Here is a list of tools that I find useful for my current development efforts. This list is in no particular order, and it changes over time.
Last update: 2012-10-19.
- Regex Pixie
Great tool for crafting Regular Expressions and testing them in real time.
Free text editor, super fast, and with support for syntax highlighting and auto-complete for several languages.
- JSON Editor Online
Online editor that allows me to view, edit and format JSON files.
Free and open-source visual MarkDown editor with side-by-side preview, rendered in real time.
Free image editor built in .NET, with support for lots of plugins.
- x-icon editor
Online icon editor that allows me to draw my icons from scratch or create icons from pictures. Perfect for creating favicons for sites.
Free and open-source distributed source control management system. I use Git for all of my software development projects, from small personal projects to very large projects.
Git-TF is a bridge between Git and TFS. I love using Git, but lots of customers use TFS, and this tool allows me to fetch updates from a TFS project to a local Git repository, make the changes I need and commit locally, and eventually update the TFS project with my local changes. It’s a great deal… I get to keep using Git without having to touch TFS, and the customer gets the changes stored in the company’s TFS repository.
FTP and File Management