programming tools

The top picks in free programming tools:


Python – added 12/1/2004

Python is an interpreted, interactive, object-oriented programming language. It is often compared to Tcl, Perl, Scheme or Java.


UPX – added 7/31/2005

UPX is a portable, extendable, high-performance executable packer for several different executable formats. It achieves an excellent compression ratio and offers very fast decompression. Your executables suffer no memory overhead or other drawbacks because of in-place decompression.


Inno Setup – added 3/27/2005

Inno Setup is an installer for Windows programs. First introduced in 1997, Inno Setup today rivals and even surpasses many commercial installers in feature set and stability.


Portable Python – added 2/2/2007

Portable Python is a Python programming language preconfigured to run directly from a portable device, enabling you to have, at any time, portable programming environment. Just download and extract to your portable device and in 10 minutes you are ready to create your next Python application.


Resource Hacker – added 7/31/2005

Resource Hacker is a utility to view, modify, rename, add, delete and extract resources in 32bit Windows executables and resource files (*.res). It incorporates an internal resource script compiler and decompiler and works on Win95, Win98, WinME, WinNT, Win2000 and WinXP operating systems.