Introduction Some of my students, clients and community peers have asked about my favorite tools for working with SharePoint. So with that in mind, I quickly noted down some of my favorite tools that every developer should have in their toolbox. I’ve written posts about this before but as times and technology moves forward, new tools and techniques are evolving. I may post about the tools I recommend for IT-Pros at some point, but right now let’s stay on track with the dev-focus.
CAML Designer 2013
SharePoint Manager 2013
Windows version download: http://archive.msdn.microsoft.com/ULSViewer
Color Palette Tool for Branding
SharePoint 2013 Search Tool
Fiddler. Always use Fiddler!
SPCAF – SharePoint Code Analysis Framework
.NET Reflector from Red Gate
F12 Debugging experience in your browser
PowerShell Tools for Visual Studio
Advanced REST Client plugin for Google Chrome
Postman – REST Client plugin for Google Chrome
SharePoint 2013 Client Browser