Good Development Software

Here's a list of some software that comes in handy:

  • Meld - visual diff tool for unix
  • MinGW - Minimalist GNU for Windows, good for tailing logfiles, etc
  • Tortoise SVN - good svn interface for windows
  • wink - presentation software, great for doing screengrab movies
  • PHPEclipse - open source php editor
  • PDT - PHP Development Tools framework for the Eclipse platform
  • Zend Studio - good debugger
  • Enginesite PHP Editor - Solid IDE w/MySql Client and debugger, VERY responsive developer (Sergey Lucka, Luckasoft)
  • Achievo - WEB based software for Project management, to-do list, CRM and more
  • Xdebug - debugger and profiler for PHP
  • tswebeditor - good IDE for PHP
  • Trellian WebPage - good WEB page editor
  • Selenium IDE(extension for Firefox) - IDE for writing acceptance tests that run in browsers
  • umlet - tool for drawing UML diagrams
  • BOUML - is a free UML 2 tool box (under development) allowing you to specify and generate code in C++, Java, Idl, Php and Python. BOUML runs under Unix/Linux/Solaris, MacOS X(Power PC and Intel) and Windows.
  • Umbrello - UML Modeller is a Unified Modelling Language diagram programme for KDE. Note: includes a PHP 5 code generator
  • Mantis - bugs tracking WEB based software
  • svnx - Mac OSX svn client
  • Putty - Telnet/SSH with xterm terminal emulator
  • IEs4Linux - is the simpler way to have Microsoft Internet Explorer running on Linux (or any OS running Wine)
  • Data Generator - It's a free, open source script written in JavaScript?, PHP and MySQL that lets you quickly generate large volumes of custom data in a variety of formats for use in testing software, populating databases, and scoring with girls.
  • Adminer (formerly phpMinAdmin) is a full-featured MySQL management tool written in PHP. Conversely to phpMyAdmin, it consist of a single file ready to deploy to the target server. See phpMinAdmin is a powerful minimalist MySQL editor