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The most useful Chrome extensions for designers and developers in 2021

Here is a curated list of the most useful Chrome extensions that are being used by developers and designers globally. Consider this list as a collection of tools that would help you ace productivity, irrespective of their popularity. Let’s go!

Source: https://www.lambdatest.com/blog/30-most-useful-google-chrome-extensions-for-2021/

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Fonts Ninja

Fonts Ninja

Fonts Ninja is a Google Chrome extension similar to WhatFont and quite useful to developers and designers. It is also equally simple to use. You can get the data by simply enabling the extension and hovering on the text on any website. It shows all the details like font size, font style, font color, line height, and letter spacing. Moreover, you can also bookmark the fonts.

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Gitpod – Dev Environments in a Browser Tab

Gitpod – Dev Environments in a Browser Tab

Gitpod is another useful Chrome extension that streamlines a developer’s workflows in GitHub, GitLab, or Bitbucket by providing a ready-to-code development ecosystem powered by VS code IDE in your browser. This extension adds a button to the repositories and makes it possible to open up a dev environment with a single click.

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Font Awesome Icon Finder

Font Awesome Icon Finder

Font Awesome is one of the most popular libraries for icons and is popularly used by developers and designers. Font Awesome Icon Finder is a Google Chrome extension that enables you to search, choose and preview Font Awesome Icons, and with that, you can also copy the HTML code/ Unicode for the icons with a click. The extension gives you previews in multiple sizes and increases your productivity.

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ColorPick Eyedropper

ColorPick Eyedropper

ColorPick Eyedropper is an alternative to ColorZilla. If you’re looking for a quick and easy-to-use color eyedropper with the zoomed drag-able preview for fine-tuning, it is the right Chrome extension. Zoom features may help to see pixel-perfect alignment accuracy during web development and designing adjustments.

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React – Developer Tools Extension

React – Developer Tools Extension

React Developer Tools enables you to select a single component in a React component tree to inspect and edit the states and props. For example, you can inspect and edit its current props and state them in the panel on the right just by selecting one of the components in the tree. In the breadcrumbs, you can inspect the selected parent component, its child component, and so on in the component hierarchy tree.

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Octotree – GitHub code tree

Octotree – GitHub code tree

Octotree – GitHub code tree is a handy Chrome extension for all the developers as it enhances the way GitHub is used. With a code tree similar to any IDE, exploring within repositories is quite efficient. It is like GitHub on steroids!

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daily.dev | All-in-one coding newsreader

daily.dev | All-in-one coding newsreader

daily.dev is one of the most impressive blogs, articles, and news aggregators for all developers and enthusiasts. It collects and ranks articles from 350+ publications to help stay updated. The daily.dev Chrome extension makes it seamless by getting all the content you love in one place with a simple click and zero effort, thus making it to the list of our useful Chrome extensions for developers.

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LambdaTest- Cross Browser Testing Extension

LambdaTest- Cross Browser Testing Extension

LambdaTest Chrome Extension helps to ensure that your webpage is cross browser compatible and responsive across all browsers, browser versions, operating systems, mobile devices, and resolutions.

This Chrome extension has the ability to run cross browser tests across 2000+ browsers instantly on the cloud. All you have to do is choose browser configuration or make a list of favorite browsers and launch tests directly.

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WhatFont

WhatFont

WhatFont allows designers and developers to recognize fonts used on any specific website. With this extension, it is quite easy to find the font name by hovering on text. And with a simple click, it will show more detailed information like font size, font style, font weight, font color, and line height. So next time you like a font, you don’t need a WebKit Inspector. All you need to do is turn on the WhatFont extension.

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ColorZilla

ColorZilla

ColorZilla comes with the advanced features of Eyedropper, Color Picker, and Gradient Generator. It is simple and seamless to use. You can pick any color from any part of the website, and it also records the Color History of recently picked colors. It can show the color pallet of a website too. The extra features to create CSS gradients are really helpful for developers to copy the CSS for the gradient easily.