Anjuta – software development studio

Anjuta DevStudio is a versatile Integrated Development Environment (IDE) for GNOME.

It features a number of advanced facilities, such as project management, application and class wizards, an on-board interactive debugger, powerful source editor, syntax highlighting, intellisense autocompletions, symbol navigation, version controls, integrated GUI designing and other tools.

Anjuta seeks to marry the flexibility and power of console tools with the ease-of-use of the GNOME graphical user interface.

Anjuta 3.x is the next generation Anjuta development studio with extensible plugin architecture. The new architecture allows writing independent plugins that could interact with existing plugins.

Features include:

  • Source code editor including syntax highlighting, smart indentation, autoindentation, automatic code formating, code folding/hiding, Line numbers/marking, text zooming, code autocompletion, bookmarks, incremental search, and more.
  • Full source level debugger using gdb.
  • Integrated Glade user interface designer. Glade files can be directly edited in Anjuta.
  • API help browser.
  • Extensible with plugins including:
    • Integrated file manager plugin.
    • Project Manager plugin; opens automake/autoconf based projects. It lets users create new projects from a selection of project templates.
    • Symbol browser plugin showing all symbols in a project organized into their types.
    • Class generator plugin for seamless creation of C++ and GObject classes.
    • Valgrind and gprof profiler plugin to profile programs for memory leaks and corruption.
  • Full project and build files management – powerful project manager plugin which can open pretty much any automake/autoconf based project.
  • Bookmark management.
  • Basic windows are attachable and detachable.
  • File manager – integrated file manager plugin behaves more or less like your typical file manager in a tree view. It lists all directories and files in the current project (or a pre-configured directory if there is no project open). You can choose not to list hidden files and/or files that are ignored by the version control system.
  • Project wizards.
  • Support for other languages:
    • Java, Perl, Pascal … etc. (only file mode, no project management).
  • GNOME platform compliant.

Developer: Naba Kumar (founder), Johannes Schmid (lead developer), Sebastien Granjoux, Massimo Cora (and other contributors)
License: GNU General Public License v2.0


Anjuta is written in C. Learn C with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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