ColorZilla is surprisingly handy. It does what the name suggest: providing a color picker that displays the hex code of the pixel you hover over in the status bar. There's more:
All in the status bar. As I said, surprisingly handy in that way. Try it!
My name is Reinout van Rees and I work a lot with Python (programming language) and Django (website framework). I live in The Netherlands and I'm happily married to Annie van Rees-Kooiman.
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