Meant as an internal resource primarily but if it helps you, go for gold!

A non-complete list of all the software and services we use at myPixel to do our jobs.

Editors:

  • VS Code
  • Sublime Text

Local Dev:

  • XAMPP
    • phpmyadmin
    • php
    • apache
  • Local by Flywheel – use this exclusively now. XAMPP got too slow. Also love the “blueprint” functionality to be able to spin up a new site in a couple of minutes.

Front-end tooling:

  • Yarn (or npm)
  • Gulp (or Grunt)
    • gulp-sass
    • gulp-csso
    • gulp-concat
    • gulp-babel
    • gulp-imagemin
    • browser-sync
  • WP Code Box plugin to write SCSS within the WP admin area proving to be super useful.

Design:

  • Photoshop
  • Xd
  • Illustrator
  • Figma

Browsers:

  • Chrome
  • Brave
  • Firefox

Fonts:

  • FontBase for management
  • Google Fonts
  • Adobe Fonts (typekit)

Web Stuff

  • WordPress
    • WooCommerce
    • Advanced Custom Fields – PRO
    • SEO Framework / RankMath
    • Gravity Forms – PRO version
    • Oxygen Builder – Professional quality page website builder
    • WP Code Box – PRO – Write PHP / SCSS / JS directly in the WP admin area.
    • HappyFiles – PRO – manage the media area and allow SVG
    • Elementor – PRO – page builder for basic sites although tend to only use Oxygen or hand coded now.