Image maps are a handy way to add clickable zones to your images. When creating an image map from scratch most people would fire up their image editor of choice and work out the click zones using the editor.
This can be ok when creating an image map from scratch but if you have to troubleshoot an image map issue or if you need to 'see' the clickable zones that really isn’t a workable solution.
There are tons of programs out there that can help you make gifs but over the years the one I keep returning to due to its ease of use is LICEcap.
For example, I use it to help me make gif's for this blog, for doing quick screen captures or to highlight bugs found when testing.
If you're a developer chances are that you use certain key strokes daily without even thinking about it like Alt + Tab to switch between opened programs.
MacOS users love using quick app launchers, like Alfred, but it's not something a lot of Windows users tend to know about or use.
Sometimes it's the little things that make a developer's life just that bit easier. Like this handy little Visual Studio Code plugin that will colorize your brackets to help make it easier to see what's contained within them!