Website Development Tools
Dreamweaver - The choice of professional web developers. Integrated with Photoshop, Fireworks, Flash, Illustrator, Aftereffects, Encore, Bridge, InDesign, Contribute and other Adobe applications.
- Pros: This is the most powerful and flexible web development solution.
- Cons: Takes a substantial amount of time to master; Expensive
Kompozer - KompoZer is a complete web authoring application that combines web file management and WYSIWYG web page editor similar to those found in Adobe DreamWeaver and other commercial programs. Kompozer is based on the Gecko engine, the same one that powers Firefox. It's a fast, very reliable and standards conformant engine that is continuously updated and maintained by the open source community.
- Pros: Free!
- Cons: Not good for large, involved projects
Google Sites - Free website development and hosting.
- Pros: Free web development tool AND hosting
- Cons: Constrained by Google's tools and to their site.