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[hemmerling] Software Development Tools

Platform Strategies

Apple, since 2007

  • Operating system: MacOS, Apple iOS.
  • Development IDE: Xcode.
  • Marketplace: Apple iTunes - App Store.

Google, since 2008


Eclipse IDE



Spin-Off Tools

Code Completion for Java in Eclipse

Dynamic Languages Toolkit ( DLTK )

The Tool



  • The “Git” perspective shows the complete Git directory tree.
  • The “Java” perspective show just the directories of the Git directory tree, which are Java packages.

Installer and Updater for Eclipse Development Environments


Tutorials & HOW-TOs

Character Coding

Font Size used by Eclipse

Keyboard Shortcuts

Working Sets


Microsoft Visual Studio IDE

Microsoft Visual Studio IDE 2005-2013, Free Editions

Microsoft Visual Studio Community Edition 2013.4, 2015 & Express Editions 2013.4

The Tools

Where and How-to Download "Microsoft Visual Studio Community Edition 2015" for Offline Installation


  • “Microsoft Visual Studio Community Edition 2015” offer C#, VB.NET, C++, F# and Python as programming languages.

Microsoft Visual Studio Online

Microsoft Visual Studio Code 2015

The Tool

  • The free IDE Visual Studio Code for Windows, Linux 64-bit, MacOSX.
  • The Windows edition is for 32-bit too, but the installation crashes on my Athlon XP-2400 with the error message “APPCRASH” :-(.


Visual Studio Shell (Isolated) & Visual Studio Shell (Integrated)

Microsoft Visual Studio IDE, Commercial Editions


The Microsoft Development Process - Typical Error Messages, Problems and its Workarounds and Solutions

A debugger dll, msdbg2.dll, is not correctly installed

  • After fresh installation of Visual STudio 2005 Professional on W2k, when trying to run a Visual C/C++ Win32 console application by “Debug / Start Debugging”, the application does not start, but there was the error message
Unabable to start program "c:\users\public\test.exe"
A debugger dll, msdbg2.dll, is not correctly installed. Plese repair your Visual Studio installation via "Add or Remove Programs in control panel. If the problem persists, you can manually register msdbg2.dll from commandpromt with 'regsvr32 "%CommonProgramFiles%\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\msdbg.dll"'
  • regsvr32 ”%CommonProgramFiles%\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\msdbg.dll”
    • fails, as the directory “VS7Debug\” does not exist, while
  • regsvr32 “C:\WINNT\system32\msdbg.dll”
    • succeeds, but does not solve the problem.
  • “msdbg2.dll” does not exist!

Some other IDEs

#develop ( SharpDevelop )

Anjuta DevStudio

Aptana Studio 3


  • Code::Blocks for Windows, Linux and MacOSX - “The open source, cross platform, free C++ IDE”.

IDEs specially suitable for Borland C/C++ 5.5

C# Studio







  • IDE List of VDC research, of 2012: µVision (Keil, An ARM Company), Arriba (Viosoft), AVR Studio (Atmel),Blocks (open source), Code Composer Studio (Texas Instruments), CodeWarrior (Freescale), Cosmic IDEA (Cosmic Software), Delphi IDE (CodeGear/Borland/Embarcadero), DevRocket (MontaVista Software), Eclipse Platform SDK (open source), Edge IDE (Mentor Graphics), Embedded Workbench (IAR), GCC/GDB (open source), GNAT/SPARK Pro (AdaCore Technologies), HEW (Renesas), kdevelop (open source), MULTI (Green Hills), Momentics (QNX), MPLAB (Microchip), MIPS ICS/SDE (MIPS), ObjectAda/PERC (Atego/Aonix), PSOC Designer (Cypress Semiconductor), Quartus (Altera), DS-5/RVDS (ARM), Red Hat Application Developer/JBoss Developer Studio (Red Hat), RIDE (Raisonance), Ruby on Rails (open source), Silicon Laboratories/Cygnal IDE (Silicon Laboratories), SourceryG++ GNU Toolchain (CodeSourcery), Tasking (Altium), TimeStorm (TimeSys), TRACE32 (Lauterbach), Visual Studio/Visual C++/Platform Builder/Embedded Studio/Windows SDK (Microsoft), VisualDSP++ (Analog Devices), Workbench (Wind River), Xilinx SDK/EDK (Xilinx), Zilog Developer Studio (Zilog).

Class Browsers




Visual Studio

IntelliTrace of Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate only ( and later )

The Remote Debugger of Visual Studio Professional

Free Tools


Software Installation by Installers

Some other Development Tools

Webcasts, Webinars



OpenSource Development Tools used by Capgemini, as of 2011-07

  • ANTLR.
  • Apache Ant.
  • Apache Camel.
  • Apache Maven.
  • Artifactory.
  • Bugzilla.
  • Chainsaw.
  • Checkstyle.
  • Clover Workstation.
  • Edition.
  • CruiseControl.
  • DBUnit.
  • DocBook.
  • Doxygen.
  • EMMA.
  • Eclipse.
  • Eclipse Modelling Framework.
  • Eclipse Visual Editor Project.
  • Emacs.
  • FEST (Fixtures for Easy Software Testing).
  • FIT.
  • FindBugs.
  • Foxtrot.
  • GNU Compiler Collection.
  • Hudson.
  • ITracker.
  • JFCUnit.
  • JMeter.
  • JSTL.
  • JUnit.
  • KDevelop.
  • Linux.
  • Lomboz.
  • Mingle.
  • MyEclipse Blue.
  • NAnt.
  • NUnit.
  • Netbeans.
  • PMD.
  • PU-Bausteine.
  • Proven!.
  • QuickBuild.
  • SHORE.
  • SableCC.
  • Selenium.
  • SonarJ.
  • Spring IDE.
  • Subversive.
  • TWIKI.
  • TestLink.
  • TestNG.
  • TortoiseCVS.
  • TortoiseSVN.
  • TrueCrypt.
  • VisualVM.
  • WinCVS.
  • XDoclet.
  • XMLUnit.
  • cppUnit.
  • cvsnt.
  • gcov.
  • git.
  • httpUnit.
  • jWebUnit.
  • openArchitectureWare.
  • subversion.
  • valgrind.

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