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"Lyx is a document processor that encourages an approach to writing based on the structure of your documents (What you see is what you mean) and not simply their appearance (What you see is what you get)".
 
"Lyx is a document processor that encourages an approach to writing based on the structure of your documents (What you see is what you mean) and not simply their appearance (What you see is what you get)".
  
Download link: http://www.lyx.org/Download
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[http://www.lyx.org/Download Download link]
  
 
== Latex Distributions ==
 
== Latex Distributions ==
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Miktex is the most popular Latex package source under the Windows OS.
 
Miktex is the most popular Latex package source under the Windows OS.
  
Download link: http://miktex.org/download
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[http://miktex.org/download Download link]
  
 
=== For Ubuntu Linux or Debian ===
 
=== For Ubuntu Linux or Debian ===
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Mendeley is a reference organizer, a tool to generate bibliography, search and share scientific documents.
 
Mendeley is a reference organizer, a tool to generate bibliography, search and share scientific documents.
  
Download link: https://www.mendeley.com/download-mendeley-desktop/?_section=footer
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[https://www.mendeley.com/download-mendeley-desktop/?_section=footer Download link]
  
 
Tip: Activate the generation of a bib file in order to have all the Mendeley references at a single library.bib file.
 
Tip: Activate the generation of a bib file in order to have all the Mendeley references at a single library.bib file.
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Inkscape is a vectorial graphics viewer and editor. It has support to generate pdf_tex figures (that visually fit better to lyx or Latex documents).
 
Inkscape is a vectorial graphics viewer and editor. It has support to generate pdf_tex figures (that visually fit better to lyx or Latex documents).
  
Download link: https://inkscape.org/en/
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[https://inkscape.org/en/ Download link]
  
 
== Gimp ==
 
== Gimp ==
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Gimp is an open source image processing software (similar to photoshop, for instance).
 
Gimp is an open source image processing software (similar to photoshop, for instance).
  
Download link: http://www.gimp.org/downloads/
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[http://www.gimp.org/downloads/ Download link]
  
 
== SVN client ==
 
== SVN client ==
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Tortoise SVN is a suitable client for Windows since it integrates itself to the Windows shell and context menus.
 
Tortoise SVN is a suitable client for Windows since it integrates itself to the Windows shell and context menus.
  
Download link: http://tortoisesvn.net/downloads.html
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[http://tortoisesvn.net/downloads.html Download link]
  
 
MACRO's SVN source: https://sourceforge.net/projects/macroufmg/  (Requires authorization).  
 
MACRO's SVN source: https://sourceforge.net/projects/macroufmg/  (Requires authorization).  
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The Robotic Operating System (ROS) comprises a set of packages that provide different functionalities for many kinds of real and simulated robots. It is better if you run it on Ubuntu.
 
The Robotic Operating System (ROS) comprises a set of packages that provide different functionalities for many kinds of real and simulated robots. It is better if you run it on Ubuntu.
  
Installation link: http://wiki.ros.org/ROS/Installation/
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[http://wiki.ros.org/ROS/Installation/ Installation link]
  
Useful guide to start with ROS: http://www.cse.sc.edu/~jokane/agitr/ (A Gentle Introduction to ROS, Jason M. O'Kane, 2014).
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Useful guide to start with ROS: [http://www.cse.sc.edu/~jokane/agitr/ (A Gentle Introduction to ROS, Jason M. O'Kane, 2014).]
  
 
== V-REP ==
 
== V-REP ==
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"V-REP is the Swiss army knife among robot simulators: you won't find a simulator with more functions, features, or more elaborate APIs".
 
"V-REP is the Swiss army knife among robot simulators: you won't find a simulator with more functions, features, or more elaborate APIs".
  
Download link: http://www.coppeliarobotics.com/downloads.html
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[http://www.coppeliarobotics.com/downloads.html Download link]
  
 
== Doxygen ==
 
== Doxygen ==
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"Doxygen is the de facto standard tool for generating documentation from annotated C++ sources, but it also supports other popular programming languages such as C, Objective-C, C#, PHP, Java, Python, IDL (Corba, Microsoft, and UNO/OpenOffice flavors), Fortran, VHDL, Tcl, and to some extent D".
 
"Doxygen is the de facto standard tool for generating documentation from annotated C++ sources, but it also supports other popular programming languages such as C, Objective-C, C#, PHP, Java, Python, IDL (Corba, Microsoft, and UNO/OpenOffice flavors), Fortran, VHDL, Tcl, and to some extent D".
  
Download link: http://www.stack.nl/~dimitri/doxygen/download.html
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[http://www.stack.nl/~dimitri/doxygen/download.html Download link]

Revision as of 18:10, 31 March 2015

This entry provides a set of software tools that are recommended for the development of written works, simulations, among others.

Lyx

"Lyx is a document processor that encourages an approach to writing based on the structure of your documents (What you see is what you mean) and not simply their appearance (What you see is what you get)".

Download link

Latex Distributions

For Windows

Miktex is the most popular Latex package source under the Windows OS.

Download link

For Ubuntu Linux or Debian

You can use the texlive distribution for Ubuntu and Debian.

Command (ubuntu): sudo apt-get install texlive-full (For installation of all available packages)

Mendeley

Mendeley is a reference organizer, a tool to generate bibliography, search and share scientific documents.

Download link

Tip: Activate the generation of a bib file in order to have all the Mendeley references at a single library.bib file.

Inkscape

Inkscape is a vectorial graphics viewer and editor. It has support to generate pdf_tex figures (that visually fit better to lyx or Latex documents).

Download link

Gimp

Gimp is an open source image processing software (similar to photoshop, for instance).

Download link

SVN client

For Windows

Tortoise SVN is a suitable client for Windows since it integrates itself to the Windows shell and context menus.

Download link

MACRO's SVN source: https://sourceforge.net/projects/macroufmg/ (Requires authorization).

Specific projects have their own file hierarchy. You have to check your project source.

See a SVN tutorial here.

ROS

The Robotic Operating System (ROS) comprises a set of packages that provide different functionalities for many kinds of real and simulated robots. It is better if you run it on Ubuntu.

Installation link

Useful guide to start with ROS: (A Gentle Introduction to ROS, Jason M. O'Kane, 2014).

V-REP

"V-REP is the Swiss army knife among robot simulators: you won't find a simulator with more functions, features, or more elaborate APIs".

Download link

Doxygen

"Doxygen is the de facto standard tool for generating documentation from annotated C++ sources, but it also supports other popular programming languages such as C, Objective-C, C#, PHP, Java, Python, IDL (Corba, Microsoft, and UNO/OpenOffice flavors), Fortran, VHDL, Tcl, and to some extent D".

Download link