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AASTeX  Popular
AASTeX is a LaTeX-based package that can be used to mark up manuscripts for American Astronomical Society (AAS) journals. AASTeX enables you to prepare manuscripts and tables for electronic submission to the The Astrophysical Journal and The Astronomical Journal, as well as some non-AAS journals like the Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific.
Addedd on: 19-Nov-2003
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dojo  Popular
Dojo is an Open Source DHTML toolkit written in JavaScript. Dojo allows you to easily build dynamic capabilities into web pages and any other environment that supports JavaScript sanely. You can use the components that Dojo provides to make your web sites more useable, responsive, and functional.
Addedd on: 05-Nov-2006
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Doxygen  Popular
Doxygen is a documentation system for C++, C, Java, IDL (Corba and Microsoft flavors) and to some extent PHP and C#.It can generate an on-line documentation browser (in HTML) and/or an off-line reference manual (in LaTeX) from a set of documented source files. There is also support for generating output in RTF (MS-Word), PostScript, hyperlinked PDF, compressed HTML, and Unix man pages. The documentation is extracted directly from the sources, which makes it much easier to keep the documentation consistent with the source code.
Addedd on: 21-Nov-2003
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flpsed  Popular
flpsed is a WYSIWYG pseudo PostScript editor. "Pseudo", because you can't remove or modify existing elements of a document. But flpsed lets you add arbitrary text lines to existing PostScript documents.
Addedd on: 12-Nov-2005
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Gimp  Popular
The GIMP is the GNU Image Manipulation Program. It is a freely distributed piece of software suitable for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring.
It is an extremely capable piece of software with many capabilities. It can be used as a simple paint program, a expert quality photo retouching program, an online batch processing system, a mass production image renderer, a image format converter, etc.
GIMP is extremely expandedable and extensible. It is designed to be augmented with plugins and extensions to do just about anything. The advanced scripting interface allows everything from the simplest task to the most complex image manipulation procedures to be easily scripted.
Addedd on: 19-Nov-2003
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Google Web Toolkit  Popular
From site: "Google Web Toolkit (GWT) is a Java software development framework that makes writing AJAX applications like Google Maps and Gmail easy for developers who don't speak browser quirks as a second language."
Addedd on: 08-Nov-2006
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Greasemonkey  Popular
Greasemonkey is a Firefox extension which lets you to add bits of DHTML ("user scripts") to any web page to change its behavior. In much the same way that user CSS lets you take control of a web page's style, user scripts let you easily control any aspect of a web page's design or interaction. Mark Pilgrim just published a comprehensive primer for those who want to try their hand at writing their own scripts
Addedd on: 24-Nov-2005
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ht://Check  Popular
ht://Check is more than a link checker. It's a console application written for GNU/Linux systems in C++ and derived from the best search engine available on the Internet for free: ht://Dig. It is very useful for Webmasters who want to control and monitor their Websites, in order to discover unexpected broken links, but also interesting information from the data they have in the form of HyperText documents.
Addedd on: 16-Nov-2005
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LinRails  Popular
LinRails is a binary package whose goal is to make it easy to get a Ruby on Rails development environment running in no time.
Addedd on: 23-Nov-2007
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Noweb  Popular
noweb is designed to meet the needs of literate programmers while remaining as simple as possible. Its primary advantages are simplicity, extensibility, and language-independence.
Addedd on: 22-Nov-2005
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OpenOffice  Popular
The OpenOffice project is committed to create, as a community, the leading international office suite that will run on all major platforms and provide access to all functionality and data through open-component based APIs and an XML-based file format.
Addedd on: 12-Nov-2003
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OpenVZ  Popular

Addedd on: 27-Nov-2006
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Osprey  Popular
Osprey is a peer-to-peer enabled content distribution system. A metadata management system for software and document collections enables local and distributed searching of materials. Items are available for download directly via URL or indirectly via the BitTorrent peer-to-peer protocol.
Addedd on: 02-Nov-2005
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Quanta Plus  Popular
Quanta Plus is a web development tool for the K Desktop Environment. Quanta is designed for quick web development and is rapidly becoming a mature editor with a number of great features.
Addedd on: 19-Nov-2003
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RRDtool  Popular
RRD is the Acronym for Round Robin Database. RRD is a system to store and display time-series data (i.e. network bandwidth, machine-room temperature, server load average). It stores the data in a very compact way that will not expand over time, and it can create beautiful graphs. It can be used via simple shell scripts or as a perl module.
Addedd on: 22-Nov-2005
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