1.7 Developerability

MS/Windows provides many good environments for the development of software. However, GNU/Linux, and Unix before it, has a long tradition of providing powerful environments for software development. Sophisticated graphical interactive development environments (IDEs) were developed on Unix but took off on the Apple Macintosh and particularly on MS/Windows. However, the focus is beginning to again turn to GNU/Linux as the most flexible open source, free software, and commercial development environment.



Your donation will support ongoing availability and give you access to the PDF version of the book. Desktop Survival Guides include Data Science, GNU/Linux, and MLHub. Books available on Amazon include Data Mining with Rattle and Essentials of Data Science. Popular open source software includes rattle, wajig, and mlhub. Hosted by Togaware, a pioneer of free and open source software since 1984. Copyright © 1995-2021 Graham.Williams@togaware.com Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0.