Joomla has gained brilliant prestige in open source CMS development. There are heaps of 3rd-party modules and components in Joomla. For Joomla, I would rather say it is an application framework than open source CMS system.
In here, I would like to introduce some useful utilities for Joomla development. Actually the tools are also good for any website development.
I don’t want to spend too much time introduce the open source website browser. There are at least 3 must-have plug-ins for Firefox:
Sometimes we got a headache because you need to capture a screen shot of the website which is oversize in height. For a long time, I need to use window painter to join every single pieces of screenshot together to form a integrated website. With Fireshot, just fire it in one shot. Absolutely good tool.
This tool is quite useful if you need to get the color from the website (in hex decimal)