“Hilo” is a series of articles and sample applications that demonstrate how you can leverage the power of Windows 7, Visual Studio 2010 and Visual C++ to build high performance, responsive rich client applications. Hilo provides both source code and guidance that will help you design and develop compelling, touch-enabled Windows applications of your own.
Archive for June, 2010
VirtuaWin is a virtual desktop manager for the Windows operating system (Win9x/ME/NT/Win2K/XP/Win2003/Vista). A virtual desktop manager lets you organize applications over several virtual desktops (also called ‘workspaces’). Virtual desktops are very common in Unix/Linux, and once you get accustomed to using them, they become an essential part of a productive workflow. VirtuaWin is designed to [...]
LiVES is a Video Editing System. It is designed to be simple to use, yet powerful. It is small in size, yet it has many advanced features. LiVES mixes realtime video performance and non-linear editing in one professional quality application. It will let you start editing and making video right away, without having to worry [...]
Rivendell is a complete radio broadcast automation solution, with facilities for the acquisition, management, scheduling and playout of audio content. It has all of the features one would expect in a modern, fully-fledged radio automation system, including support for both PCM and MPEG audio encoding, full voicetracking and log customization as well as support for [...]
Argumentative is software for manipulating Argument Maps – the structural and visual representation of arguments. Argument maps help to make decisions clearer or assist in formulating a position on an issue.
Step is an interactive physics simulator. It works like this: you place some bodies on the scene, add some forces such as gravity or springs, then click "Simulate" and Step shows you how your scene will evolve according to the laws of physics. You can change every property of bodies/forces in your experiment (even during [...]
UniConvertor is a universal vector graphics translator. It is a command line tool which uses sK1 object model to convert one format to another. Development of the import/export modules for this program goes through different stages, quality and feature coverage are different among formats. UniConvetor is used in Inkscape and Scribus projects as external tool [...]
ZWDisplay is a desktop program to assist learners of Mandarin to understand and learn to read Chinese text. When the user enters Chinese-language text, ZWDisplay will display the text with the pronunciation of each word (in Pinyin) and an English translation. If the user clicks on any Chinese language text, ZWDisplay will hide the Pinyin [...]
SQLite Database Browser is a freeware, public domain, open source visual tool used to create, design and edit database files compatible with SQLite. It is meant to be used for users and developers that want to create databases, edit and search data using a familiar spreadsheet-like interface, without the need to learn complicated SQL commands. [...]
The Netty project is an effort to provide an asynchronous event-driven network application framework and tools for rapid development of maintainable high performance & high scalability protocol servers & clients. Netty is a NIO client server framework which enables quick and easy development of network applications such as protocol servers and clients. It greatly simplifies [...]
PhotoFiltre is a complete image retouching program. It allows you to do simple or advanced adjustments to an image and apply a vast range of filters on it. It is simple and intuitive to use, and has an easy learning curve. The toolbar, giving you access to the standard filters with just a few clicks, [...]
Virtual CD-ROM Control Panel is a free tool from Microsoft that let you mount ISO image as a drive. It works under Windows XP, Vista (compatibility mode). Installation instructions ========================= 1. Copy VCdRom.sys to your %systemroot%\system32\drivers folder. 2. Execute VCdControlTool.exe 3. Click "Driver control" 4. If the "Install Driver" button is available, click it. Navigate [...]
SmillaEnlarger is a small graphical tool ( based on Qt ) to resize, especially magnify bitmaps in high quality.
AndreaMosaic is a free project to create digital art using images and computer software. With AndreaMosaic you can create your own photographic mosaics made with your own pictures. A photo mosaic is an image composed of many tiled photos.
Quartz.NET is a port of very propular open source Java job scheduling framework, Quartz . This project owes very much to original Java project, it’s father James House and the project contributors. Quartz.NET is a pure .NET library written in C# which currently targets Framework version 1.1 and above. Quartz.NET is feature-wise equal to Quartz [...]
KCFinder is an alternative to the CKFinder web file manager. It can be integrated into FCKeditor, CKEditor, and TinyMCE WYSIWYG web editors (or your custom web applications) to upload and manage images, flash movies, and other files that can be embedded in an editor’s generated HTML content. Features Fully integrated Ajax engine. Clipboard for copying [...]
RD Connection Manager is a free open source Remote Desktop (RD) management solution which is licensed under the GNU General Public License. RD Connection Manager delivers the most comprehensive remote connection management and publishing solution. It supports the world’s most popular remote desktop management protocols and provides comprehensive functionality to help users and system administrators [...]
Asterisk is an open source, converged telephony platform, which is designed primarily to run on Linux. Asterisk combines more than 100 years of telephony knowledge into a robust suite of tightly integrated telecommunications applications. The power of Asterisk lies in its customizable nature, complemented by unmatched standards compliance. No other PBX can be deployed in [...]
Open Standard Media (OSM) Player is an all-in-one media player for the web. It is an industry changing, open source (GPLv3) media player that is written in jQuery to dynamically deliver any type of web media, including HTML5, YouTube, Vimeo, and Flash. Features 100% Open Source and 100% free! Written in the popular jQuery framework. [...]
The mediafront platform is an open source (GPLv3) front end media solution for the web. Through its integration with popular content management systems, it employs an innovative and intuitive interface that allows any website administrator to completely customize the front end media experience for their users without writing any code!