This part of the site is about programs I have found to be useful.
is a replacement for make. It
is much nicer in many ways and their page is probably best qualified to
tell you why. I will say a few nice things: the sconstruct file (==
Makefile) is in python, making it very easy to do fancy stuff. Also you
don't have to do things like specify the link steps, making for shorter
and cleaner files.
is a replacement
for CVS. It is a lot
nicer, in addition to just feeling nicer it
has tangible benefits as well. Stuff I have found useful is the 'svn
log' summary, 'svn mv' for preserving file info when moving or renaming a
file, and again the site can provide with many other compelling reasons.
is my editor of choice. With the
various plugins found on the site it can become quite powerful, matching
many features in full IDEs. However, it remains a good text editor which
is where a few IDEs I have used are severely lacking.
Apache, Tomcat, Ant, Python, MinGW, FLTK, Octave. Blurbs and links
coming later, much later.