Strictly speaking, it is irrelevent which tools a library author uses to meet the Library Requirements. However in practice, the library author's selection to edit, build, test and document the library have a huge influence on whether or not a library is likely to be successful. I experimented with various tools to see how suited they were to the task. The results of these experiments are described below. Unfortunately, it turns out that we can't achieve all we want with this website without specifying some specific tools.
Here we describe a number of different tools which might be considered.
Build and Test