July 21st, 2008 - by Golgotha

It’s time for the annual survey where we ask what apps are you using? It’s real simple, tell us what tools, apps, languages and add-ons you are currently using to get your job done?

Here are mine:

  • Operating System – XP
  • Graphics Program – Adobe Fireworks
  • Programming IDE – Visual Studio 2008
  • Languages – ASP.NET, C#, JavaScript, CSS
  • Source Control – Subversion
  • FTP – SmartFTP and FileZilla
  • Browser – Firefox and IE7
  • Mail Client – Gmail
  • Anti-Virus – AVG Antivirus
  • Firewall – ZoneAlarm
  • Others – Firebug, Trillian

What are yours?

31 Responses to “2008 – What Apps Are You Using Survey?”

1 Sam Switzer

* Operating System – Vista Ultimate 64bit
* Graphics Program – The GIMP
* Programming IDE – Notepad ++
* Languages – CSS, some Javascript
* Source Control – ? (too 1337 for me)
* FTP – FileZilla
* Browser – Firefox and IE8 beta
* Mail Client – Gmail
* Anti-Virus – AVG Antivirus
* Firewall – Threatfire, hardware firewall
* Others – Firebug, Mibbit, Songbird

2 Ben Partch

Operating System – XP, Vista, sometimes Ubuntu
Graphics Program – Adobe Fireworks
Languages – HTML/CSS, Javascript, Actionscript
FTP – FileZilla
Browser(s) – Firefox, IE6, IE7, Opera, Safari…
Mail Client – Gmail
Anti-Virus – AVG Antivirus
Firewall – ZoneAlarm
Others – Pidgin, Winamp

3 blake

Operating System – XP
Graphics Program – Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, GIMP, InkScape
Programming IDE – Dreamweaver, but I’m switching to Eclipse.
Languages – PHP, ColdFusion, JavaScript, CSS, HTML
FTP – SmartFTP and FileZilla
Browser – Firefox, IE7, IE6, Opera, Safari (I test in all of them)
Mail Client – Gmail
Anti-Virus – I used to have AVG, with with AVG 8 I switched to AntiVir. I just didn’t like AVG 8.
Firewall – Comodo (I like it much better than Zone Alarm)
Others – I can’t live without these. FireBug, HTML Validator (for Firefox), Web Developer Toolbar (for Firefox), CCleaner (to keep my system running well), Notepad++, XAMPP, Spybot, LogMeIn.

I think that is it.

4 Rob

* Operating System – FreeBSD
* Graphics Program – The Gimp
* Programming IDE – vim, emacs
* Languages – C, Python, Lisp JavaScript
* Source Control – git
* FTP – ftp is builtin
* Browser – Firefox
* Mail Client – Gmail, Thunderbird, sendmail
* Anti-Virus – none
* Firewall – pf
* Others – Firebug

PS: CSS is not a language

5 Will

* Operating System – XP
* Graphics Program – Adobe Photoshop/MS Paint
* Programming IDE – Notepad2
* Languages – PHP, MySQL, CSS/HTML
* FTP – FlashFXP
* Browser – Firefox 3
* Mail Client – Gmail
* Anti-Virus – Symantec
* Firewall – ZoneAlarm
* Others – This is too broad for me to handle, the first two off the top of my head: Trillian, OpenOffice

6 Brandon!

* Operating System – XP
* Graphics Program – Adobe Photoshop
* Programming IDE – Dreamweaver and TextPad 5
* Languages – PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, CSS
* Source Control – TortoiseSVN
* FTP – AceFTP3 and FileZilla
* Browser – Firefox
* Mail Client – Outlook and Gmail
* Anti-Virus – Norton
* Firewall – Norton
* Others – Microsoft Virtual PC, Abyss Web Server, Winamp and iTunes

7 John

Operating System – Vista Ultimate
Graphics Program – Adobe Fireworks
Programming IDE – Dreamweaver
Languages – CSS, HTML, PHP, javascript
FTP – AceFTP and Dreamweaver
Browser – Opera & Firefox
Mail Client – Opera
Anti-Virus – Avast
Firewall – Hardware
Others – Firebug, Skype, Font Xplorer, Keybreeze, PngOptimiser, Freshbooks, e-Record

8 John

By the way, it looks like the clearfix on #center-content doesn’t work correctly in Opera 9.5.

