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AnimeEffects is a 2D keyframe animation tool based on deformation of polygon meshes. You can easily operate, quickly shape your idea, and remake at any time if you have changed your mind.
The Sidef programming language
Sidef is a high-level, general-purpose programming language, inspired by Ruby, Perl6 and Go. Main features of the language include: - object-oriented programming - multiple dispatch - metaprogramming - regular expressions - support for using Perl modules - optional dynamic type checking - and a large number of built-in types
XFCE4 desktop
Xfdesktop manages the root window for the XFCE4 desktop environment. It basically displays the background, shows desktop icons, implements the virtual desktop switching, and the root context and application menu.
Poppler is librarified PDF rendering toolkit derived from the Xpdf 3.0 code base. It can utilize X11-independent rendering backends like Cairo, Splash, or Qt4 Arthur. It's not designed for platform-agnosticy, but proper BSD/Linux integration; is used by various PDF applications (Evince, Okular, TeXStudio, pdftotext, Zathura, Xournal, Inkscape), and comes with a set of command-line tools of its own.
Drawj2d creates technical line drawings using a descriptive language. It writes pdf, svg, eps and emf vector graphics or png images. It runs on all platforms that run Java. It is inspired by Asymptote but with a tcl-like syntax and 2D only.
Tardis is a backup system similar to TimeMachine which allows encrypted and incremental backups, with filesystem-based recovery. It's based on a client and server architecture, and provides a FUSE driver and VCS-like revision archive access.
Atom is a programming editor. It has a web / JavaScript-based GUI, but runs as desktop application. Atom can be edited with itself. Lots of plugins and extensions, and language bindings are available. The default interface comes with a paned interface, a file system browser, fuzzy search, code folding, an understandable configuration dialog, snippet browser, multi-cursor and selection support.
ExifTool is a Perl library and command-line tool for reading and updating common meta data information in various file formats. Foremost it works on image files, EXIF, PNG, GPS, IPTC, XMP, JFIF/JPEG, GeoTIFF, ICC Profile, Photoshop IRB, FlashPix, AFCP, AIFF, DJVU, Postscript, GZIP, OpenDocument, PDF, SVG, OGG and ID3. It can also edit maker notes of digital (RAW) camera files from Canon, Casio, FLIR, FujiFilm, GE, HP, JVC/Victor, Kodak, Leaf, Minolta/Konica-Minolta, Nikon, Nintendo, Olympus/Epson, Panasonic/Leica, Pentax/Asahi, Phase One, Reconyx, Ricoh, Samsung, Sanyo, Sigma/Foveon and Sony.
CakePHP is a web development framework, somewhat similar to Rails. It provides scaffolding tools, an ActiveRecord/DataMapper implementation, doesn't require much setup or configuration. It comes with helpers for text translations, caching, validation, authorization backends, CSRF and XSS protection, and templating. It follows the Web-"MVC" scheme, centralized route dispatching, less efficient class-by-class autoloading, etc. Thorough API documentation and a rich set of user-contributed plugins exist.
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LimeSurvey is a web application that interacts with MySQL, MSSQL, or Postgres to develop surveys, publish surveys, and collect responses to surveys. Once a survey has been created, data can be inserted into the survey either by a "pretty" public screen which presents each question one at a time, or by a quick and nasty data entry screen. It includes the capacity to generate individualized "tokens", so that invitations can be issued to participants. It also has the capacity to set conditions on whether questions will display (branching), numerous question types, and a basic statistics function.
How to run your small business with free open source software - CIO
From alternatives to Microsoft Office to full-blown ERP systems, open source software can provide free options for small businesses that don't have the budget for big-ticket enterprise applications.and more »
Mastodon—The free software, decentralized Twitter competitor - Network World
One of those conundrums is the fact that I spend a huge amount of my time promoting and advocating free and open-source software. Yet in order to reach a large audience with that advocacy, I end up needing to use social networks (such as Twitter and ...and more »
Microsoft Goes Completely Open Source — Grab All Its Software And Source Code For Free - Fossbytes
Short Bytes: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has just announced that Microsoft has become a completely open source company. It means that you can now grab all software like Windows and Microsoft Office for free and get your hands on their source code as ...and more »
Open Source Licenses: How They're Similar, How They're Different - The VAR Guy
People talk of open source software as if all open source programs were made the same. In fact, there are several dozen different kinds of open source software licenses (some would prefer to call them free software licenses). If you want to understand
How the 'itch-to-scratch model' can solve our UX woes -
Eric Raymond suggested that open source and free software has a particular kind of solutions model he called the itch-to-scratch model. Basically, the idea is that open source projects start because someone, somewhere, sees a problem (the itch) and
Mark Shuttleworth says some free software folk are 'deeply anti ... - The Register
Ubuntu founder Mark Shuttleworth has labelled some members of the free software community habitual, hateful and reflexive contrarians. Shuttleworth added a 
Researchers find commercial banking apps contain swarms of open ... - ZDNet
While many developers rely on open-source components, they may not be keeping ahead of the game when bugs are discovered.and more »
BIG open-source love Microsoft and Google? You still won't catch ... - The Register
Open source wasn't supposed to matter in the cloud. After the Free Software Foundation's failed attempt to rein in network-delivered software services, some ...and more »
Should Desktop 3D Printing Be Open Source or Closed Source? -
Now we have a rather crowded field of competitors, many still pretending to be open source whilst not giving anything meaningful back to the community. A few firms still hold fast to their open source or free software principles – namely LulzBot
Etsy Is Making These Sustainability Tools Available for Free - Fortune
DIVERTsy will be live on GitHub, a popular open source Internet repository, on Wednesday. Etsy plans to launch a pilot program for DIVERTsy in the coming months, opening up the program to select organizations on implementation and data analysis