By : Jegan March 31, 2018 No Comments

Software development is a difficult task, but it is impossible without the right kind of software development tool. From managing and analyzing business processes to documenting the software development process, you will need the right tool for optimizing each and every process. In the following list, we’ve collected 17 most popular tools which software developments experts, like TVS Next use.


    • Docker:An integrated technology suite enabling DevOps teams to build, ship, and run distributed applications anywhere. Package dependencies with your apps in Docker containers to make them portable and predictable during development, testing, and deployment. It works with any stack. Isolates apps in containers to eliminate conflicts and enhance security. Streamline DevOps collaboration to get features and fixes into production more quickly.



    • ChromeOne of the reasons for Chrome’s popularity is its clean, polished UI and its versatility. While Chrome’s abilities multiply greatly when you consider the near-bottomless library of extensions, there’s a bounty of stock functionality embedded all throughout Chrome’s guts is definitely a boon for front end developers to have.
    • JIRAThe leading software development tool used by agile teams, JIRA Software is used by DevOps teams for issues and project tracking. For teams that want to ship early and often, JIRA Software is the ideal tool because it is the singular tool every member of your team needs to plan, track, and release a great product.
    • Sublime TextA good text editor is a must-have on any computer if you are a web developer or a writer. Having a text editor is ideal for writing down quick notes, managing code and to simply use it as a distraction free writing tool. It improves team performance based on real-time and visual data.
    • JenkinsThe leading open source automation server, Jenkins is a DevOps tool for monitoring executions of repeated jobs. This extensible automation engine enables DevOps teams to integrate project changes more easily and access outputs for quickly identifying problems. Self-contained Java-based program ready to run out of the box with Windows, Mac OS X, and other Unix-like operating systems. It continuously integrates and consistently delivers.
    • TmuxTmux is a terminal multiplexor. Sounds scary right? Well, it isn’t at all. Tmux is a tool that allows you to split your terminal screen into any layout you want as well as run multiple terminal instances that are easily accessible. Tmux has become the go-to tool for some of the biggest tech geeks out there.
    • TerminalThe terminal is a command line where you can execute processes. It’s quite useful and makes your job much faster. You can move between files, download apps, and many other things with just one command instead of going through the whole menu.
    • IntelliJEvery aspect of is specifically designed to maximize developer productivity. Together, powerful static code analysis and ergonomic design make development not only productive but also an enjoyable experience. After IntelliJ indexed your source code, it offers blazing fast and intelligent experience by giving relevant suggestions in every context: instant and clever code completion, on-the-fly code analysis and reliable refactoring tools.
    • StackOverflowIs a forum. If you have a programming question, StackOverflow is probably the best place to ask – you have a better chance to get an answer on SO than anywhere else. It’s a great place to learn and share knowledge.
    • GitHubGithub is the most popular source-code hosting platform by all standards, helping to discover and connect with other great developers worldwide. Github also doubles up as both a communication and project management tool through its issue-tracking system. You can manage an entire project with remote developers using Github alone or with integrations.
    • GitGit comes in handy because it had been maintaining your changes in code and preserving every version. So, you can revert back anytime. So, every time you make a change in your code, you need to “commit”. Each commit gives you a snapshot of your code. Uses repository a data space where you can store all your files related to your project.Mostly, you work with two repositories – local, which resides on your system and remote/central which mostly lies on a remote machine – something like GitHub.
    • ConfluenceIs officially a wiki for team collaboration. Team members can create, share and collaborate information. Practically, people use Confluence for a wide variety of purposes. Some of the most popular uses include:Intranet – internal company portal.Project Documentation – Confluence can be used internally to document and collaborate with our clients for projects we work on, keeping meeting minutes, design documents
    • SlackProven invaluable for easier project management. With Slack’s clever set of features and distraction-free user interface, the platform can double up as a project management tool for you. Slack features very efficient integrations that are perfect for team collaboration. Teams can be organized by communication channels with all messages, notifications and files indexed and searchable.
    • FeedlyFeedly is quite nice to use. It’s a sort of news feed where you can easily read the news that interests you. It’s very easy to use and has a minimalist design and personalized interface where you can organize all your favorite publications, YouTube channels, blogs, etc. and you then receive updates if there are new stories and videos that are published! It’s very practical for staying up-to-date with what interests you.
    • SpotifyIt gives you access to millions of songs. You can play your favorite songs, discover new tracks, build playlists, and more really easily. It has an amazing user interface, you can play music on all your devices, and the mobile app is as good as the web app. As we believe that, music can deliver much-needed relief on the job. We recommend developers go Spotify!
    • YouTubeWe use YouTube for almost everything (personal and professional reasons). It’s quite nice to check out tutorials and tips of other pros in the industry, meetups we’ve missed, etc. Also, there’s always a funny video out there!



  • SkypeLooking for an online meeting tool or an inexpensive way to stay in touch, you should definitely give Skype a try. Connect, communicate, and collaborate with colleagues, consumers, other businesses which are remote.Hence these are our top picks for essential development tools for 2017 – all tried and proven by our staff.

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