Random links for January 2011

Published on Tuesday, 01 February 2011

Here are a few links that I found interesting for one reason or another.

  • Windows Phone Certificate Installer

    Helps install Trusted Root Certificates on Windows Phone 7 to enable SSL requests. Intended to allow developers to use localhost web servers during development without requiring the purchase of an SSL certificate.

  • ahiguti/HandlerSocket-Plugin-for-MySQL - GitHub

    HandlerSocket is a NoSQL plugin for MySQL. It works as a daemon inside the mysqld process, accept tcp connections, and execute requests from clients. HandlerSocket does not support SQL queries. Instead, it supports simple CRUD operations on tables.

  • Data types interoperability between .NET and Java

    This whitepaper is written based on an interoperability analysis carried out between .NET 4 and three major Java based platforms - IBM Web Sphere, Oracle WebLogic and Oracle Metro (referred as Java client/server systems hereinafter).

  • Google URL Shortener API for .NET

    With Google URL Shortener API, you may shorten urls and get some analytics information about this. It's developed in C# 4.0 and VS2010.

  • NoRM

    NoRM is a .Net library for connecting to the document-oriented database, MongoDB.

  • FileDB - A C# database to store files

    FileDB is a free, fast, lightweight C# (v3.5) DLL project to store, retrieve and delete files using a single archive file as a container on disk. It's ideal for storing files (all kind, all sizes) without databases and keeping them organized on a single d

  • DotNetZip Library

    DotNetZip is an easy-to-use, FAST, FREE class library and toolset for manipulating zip files or folders. Zip and Unzip is easy: with DotNetZip, .NET applications written in VB, C# - any .NET language - can easily create, read, extract, or update zip files

  • Mobile Device Detection and Redirection

    51degrees.mobi Foundation is an ASP.NET open source module which detects mobile devices and browsers, enhancing the information available to ASP.NET. Mobile handsets can optionally be redirected to a home page designed for mobile phones.

  • RazorEngine

    A templating engine built upon Microsoft's Razor parsing technology. The Razor Templating Engine allows you to use Razor syntax to build robust templates. Currently we have integrated the vanilla Html + Code support, but we hope to support other markup la

  • TeamViewer - Free Remote Access and Remote Desktop Sharing over the Internet

    TeamViewer connects to any PC or server around the world within a few seconds. You can remote control your partner's PC as if you were sitting right in front of it.

  • Options - NDesk

    NDesk.Options is a callback-based program option parser for C#.

  • Open source anti-theft solution for Mac, PCs

    Prey lets you keep track of your phone or laptop at all times, and will help you find it if it ever gets lost or stolen. It's lightweight, open source software, and free for anyone to use. And it just works.

  • YoxView - jQuery image viewer plugin

    YoxView is a free Lightbox-type media and image viewer jQuery plugin. It's easy to use and feature-rich.

  • endjin : open source : templify

    Every project starts the same way:you create a place to put solution artefacts,on one file system, on one computer.Templify helps you work smart, not hardby reducing repetition.

  • Download details: Microsoft Mathematics 4.0

    Microsoft Mathematics provides a graphing calculator that plots in 2D and 3D, step-by-step equation solving, and useful tools to help students with math and science studies.

  • Google URL Shortener API - Google Code

    The Google URL Shortener API allows you to develop applications that interface with this service. You can use simple HTTP methods to create, inspect, and manage goo.gl short URLs from your desktop, mobile, or web application.

  • How 90's | How 90's Is Your Website?

    We are now in 2011 and yet many people have websites straight out of the 1990’s! Run your website through how90s and find out if your an offender, and just pray and hope you don’t make our infamous "League Of Shame".

  • The Free Online OCR - Sciweavers

    i2OCR is a free online OCR that converts scanned documents, faxes, or screenshots into editable text. i2OCR supports several input image formats including (TIF, JPEG, PNG, BMP, GIF, PBM, PGM, PPM), which can be loaded from disk or URL.

  • Internet Information Services (IIS) 7.5 Express

    IIS 7.5 Express is a simple and self-contained version of IIS 7.5 that is optimized for developers.

  • ASP.NET MVC 3 Application Upgrader

    This standalone application upgrades ASP.NET MVC 2 applications to ASP.NET MVC 3. It works for both ASP.NET MVC 3 RC 2 and RTM. The tool only supports Visual Studio 2010 solutions and MVC 2 projects targeting .NET 4.


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  • blekko | slashtag search

    blekko is a better way to search the web by using slashtags. slashtags search only the sites you want and cut out the spam sites. use friends, experts, community or your own slashtags to slash in what you want and slash out what you don't.

  • Ajax.org - The real-time collaborative application platform

    Ajax.org Platform is a pure javascript application framework for creating real-time collaborative applications that run in the browser.

  • Protovis

    Unlike low-level graphics libraries that quickly become tedious for visualization, Protovis defines marks through dynamic properties that encode data, allowing inheritance, scales and layouts to simplify construction.

  • jQuery Sparklines

    This jQuery plugin generates sparklines (small inline charts) directly in the browser using data supplied either inline in the HTML, or via javascript.

  • Axiis : Data Visualization Framework

    Axiis is an open source data visualization framework designed for beginner and expert developers alike. Whether you are building elegant charts for executive briefings or exploring the boundaries of advanced data visualization research, Axiis has somethin

  • Modest Maps

    Our intent is to provide a minimal, extensible, customizable, and free display library for discriminating designers and developers who want to use interactive maps in their own projects.

  • Flare | Data Visualization for the Web

    Flare is an ActionScript library for creating visualizations that run in the Adobe Flash Player. From basic charts and graphs to complex interactive graphics, the toolkit supports data management, visual encoding, animation, and interaction techniques.

  • blender.org - Home

    Blender is the free open source 3D content creation suite, available for all major operating systems under the GNU General Public License.

  • Voyage - RSS feed reader

    Voyage is an RSS feed reader with a difference. It’s been carefully designed around the content it displays. Add RSS feeds from you favourite sites and let voyage pull all the information together for your pleasure.

  • paulstovell / Pigeon / source – Bitbucket

    A point-to-point message queue channel, written in C# using raw TCP sockets and Google Protocol Buffers.

  • Tutti - Interactively run Javascript on multiple browsers

    Tutti lets you interactively execute Javascript on multiple web browsers at the same time.

  • Distributed Systems Podcast

    Distributed Systems Podcast - all you ever wanted to hear and learn about building with DDD, CQRS, Cloud and much more!

  • Open Craft Beer - An open blog for craft beer lovers around the world

    This is an open blog for all lovers and purveyors of great craft beers. When you are lucky enough to enjoy one of these great beers, please drop us a quick review at OpenCraftBeer@posterous.com.

  • jspp

    A simple way to build web applications with embedded server side JavaScript. In a few minutes you can build dynamic backend logic in to any page (html, css, etc) using node.js, jQuery and server side DOM with php-like embedded code.

  • kinemote - Project Hosting on Google Code

    KinEmote is an easy-to-use, free application that takes gestures captured by the Microsoft Kinect and translates them into key strokes that any Windows application can recognize.

  • Lively Kernel - New Home

    Originally developed at Sun Microsystems Laboratories, it provides a complete platform for web applications, including dynamic graphics, network access, and development tools.

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