after this  Colors will return hex/rgb/hsl values and ready for add in your  development task.


    homebrew is a package manager for OSX, written by someone, who had  enough of MacPorts and decided to work better than before. Brew has  capability to work everywhere where MacPorts fails. From logical  directory structure, through simple packaging system, it can work  everywhere.


    oh-my-zsh is blessed with a collection of helpful functions, plug-ins,  helpers and themes. If you want to see current git branch in your shell  prompt or RVM version, it is possible with oh-my-zsh. This developer  tool comes with excellent path completion, history browsing and ton of  other stuff.


    ack is a great, blazing fast tool for searching contents of the file  easily. It might look like grep, if it was created 20 years later.  As  it is developed looking at the developer’s requirements, you can simply  narrow results of the search to the source file of your preferable  language. Developers can use regular expressions out of the box or  ignore VCS files while using this tool.


    Flush DNS cache
    When it comes to adding new entries to /etc/hosts, Mac OS X can be very  stubborn sometimes. To deal with such situation, it would be best to use  Flush DNS cache.


    Check out about given tools to make your development task simpler  than before. If you are looking for any professional developers for your  projects, go for web developer for hire service. For more information, contact us.


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