In today’s competitive environment you cannot take your web presence lightly. A website with basic information with regards to your company will not do the job for you. Users want a more interactive experience yet one that is easy to navigate. They often search for information too which must be arranged aesthetically. Businesses look to maintain their client base and the design and functions available on a website can be a crucial step in that. Rather, to really turn your website visitors into potential prospects you need to give serious attention to your webpage.

You need to integrate it with all the latest applications to make it attractive as much as possible. Ideally, you would enlist the services of a web developer. However, even they are not magicians since they also depend on a number of web development tools.

Here we will share some of these tools with you along with their brief descriptions.

Front-End Frameworks

Front-end frameworks contain a group which is developed by other files and folders. These files/folders include names like HTML, CSS and JavaScript. Other stand-alone folders can also be found easily here. A majority of people prefer Bootstrap where a strong framework could become an important tool for web professionals.  Some popular names in front-end frameworks are Semantic UI, Uikit and Bootstrap.

Front-End Framework


One of the most popular programming languages that exist in the world today is JavaScript. The JavaScript Library is home to an entire archive of JavaScript which assists in easy access to the art of web development.  Some worthy names in JavaScript Libraries are Underscore.js, jQuery Mobile, React and Lodash.

Web Application (Frameworks)

The web application frameworks are designed and developed to get rid of difficulties which usually surface while developing web applications and services. Some well-known web application frameworks include names like Django, Ruby, Meteor and Flask.

The Task Runners

The Task runners basically help in the automation of the workflow. As a user you can easily complete, build and automate its minimization of JavaScript.  Popular Task Runners are Grunt and Gulp.

The Package (Managers)

It refers to a collection of different software tools that are responsible for the automation of processes like configuring, installing and upgrading. Package management is a very important part of the web development process. There are several different package managers that are available in the market today. Package Manager

Some important ones are Bower and NPM.

Programming Languages

These are utilized for getting linked with the system and are responsible for the development of programs in which you audit mannerisms. Language is the backbone as far as web development tools are concerned. PHP, Python and HTML are some of the most popular names in this regard.

The Databases

Databases here refer to a well-collected chunk of information which can be managed, retrieved and even updated. MySQL, Maria DB, Redis and PostgreSQL are some of the worth-mentioning names in this regard.


The CSS Pre-processors

The pre-processor is a program that converts one type of data into another type. In the context of CSS pre-processors, some famous web development applications are Less, Stylus and SaaS.

css preprocessors


Icons are a basic requirement of all web developers and there are many options out there. The names of some of these are Font Awesome, Icons8 and Icon Master.

Icons Image

Client Side Scripting

Client Side Scripting is a code which is interpreted and executed by the browsers themselves. This kind of coding can be viewed by anyone who visits your website. The scripting technologies commonly used in this regard are MooTools and Dojo Toolkit.


These were some of the most commonly used web development tools. The subject is huge and if you want to know more about web development tools then check out this post at Creative Blog. We wrote more on what is available at Navsurf in an earlier posting.