Dev Tools - The tools they use to run and build 37signals

Wed, Jan 04, 2006

"37signals (37signals)":http://www.37signals.com/ have a very nice "list of tools (The tools they use to run and build 37signals)":http://37signals.com/svn/archives2/the_tools_we_use_to_run_and_build_37signals.php that helped them run and build their team. Do read the comments for more insights on other people's ideas. I am beginning to really like the idea of a very open community in this blog-era-internet. People are virtually opening up almost everything, sharing everything and being in a very healthy competition.

And here are some of the tools that we use day in and day out (or rather very frequently) at "Oinam Software (Oinam Software)":http://www.oinam.com/

*Online*

* "CVSDude (CVSDude)":http://www.cvsdude.org/ - CVS, SVN, Trac for Source Version Control
* "DirectI (DirectI)":http://www.directi.com/ for Website-Domain-DNS Management
* "Basecamp (Basecamp)":http://www.basecamphq.com/ for Project Management
* "Gmail (Gmail)":http://www.gmail.com/ for Newsletters, Lyrics and everything that can come in with possible spams
* "MovableType (MovableType)":http://www.movabletype.org/ for most of our Site's CMS
* "Mint (Mint)":http://www.haveamint.com/ for Site Statistics Analysis
* "MediaTemple (MediaTemple)":http://www.mediatemple.net/, "MediumCube (MediumCube)":http://www.mediumcube.com/ and our own "OinamHost (OinamHost)":http://www.oinam.net/ for Hosting, Management, Development, Staging Servers
* "Blinksale (Blinksale)":http://www.blinksale.com/ for Invoice
* "PunBB (PunBB)":http://www.punbb.org/, the minimalistic forum software powers our "Technical Discussion Board (Oinam Technical Discussion Board)":http://forum.oinam.com/ (some sections of the forum is open to public)

*Offline*

* "Eclipse (Eclipse)":http://www.eclipse.org/ and its variant - "WTP (WTP)":http://www.eclipse.org/webtools/, "CFEclipse (CFEclipse)":http://www.CFEclipse.org/, "PHPEclipse (PHPEclipse)":http://www.phpeclipse.de/ for XHTML, CSS, ActionScript, JavasScript, ColdFusion, PHP
* "Microsoft Outlook (Microsoft Outlook)":http://office.microsoft.com/, "Thunderbird (Thunderbird)":http://www.mozilla.com/thunderbird/ for E-Mail Management
* "Firefox (Firefox)":http://www.mozilla.com/firefox/ of course, the _de-facto_ Web Browser
* "Newsgator-FeedDemon (Newsgator-FeedDemon)":http://newsgator.com/ for RSS Management
* "Lenovo (Lenovo)":http://www.lenovo.com/us/en/ (Erstwhile IBM) Thinkcenter and Thinkpads
* "Trillian (Trillian)":http://www.ceruleanstudios.com/ for IMs and internal text-communication, "Skype (Skype)":http://www.skype.com/ and "teliphone.ca (teliphone.ca)":http://www.teliphone.ca/ for Voice communication
* "Flash IDE (Flash IDE)":http://www.macromedia.com/software/flash/
* "Photoshop (Photoshop)":http://www.adobe.com/products/photoshop/

*What about your Dev Tools?*