Chrome plugin to measure the size of a page element or get the element color

Given a prototype web page or a web page to imitate from (for study web development purpose), is there any good Chrome plugin to measure the size of a page element (e.g., a banner image) or get the element color code?

Also, if possible, please suggest some good Chrome plugins for web development.

Thanks!
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Steve BinkCommented:
The Chrome developer tools are really all I need, generally.  Inspecting an element will show its size, color, background-color, or any other CSS or HTML attribute you need.

Occasionally, it is easier to just grab a color visibly instead of narrowing down to a specific element.  For that, I use Colorzilla.  It is very easy, and has a good amount of flexibililty,  

For measuring, I used to use Measure-It.  This was an extension I picked up while using Firefox, and kept it installed when I switched to Chrome.  I don't normally keep it installed now - the dev tools took its place, mostly.

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