9 Tony

* Operating System – XP
* Graphics Program – Adobe Fireworks
* Programming IDE – Visual Studio 2008, Dreamweaver
* Languages – PHP, C++, JavaScript, CSS, HTML
* Source Control – Git
* FTP – FireFTP
* Browser – Firefox, IE7, Opera, Safari
* Mail Client – Gmail, school’s
* Anti-Virus – Norton Antivirus
* Others (Use them constantly)- Firebug, Pidgin, WebDeveloper, REXT, Notepad++

10 bzin

* Operating System – Mac OS X Leopard
* Graphics Program – Adobe Photoshop
* Programming IDE – Adobe Dreamweaver
* Languages – CSS, HTML, PHP, Actionscript
* Source Control –
* FTP – Cyberduck
* Browser – Firefox
* Mail Client – Gmail
* Anti-Virus – none 😀
* Firewall – none 😀
* Others – Adium, Coda from Panic, CuteFTP,

11 Doug Woodall

* Operating System – Vista
* Graphics Program – Adobe, MS Paint
* Programming IDE – Visual Studio
* Languages – JavaScript, CSS, html, php
* Source Control –
* FTP – SmartFTP and FileZilla
* Browser – Firefox 2
* Mail Client – ThunderBird
* Anti-Virus – BitDefender
* Firewall – Thru BitDefender product
* Others – CCleaner, Kompozer

12 Mitch

* Operating System – Leopard
* Graphics Program – Photoshop
* Programming IDE –
* Languages –
* Source Control –
* FTP – Cyberduck
* Browser – Firefox 3
* Mail Client – Mail w/ Gmail
* Anti-Virus – None Needed
* Firewall – None Needed
* Others – Safari, Adium

13 FupDuckTV

Operating System – Windows XP
Graphics Program – Adobe Photoshop
Programming IDE – Adobe Dreamweaver, Notepad
Languages – CSS/HTML
FTP – BulletProof FTP
Browser – Firefox 2 & IE6
Mail Client – Outlook
Anti-Virus – AVG
Firewall – Hardware Based
Others – Sony Vegas, tons of video and audio editing & capture software,

14 Le Détracteur Constructif

Operating System – Windows XP
Graphics Program – Adobe Photoshop
Programming IDE – Dreamweaver
Languages – CSS, HTML, PHP, javascript
FTP – FileZilla
Browser – Firefox 3, IE7
Mail Client – Gmail
Anti-Virus – Avast
Firewall – ZoneAlarm
Others – Web Developper Firefox Plugin

15 bart

Operating System – XP
Graphics Program – Photoshop CS3, Inkscape
Programming IDE – Eclipse, Dreamweaver
Languages – HTML,CSS,JavaScript,ASP
Source Control – svn, cvs
FTP – Dreamweaver
Browser – Firefox, IE6, IE7, Safari 3
Mail Client – Gmail, Thunderbird
Anti-Virus – TrendMicro
Firewall –
Others – Firebug, Web Developer, ScreenGrab, Fireshot, DustMe Selectors, GridFox, ColorZilla, FavLoc, Google Notebook, Pencil

16 Sam

* Operating System – XP
* Graphics Program – Paint.NET, The GIMP
* Programming IDE – Heh. That’s funny!
* Browser – Firefox
* Mail Client – Gmail
* Anti-Virus – Avast!
* Firewall – XP
* Others – Colorzilla

17 SEO Wizard

Operating System – MacOS X Leopard
Graphics Program – Adobe Photoshop
Programming IDE – Coda
Languages – CSS, HTML, PHP
FTP – Transmit
Browser – Safari, FF
Mail Client – Gmail
Anti-Virus – n/a
Firewall – n/a
Others – CSSEdit, FF Web Developer Plugin

18 James

* Operating System – XP Pro
* Graphics Program – Adobe Photoshop CS3
* Programming IDE – Aptana Studio
* Languages – XHTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP
* Source Control – SVN (Tortoise)
* FTP – DreamWeaver (lol)
* Browser – FF3, OP9.5
* Mail Client – Gmail, Outlook
* Anti-Virus – AVG Antivirus
* Firewall – Windows Firewall!!!
* Others – Firebug, Notepadd++, PSpad, Launchy etc. etc.

19 iLikeDesign

Operating System – XP
Graphics Program – Adobe Photoshop
Programming IDE – Dreamweaver
Languages – CSS, XHTML, PHP
FTP – FileZilla
Browser – Firefox and IE7
Mail Client – Hotmail and Gmail
Anti-Virus – AVG Antivirus PRO
Firewall – Sygate Personal Firewall PRO
Others – FF Web Developer Plugin, Colorzilla

20 Sukienki

Operating System – Windows XP
Graphics Program – Adobe Photoshop
Programming IDE – vim, emacs
Languages – CSS, HTML, PHP, javascript
FTP – FileZilla
Browser – Firefox 3
Mail Client – Gmail
Anti-Virus – Avast
Firewall – ZoneAlarm
Others – Web Developper Firefox Plugin

21 TOMAS

Operating System – Leopard OS X (w/ XP on VM just in case)
Graphics Program – Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator, ImageWell
Programming IDE – M$ Visual Basic, Notepad++
Languages – CSS, HTML, VBScript
Source Control – NA
FTP – Transmit
Browser – Firefox 3
Mail Client – Gmail
Anti-Virus – Nada
Firewall – OS X’s
Others – Twitteriffic, Quicksilver, Adium, Dropbox, WriteRoom, Google Notebook, M$ Office

