I’ve been evaluating my current setup for quite some time and wanted to get some input from Theme Authors.
When I’m working with WordPress I tend to use Photoshop then Coda or NetBeans.
I’ve seen a lot of people using Fireworks as well and I’m considering purchasing that as well.
whiteboard -> notepad++ -> photoshop -> notepad++
Fireworks is nice. Especially in CS6 . But you won’t use it much if you’re used to Photoshop.