In the year 2008, Google released one of the most famous and used product Chrome. Google Chrome is a cross-platform web browser. It has everything you need to make the most of the web with its security which automatically protects you from the malware and phishing websites. Google chrome provides many chrome extensions for developers that add new features to your browser and enhance your browsing experience.

It supports a wide range of chrome extensions that increase the productivity of web developers and designers.

In this article, we will see some of the best Chrome extensions for developers and designers that make their life easier.

What are Chrome Extensions

Chrome Extensions are a small software program that increases the browsing experience. They enable users to modify the chrome functionality and behaviour to the individual’s preference.

Chrome extensions are built using the technologies HTML, CSS and JavaScript. All the extensions are published on the chrome web store. You can easily download it from there.

List Of Best Chrome Extensions For Developers

There are lots of chrome extensions available for the developers on the google chrome web store. Now the question arises, which one is best from them?

Then don’t worry that’s why I wrote this article for you. 🙂

Following are the list of the 7 best chrome extensions for the developers.

Devo

Devo is a new tab extension which keeps you updated about the trending topics from the GitHub, Hacker news and Product Hunt.

Favourite thing about this extension is it doesn’t need your any personal information. It contains the links that directly refer you to the respective platform itself.

This is one of the most loved chrome extensions for developers.

Quick Code – Free Programming Courses

If you are self-taught developer like me then you love this extension.

This extension serves free online programming courses around the world to your new tab daily. You can also get the notification about the new online course.

It provides a list of free courses on web development, mobile development, big data, machine learning, database, data science, chatbot, cryptocurrency, blockchain and more. – whatever you’re learning on from various online websites like Edureka, Simplilearn, Coursera, Udemy and lots of other websites.

UserSnap

UserSnap is a good option for the developers to test their application or anything on which they are working.

It capture the screenshots, track bugs, collect feedback on any website, application and prototype.

It fits perfect for the developer own development workflow and for feedback process.

iMacros – Automate Your Browser 🙂

If you are tired of doing the same repetitive task on your browser again and again then you are going to like this extension.

This extension automate your browser, record and  replay repetitious work.

With the help of iMacros, you can easily fill out the web forms, create a webmail notifier, remember the password and much more.

Web developers used this for their regression testing, performance testing. It can also be combined with firebug and other web development test tools.

Wappalyzer – Identify Technologies On Website

I think all developers must have this extension on their Google Chrome browser.

Wappalyzer is a cross-platform utility which detects the technologies used in the website or web application. It detects content management systems, server software, analytics tools, e-commerce platforms, web frameworks and many more

I personally used this extensions so that I am aware of the technologies used in the websites.

Ghostery – Privacy Ad Blocker

It is a powerful privacy ad blocker extension. It blocks ads, stop trackers and speed up the website.

Its built-in ad blocker removes the ads from the websites so that you can focus on the content which you want to read. 🙂

It also allows you to view and block the trackers on websites you browse.

It also provides pro version of the extension which has more features.

Daily – Source for Busy Developers

Daily fetches the latest dev & tech posts in your new tab. It is one of the best chrome extensions for developers.

Being a developer, we should always eager to learn new things to enhance the skills and keep updated us with the market trends.

Daily helps you to focus on your code instead of searching development news around the world.

After Installing this extension, you just go to the new tab and daily gives you all the latest update on the technologies on your tab. Pretty awesome 🙂

Conclusion

I hope you like the list of best chrome extensions for developers. Hope these extensions will be improving your productivity and making your life easier.

This list totally depends on individual choice. So might be some of you don’t like some extensions. Apart from those mentioned in the above list, there are much more available on the chrome web store. 

While writing this article, I did a lot of research on the best chrome extensions for developers and personally used them. After that, I listed them here. 🙂

If you have any other good options on chrome extensions for developers or designers then let me know in the comment sections.

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