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Miscellaneous Free Windows Programming Tools


Tool Description
Dependency Walker From the site: Dependency Walker is a free utility that scans any 32-bit or 64-bit Windows module (exe, dll, ocx, sys, etc.) and builds a hierarchical tree diagram of all dependent modules. For each module found, it lists all the functions that are exported by that module, and which of those functions are actually being called by other modules. Another view displays the minimum set of required files, along with detailed information about each file including a full path to the file, base address, version numbers, machine type, debug information, and more.
MinIDE From the site: MinIDE is a free GUI IDE for MinGW (Minimalist GNU Compiler for Windows). It helps you to build C and C++ projects with an easy-to-use interface. MinIDE creates the necessary makefile(s) for your project and executes all the compiler commands for you. MinIDE does not come with a text editor, debugger, or resource-editor. However it can be configured to work with the editors of your own choosing.
Pixel Toolbox This is the tool I use to make icons. You can also create cursors & wallpaper tiles. This is the best free icon maker I've come across. There are many good features. However, how come you can't open icons you previously saved??? If that feature exists I can't find it.
Scintilla Free syntax-highlighting editor control for those who wish to program a new IDE.
SynEdit Free syntax-highlighting editor control along the lines of Scintilla for those who wish to program a new IDE.
TortoiseCVS From the site: TortoiseCVS lets you work with files under CVS version control directly from Windows Explorer... With TortoiseCVS you can directly check out modules, update, commit and see differences by right clicking on files and folders within Explorer. You can see the state of a file with overlays on top of the normal icons within Explorer. It even works from within the file open dialog.
TortoiseSVN From site: "a Subversion client, implemented as a windows shell extension. The coolest Interface to (Sub)Version Control. TortoiseMerge is a diff viewer / patch program and part of TortoiseSVN."
WinSpy++ From the site: WinSpy++ is a handy programmer's utility which can be used to select and view the properties of any window in the system. WinSpy is based around the Spy++ utility that ships with Microsoft Visual Studio.

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