DevDocs offline API browser now available for desktops
January 28, 2017 – 09:57 | Comments Off on DevDocs offline API browser now available for desktops
DevDocs offline API browser now available for desktops

Last month we wrote about DevDocs for Chrome, a free extension which gives access to API documentation for around 200 programming languages and technologies.
Now an unofficial Electron-based applet, DevDocs, brings the service specifically to the …

DevDocs is an offline developer’s documentation browser for Chrome
December 4, 2016 – 04:28 | Comments Off on DevDocs is an offline developer’s documentation browser for Chrome
DevDocs is an offline developer’s documentation browser for Chrome

You’re working in your browser, testing some new web development project, but there’s a problem. And you’ve no idea why. So you open some documentation in a separate browser tab, more in your development environment, …

Komodo IDE 10 adds Chrome Remote Debugging, PhoneGap/ Cordova integration, new UI
May 17, 2016 – 10:52 | Comments Off on Komodo IDE 10 adds Chrome Remote Debugging, PhoneGap/ Cordova integration, new UI
Komodo IDE 10 adds Chrome Remote Debugging, PhoneGap/ Cordova integration, new UI

ActiveState Software has released Komodo IDE 10, a major update for the already powerful development environment.
New support for Chrome Remote Debugging means there’s no need to keep switching from the IDE to Chrome’s web tools: …

VertrigoServ is an easy-to-manage WAMP server
November 17, 2015 – 11:06 | Comments Off on VertrigoServ is an easy-to-manage WAMP server
VertrigoServ is an easy-to-manage WAMP server

Setting up a web server can be a lengthy and complicated process, with so many components to download, set up and manage.
A WAMP server (Windows, Apache, MySQL, PHP) like VertrigoServ makes life easier by bundling …

Wappalyzer uncovers the technologies powering a website
May 5, 2015 – 10:10 | Comments Off on Wappalyzer uncovers the technologies powering a website
Wappalyzer uncovers the technologies powering a website

If you’re a web developer, interested in security, or just trying to troubleshoot a server problem, then it can sometimes be useful to see exactly what’s powering a website.
Wappalyzer is a free browser extension for …

ASCOOS Web Server is a convenient Apache/ MySQL/ PHP bundle for developers
March 14, 2014 – 11:56 | Comments Off on ASCOOS Web Server is a convenient Apache/ MySQL/ PHP bundle for developers
ASCOOS Web Server is a convenient Apache/ MySQL/ PHP bundle for developers

If you’d like to test your latest web development project locally then you could download Apache, then whatever other components you might need, install them individually and hope they all work together.
Or you could just …

Easily set up a web server on your own PC with Uniform Server
May 13, 2013 – 06:34 | Comments Off on Easily set up a web server on your own PC with Uniform Server
Easily set up a web server on your own PC with Uniform Server

If you’ve created a website and want to test it properly, then you could get some web space, upload all your files and see how everything looks. But that’s not always too convenient, especially if …