- Visual Studio Code
Great editor, that (at least for me) has beaten sublime and the others. – built with electron as well!
- Visual Studio
I am a .NET Dev, so this is pretty essential for my daily use.
I’ve switched mostly to use VSCode as my main editor, but for small things I like the speed of notepad++.
“Visual Docker” Dock station helps me quickly assemble large container applications with not much more than some drag and drop. Awesome!
A simple right-click menu tool for getting the hash of any file.
- Advanced Installer – Paid
For any project I do where I need an installer, I use advanced installer… it’s simply an amazingly easy to use tool for all installation needs. (even does installer from *.sln file.)
The best git gui out there.
Visual Studio Extensions
Ive made this a category by itself as there are many really good extensions.
- Web Essentials (VS)
- SuperCharger (VS) – Paid (Unless community)
- Ghostdoc (VS)
- Resharper (VS) – Paid
- Code alignment (VS)
- CodeMaid (VS)
- Vetur (VSCode)
- vscode-icons (VSCode)
- Visual Studio Keymap (VScode)
- Powershell (VSCode)
- Docker (VSCode)
- IntelliSense for CSS class names in HTML (VSCode)
Power User Tools
Best Rest Client.
Guake style powershell prompt – whats not to like?
- Everything search
Great indexing and searching engine with a hotkey.
- 1Password – Paid
Everyone should be using a password manager these days, I use 1Password.
Awesome screenshot taking app.
- Snagit – Paid
Another amazing screenshot tool.
Notetaking for pro’s. nothing to more to say.
Another great notetaking app.
A website “slowness” tester for chrome.
A much better (shareable) start page for chrome.
- Awesome Screenshot
Full page screenshots.
Some fiddle, some bin, some plunk.. I pen.
- Foundation for email
Need html emails, but have html and separate css? – no problem.
Transform any api spec into any other api spec.
- Can I Use
Lookup any html/css feature and see if its supported by browser xyz.
A great looking, simple to use, Guid (v4) Generator.
- Cron expression editor
I keep forgetting how to Cron.. never again!
- Http Status Codes api
Awesome api to test statuscode handling – just request http://httpstat.us/418 or any other (Supported) status code.
- Simple Online Rest Api
When you just need to prototype – Request one of the endpoints and itll return what you sent (basically).