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etmTk 3.0.0

Wednesday 4th of June 2014 11:19:17 AM
etmTk is an event and task manager. In contrast to most calendar/todo applications, creating items (events, tasks, and so forth) in etm does not require filling out fields in a form. Instead, items are created as free-form text entries using a simple, intuitive format and stored in plain text files. Both a graphical user interface based on Tkinter and a command line interface are provided.

Release Notes: The development status has changed to 5-Production/Stable. An available dates calculator has been added.

Release Tags: Feature Enhancements

Tags: Office/Business, Scheduling, Information Management, Calendar, Task Management, Alerting

Licenses: GPL v2 Or Later

webon irforum-2.90_jp

Wednesday 4th of June 2014 10:50:19 AM
webon is a Web content management system. It provides an access log to check who has visited your site. It has a counter that lets anybody know the number of people who have visited your site.

Release Notes: A Password Controller issue where the search function lost its session was fixed.

Licenses: GPL, BSD Revised

shipper 1.1

Wednesday 4th of June 2014 10:44:13 AM
shipper is a power distribution tool for developers with multiple projects who do frequent releases. It automates the tedious process of shipping a software release and (if desired) templating a project Web page. It can deliver releases in correct form to SourceForge, Berlios, and Savannah, and knows how to post a release announcement to via freecode-submit.

Release Notes: Adds the Validate field for smoke-testing before deliverables are shipped.

Tags: Software Distribution Tools

Licenses: GPL

British bingo 1.40

Wednesday 4th of June 2014 10:15:27 AM
British bingo runs in your browser and uses 3 by 9 boards. The game simulates the other players. Players make mistakes and chat. Players leave, join, and re-join between and during games. You can have over 10,000 players. You can hear the players and the caller talk. You can change the sizes to fit a small screen

Release Notes: With this release, other boards at your table can face away from you. There is another animation when a player has a 'house', which rotates the page. This release also fixes five small bugs. The code is now a little more compact.

Release Tags: minor stable

Tags: bingo, Game, housie, housey

Licenses: GPLv2

Dowse 0.5

Wednesday 4th of June 2014 09:39:42 AM
Dowse eases the configuration of network routing for a local area network, starting from the setup of ARP-level static entries of known peers, IP-level firewall, DHCP configuration, and local DNS cache, up to an application layer transparent proxy and optional gateways to anonymous networks such as Tor and I2P. It consists of a minimalistic script which can run on any GNU/Linux box and which, from a central configuration point, controls Ebtables, Iptables, and all the daemons needed for such operations: DnsMasq, Squid2, and Privoxy. It comes with a module system for contributed add-ons like DNSCrypt-proxy and HTTPS-everywhere.

Release Notes: Starting and stopping Dowse now works faster. New and safer iptables rules have been adopted and the code has been reorganized. The Squid/Privoxy functionality was moved into a module, preserving only firewalling and dnsmasq as the core functionalities of Dowse. A comprehensive whitepaper is distributed with the source, outlining future plans.

Release Tags: Documentation, Code cleanup

Tags: proxy management, Tor, Firewall, lan, DNS proxy, dns cache, I2P, Squid

Licenses: GPLv3

fix8 1.2.0

Wednesday 4th of June 2014 09:24:58 AM
Fix8 is a modern open source C++ FIX framework featuring complete schema driven customisation, high performance, and fast application development. The system is comprised of a compiler for generating C++ message and field encoders, decoders, and instantiation tables, a runtime library to support the generated code and framework, and a set of complete client/server test applications. For the same message, Fix8 encodes 3.2 times faster and decodes 2.3 times faster than Quickfix, an average of 2.7 times. In other words, it reduces encode latency by 69% and reduces decode latency by 56%.

Release Notes: This release adds some important improvements that many users have been asking for, and also marks the fork of Fix8Pro, the commercially supported version. C++11 compiler support is now required. Windows NuGet package support, multisession (client/server) support, and default configuration settings were added.

Release Tags: Profork Stability Features C++11

Tags: framework, C++, Finance, API, high-performance, FIX protocol, adaptor

Licenses: LGPL

StoneVPN 0.4.15

Wednesday 4th of June 2014 09:21:40 AM
StoneVPN is a system that makes it easy to create certificates and configuration files for use with an OpenVPN server for both Windows and Linux users. It has the ability to create a zip file and e-mail the entire package to a user. It uses pyOpenSSL and custom patches that allow it to manage a CRL file.

Release Notes: Support for Android devices was added. A bug with empty lines in the configuration file was fixed.

Release Tags: Minor Bug fix and small enhancements

Tags: Python, OpenVPN, Cryptography

Licenses: GPLv2

Portofino 4.1

Wednesday 4th of June 2014 07:35:31 AM
Portofino is a system that makes it possible to create a Web application from an existing database in 30 seconds. Connect to the database, configure your preferences, and enjoy your new application.

Release Notes: This is the first stable release in the 4.1 series. It brings a revamped UI based on Bootstrap 3 and an upgrade to Groovy 2.3. The demo-tt example application has been improved as well.

