Top 6 tools & tips for productivity this week - 27th Feb'22

Top 6 tools & tips for  productivity this week - 27th Feb'22
All programmers code but those who do it efficiently are the ones who are most productive and successful

To help coders be more productive, these are the top 6 tools/tips/tricks shared on Invide's Remote Developers' Community.

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What you will find here  -

1. An amazing tool for front-end web developers and designers

2. An extension to help you save time and boost your productivity

3. A tool to help back-end web developers

4. Tips for junior developers

5. Slack Apps for increased productivity

6. Websites to choose your color palette for web or graphic design

1. An amazing tool for front-end web developers and designers

FontFlipper:  Sometimes called the "Tinder of Google Fonts", FontFlipper lets you preview Google Fonts on top of your designs, without having to download the fonts first.

2. An extension to help you save time and boost your productivity

Idenati: It is designed to simplify your experience, to organize everything you do online in one place, allowing you to focus and be more productive.It also provides space to make notes on the go . It also saves your passwords for you .

3. A tool to help back-end web developers - Insomnia

Insomnia : It is an amazing tool that helps you test and debug APIs. Insomnia REST client is a Free Cross-Platform Desktop Framework for testing RESTful applications. It incorporates features like code creation, security helpers, environment variables, and an easy-to-use, user-friendly user interface.

4. Tips for junior developers

  • Learn how to learn : In this fast-paced, ever-changing world, new technologies show up every other day and it's important to be able to stay up-to-date with new technologies to keep growing . You won't stick to one thing your entire career
  • Stay active on Twitter : Twitter has an immensely active community of developers which can be very useful when needed. Hence, stay active on Twitter as well as active communities
  • Get out of the tutorial trap: Don't just procrastinate building a project because you haven't completed the entire 11-hour course, learn to read the documentation and start working, we learn better and faster when we implement what we have learned
  • You can take help from a tutorial when stuck

5. Slack apps for increased productivity

  • Axolo for GitHub : Axolo creates a channel for every pull request and has an integration with GitHub. It will share the code comments, code reviews, issues, and even the GitHub actions with the contributors making it even more easier to collaborate.
  • Pomodoro Tracker : It is an amazing tool to boost your productivity if you use a Pomodoro timer. The benefits of having it in Slack is that you can let other people know in your team that you are in a focus mode and that they shouldn't expect you to answer within the next n minutes.
  • Vidyard : Vidyard allows you to record yourself/your screen easily to share asynchronously. Great for "showing instead of telling" .

6. Websites to choose your color palette for web or graphic design


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