This powerful script language (Tool Command Language) is designed for administration tasks and web and desktop applications. The addition of Tk (Toolkit) means it can also be used to program graphical user interfaces.
An alternative to Microsoft’s .NET-Framework that allows Mono programs to run on Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, as well as various Unix derivatives, all without changing the binary code. Further information available on The H.
Decompiler for Java programs. Uses the byte code in CLASS files to reconstruct the associated Java source code. Supports JAR archives. Available both as a standalone version and as a plug-in for the Eclipse development environment
SDK for developers of iPhone apps, a slimmed-down version of iPhone Developer Program. Contains Xcode IDE, an iPhone simulator, different instruments, frameworks, compilers and examples. Registration as an iPhone developer required for download.
32-bit BASIC compiler whose syntax is almost completely compatible with MS-QuickBASIC, but which has been extended by a few other features such as the pointer or unsigned data types. The applications this creates don’t require a runtime DLL. Fast and secure download from The H
Modern BASIC programming language for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux, similar to the VB.NET, Visual Basic 6 and Java programming languages. According to the developer, Kbasic combines the best features of those languages and comes with backward support for VB.NET, VB6 and QBasic, as well as VB.NET syntax, functions and similar objects and classes.
Framework based on Visual C# Express for programming Windows XP and Xbox 360 games. Formerly known as Managed DirectX. Visual C# provides a fully object-oriented development. The built-in Garbage Collector automatically removes unused code objects from the memory.
Python distribution with installer, extended documentation and tutorials. As well as the core binaries, the program also contains the extensions zlib and bzip2 for data compression, the bsddb database library as well as Tix GUI widgets for TKinter. Also available as an enhanced Business Edition at a cost.
Object-oriented programming language with Visual Basic-based syntax. The Jabaco compiler generates powerful, non-platform-specific Java bytecode that gives developers access to numerous Java techniques, such as Hibernate, Log4Java, JMF, Java3D, eFace and a multitude of other libraries.