Web development and debugging tools

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MVP Summit at Microsoft was an event with loads of information. Within the short span of three days, i learnt about several new tools that can make life of a developer easier. These tools can be used for development, debugging, testing and more processes. Here are some of the tools which i came across and learnt and found useful for a developer .

1. Fiddler : A free web debugging proxy for any browser, system or platform http://fiddler2.com/

2. JSHint : A tool that helps to detect errors and potential problems in your JavaScript code.  http://www.jshint.com/

3. JSComplexity : Software complexity analysis for Javascript projects. http://www.jscomplexity.org/complexity

4. ESPrima : A high performance, standard-compliant ECMAScript parser written in ECMAScript. http://esprima.org/

5. Postman (Chrome extension) : A REST Client that stores history of sent requests and collections. Chrome Webstore : Postman

6. Poster (Firefox extension) : A developer tool for interacting with web services and other web resources that lets you make HTTP requests, set the entity body, and content type. Pretty much like Postman.  https://addons.mozilla.org/en-us/firefox/addon/poster/

7. JSON Viewer : Convert JSON Strings to a Friendly Readable Format jsonviewer.stack.hu

8. JSLint : A JavaScript program that looks for problems in JavaScript programs. It is a code quality tool. http://jslint.com/

9. JSFiddle : Online Web Editor http://jsfiddle.net/ Chrome webstore: jsfiddle

10. Cdnjs : Host almost all the popular JavaScript libraries, CSS, SWF, images, etc! http://cdnjs.com/

11. Sql Fiddle : Build a representative database (schema and data) and post a link to it in for sharing with online Q and A communities like Stackoverflow. http://sqlfiddle.com/

12. Firebug : Off course i need not to explain this one. The best one of all. http://getfirebug.com/

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