Learning Tools to Complement Your POD:



Programming:
Microsoft Dreamspark:
For Visual Studio, Windows Server, WP SDK etc:
http://www.dreamspark.com

Facebook C# SDK:
http://csharpsdk.org/

Mac Users:
You will need Windows installed using Boot Camp OR a Virtual Machine such as VMWare or Parallels.
NOTE:  If using a Virtual Machine, system resources are shared between Mac OS X and Windows.

Xamarin Studio:
Write in C# for cross platform deployment:

Web Based Tools:




Project Management, Source Control and Bug Tracking:

Thanks to Atlassian for letting us use JIRA with Greenhopper and Confluence!

Game Engines

Unity 3D Game Engine:
Download a free version at: http://www.unity3d.com
You can also purchase a Pro license, along with separate licenses for iOS, Android, XBox, and Wii.

3D Modeling and Animation
Blender:
Download for free at: http://www.blender.org/download/get-blender/
Maya:
Students can download for free from: http://students.autodesk.com/


Graphics Testing IDE
Processing:
Download for free at: http://www.processing.org/
Thanks to Nat Torkington for the tip!

Free Wireframing and Mock-Up Tools
From SpeckyBoy Design Magazine:
http://speckyboy.com/2011/02/23/10-completely-free-wireframing-and-mockup-tools/
Other Wireframing and Mock-Up Tools
Balsamiq:
http://www.balsamiq.com/

Music Production:
Reaper: Free Digital Audio Workstation for PC and Mac.  Thanks for link, Ashok! http://www.reaper.fm/download.php
GIS:
ESRI:
Use data to create awesome maps:
http://www.esri.com

 

 

 

Last modified: Monday, 19 May 2014, 02:09 PM