Development Tools

This is a list of tools used by the OBM developers:

  • Java/PHP/Perl: Eclipse, a heavy-duty open-source IDE.
  • PHP/Perl: vim, the ubiquitous Linux text editor.
  • PHP/Javascript: Kate, the KDE text editor.
  • Java: YourKit, a very good Java profiling solution (using free Open Source licenses kindly provided by YourKit):
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  • PHP: Xdebug, the standard for debugging PHP.
Version control
  • Everything: git.