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ActivePerl

Author: Larry Wall
More Information: http://www.activestate.com/
License: Artistic
Category: Language

This site provides packages of the popular Perl language which install easily under various flavors of the Windows platform.


ActivePython

Author: Guido van Rossum
More Information: http://www.activestate.com/
License: Python
Category: Language

This site provides packages of the popular Python language which install easily under various flavors of the Windows platform.


GCC/G++

Author: GCC Team
More Information: http://gcc.gnu.org/
License: GPL
Category: Language

GCC is one of the most popular C compilers around. It works on many unix platforms, from Solaris to Linux, and everything inbetween. G++ is the C++ frontend and interpreter.


Java

Author: Sun Microsystems
More Information: http://java.sun.com/
License: Free with restrictions
Category: Language

Java is an object oriented programming language developed by Sun Microsystems. In addition, unlike other object oriented languages, it provides it's own proprietary foundation classes for use with the language. The libraries are substantial, providing a standard GUI interface, database access, and web-based application support.


Perl

Author: Larry Wall
More Information: http://www.perl.com/
License: Artistic
Category: Language

Perl is a popular scripting language developed on the unix platform originally to replace various shell scripting languages with bigger and better features. It grew from there encompass Object Oriented Programming, a byte-code compilter, and to the web with various embedded scripting, and other server based features. There are litterally hundreds of packages, and libraries developed, or under development to provide support for just about anything you could need.


PHP

Author: Rasmus Lerdorf
More Information: http://www.php.net
License: GPL
Category: Language

PHP is an embedded scripting language. It allows HTML pages to be built with special code embedded in them. There are many languages which do this, and PHP is one of the most popular and flexible. There is a lot of support, and it's been out a long time, so it is solid and stable.


Python

Author: Guido van Rossum
More Information: http://www.python.org/
License: Python
Category: Language

Python is a popular scipting language for building many types of applications including database ones. It provides many of the same features as Perl, but simplifies syntax somewhat, so you don't have lot's of curly braces, but rather use indentation for loops and conditions, and is also built from the ground up for being object oriented.