22 Joshua Powell

Operating System – OS X Leopard
Graphics Program – Adobe Photoshop
Programming IDE – Coda
Languages – PHP 5, Javascript, CSS
Source Control – Subversion
FTP – Transmit
Browser – Firefox and Safari
Mail Client – Mail
Anti-Virus – AVG Antivirus
Firewall – ZoneAlarm
Others – Firebug, Trillian

23 Organic Search Traffic

Operating System – XP
Graphics Program – Adobe Photoshop
Programming IDE – Adobe Dreamweaver
Languages – PHP 5, Javascript, CSS, HTML
FTP – CuteFTP
Browser – Firefox and Safari
Anti-Virus – AVG Antivirus
Firewall – ZoneAlarm
Others – Firebug, Trillian

24 tayeu

Operating System – XP
Graphics Program – Adobe Photoshop, GIMP 2.4
Programming IDE – Crimson Editor
Languages – HTML, CSS, PHP
FTP – Fireftp
Browser – Firefox 3
Anti-Virus – Avast! 4
Firewall – Comodo

25 twentysixtwelve

Operating System – Vista
Graphics Program – Photoshop, Illustrator
Programming IDE – PSPad
Languages – (X)HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP
Source Control – Subversion
FTP – SmartFTP and FileZilla
Browser – Firefox 2 & 3, others for testing (IE6 & 7, Safari, Opera)
Mail Client – Outlook
Anti-Virus – AVG Antivirus
Firewall – ZoneAlarm
Others – Firebug, Trillian, Bridge, PicLens, Flash, MooTools

Operating System – OSX Leopard
Graphics Program – iPhoto, Aperature, Photoshop CS3
Programming IDE – Dreamweaver
Languages – HTML, PHP, CSS
FTP – Fetch
Browser – Firefox 3
Mail Client – Gmail
Anti-Virus – Having an Apple

27 Colin

Operating System – Vista, XP on a backup/testing machine
Graphics Program – Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator
Programming IDE – TextPad
Languages – PHP, CSS, XHTML, JavaScript
Source Control – Subversion
FTP – FileZilla
Browser – Firefox for browsing, everything else for testing
Mail Client – Windows Mail, Gmail. Supposed to be switching to Thunderbird but I haven’t gotten around to it.
Anti-Virus – Symantec Norton
Firewall – Symantec Norton
Others – Skype, OpenOffice

28 Anand

* Operating System – Vista Home Premium
* Graphics Program – Adobe Photoshop CS3
* Programming IDE – Eclipse Ganymede
* Languages – Java, JavaScript, CSS
* Source Control – Subversion
* Browser – Opera, Firefox and IE7
* Mail Client – Gmail, Yahoo Mail
* Anti-Virus – Zonealarm
* Firewall – ZoneAlarm
* Others – Firebug, FeedDemon, Google Talk,

29 Julian Gruber

Operating System – Mac OS X Leopard
Graphics Program – Adobe Photoshop
Programming IDE – Textmate
Languages – CSS, Js, C++, Ruby, Python
Source Control – Subversion
FTP – Transmit
Browser – Firefox and Fluid
Mail Client – Mail.app
Anti-Virus – It’s a mac 🙂
Firewall – Little Snitch
Others – iTunes, VLC, Adium, Guitar Pro, Audacity

30 Bennet

* Operating System – Fedora 9 (Linux Kernel)
* Graphics Program – GIMP
* Programming IDE – Anjuta, Eclipse, CodeComposer Studio, LabVIEW, Matlab/Simulink/TargetLink
* Languages – C, C++, Java, JavaScript, PHP, LaTeX, CSS, (X)HTML, g (LAbVIEW), Matlab/Simulink/TargetLink
* Source Control – Subversion
* FTP – FileZilla and Gnomes Virtual-File-System
* Browser – Firefox 3.1, Epiphany 2.22.2, Opera 9.51, Internet Explorer 7
* Mail Client – Evolution and Gmail
* Anti-Virus – none, though ClamAV is installed
* Firewall – iptables (with Fedoras graphical front-end)
* Others – Pidgin, Banshee, Audacity, Battle for Wesnoth, VIM, OpenOffice, …

31 mack

•Operating System – XP,vista,sometimes opensuse 11.0
•Graphics Program – none
•Programming IDE – eclipse,apanta,netbeans
•Languages -java, css,(x)html,ruby
Source Control – Subversion
•FTP – none
•Browser – Firefox,IE8,the world,opera
•Mail Client –yeah,qq
•Anti-Virus – avast home
•Firewall – none
•Others – Firebug,qq,ttplayer,

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