- shell: we use the bash shell to run a variety of every day tasks in a command-line terminal.
- version control: we maintain all of our editorial work in publicly visible git repositories.
- a validating XML editor
- an editor for editing delimited text tables
- a build tool and scripting language
For those who cannot or prefer not to install the software needed to edit HMT material, we offer the option of using a virtual machine with all the above items preinstalled.