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The 44 Best Chrome Extensions for Developers

best google chrome extensions for developers

Pre-development Extensions

Research your competition and form a plan of attack with these great extensions.

MeasureIt

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Drag across any webpage to see the exact width and height in pixels that your development project needs to be.

ruul. Screen Ruler

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A ruler pops up across your screen that you can drag around to measure any object on a webpage.

Tape

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Rulers and grids to measure the pieces from any webpage.

WhatFont

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Select text on a webpage to quickly and easily see what font it is.

Color Picker

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Get the codes for any image on a webpage.

Eye Dropper

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An alternative extension for discovering the codes for any color on a webpage.

TinEye Reverse Image Search

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Find out where an image originates or if there are any different resolutions out there.

Search by Image

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Right-click to initiate a Google Images search to find a different resolution.

Chrome Sniffer

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See the content management system and javascript libraries running behind a site.

BuiltWith Technology Profiler

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Find out how a website is built with the click of a button.

Wappalyzer

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Uncover the technology used to build websites and apps.

Development Extensions

Dig in and start developing with these extensions.

Firebug Lite

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Inspect Source Code, HTML, and CSS right in your browser.

Web Developer

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A toolbar with a full suite of just about everything you need to look into the elements of a webpage.

Page Edit

Edit any HTML page in Chrome and export the HTML changes.

HTML Instant

Real-time code editor for HTML, CSS, and JS.

Pendule

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Extends Chrome’s built-in developer tools with even more information.

Code Cola

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Visually edit a page’s CSS.

PerfectPixel

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Overlay a semi-transparent image on a webpage to perform a pixel-to-pixel comparison.

Development Testing Extensions

Your app or site is ready…or is it? Give these extensions a shot to test everything before you publish.

Forget Me

Clear Cache

Clear

Click&Clean

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4 separate extensions that make clearing cache and cookies very simple. Features include one-click access to clear cache and selected cache clearing.

User-Agent Switcher

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Trick the web into thinking you’re on a different browser/device to see how your app or site performs.

Resolution Test

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Test how your app or site displays on a wide variety of screen resolutions.

IE Tab

IE Tab Multi

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The scourge of every developer’s existence. Check out how your app or site displays in Internet Explorer.

Validity

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Quickly validate your code by clicking an icon in your browser’s address bar.

PlainClothes

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Remove all style from the web to more quickly and easily diagnose problems.

YSlow

Speed Tracer

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Investigate why your creations are running so slowly and how to fix them.

Chrome Daltonize!

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Test your apps and sites for accessibility from the colorblind.

Check My Links

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Are all the links on your site working? Check it out with this fast-acting extensions.

After The Deadline

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Sometimes you’re too busy worrying about coding and development to worry about speeling. let this extension help!

Websecurify

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Test your app’s security right in your browser.

General Productivity Extensions for Developers

Stay efficient and on-task with these extensions.

Awesome Screenshot

Capture and annotate your screen to better communicate changes you recommend or want made.

Web Timer

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See how you spend your time on the web and how you can improve your attention-span and efficiency.

Lorem Ipsum Generator

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Create dummy text to place inside your sites or apps quickly and easily.

Linkclump

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Drag over multiple links to open them all at once in new tabs.

AutoPagerize

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Load paginated pages in one page.

Website Blocker

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Block your access to specific websites that you know will distract you from your work.

Session Manager

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Save sessions to quickly view a huge number of tabs you may have open at a later date.

LastPass

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You have a ton of passwords to keep track of so let LastPass do it for you securely.

Domain Checker

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View the availability of a domain right from your toolbar.

Tab Resize

Resize all your tabs and display them in organized layouts on your screen to simulate multi-monitor setups.

  • http://iabhishekmishra.blogspot.com Abhishek Mishra

    Hey Kyle,
    Thanks for this awesome collections…
    Keep it up!

  • http://www.customtoolbardevelopment.com/ Leon Victor

    As a toolbar developer, all 44 toolbars are very important and applicable for me. Web timer & Websecurity both are very practical for me. Thank you for giving such a detail explanation about all of them.

  • http://www.techstorms.in Abinav P

    These seem to be some cool extensions…I know few of them…I use Pendule..It is very helpful when dealing with code..:)

    I found few more interesting chrome extensions here..I hope you like it:
    http://www.techstorms.in/2014/05/top-17-best-google-chrome-extensions.html