Web development tools can facilitate the work of web developers and help them set up a website in no time. Here are some of the best tools developers should use in 2020:
Novi Builder: Novi Builder is a tool for experienced web developers. It is a drag and drop web builder with an advanced code editor. Developers can access the source code and make changes in the design. It is also possible to integrate other applications in the site. The tool comes with many themes to choose from as well as e-commerce support. Once the site is set up, it also allows the developer to get a preview of what it will look like.
Sass: Sass is a front-end tool used for writing codes. It is highly flexible in that it accepts inheritance, variables, nesting, and other language extensions. By doing so, it allows the developer to extend the functions of a CSS. It is one of the best CSS extensions. With the help of this tool, it is easy to maintain codes and the amount of CSS required in the coding process is also far less. Sass is open-source and can be accessed for free in several platforms such as Windows, Linux and Mac. But using it on these platforms requires you to download some applications that will help you do so.
One Subscription: On Subscription is more of a kit than a tool. With this kit, web developers can access high-quality digital products to use on blogs, landing pages, online stores, and so on. It has many themes and templates, plugins as well as graphic elements that can be used on the site without writing codes. It is updated regularly to keep it running smoothly. Although it is paid, it is highly cost-effective because once you purchase it, you get an unlimited yearly license.
Chrome DevTools: Chrome DevTools are the best tools for troubleshooting and finding errors in the code. It can be easily accessed the Google Chrome browser. Making changes in the code does not require a text editor when you use this tool. It is highly organised, so it takes little time to navigate through the different features. It has s "Device Mode" where you can test your site easily. You can also find performance issues in your website during runtime by using the "Timeline Assists" feature. You can add custom CSS rules as well. Once you modify certain elements, you can see the changes you made in real-time. The best thing about this tool is that since it is accessible via the Google browser, it is always up-to-date. Google receives updates every six weeks, and so the tool also comes with new features and advancements. Software companies hire web developers who have an experience of using this tool for easy troubleshooting of the code.
Linx: Linx is a low code tool for building and automating applications on the back-end. It can be used to integrate applications, systems and databases quickly and efficiently. Linx has a drag and drop builder which makes it so easy to use. It has more than a hundred plugins to add functionality to the site. It can also be deployed to a cloud server in only a single click. It supports various file formats and almost all SQL and NoSQL databases. One of its unique features is live debugging. It also has a timer for automating processes. Linx facilities rapid web development and is therefore indispensable to web developers.
GitHub: GitHub is a collaboration tool and also a development platform for managing codes. It is useful for application or website building, code hosting, code reviewing and also for managing the projects. GitHub makes for easy documentation of the codes so developers can keep track of them easily. Its project management tools make it easy to coordinate and complete the task in no time. It also offers code security which means the team members can decide who will access the codes. Currently, GitHub runs on both Windows and Mac. Although it is free only for open source projects or those for the public, developers and organisations can access it at a very minimal price.