Super Sweet Free Development Tools

n98-magerun – the Swiss Army Knife for Magento

by netz98

Command line tool. Updates admin passwords and creates admin users, shows conflicting class overrides, and dozens of other useful functions. Indispensable for Magento development.

Admin Login Log

by siliconrockstar

Creates a sortable, filterable log of all the logins to the Magento admin area.


by siliconrockstar

Add a url parameter, get a dump of the global config object.


by siliconrockstar

Magento server discovery shell script. Useful for when you just logged into a server you know nothing about.

Uptime Robot – Free website monitoring

I’m not an affiliate or anything, I just really appreciate this site. I think it allows you to set up 50 alerts for free.