Every good designer wants to know what tools and technologies were used in the construction of a quality website. Here is a list of a few things we use to keep the Rural Design Collective site and our myriad of projects humming along. We will highlight the specific applications, and keep adding to it as we work on new projects, plus continuously upgrade the old ones (which, as every techie creative-type knows, can be a never-ending process)!

Adobe Illustrator

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe PDF

Amaya

Anime Studio 9

Apache

Apple iMovie

Apple iPhoto

Apple iWork

BBedit

BrowserCam

Camino

CaptureMe

CSS3

d3

ePUB

eSPG v2.0

Flickr

Flot

Gecko

genCollectionInterface (gCI)

gimp

Giotto

github

Google Adsense

Google Chrome

Google Code

Google Docs

Google Maps

HTML/HTML5

Inkscape

Internet Archive Bookreader

iOS

JavaScript

JSON

JQuery

LESS

LibreOffice

Linux

MAMP

ManyEyes

MathJax

MathML

Mozilla

MySQL

node.js

Open Library

OPDS

PayPal

Pencil

PHP

PrinceXML

Prototip

Prototype

Python

Ruby

Safari

SASS/SCSS (Compass)

Scratch

Scribus

script.aculo.us

Sigil

Skype

Spaz

Subversion

Suffusion

SVG

SVGMath

Tesseract

ToonBoom Studio 7

Twitter

Twitterfeed

Typekit

Ubuntu

W3C Validator

Web Standards

web.py

WordPress (theme by mono-lab; heavily souped-up by the RDC)

YouTube

XML/XHTML

Xcode

Coming soon: RDC WorkSpace!