Favorite Tools

This is a list of tools and resources that I use and enjoy.

Editors

Sublime Text – Sublime Text has a ton of handy features that have saved me a lot of time.
Visual Studio – The obvious choice for any .NET development
JS Fiddle – For JS/HTML/CSS sketching
LinqPad – For code sketching and DB access
Regex Hero – For creating and testing regular expressions

Reference Sites

MDSN – Microsoft Developer Docs
MDN – Mozilla’s documentation of various web standards
Stack Overflow – Dev Q&A
Dev Doc – A site that compiles documentation from a variety of web technologies in one place.

Source Control

Git with Git Extensions
GitHub

Information Processing

Trello – for Personal Kanbanning
Evernote – for idea capture and basic notes
OneNote – for commonplacing
Feedly – for news and blogs
Pocket – for reading things later

Package Management

https://chocolatey.org/

Code Validation

http://jsonlint.com/
http://www.jslint.com/

Online Tools

http://colorschemedesigner.com/
http://www.colorpicker.com/