This portal talks about development and programming tools. Technical words can be used but explained.
Editors and IDE (Integrated Development Environment).
The following are available through apt-get, the preferred way to install applications on Debian:
Anjuta - C++ programming
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.
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)