Free Online Programming Books
Looking for free programming books and reference online? Then check out this useful site where you'll find 345 free online programming books and growing. The list ranges from beginner's guide, to C++ to Ruby and more.
Microsoft is offering the express versions of their Visual Studio development tools free to anyone who downloads them before November 8, 2006. The express version tools are intended to allow hobbyist and novice programmers to create Windows programs without the expense and complexity of the full blown profession development tools.
This is a great opportunity for those who might not otherwise get a chance to learn to program with modern easy to use tools to do so for free. In addition to the free tools Microsoft also has plenty of free tutorial information to get you started using them.
I don't know why the author give this software away for free. It's
just too good, as good as other commercial software installer, to
"Inno Setup is a free yet feature-packed installation builder.
Features include Windows 2000-style wizard interface; creation of
a single EXE for easy online distribution, support for disk spanning;
full uninstall capabilities; customizable setup types; integrated
file compression, support for installing shared files and OCX's;
and creation of Start Menu icons, INI entries, and registry entries.
Full Delphi source code, as well as a separate 16-bit version, are
available on the author's Web site."
Gentee is free programming language that's easy to master according to the developer. It comes with documentation, examples and a library set. The compiler and the virtual machine in a single DLL occupy 120 KB. Gentee is not a scripting language. You can execute your program in the Gentee language right away
Microsoft DirectX is a group of technologies designed to make Windows-based computers an ideal platform for running and displaying applications rich in multimedia elements such as full-color graphics , video, 3D animation , and rich audio.
User-friendly freeware 3d game creator, including pre-made resources and step-by-step tutorials . Complete developing tool, producing playable games. No additional compiler required. Ideal for non-programmer, keen on computer graphics people, but fully customizable and programmable by expert users. Although specifically suited for 3d games creation, it can be use to develop any kind of interactive virtual application, like 3d demos, virtual 3d story books, virtual travels into custom scenery and so on.
Just BASIC is a free personal Windows programming tool and tutorial. Great for teaching or learning programming. Create utilities, games, business apps with syntax coloring editor, debugger, GUI editor. Produces standalone applications.
Tools for easily adding 3D to any Windows applications - for training , education, scientific purposes or other. They have developing tools for Visual C++ , Visual Basic , Borland Builder , Delphi , VB .NET , Visual C#.
Menu Creator (VB Add-in) and Menu Extended (activeX) expand you creativity to create an advanced ´dream´ menu.
VBScroll solves the problem with mouse wheel scrolling in Visual Basic IDE and VBA editor in Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel and etc. Microsoft IntelliPoint 4.12 (not newer versions) mouse driver does the same, but in some situations it's impossible to install or use it. For example, if you are running Windows Server 2003 or working on laptop with touchpad. Besides this VBScroll enhances wheel functionality in listed evironment.
Publisher's Description: Setup2Go is a powerful, easy to use, highly interactive tool for creating Windows based installation packages. Setup2Go supports all 32-bit Windows versions in use today - Windows 95, 98, ME, NT4, 2000, XP . Unlike other Installer and Setup creation programs , Setup2Go is script-free and does not require the user to have any programming background, nor does it require the user to learn any application-specific language.
Java 2 Runtime Environment
Java software allows you to run applications called "applets" that are written in the Java programming language. These applets allow you to play online games, chat with people around the world, calculate your mortgage interest, and view images in 3D. Corporations also use applets for intranet applications and e-business solutions.
Publisher's description: No-IP Updater is used with No-IP.com's free DNS service. This client keeps your IP address in sync with a specific DNS host name, provided by No-IP.com. This is helpful for users wanting to run a Web/FTP server on their home computer.
Note: You must register a free account and add host names at the No-IP.com Web site in order to use this client application.
A site devoted to providing free, advanced source code to Visual Basic programmers since June 1998 and now also to the .NET and C# community. Specialities here are user interface, controls, the Windows API, XML and no-compromise code. Everything is edited, comes with full source code and is available under a relaxed open source licence .
Planet Source Code
One of the largest Public source code database on the Internet for