- Anil Saldhana
Unix like tools
fink on sourceforge.net provides a lot of tools to install stuff like cvs etc.
http://metissian.com/projects/macosx/subversion/ OSX Subversion
fire on sourceforge.net provides connections to MSN,AOL, Jabber etc.
Adium is a great chat client similar to fire. Find on macupdate.com.
Yahoo Messenger for Mac is pretty good.
Microsoft MSN Messenger for Mac is available.
Skype is available on Mac OS-X. Try to update your version as often as possible.
Proteus is excellent http://www.defaultware.com/proteus/ (although for a small fee).
Eclipse 4.0 is Ok.
JetBrains IDEA 4.5 is ok.
NetBeans 3.6 is good also. Good debugging and cvs support.
iTerm on sourceforge is good with support for tabs. This can replace the default Terminal.app
Java Console in your browsers like Mozilla
http://javaplugin.sourceforge.net This may bring up applets which hesistate to show up.
Quick Silver is a utility that is freely available that can locate apps/files on your desktop with few keystrokes.
Launchbar is a similar utility to quick silver, but it seems to be able to index more files and runs faster than quick silver.
Works fine on Mac OS X 10.4 - much faster than 1.4.2. Can also set as default JVM.
http://www.codeland.org Nice utility that allows viewing and manipulating Jar, EAR, EJB archives. JAD decompiler built in.
http://www.faisal.com/docs/osxforgeeks.html is a good reference site for tips.