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Our take on the best web development tools around

21/02/2013

In our endeavor to do our job the best we can, while sticking to timescales and budget; we constantly look to find the best tools for the job. Some of these tools cost money, some are free; but all are essential.

So, without further ado – here they are:

Wireframing

We believe that one of the most important stages of any project is wireframing, it allows us to get to the heart of the projects’ user experience without any design distraction. We love Mockflow, its clean, easy to use and its FREE.

Other programs to note are:

Design

Unfortunately, this category is slightly empty as there is, really only one product to use – and yes, you guessed it. Adobe Creative Suite.

Coding

This really depends what operating system you are using, if you are using Apple OSX, then Coda 2 is your best option. If you are using Windows, Adobe Dreamweaver is a great option. Another great (FREE) alternative to Dreamweaver is Sublime Text 2.

Project Management

Over the years, we have tried quite a few project management systems, ranging from Basecamp to Project HQ and after years of looking for the best option for our business, we feel we have found it…Teambox.

Team box offer the following great features:

  • Conversations for daily tasks
  • Tasks allocation
  • Pages to share your notes and documentation
  • Files for simple storage and sharing
  • Time Tracking to keep track of workloads

Other programs to note are:

And Lastly, as few other applications we use on a day to day basis