Here are some of our favourite tools for site builders - programs and platforms our developers find indispensable and you might want to consider for your toolbox.
Top Tools Tips
- Wordpress - still one of best building-blocks for fast, low-cost commercial sites.
- Drupal - one of our favourite open-source platforms - infinite possibilities, powerful base for complex solutions.
- Affinity Photo - one of our go-to tools for photo editing. Unbeatable unless you have pockets deep enough for Photoshop.
- Photoshop - still the one to beat.
- InVision - brilliant tool for prototyping and interactive mockups.
- Pidoco - build wireframes fast with great linking tools.
- Gitlab - Code and deploy - GitLab includes Git repository management, issue tracking, code review, an IDE, activity streams, wikis, and more.
- Piwik - an open source alternative to Google Analytics - keep control of your own data
- Google Hangouts - great for sharing screens with a team.
- Kuler - adobe's colour selector and more
- Dimensions - great tool for measuring anything on screen - a Chrome extension
- Chrome Developer Tools - simply a must. Edit code in real-time, debig and analize
- Bootstrap - almost become the standard for modular design whatever platform you use.