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Windows/Mac/Linux: Google’s Android Studio is out of beta, replacing Eclipse as the standard for Android application development. Aspiring Android app developers: Eclipse is still good to know, but start learning Android Studio 1.0 now.
Windows/Mac/Linux: Khan Academy is very useful for learning about computer science, maths, and many other subjects. If you’d rather learn without being tied to an internet connection, KA Lite allows you to manage and view downloaded Khan Academy videos.
Windows/Mac/Linux: Firefox has always been a great browser for development, and Mozilla has now released Firefox Developer Edition. It’s a browser packed with developer-friendly features, such as WebIDE, Valence for cross-browser debugging and responsive design view.
If you’re interested in security, you’ve probably already heard of security-focused Linux distros such as Tails, Kali and Qubes. They’re really useful for browsing anonymously, penetration testing and tightening down your system so it’s secure from would-be hackers. Here are the strengths and weaknesses of all three.
Kali Linux is a security-focused operating system you can run off a CD or USB drive, anywhere. With its security toolkit you can crack Wi-Fi passwords, create fake networks, and test other vulnerabilities. Here’s how to use it to give your own a network a security checkup.