Below are the items I use on a near daily basis to assist with web development, Omniture tagging, jQuery.. and such. I stake no claim that these are the best tools for the job, just the ones I happen to use.
If you see something missing from the list, or have comments about any item let me know via the comments!
Traffic / Packet Inspectors
- Talon – Screen Capture Utility
- Measure It -
- Firebug – JS / ColdFusion / CSS debugging tool
- ColdFire – ColdFusion specific firebug plugin
- Web Developer – The holy grail of web dev help
- ColorZilla – not only does it tell you hexcodes, but id’s of tables / div’s etc
- PS Pad – notepad on Steriods
- Eclipse / CFEclipse – my IDE of choice
- Gimp – free image edit tool
- Paint.net – free image edit tool
- Pidgin – IM client of choice
- CCleaner – Helps keep your pc running squeaky clean.