Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Firefox plugins for Web Developer and Web Designer

Firefox plugins for web developer and Web Designer

  • YSlow Plugin - YSlow analyzes web pages and tells you why they're slow based on Yahoo's rules for high performance web sites. Download YSlow
  • FireBug - Firebug integrates with Firefox to put a wealth of development tools at your fingertips while you browse. You can edit, debug, and monitor CSS, HTML, and JavaScript live in any web page. Download FireBug
  • W3C RSS Validator - Validates a page using the W3C RSS Validator. Download W3C RSS Validator
  • Form Free - Form free is a component to transform checkboxes, radio buttons, select elements to a input text and enable disabled elements from all forms in a page.It makes easier to test and identify SQL injection vulnerabilities in web pages. Download Form Free Plugin
  • Poster - A developer tool for interacting with web services and other web resources that lets you make HTTP requests, set the entity body, and content type. This allows you to interact with web services and inspect the results. Download Poster Plugin
  • Firefox Accessibility Extension - The tool supports people with disabilities and web developers in navigating, styling and accessing text equivalents that are useful to people with disabilities. Developers can use the tool to test their web resources for functional accessibility features based on the iCITA HTML Best Practices. Download it
  • Page Update Checker - Page Update Checker is a FireFox extension that automatically checks to see if web pages have changed. Download it
  • HackBar Plugin - This toolbar will help you in testing sql injections, XSS holes and site security. It is NOT a tool for executing standard exploits and it will NOT teach you how to hack a site. Its main purpose is to help a developer do security audits on his code. If you know what your doing, this toolbar will help you do it faster. If you want to learn to find security holes, you can also use this toolbar, but you will probably also need a book, and a lot of google. Download HackBar Plugin
  • HTTPFox - HttpFox monitors and analyzes all incoming and outgoing HTTP traffic between the browser and the web servers. Download HTTP Fox
  • ColorZilla Plugin - Advanced Eyedropper, ColorPicker, Page Zoomer and other colorful goodies.With ColorZilla you can get a color reading from any point in your browser, quickly adjust this color and paste it into another program. You can Zoom the page you are viewing and measure distances between any two points on the page. The built-in palette browser allows choosing colors from pre-defined color sets and saving the most used colors in custom palettes. DOM spying features allow getting various information about DOM elements quickly and easily. And there's more... Install ColorZilla Plugin
  • Total Validator - Provides true HTML validation (HTML 2.0 to XHTML 1.1) using the official DTDs, plus added attribute checking. So you no longer have to put up with the limitations of the W3C validator (no type checking) and tools like HTML Tidy which interpret the standards incorrectly (they don't use the official DTDs). Download Total Validator

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1 comment:

Leon Victor said...

Nice list but you should have included the info which operating systems these extensions work on. Some of them work only on Windows, which not many web designers use.

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