Web Development: 10+ Web Development Tools,Techniques and Elements

At initial stage of every blogger in filed of web development their are numerous issues which they want to resolve but didn’t find any reliable source.Every blogger had to face struggles in initial stage because today it seems that every new programs and its new version will be published at every next hour.The best alternative is to learn and study from the work of others, analyze their processes and working methods.If we take some reviews and looking at the solutions implemented in practice is still an effective way to learn, and also we have many tools and methods at your disposal allowing you to see and find out how your many successful top ranked websites were built.

 

In this collection we have 10+ Web Development Tools,Techniques and Elements, Enjoy!!

 

1.Opera (Opera DragonFly)

  This is Opera’s gem for code analysis and inspection. It’s surprisingly powerful and personally I would put it in third place right behind Google Chrome’s Developer Tools. The downside is definitely the aesthetics but its features and cross-device compatibility places Dragonfly among the best. “A full suite of tools are ready at your disposal. Debug JavaScript, view the DOM, monitor network traffic, preview resources, edit colors and a whole lot more. If you are a developer, or a designer, Opera Dragonfly has the tools to keep you covered.” Opera Dragonly


2. Firefox (Firebug)

  With Firefox the smart solution for a web developer is definitely Firebug, one of the most popular Firefox extensions out there. Although the Webkit Developer Tools is growing at a really fast pace, Firebug is probably the most complete and mature tool you can have for web development and code analysis. “Firebug integrates with Firefox to put a wealth of web development tools at your fingertips while you browse. You can edit, debug, and monitor CSS, HTML, and JavaScript live in any web page.”Firebug


3.Web Development Tools and Extensions

The traditional view source code option was not enough for a good code inspection. It became very important for a web developer to have a toolbox that could provide him with a set of possibilities specifically made for code analysis and inspection within a web browser. Those tools are called Developer Tools and are usually installed by default or as an extension/plugin, working directly from the browser itself. With the developer tools you can see all the source code of a webpage as you did before with the traditional View Source Codeoption, but with way more options and functionality than before. You can inspect, edit, watch live results and much more.


4.How To

Check a website font

With real text (not an image of text), the first and easiest way is by using Developer Tools / Firebug, so if you have it just select the text, inspect element and you should immediately see on the right side the font or font-family property which tells you the font that’s being used. Another way to do it is by using an extension/plugin for this purpose. There are probably similar plugins for other browsers like Chrome, but if you’re using Firefox, you have a great add-on called Context Font. With Context Font all you need to do is select the text (again, needs to be real text and not an image), right-click on it and you will immediately get the font and size used. If the font you’re looking for is being used as an image, you have only one way to do it. One of the many places you can do this is myfonts.com. Upload your font and follow the steps.


5.Google Chrome (Developer Tools) / Safari (Developer Tools)

You may be wondering why am I including Chrome Developer Tools and Safari Developer Tools together, well that’s because they belong together. The Developer Tools is part of the Webkit open source project which means Safari and Google Chrome share the same code base, they even share the same layout. So let’s start with Chrome, my new favourite. Google Chrome’s Developer Tools  is very recent compared with others like Firebug (Firefox), but it’s growing fast and getting better and better with each new version.   The same obviously applies to Safari.   “The Google Chrome Developer Tools provide an integrated environment for debugging, optimizing, and understanding a web application, or website, running in Google Chrome. The developer tools are developed partly through the WebKit open source project, where the tools are called Web Inspector.”   “All of Safari’s powerful developer tools are easily accessible from the Develop menu. The Develop menu contains a wealth of tools that you can use for web page manipulation and debugging.”   For a better understanding, you can check the links below.   Google Chrome Developer Tools   Safari Developer Tools


6.Check the box model of an element

The box model represents the visual structure of the elements of a webpage using the corresponding properties like width, height, margin, padding and border, according to the visual formatting model. It’s possible to check the box model of any page and element using Developer Tools or Firebug. In order to do that, you just need to inspect the desired element and select Metrics on the right side of the Developer Tools panel. With Firebug, you need to select Layout (not Metrics).


7.Bookmarklets

Min

MIN is a bookmarklet that will strip any decoration from a site. All color, borders and backgrounds are removed instantly, helping you identify the successful and unsuccessful uses of typography and layout. Website


8.Design

Design is a suite of web-design and development assistive tools which can be utilized on any web-page. Encompassing utilities for grid layout, measurement and alignment, Design is a uniquely powerful JavaScript bookmarklet. Website


9.Copy all text content of an element with Developer Tools

This one is a popular trick which is achieved by using the Developer Tools console. So let’s say you would like to copy this article’s text without the need of having to select all the content with your cursor (particularly useful on very long pages with too much text). To do that, inspect any element on this article page and look for the text container’s name from which you would like to copy the text (which in this case is calledarticlesContainer), now go to the console option and write the following command: copy ( articlesContainer.innerText ). Now paste the text anywhere you want and you are done! You’ve just copied the text inside our articlesContainer which corresponds to our main article text.


10.W3C Markup Validators

Quick markup validations of any web document. Website


11.Favelet Suite

When invoked, a div element will appear in the top left corner of your browser window with a list of all the favelets included. Simply click the link you want to invoke the favelet. An “info” icon is available to take you to the favelets information page on slayeroffice. Included in the suite: Color List, Document Tree Chart*, HTML Attribute Viewer, HTTP Header Viewer, Hidden Field, Modifier, JavaScript Object Tree*, MODIv2, Mouseover DOM, Inspector, Object Dimensions, Page Info, Remove Children, Resize Fonts, Ruler**, Show Source, Style Sheet Tweak*, Style Sheet Viewer*. Website


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