iMac Setup.

Beyond MS Office and Adobe Creative Suite, what software would you install on your iMac if it’s primary use is for development?

Development Tools

  • Textmate – the missing editor!
  • Netbeans
  • Coda – sometimes preferable to both Netbeans and Dreamweaver
  • Python & IDLE
  • Doxygen – for documentation

Web Browsers

  • Firefox
  • Opera
  • Chrome

Remote Tools

  • VNC – Chicken of the VNC – linked to the Ubuntu Server
  • VMWare – for a Windows7 install and IE.
  • Filezilla


  • Websecurify
  • W3asf
  • Skipfish


  • Picasa
  • VLC
  • Poedit – translation tool.



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