5 iPhone Apps That Every Web Developer Should Have

Written by Formstack on January 20, 2011

Posted in Mobile Forms

Web developers usually spend long hours in front of a computer, so when they do have free time, the last thing they want to think about is anything work-related. Sometimes, though, there are technical problems that need to be fixed on the spot, but they may not have access to their laptop.

Luckily, if a web developer has an iPhone, he or she can tackle some of these website issues while being away from the office. The following iPhone apps can help web developers do their jobs from basically anywhere, whether it is to manage a database or update a blog.

We have selected five of our favorite iPhone apps that every web developer should have and you’ll be amazed at what an iPhone is capable of doing!

1.)    Web Page Dev – $4.99

This application is designed to develop web pages on the iPhone and allows you to have the ability of “on-the-go” web development. Simply download your files through a FTP Connection and you’re ready to go.

2.)    HTML Cheat Sheet – $.99

Even seasoned web developers need a quick refresher course in HTML details from time to time. The HTML Cheat Sheet for iPhone and iPod Touch is designed to address that need. Use it as a quick reference for both experts and beginners.

3.)    Mides IDE – $3.99

Why carry a laptop when you can do all your work from the palm of your hand? Mides is a PHP IDE you can use to build PHP based web applications from your iPad, iPhone, or your iPod Touch.

4.)    Analytics App – $6.99

This app is extremely useful for any web developer. The Analytics App links up to your Google Analytics account for easy website tracking straight from your iPhone. Also, it supports Google AdSense and is the only analytics app with segmentation.

5.)    What The Font – FREE

This is a very popular app, especially for web developers. Ever seen a great font in a magazine ad, poster, or on the web and wondered what font it is? Whip out your iPhone and snap a photo, and WhatTheFont will identify that font in seconds!

There are hundreds of iPhone apps for web developers so we advise you pick the ones that best suit your needs. If you deal with online web forms, our FREE Formstack iPhone app can help you create any mobile form with ease and reliability.

Web Developers: What is your favorite app for iPhone or Android?