This portal talks about development and programming tools. Technical words can be used but explained.
Editors and IDE (Integrated Development Environment).
Anjuta - C++ programming
gambas2 - based on a Basic interpreter with object extensions, like Visual Basic(tm) (but it is NOT a clone!)
MonoDevelop - C / C++ / C# / Boo / ASP.NET/ VB.NET / Java programming
netbeans-ide - IDE for Java Development and More
projectcenter.app - IDE for GNUstep Development
QtCreator - C++ / Qt
Repository and Sources control:
FakeRoot - Provides virtual root privileges for file manipulation within a fake root environment.
PentiumBuilder - Kludge to allow building for Pentium compatible architecture
Make - Automatically recompiles parts of a package that need recompilation
AutoMake - Automatically generates build information files
Distcc - tool to compile on many boxes at once