Mobile Web How-To: Development Environment Toolkit

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While working on Gilt Mobile Web, these are our development tools of choice to get the job done:

Browsers & Emulators

Android emulator:

XCode iOS Simulator:

Chrome Canary + mobile settings:

Page Speeds

HTTP proxy/monitor and bandwidth throttler:

PageSpeed Insights:

Device Testing

User agent strings:

Feature compatibility checks:

Android debug bridge for inspecting your Android device:

Adobe inspect for inspecting Android Browser:

iOS 4.2.1 to 6.1 iPods and iPhones

Android 2.1 to 4.2 phones and tablets

Usability Testing


So, what tools do you use?

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