This portal talks about development and programming tools. Technical words can be used but explained.
Editor: The following are available through DebianPackageManagement, the preferred way to install applications on Debian:
vim - Vim is an almost compatible version of the UNIX editor Vi.
emacs - GNU Emacs is the extensible self-documenting text editor. This is a metapackage that will always depend on the latest recommended Emacs release.
nano - small, friendly text editor inspired by Pico
The following are available through DebianPackageManagement, the preferred way to install applications on Debian:
gnome-builder - GTK and GNOME Development
eclipse - Extensible Tool Platform and IDE for Java and many other languages, including C++, Python, etc.
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 for Java, PHP, C/C++ Development and More
projectcenter.app - IDE for GNUstep Development using Objective-C
QtCreator - C++ / Qt Window designer.
The following are available as downloads from their creators, and are possible to use on Debian:
Visual Studio Code (from Microsoft) - An editor and lightweight IDE for many programming languages. VS Code can be downloaded from https://code.visualstudio.com/
IntelliJ IDEA, Web Storm, Ruby Mine, and their whole family of similar IDEs from Jetbrains, for almost every popular programming language can be installed on Debian using installers downloaded from Jetbrains at https://www.jetbrains.com/
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
- PCRE (Perl Compatible Regular Expressions) tester (GUI) (used to be a KDE one)
meson - SCons-like build system that uses python as a front-end language and Ninja as a building backend
cmake - A cross-platform open-source make system