I hate having to constantly manage my .hosts file. Even with the PrefPane helpers, POW, an the countless other tools for linking your development application to your browser. Thankfully, there’s lacolhost. I can finally sleep at night without dreading starting up a new project.
All it takes is a nice visit to lacolhost.com, and it will redirect right back to my localhost. Now I can test my app with subdomains without having to create the link for it every time. Awesomeness.