From Adobe

  • Dreamweaver CS4 – awesome package
  • InContext CMS – great way to upgrade static sites to allow for basics client CMS
  • Spry Datasets – fast way to create a mini-database.  tragically, not readable by search engines
  • Flash FLV player – quickly stream most media

From others

  • WordPress – fast, simple, powerful tool
  • Web Developers Toolbar for Firefox – great way to see how other sites are built
  • Lightbox & Shadowbox – fast, simple, beautiful script for linking to and displaying images/media from thumbnails
  • Google Analytics – nearly perfect web stats application. (still needs some improvements on heatmaps and click counts.)
  • – Great tool for generating screenshots for an array of opperating systems and internet browsers