Development software and its definition

Posted on 04 February 2014

Development software is each program related to the process of developing desktop applications, web solutions, mobile apps, etc. Since the world of development is almost infinite, there are all kinds of products out there, designed for front-end and back-end developers. Some applications like coding, debugging utilities, development editors are intended for both types of programmers. Such software apps are jEdit, PhpStorm, RJ TextEd, FlashDevelop, HTMLEditier, etc.

Software development kits (SDK)

However there is another type of software, principally intended for back-end developers. It is called software development kit (SDK). has an awesome solutions that can satisfy each developers' requirements. Such applications toolkits are Eclipse SDK, Adobe AIR SDK, mapnik SDK, Elecard Codec SDK G4, etc.

Front-end developers are also called user interface designers or web designers, depending on the final software product they create. Some of the best solutions on the market are within SoftPlanet's collections. Such apps are Dreamweaver, Google Web Designer, TopStyle, etc.

Nowadays it is really difficult to protect your copyright. Considering this fact, has one of the best help authoring software solutions on the market, like WinCHM Pro, CryptoLicensing For MFC and so on.

However the team of SoftPlanet is totally aware that some programming languages are more popular than others. Thus we have put aside a separate sub-category for most widespread ones such as .NET, C, C++, C#, Java, Visual Basic, etc. We have gathered the best apps for these coding languages like Java Runtime Environment, Turbo C++, Microsoft Visual Basic, Intel Prallel StudioXE, etc.

Database software

Databases are major component into most software solution, no matter what their purposes are. Thus database managers are very important element of each development toolkit. has a rich list of such applications – MySQL for Windows, MySQL Workbench, Apache CouchDB, Advanced ETL Processor, DtSQL, phpMyAdmin, etc.

Specialized development utilities

Each successful software developer has a few specialized utilities within its toolkit. Basically, they are dedicated to performing very particular task. These applications enables programmers to elaborate small touches of their product in order to make it perfect in each possible aspect. These are some of the top notch software solutions out there – CryptoLicensing for .NET, APK Protect, etc.

Please do not hesitate to check our Development software section in order to pick out the most appropriate applications for your needs.

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