Without weapon war is not possible, If we assume web designing and development field is like a war, then there will be powerful weapons with web designers and developers. The common and most useful tools for web designers are: 1. Photo shop 2. Dream Weaver 3. Note pad ++ 4. Adobe Illustrator And for web developers: 1. Xamp or wamp server 2. MySQL 3. mozilla browser with firebug addon 4. SVN update tool. There so many other tools also there, but these are the most useful tools.