Hardware and Software I Use for Designing Websites

As I have mentioned in my about page, that I am a web designer and that’s how I started my career in IT. I have made several website for my clients and from server setups to coding to SEO, I have done almost everything a website needs.

The major part of making a website can be done when you have correct Hardware that suits your style and a web programming language that you master in.

Of course, you can’t master a language totally but yes you have to learn coding to build a website.

In this article, I will show you how I make websites, which software do I use and what hardware do I have at home and office.

The Hardware

Right now I am using the latest Mac OS X as my Operating system and its running on my Macbook Pro. I started my career on Windows and I jumped to Mac, as I read hundreds of articles why Mac is better than Windows.

And one day I made a decision to switch over and it’s been 5 years since I haven’t used Windows as my primary OS. I am really satisfied with my Mac, It hardly crashes and I don’t have to worry about hiccups and viruses. I don’t use any Antivirus Software on my system. I never had trouble with my Mac.

macbook imac and ipad

The Software

Making websites need you to have software, and it entirely depend on the requirement what type of site you need. For a standard HTML site, you can use free software like Notepad and for dynamic websites you can use a CMS like WordPress, Drupal or Joomla.

I use Adobe Dreamweaver for coding and Adobe Photoshop for Designing websites. I use CMS systems to build websites but if a client wants some complex coding, I choose an MVC platform like CodeIgniter and Zend.

That’s it, are you a coder? A designer or a blogger? What software do you use to design a page or a logo? Do tell us from the comment section below.

 

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