Program Development

  • Visual Studio Express 2010 - Download free versions of Microsoft C#, Visual Basic, and Visual C++
  • JGrasp - Free Java development software. It requires that you have the JVM installed.
  • CodeBlocks - A free C++ compiler and development software. 

Free Anti-spyware Software

Association of Computer Machinery

The Association for Computing Machinery is an organization dedicated to computer science. Sacramento State has a chapter located in Riverside Hall 5029. If you want to meet other computer scientists, work on fun activities outside of class, and want to enrich your education, then you should join.

Other Useful Software

  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • Inkscape - This application allows you to create SVG (vector) graphics. You can export them to EMF and use them in Office applications. It is like a "lite" Adobe Illustrator, but free.
  • Paint .NET - Tired of the incredibly primitive features of MS Paint? This paint program contains filters and makes it easy to create PNGs with transparency.