This portal talks about development and programming tools. Technical words can be used but explained.
The following editors 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
kate - The KDE Advanced Text Editor
gedit - The default Gnome text editor
geany - a GTK+ / Scintilla based promramming editor (it calls itself a lightweight IDE)
IDEs - Integrated Development Environments
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. (Available as a Debian package in Stretch, but not in current versions of Debian, in which eclipse-debian-helper can be used, or the software can be manually installed - see below.)
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 (Available as a Debian package in Stretch, but not in current versions of Debian, in which the software can be manually installed - see below.)
projectcenter.app - IDE for GNUstep Development using Objective-C
QtCreator - C++ / Qt Window designer.
Codelite - IDE for development using C, C++, PHP, Node.js
The following are available as downloads from their creators, and are possible to use on Debian:
Netbeans - IDE for Java, PHP and more. Netbeans installation instructions can be found here: Netbeans
Eclipse - Extensible Tool Platform and IDE for Java and many other languages, including C++, Java, Python, etc. Eclipse installation instructions can be found here: Eclipse
Visual Studio Code (from Microsoft) - An editor and lightweight IDE for many programming languages. VS Code installation instructions can be found here VisualStudioCode. VS Code can also be downloaded from https://code.visualstudio.com/
IntelliJ IDEA, Pycharm, Web Storm, Ruby Mine, and a whole family of similar IDEs from Jetbrains, for almost every popular programming language, can be easily installed on Debian: see the Debian Wiki JetBrains Page for more information.
For more, see: Editors and IDEs.
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
All wiki pages related to programming and software development:
- Sprints/2016/DebianCloudNov2016 (Minutes.txt)