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Software tools used during the development of other software.

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Self-hosted replacement for Github

I need a self-hosted replacement for Github. It is crucial it works on firewalled intranet, with no access to the Internet (for example, styles, license checks, etc.). Relatively good web UI: source ...
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Tracking a twitter hashtag

I need to do a research with specific boundaries about the tweets I want to analyze. Requirements are: Be able to track one specific hashtag (The hashtag I want to track is: #2popesaints). Be able ...
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Programming environment to teach kids about the concepts of programming

I'm looking for a self contained application that would assist in teaching basic programming concepts to 4th graders (9-10 years old). NOTE: I'm looking for an actual application that would help in ...
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Cross platform JS/PHP editor software with FTP support and code hinting

For my web development purposes, I am looking for a code editor. In my case, it's mostly for JavaScript and PHP. Here are my requirements: Must have Syntax highlighting, Must have Code hinting (...
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Notetaking application that is programmer friendly

I'm having trouble finding a notetaking application for Windows(and hopefully Linux) that handles code snippets well. It can sync online, but I would prefer it to have good offline functionality. I ...
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Email viewing software for Windows

I use smtp4dev when I develop web stuff using my local Wamp Server, allowing me to catch emails sent out from what i'm developing/testing. At work where i have my work email configured in Outlook when ...
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Self-hosted replacements for Mercurial

I'm trying to migrate off Rhodecode for the same reasons as mentioned here: Alternative to RhodeCode The big difference is that I'm using Mercurial exclusively. I know there are plenty of great ...
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App to quickly generate correctly resized iOS app icons

In iOS development, there are quite a few different sizes of icons needed to make your app look the best throughout the system. Here's what the average list of icon files looks like in an iOS project: ...
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C++ IDE for Windows with a rich feature set: Code completion, refactoring, etc

I'm looking for an Integrated Development Environment for C++ that should run on Windows 8. The program should ideally support the following features: Code completion/hinting Indentation assistance ...
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Tools for maintaining and deploying database schemas and data for SQL Server?

I'd like to maintain the schema and 'static' data of a SQL Server database as code in a version control system. I'd also like to be able to deploy specific versions of the database code to actual ...
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JavaScript/HTML5 based solution for a t-shirt design tool

I'm looking for a JavaScript/HTML5 based solution for a t-shirt design tool, similar to this one: http://www.customink.com/lab. I'm looking for preferably an open source with following features: ...
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Editor for writing shell scripts, with autocompletion and syntax highlighting

I am looking for a good editor that would provide me with an IDE-like experience in building shell scripts. Ideally, it should support Linux bash and Windows batch file formats, Windows Power Shell is ...
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Syntax highlighting text editor for Mac OSX

When I'm writing or reading code (Java, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, XML, etc.), I prefer something more lightweight than an IDE, that highlights syntax but doesn't do much else. What options are there for ...
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Real-time code collaboration

I work from both at home and at school with my friends. At school, all ports except port 80 and port 443 (HTTP/HTTPS) are blocked, so it's hard to set up a collaborative "workspace". I'm looking for ...
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C++ unit testing framework [closed]

I would like to hear what is a recommended C++ unit testing framework or, in case there is not a single one, what is a generally accepted flowchart that can lead me while picking one.
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Simple XML formatting tool (Windows)

At work, we remove newlines from our logs to help prevent log-forging attacks. I have tools that can format XML such as my IDE (NetBeans) and SOAPUI, but they take forever to launch and aren't ...
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Stack Exchange-like open-source platform where questions are suggestions and answers are input, never solutions

I want a platform for my site where users can make suggestions on how our organization can improve. This is because good ideas are sometimes lost because the holders of the ideas don't want attention ...
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Selfcontained software to generate static HTML documentation from Markdown

I'm searching for a tool that can generate static HTML pages from markdown files. So far so good, there are plenty out there: mkdocs daux beautiful docs flatdocs My problem is that I would like to ...
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Subversion client for Windows (similar to Versions)

