Developer Essentials (Windows)

Essential applications for general development on Windows OS.

Dawid Ferenczy
Dawid FerenczyList by Dawid Ferenczy, last updated 2020-12-03
  1. SQLite Query icon

    This tool provides complete management of any SQLite3 database.

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Windows
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    SQLite Query screenshot 1
  2. Rapid Environment Editor icon

    Rapid Environment Editor (RapidEE) is an environment variables editor. It includes easy to use GUI and replaces small and inconvenient Windows edit box. RapidEE 5.x supports Windows NT, 2000, 2003, XP, Vista, 2008 & Windows 7 (including 64 bit versions).

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • ...
    Rapid Environment Editor screenshot 1
  3. Special Purpose Viewers & Editors

  4. MiTeC HexEdit icon

    Hexadecimal file editor.

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Windows
    • ...
    MiTeC HexEdit screenshot 1
  5. MiTeC JSON Viewer icon

    MiTeC JSON Viewer is a full featured JSON viewer. It's simple, nice and extremely fast JSON viewer and editor, even with very large JSON files. Probably the fastest JSON viewer.

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Windows
    • ...
    JSON tree view
  6. Difference Viewers

  7. Diffinity icon

    Diffinity is a diff and merging tool with focus on accurate and easy to read source code diffs. It will compare the content of two files and present the differences in an easy to read line by line and char by char basis.

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    Diffinity screenshot 1
  8. Meld icon

    Meld is a visual diff and merge tool. You can compare two or three files and edit them in place (diffs update dynamically). You can compare two or three folders and launch file comparisons. You can browse and view a working copy from popular version control systems such such as...

    • Diff Tool
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Python
    • GTK+
    • ...
    File comparison
  9. KDiff3 icon

    KDiff3 is a file and directory diff and merge tool.

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    KDiff3 screenshot 1
  10. WinMerge icon

    WinMerge is an open source differencing and merging tool for Windows. WinMerge can compare both folders and files, presenting differences in a visual text format that is easy to understand and handle.

    • Diff Tool
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com
    • Wine
    • ...
    File Comparison
  11. General Programmer's Text Editors

  12. Visual Studio Code icon

    Visual Studio Code is a free and extensible code editor for building web, desktop, and mobile applications, using any programming language and framework.

    • Code Editor
    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Chrome OS
    • ...
    Visual Studio Code screenshot 1
  13. Atom icon

    Atom is an open-source, Electron based text editor with a massive ecosystem of plugins and themes that are easily accessible through a built-in package manager. Being built with Electron, it uses web technology (HTML, CSS, JavaScript and Node.

    • Text Editor
    • Free PersonalOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Chrome OS
    • BSD
    • Electron / Atom Shell
    • ...
    Intro screen
  14. Log Viewers

  15. glogg icon

    glogg is a multi-platform GUI application to browse and search through long or complex log files. It is designed with programmers and system administrators in mind. glogg can be seen as a graphical, interactive combination of grep and less.

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    glogg screenshot 1
  16. LogExpert icon

    LogExpert is a Windows tail program (a GUI replacement for the Unix tail command). LogExpert is free for non-commercial or commercial use.

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    LogExpert screenshot 1
  17. Version Control

  18. Sourcetree icon

    A powerful Mac and Windows client for Mercurial and Git distributed version control systems.

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    Sourcetree screenshot 1
  19. Git icon

    Git is a free & open source, distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency.

    • Version Control System
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • BSD
    • Linux Mobile
    • Haiku
    • ...
  20. Command Line

  21. PowerShell icon

    PowerShell (including Windows PowerShell and PowerShell Core) is a task automation and configuration management framework from Microsoft, consisting of a command-line shell and associated scripting language built on the .NET Framework.

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    PowerShell screenshot 1
  22. clink icon

    Clink enhances your productivity in Microsoft Windows' "cmd.exe". If you're familiar with Bash then you will be familiar with the changes that clink brings to "cmd.exe" (it uses the same 'Readline' library that Bash uses). It is a small utility.

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • ...
    clink screenshot 1
  23. ConEmu icon

    Windows console emulator with tabs, which presents multiple consoles and simple GUI applications as one customizable GUI window with various features.

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    ConEmu screenshot 1

This list was created by Dawid Ferenczy Dec 2, 2020 and was last updated Dec 3, 2020. The list has 17 apps.

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