Power Tool

A piece of software that has a lot of functionality but is not for the timid user. A person with a power tool can do a lot of damage unless they know what they're doing: this applies to software tools as much as to the sort with rotating sharp bits.

"Power tools" may appeal to "PowerUsers?".

(Hmm. Maybe a "perl power tool" is a motorized SwissArmyKnife. Actually, Perl itself is sometimes referred to as a "Swiss army chainsaw" -- see http://www.catb.org/jargon/html/S/Swiss-Army-chainsaw.html.)

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