Open Source Developer tools

This article is about opens source developer tools used for application development both computer and mobile devices. The open source developer tools includes integrated development environments, code editors, game editors, compilers, mobile app development framework, cloud editors, test automation tools, unit testing tools, APIs etc.


Open Source licence:

All open source software projects and code is available for free under open source license. Please make sure that you are aware of opens source licensing related information, terms of use and different policies associated to it before you download and use the open source software.

Open Source developer tools list:

 DescriptionPlatform
AllJoynAllJoyn is an open-source software framework which provides an easy way of communication between various devices and apps. Basically It's a cross-platform with APIs available for various platforms.Android
iOS
OS X
Linux
Windows 7
AMLApplication Markup Language is a simple XML based language for mobile devices.Android
Anjuta DevStudioAnjuta DevStudio is a software development studio for C, C++, Java, Javascript, Python, Vala. The IDE includes great programming capabilities such as project management, application wizard, debugger, source editor, version control, GUI designer, profiler, and many more tools.Linux
ApigilityApigility provides an API based architecture for mobile applications with JSON representation which is used by any mobile framework. It has the great flexibility to support isolating presentation logic from the data.Windows
Linux,
OS X,
AppceleratorBuild fully native cross-platform apps using JavaScript. Provides rich Mobile APIs, Real-time mobile analytic's, Push notification service and connectivity to any data-source from mobile app. Android
iOS
OS X
Linux
Windows
AppiumAppium is a test automation tool for mobile applications. Provides an ability to automate any mobile app from any language and framework.OS independent
ATPadATPad is a Award winning simple Notpad replacement text editor utility and provides many additional features such as, tabbed environment, line numbering, color editor, word wrapping, recently opened doc list, session management, bookmarks, portability etc.Windows
BootstrapBootstrap provides the faster and easier front-end framework for web development. This is the one framework for every device which easily and efficiently scale your websites and applications with a single code base. Bootstrap also provides an extensive documentation HTML, CSS and JQuery plugins. Bootstrap shipped with vanilla CSS and utilizes popular CSS pre-processors such as Less and Sass.OS independent
BowerBower is an optimized front end package manager for web. It support all packages such as GitHub shorthand, Git endpoint, URL and more.OS independent
BracketsBrackets is a lightweight and modern text editor that makes it easy to design in the browser. Fundamental feature include blend visual tools into the editors, Creative Cloud Extract which provides an easy way to get clean, minimal CSS from PSD with no more generated code. OS independent
ChaplinChaplin uses the Backbone.js library and extend it to provide a lightweight and flexible architecture for JavaScript applications.Windows
Linux
Cloude9Cloude9 is a powerful online code editor IDE. Support verious programming languages such as; PHP, Ruby, Python, JavaScript and over 40+ programming languages.OS independent
Code::BlocksCode::Blocks is a free open source cross platform IDE for C, C++ and Fortran. The Code:Blocks built around plugins framework and it can be extended with plugins.Windows
Linux
OS X
CodeMirrorCode Mirror is a multipurpose text editor which runs on browser. It can be used for editing code and support over 100 languages. Other features like autocompletion(XML),colde folding, Vim, Emacs, and Sublime Text bindings and more.OS independent
ConditionizrConditionizr is a standalone JavaScript test tool which detects front-end environments using various public APIs to make cross-platform, device, browser development easier. OS independent
CryptonCrypton is a JavaScript framework which allow to build private applications. It hides the complexity of encryption model from developers.OS Independent
DirigibleDirigible is a cloud development toolkit which provides both development tools and run-time environment. Supports full development life cycle and RAD techniques. Also provides data modeling through RESTfull services and more.OS Independent
EclipseEclipse is a most popular open source application development IDE. It supports many programming languages such as C, C++, Java, PHP, Python, Ruby, Erlang and more with the integration of plugin support.OS Independent
EmberjsEmberjs is a JavaScript web development framework for creating ambitious web applications. Support writing less code, integrated templates and friendly APIs. OS Independent
EvolutilityEvolutility is a generic web UI for small web app database applications such as address book, to do list etc without writing any code.Windows
FalconFalcon is a light, fast and flexible Python web framework to build Cloud APIs and app back-end. It encourages the REST architecture.Windows
Linux
OS X
FlightFlight is a lightweight component based JavaScript framework used to map behavior to DOM nodes.'Twitter uses this for its Web apps.OS independent
Game EditorGame Editor is the open source cross-platform game design and development software using basic version of C. Develop portable games for desktop and mobile devices.Windows
Linux
OS X
Android
iOS
Others
GNUThe GNU Compiler Collection includes the front ends for C, C++, Objective-C, Fortran, Java, Ada, and Go. It also includes the libraries for these languages (libstdc++, libgcj,...). GCC was originally written as the compiler for the GNU operating system. OS Independent
GladeGlade is a RAID tool used to develop user interfaces development for GTK+ tool kit and the GNOME desktop environment. The user interface designed in Glade are saved in the .XML files. The .XML files can be used in many programming languages such as C, C++, C#, Vala, Java, Perl, Python,and others by using GTKBuilder.Windows
Linux
OS X
GruntGrunt is a task runner for JavaScript. It automates various tasks such as minification, compilation, unit testing etc. OS Independent
Hammer.jsHammer.js is a JavaScript library which provides multi-touch gestures, such as swipe, tap, pinch, etc.OS independent
HibernateHibernate is the part of the JBoss Enterprise Middleware Suite which provides object/relational persistence for Java and .NET. It also includes an ability to write queries in SQL or the Hibernate version of SQL (HQL). OS Independent
Threading Building BlocksIntel® Threading Building Blocks, allows to write parallel C++ (CPP) programs which featured with scalable, multi-core performance and portable. The primary features includes parallel algorithms, data structures, scalable memory allocation and task scheduling. Also includes widely used C++ template library for task parallelism. Windows
Linux
OS X
Other
IonicIonic is a mobile app development framework which modeled on popular native development SDKs. Ionic offers a library of mobile-optimized HTML, CSS and JavaScript components, gestures and tools for building highly interactive apps. It is build with Sass and optimized for AngularJS. OS Independent


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