Web development tools have become popular in few years. With advanced technology, we can harness the power of highly tested libraries to improve our workflow and benefit from greater possibilities for responsive design and themes. Even we can build things together using improving version control systems.

With the increased number of web dev tools, finding the best software to get the job done can sometimes feel intimidating. To help you, here are essential tools for frontend development to get you started.

Sublime Text

Sublime Text is a text editor that codes, markup, and prose. It supports keyboard shortcuts - for example, the ability to perform simultaneous editing (same interactive changes to multiple selected areas) and fast navigation to files, symbols, and lines; with this feature's help, you will be able to edit files side by side.


• It opens files using the none other than go to anything command; it will enable using the part of a file name, line number, or use the search in the file directly.
• By Using the selections feature, you will be able to make ten various changes simultaneously.
• By Python API, Sublime Text will allow the plugin to give more built-in functionality.
• Functionalities that are not used, like Sorting and Changing indentation, will be available in the Command Palette.

Chrome Developers Tool

Chrome provides diff tools for web developers- built-in Google. Chrome Developer Tools let you edit your HTML and CSS immediately or debug your JavaScript, all while viewing a comprehensive performance analysis of your website.


• You can inspect Network Activity
• With performance panel functionalities, you will optimize speed, Analyze Runtime performance.
• It has various security panels like understanding Security issues and the Application panel, Memory panel, Network panel, Sources panel, Console panel, Elements panel, and the Device mode.


jQuery is a fast, small, cross-platform JavaScript library used to simplify the frontend process; jQuery allowed greater scope for creating animations, adding plugins, or even just navigating documents.


• JQuery provides an easy-to-use API that makes tasks like Ajax and animation simpler.
• It is 30/kb minified.
• It can be added as an AMD unit.
• It is CSS3 Compliant.


GitHub is the Software development platform that helps you manage the projects and will allow you to create a review process for your workflow.


• GitHub provides project management features.
• Developers use it for personal projects or to do experiments with new programming languages.
• For enterprises, it provides SAML single sign-on, Access provisioning, 99.95% uptime, Invoice billing, Advanced auditing, and Unified search and Contribution, etc.
• GitHub provides different security features like Security incident response, and Two-factor authentication, etc.


AngularJS will help you increase HTML vocabulary; HTML will not work with dynamic views, so AngularJS will give you space that will be readable and easy to develop. It has a toolset that will help you build the framework for application development.
It gives you permission to modify or replace the feature according to your work.


• AngularJS has features of Data Binding, Controller, and Plain JavaScript. Data Binding will eliminate DOM manipulation.
• Directives, Reusable Components and Localization are the critical features that AngularJS provides for creating Components.
• It has features of Deep Linking, Form Validation, and Server Communication for Navigation, Forms, and Back ends.
• It also provides built-in Testability.

Author's Bio: 

Gloria Woods is a professional web and app developer at a web development agency in UK. She is a Rewarding Freelancer & Web Entrepreneur serving new entrepreneurs launch their first effective online business.