Portable Applications are really helpful because you can run them on any computer. They are compatible with every operating system. You don’t have to install them before using them. These applications are fast and reliable. If you are a web developer and you are travelling and you want to do some work then you don’t have to worry if you are carrying these portable applications with you. You can run these applications on any computer to complete your work. In this article I collected 8 must have applications for Web Developers.
Database Browser Portable is an easy to use tool allows you to connect to any database and browse or modify data, run sql scripts, export and print data. It’s packaged as a portable app so you can work on your databases on the go.
XAMPP is an integrated server package of Apache, mySQL, PHP and Perl (the AMPP in XAMPP) that all run from a removable drive. Everything is pre-configured and ready to go just by unzipping or installing it.
Notepad++ Portable is the handy Notepad++ text editor packaged as a portable app so you can do your development on the go. It has all the same great features of Notepad++ including support for multiple languages and an extensive plugin system, but there’s nothing to install.
NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System) Portable is a professional open source system to create standard Windows installers (as well as our launchers) packaged as a portable app so you can create installers and launchers anywhere.
gVim Portable is a powerful, feature-rich and highly configurable text editor primarily for programmers. With gVim you can efficiently write code with syntax highlighting in many languages, and many other useful features like regular expression search and replace.
KompoZer Portable is an easy-to use web editor packaged with a PortableApps.com launcher as a portable app. You can place it on your USB flash drive, iPod, portable hard drive or a CD and use it on any computer, without leaving any personal information behind. KompoZer is an unofficial bug-fix release for Nvu that fixes many of the outstanding bugs in Nvu 1.0.