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CVShome.org
Home of the CVS version control tool, widely used in Open Source development. All of the work I do on my home computer is managed by CVS.

GNU Emacs for Windows NT and Windows 95/98
In the Unix/Linux world, there are two kinds of programmers: those who used the "vi" editor, and those who use Emacs. I'm one of the latter. If you're looking for a powerful text editor, look no further; Emacs is free, programmable, and probably does what you want fresh out of the box. This page explains how to get Emacs running on your Windows machine.

Cygwin
Cygwin is the premier distribution of Project GNU tools for Windows NT/9x/etc, including the bash command line shell, the gcc compiler, and a bunch of related tools. All that's missing is the Emacs editor, which is available at the site listed above.


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