I am a big fan of Versions (Subversion client for Mac OS). I'm looking for a Subversion client that can: work on Windows 7 display the number of new commits that I haven't retrieved yet on several ...
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Suggest a good video converter for Windows OS [duplicate]

I need a free video converter that works on Windows OS. It should accept any type of video file as input and also it should be able to convert to any type of video format. Also it should be fast. ...
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Tools for “Scrum and XP from the Trenches”

I know that there are various existing topics on StackOverflow that discuss what the best tool is to organize your backlog in Scrum. However, these discussions are all pretty generic. I've been ...
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Voice/Speech recognition software for programmers

I'm looking for a software which will convert the speech to code. Now am specifically asking this question for users who are keen to program but unfortunately they cannot type for some reason and this ...
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C# IDE for Android

One of the reasons I purchased an Android phone was that I saw an IDE that looked exactly like Visual C# on someone's Android phone. Ever since I purchased mine, I have searched on Google, Google Play,...
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Rapid web/app development tool for creating mockups

I'm trying to find a tool (if such a thing exists) to help in a team brainstorming session. We're trying to develop either websites (and / or) mobile apps. We're developing mockup sketches/drawings ...
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Create a simple Android and iOS application without any code

The Microsoft Windows App Studio is an online tool that you can use to create fully operable apps for both Windows Store and Windows Phone. It has simple features such as: Custom startup images, ...
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Documenting solutions implemented in a software project

As a software developer I get stuck while implementing a feature and then I solve it somehow through lots of search, article reading, tutorials, etc. But I would prefer a Web app (e.g. a central ...
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Graph Visualization

I'm looking for something similar to Zest wherein I can create data structure and just specify which layout is to be used in order to have a visualization of that graph/ tree data structure available. ...
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Tool for Software Development in Cloud

I am not sure if this is the right place for this question, so please suggest a different forum which better suits my question. I am looking for software/cloud/browser application to develop ...
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General-purpose sprite manager

I'm looking to make a 2D game and I want something like 2D Toolkit, specifically, the sprite management features. I want to have a GUI for managing bounding boxes, anchor points, sprite sheets, ...
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Drawing ER diagrams inferred from functional dependencies

Sometimes I need to draw a quick ER diagram and I do not want to spend too much time considering the layout, but rather just want to visualize it. The other extra what I need that on DB theory class ...
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TFTP Server for Windows

I need a TFTP server to run on Windows 7. A google search reveals amongst others: http://sourceforge.net/projects/tftp-server/ http://www.solarwinds.com/products/freetools/free_tftp_server.aspx I ...
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Multi-party escrow / mini-crowdfunding / bounty site? [closed]

What would be a good website to use where multiple people can contribute to a "fund" that is paid after a condition is met / product delivered? For example, I own a home automation hub. People can ...
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A C++ library for configurable pretty-printing/dumping of large arrays?

I am looking for a library - or a piece-of-a-library - for printing the contents of arrays of elements of simple types to an output stream. Its basic use is debugging code which processes very large ...
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Linux utility for gather statistics about a codebase

Suppose I have some software project I'm working on, and I want to compute some statistics about it: Number of lines (total & per file) Comment, spacing and other lines Numbers of functions, ...
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GDB Visual Core Dump Analysis

Is there a tool that allows me to input a core dump and it's associated binary and then inspect values in a GUI, visually (something like Visual Studio's debugger, just not live)? I'm having a bit of ...
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Picking a PHP IDE and SVN package for professional software development?

For the past few years I have been, in my spare time, completing freelance work. Most recently I have developed a piece of software that has picked up some interest and so I am going to be having it ...
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Program to visualise and/or model socket connections

I am looking for a program to visually model a computer system that has many socket connections between its component parts. Its socket connections may be internal to a program, communicate to ...