Archive for November, 2009

MySQL WorkBench »

I have written on DBDesigner – A Handy MySQL Database Designer. However, MySQL has now a better tool, which is a successor to DBDesigner. MySQL Workbench is a visual database design tool that is developed by MySQL. It is the successor application of the DBDesigner4 project. MySQL Workbench is available in two editions, the […]

Remote Access for Windows Vista »

There is no telnet for Windows Vista. Instead we have WinRM & WinRS. These are powerful new command line management tools give system administrators improved options for remote management and remote execution of programs on Windows machines. Windows Remote Management (known as WinRM) is a handy new remote management service for Windows Server 2003 R2, […]

Open Source Terminal Software »

I have written on Open Source Telnet, SSH and RDP software before. Here is another open source terminal software. Realterm is a terminal program specially designed for capturing, controlling and debugging binary and other difficult data streams. It is far better for debugging comms than Hyperterminal. It has no support for dialing modems, BBS etc […]

Open Source SOAP Monitor and HTTP Proxy »

Membrane SOAP Monitor is an open source tool to capture, display and manipulate SOAP and HTTP messages. The monitor can work as HTTP proxy or as forwarding HTTP proxy.

Open Source Personal Finance Software »

Buddi is a personal finance and budgeting program, aimed at those who have little or no financial background.

Open Source Java Server Centric AJAX Framework »

 ItsNat is an innovative open source (dual licensed, GNU Affero General Public License v3/commercial license for closed source projects) Java AJAX Component based Web Framework. It offers a natural approach to the modern web development. Why natural? ItsNat leverages the old tools to build the new AJAX based Web 2.0 applications: pure (X)HTML templates, pure […]

Open Source Alternative for Microsoft Project »

OpenProj is a free, open source project management solution. OpenProj is a replacement of Microsoft Project and other commercial project solutions.

Facebook SDK from Microsoft »

The Facebook toolkit is provided as a Facebook Client Library similar to Facebook’s PHP Client Library or Facebook’s JavaScript library. The goal is to enable .NET developers to quickly and easily leverage the various features of the Facebook Platform. This toolkit has evolved over time with input from the community and from Microsoft. The latest […]

SQL Injection Tool »

SQL Power Injector is an application created in .Net 1.1 that helps the penetration tester to find and exploit SQL injections on a web page. For now it is SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL, Sybase/Adaptive Server and DB2 compliant, but it is possible to use it with any existing DBMS when using the inline injection (Normal […]

WEP Attack »

WepAttack is a WLAN open source Linux tool for breaking 802.11 WEP keys. This tool is based on an active dictionary attack that tests millions of words to find the right key. Only one packet is required to start an attack. The  requirements: The network data has been captured by a WLAN card in monitor […]

Open Source Wireless Network Sniffer and IDS »

Kismet is an 802.11 layer2 wireless network detector, sniffer, and intrusion detection system. Kismet will work with any wireless card which supports raw monitoring (rfmon) mode, and can sniff 802.11b, 802.11a, and 802.11g traffic. Kismet identifies networks by passively collecting packets and detecting standard named networks, detecting (and given time, decloaking) hidden networks, and infering […]

Open Source IDE for C++ »

UDev is an Integrated development environment for C++. Its main asset is its exclusive package system which allows to create projects using libraries or SDK in a simple and efficient way. It has also a form editor to make the design of your applications a painless task. The priority goes to ease-of-use for efficient and […]

Open Source RAD Tool for Database Application »

The aim of dataweb project is to create a rapid development tool for applications oriented to the manipulations of database. The applications created with this tool are immediately usable in net. The main features of dataweb are: Architecture Client/Server Dataweb Project is composed of a Server part that manages the access to the data store […]

Good Read: SOA Best Practices »

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) is creating a lot of buzz across the IT industry. Propelled by standards-based technologies like XML, Web Services, and SOAP, SOA is quickly moving from pilot projects to mainstream applications critical to business operations. One of the key standard accelerating the adoption of SOA is Business Process Execution Language (BPEL) for Web […]

Open Source Python IDE »

Boa Constructor is a cross platform Python IDE and wxPython GUI Builder. It offers visual frame creation and manipulation, an object inspector, many views on the source like object browsers, inheritance hierarchies, doc string generated html documentation, an advanced debugger and integrated help. Zope support: Object creation and editing. Cut, copy, paste, import and export. […]

Project Lombok »

This is an interesting project – Project Lombok @Getter / @Setter Never write public int getFoo() {return foo;} again. @ToString No need to start a debugger to see your fields: Just let lombok generate a toString for you! @EqualsAndHashCode Equality made easy: Generates hashCode and equals implementations from the fields of your object. @Data All […]

PHP for Applications »

P4A (PHP For Applications) is a PHP5 RAD and object oriented PHP framework for building event-driven stateful web applications. It is based on Zend Framework and features tableless HTML, multiple databases, accesskey support, auto data type recognition, transparent AJAX, UTF-8, i18n/l10n. P4A is empowered by Zend Framework, jQuery, jQuery UI and FCKEditor and is: 100% […]

Alternative for HSQLDB and Derby »

H2 is another Java SQL database that you can use other than HSQLDB or Derby. The main features of H2 are: Very fast, open source, JDBC API Embedded and server modes; in-memory databases Browser based Console application Small footprint: around 1 MB jar file size Main Features Very fast database engine Open source Written in […]

Good Reading: BigTable – Distribute Storage System »

Bigtable is a distributed storage system for managing structured data that is designed to scale to a very large size: petabytes of data across thousands of commodity servers. Many projects at Google store data in Bigtable, including web indexing, Google Earth, and Google Finance from These applications place very different demands on Bigtable, both […]

Open Source Java SSHD »

Apache SSHD is a 100% pure java library to support the SSH protocols on both the client and server side. This library is based on Apache MINA, a scalable and high performance asynchronous IO library. SSHD does not really aim at being a replacement for the SSH client or SSH server from Unix operating systems, […]