9 development tools tuned for JavaScript



Once considered a script-kiddie toy, JavaScript has become a stalwart scripting language for developing Web applications, and vendors and open source organisations alike are pushing out IDEs and tools targeted at making JavaScript development easier and more reliable.

These tools move beyond familiar JavaScript technologies like jQuery and the growing set of JavaScript libraries to provide Web developers with a plethora of functionality, including debugging and support for HTML5 and other popular scripting languages.

Here is a look at some of the more compelling tools and frameworks for taking your JavaScript Web development projects to the next level.