Here are a couple of amazing developer tools that will improve your efficiency and development capabilities.
This is not a sponsored post, these are the tools I use in my own development workflow.
1 Insomnia Core
Finally, API workflows you'll love. The Collaborative API Design Tool for designing, testing and managing OpenAPI…
Insomnia Core is my preferred HTTP client for testing and calling REST APIs. It’s quite minimalistic and has lots of user-friendly options. It allows you to easily save requests and create different collections.
Figma: the collaborative interface design tool.
Figma helps teams create, test, and ship better designs from start to finish. Meet our customers Packed with design…
Figma is a great collaboration tool for designing applications, creating UX designs and wireframes. Everything is cloud-based so you don’t have to worry about saving/managing files and you can easily work with multiple people on the same project.
unDraw - Open source illustrations for any idea
Browse now Created by Katerina Limpitsouni Create better designed websites, products and applications. Browse to find…
A great resource/tool for finding open source illustrations for your application/website/mobile app. You can even adjust the coloration of each illustration so it fits your application design.
4 Diagrams.net / Draw.io
Flowchart Maker & Online Diagram Software
diagrams.net (formerly draw.io) is free online diagram software. You can use it as a flowchart maker, network diagram…
Draw.io is an amazing tool for creating diagrams, it allows real-time collaboration which is especially great now that most of us are working from home. My personal preferred use case is creating diagrams for software architecture purposes or for creating UML diagrams.
Coolors - The super fast color schemes generator!
Generate or browse beautiful color combinations for your designs.
Coolors is a tool for generating color schemes, as primarily a backend developer colors aren’t exactly my forte, that’s exactly why I think Coolors is such a great tool.
API Documentation & Design Tools for Teams | Swagger
Simplify API development for users, teams, and enterprises with our open source and professional toolset. Find out how…
Swagger offers a great toolkit of different tools for designing, creating, and testing web APIs. It’s one of the few things that I almost use daily in my development workflow and I highly recommend it to anyone working with APIs.
Create useful .gitignore files for your project by selecting from 519 Operating System, IDE, and Programming Language…
Gitignore.io is an amazing tool for generating proper gitignore files. You can easily define all used programming languages, filesystems, and IDE choices of your team and generate a gitingore file that takes those into account.
Thanks for reading, I hope you found some tools you haven’t heard about before.