Although its often true that web developers hate browsers because of compatibility issues, most developers are just in love with their browser’s add-ons and extensions. They provide a quick and easy way to troubleshoot, debug and analyze web pages. Here’s our collection of top web development related Firefox add-ons and Google Chrome extensions.
FirePHP is an FireBug extension that provides an API for PHP developers to log debugging messages in Firebug panel. All data is sent via response headers and will not interfere with the content on your page.
FirePHP is ideally suited for AJAX development where clean JSON and XML responses are required.
Tamper Data allows you to view and modify HTTP/HTTPS headers and post parameters. This can prove to be extremely useful to trace and time requests and responses as well as auditing the security of your application by modifying POST paramters.
Google Chrome Extensions
jsshell is a small command window placed at the bottom of your Chrome browser that lets you run jQuery and jLinq commands no matter what page you’re on!
MultiSwitch allows you to easily switch between development, test and productive environment/host.