Archive for April, 2009

Open Source SVN Plug-In for Visual Studio »

AnkhSVN is a Subversion SourceControl Provider for Visual Studio. The software allows you to perform the most common version control operations directly from inside the Microsoft Visual Studio IDE. With AnkhSVN you no longer need to leave your IDE to perform tasks like viewing the status of your source code, updating your Subversion working copy […]

Java: Open Source Performance Statistics Tool »

Perf4J is a set of utilities for calculating and displaying performance statistics for Java code. Features A simple stop watch mechanism for succinct timing statements. A command line tool for parsing log files that generates aggregated statistics and performance graphs. Easy integration with the most common logging frameworks and facades: log4j, java.util.logging, Apache Commons Logging […]

Java: Another Open Source Java ORM Tool »

Ebean is an open source (LGPL license) Java Object Relational Mapping tool. It uses JPA Annotations (@entity, @OneToMany …) for mapping. It provides a simple API for fetching and saving object graphs. It’s goal is to provide a simpler alternative to JPA (Java Persistence API) implementationssuch as Hibernate and Toplink. It does this by providing […]

Open Source Application Launcher »

Appetizer is a free application launcher, or dock, for Windows. It allows organizing your shortcuts and folders into a convenient dock. The app is open source, which means that it’s free and will remain so. It is entirely customizable and is available in multiple languages. Support for plugins Support for multiple skins (two included) Resizable […]

Open Source Map »

You can now explore open source software hotspots around the world through the interactive Open Source Index, or OSI, based on research by the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech). The OSI is a measure of the open source activity and environment in 75 countries. Each country is given a score based on its policies, […]

Open Source 3D Web API »

O3D is an open-source web API for creating rich, interactive 3D applications in the browser.\ It is an open-source JavaScript API for creating interactive 3D graphics applications that run in a browser window—games, ads, 3D model viewers, product demos, virtual worlds. O3D extends the client-side software of a web application by providing features at the […]

Open Source Linux Firewall »

IPCop Firewall is a Linux firewall distribution geared towards home and SOHO (Small Office/Home Office) users. The IPCop interface is very user-friendly and task-based. IPCop offers the critical functionality of an expensive network appliance using stock, or even obsolete, hardware and Open Source Software. IPCop lets you take an old PC and convert it into […]

Open Source OS for Embedded Applications »

eCos is an open source, royalty-free, real-time operating system intended for embedded applications. The highly configurable nature of eCos allows the operating system to be customised to precise application requirements, delivering the best possible run-time performance and an optimised hardware resource footprint. A thriving net community has grown up around the operating system ensuring on-going […]

Open Source VPN »

OpenVPN is a full-featured open source SSL VPN solution that accommodates a wide range of configurations, including remote access, site-to-site VPNs, Wi-Fi security, and enterprise-scale remote access solutions with load balancing, failover, and fine-grained access-controls. Starting with the fundamental premise that complexity is the enemy of security, OpenVPN offers a cost-effective, lightweight alternative to other […]

Open Source RIA Platform »

Titanium is the first open platform for building rich desktop applications. Open sourceTitanium is licensed under the Apache Public License (version 2) Open webUse standard HTML, CSS and Javascript to build rich desktop apps Open desktopRun your apps on Windows, Mac and Linux Open APIAdd rich desktop capabilities to your apps using a simple Javascript […]

JavaFX Mobile »

JavaFX is the best way to bring expressive, feature-rich content to mobile devices. JavaFX uniquely leverages the Java ME platform’s compelling mix of ubiquity, capability, expressiveness, and performance. JavaFX provides a unified development and deployment model for building rich client applications that integrate rich immersive media such as audio and video, graphics, rich text and […]

Changing Java Semantics for Null Pointer Exception Handling »

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Java: Open Source RIA using Apache Pivot »

Pivot is a platform for building rich internet applications in Java. It combines the enhanced productivity and usability features of a modern RIA toolkit with the robustness of the industry-standard Java platform. Pivot applications are written using a combination of Java and XML and can be run either as an applet or as a standalone […]

EBook: Java Structures »

This is a good book for reading if you want to understand more on Java data structures. Download Link

Google Pinyin Input Editor »

Open Source .NET XMPP Library »

jabber-net jabber-net consists of set of .Net controls for sending and receiving Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP), also known as the Jabber. Client connections, server component connections, presence, service discovery, and the like. Drag a JabberClient control onto your design surface. Set a few properties, double-click on the OnMessage event. Call Connect(). You now […]

Java: Sending SMS using JSMS »

JSMS is a free open source application which lets you quickly send text messages to any mobile phone using your provider account without the need to open a web browser. JSMS is a reliable SMS application which you can leave open all the time on your Mac or PC to send the odd text (or […]

Free IP Location Database »

Free IP addres geolocation SQL database

Java: Open Source SMPP Library »

Logica SMPP Library is set of classes for communication with SMSC using SMPP protocol. SMPP Java library implements version 3.4 of the SMPP protocol. It has an simulator which is an application for near-to-live testing of your SMPP applications without need of access to real SMSC. SMPP, or Short Message Peer to Peer, is messaging […]

Open Source Platform for Network Security Tools »

Netifera is a new modular open source platform for creating network security tools. According to, it provides many advantages for both security developers and researchers who want to implement new tools as well as the community of users of these tools. Tools Full IPv6 support TCP and UDP network scanning Service detection Operating system […]