Release Tags: Stable

Tags: Database, Front-Ends, Software Development, Code Generators, User Interfaces, Information Management, Metadata/Semantic Models, Workflow Frameworks, Internet, Web, Dynamic Content, Office/Business

Licenses: LGPL

gif2png 2.5.9

Wednesday 4th of June 2014 12:53:49 AM
gif2png is a simple command-line utility to convert images from GIF to PNG format. It automatically preserves transparency, interlacing and text comments, and it can do multiple images in one command (e.g., gif2png *.gif). The distribution also includes a web2png script that can be used to convert an entire web tree; it calls gif2png to do image conversions, then patches IMG SRC tags correctly in referring pages.

Release Notes: Minor regular expression fixes in web2png. The missing was supplied, and the autogonf build was updated.

Tags: multimedia, Graphics

Licenses: zlib/libpng

Oracletool 3.0.1

Wednesday 4th of June 2014 12:21:03 AM
Oracletool is an interactive, Web-based application for Oracle Database administration. The advantage of Oracletool over non-Web-based tools is that nothing needs to be installed on the client-side machine or in your databases. All you need to use Oracletool, once installed, is a Web browser.

Release Notes: Many enhancements were made.

Tags: Oracle, Database

Licenses: Artistic

ssh-installkeys 1.9

Wednesday 4th of June 2014 12:15:59 AM
ssh-installkeys allows the user to export SSH public keys to a specified site. It will walk the user through generating key pairs if it cannot find any to export. It handles all the details like making sure local and remote permissions are correct.

Release Notes: Permissions of $HOME/.ssh/authorized_keys were fixed.

Tags: Utilities

Licenses: GPL

MQ Channel Auto Creation Manager 1.0.1

Tuesday 3rd of June 2014 11:40:31 PM
MQ Channel Auto Creation Manager (MQCACM) is an MQ Channel Auto-Definition (MQ CHAD) exit which allows a company to control and restrict incoming connection requests to auto-create a channel. MQCACM is invoked when a request is received to start an undefined Receiver, Server-Connection, Cluster-Receiver, or Cluster-Sender channel. MQCACM can modify or clear the supplied default channel definition values for an instance of the channel, so there is no exit incompatibility (cross-platform or otherwise).

Release Notes: Improved IniFile processing speed.

Tags: WebSphere MQ, MQSeries, Security, Communication, WMQ

Licenses: Freeware

gnoduino 0.5.0

Tuesday 3rd of June 2014 10:45:27 PM
gnoduino is an implementation of the well-known Arduino IDE for GNOME. The original Arduino IDE software is written in Java. This is a Python implementation and it is targeted at GNOME. Its purpose is to be light, while maintaining compatibility with the original Arduino IDE. The source editor is based on gtksourceview.

Release Notes: This release adds support for Arduino 1.0.5. Support for new programmers and non-serial programmers was added. It is now possible to force programmer selection using a keyboard shortcut. Initial work on supporting auto-detecting plugged devices was done. More fixes were made in default startup and the code preprocessor. An import library menu option was added, and code examples menu options were fixed.

Tags: Arduino, AVR, IDE

Licenses: GPLv2

deheader 1.0

Tuesday 3rd of June 2014 10:35:25 PM
deheader analyzes C and C++ files to determine which header inclusions can be removed while still allowing them to compile. This may result in substantial improvements in compilation time, especially on large C++ projects. It also sometimes exposes dependencies and cohesions of which developers were unaware.

Release Notes: A --quiet option was added.

Tags: Development Tools

Licenses: BSD Three-Clause

doclifter 2.15

Tuesday 3rd of June 2014 09:56:51 PM
doclifter helps with lifting documents with nroff markup to XML-DocBook. Lifting documents from presentation level to semantic level is hard, and a really good job requires human polishing. This tool aims to do everything that can be mechanized, and to preserve any troff-level information that might have structural implications in XML comments. TBL tables are translated into DocBook table markup, PIC into SVG, and EQN into MathML (relying on pic2svg and GNU eqn for the last two).

Release Notes: Minor improvements for strange edge cases, a work around bugginess of --postvalid in recent xmllint versions, and a cleanup for new version of pylint.

Tags: Documentation, Text Processing, Markup, SGML, XML

Licenses: BSD Three-Clause

LibCycle 1.4

Tuesday 3rd of June 2014 09:46:00 PM
LibCycle is a library that helps to estimate the number of CPU cycles consumed per function.

Release Notes: This release makes the library thread safe, packs the cycle counter structure (for backward compatibility), and also improves the statistical display.

Tags: benchmarking, cycle counter, cpu consumtion, Debugging

Licenses: LGPL

ProjectForge 5.4

Tuesday 3rd of June 2014 08:51:10 PM
ProjectForge is a Web-based solution for project management including time sheet booking, Gantt charts, financial administration and controlling, issue management, and managing work-break-down structures. First-party and third-party plugins are supported. Ready-to-run packages of the ProjectForge server are available for Windows, Mac OS X, and all Java6-capable platforms (database and Web server are included). ProjectForge is also available as a web-archive file (war) for usage within your own Web server and for your own database installation.

Release Notes: New versions of front-end technologies (Bootstrap 3 and The scripting engine now supports the export of zip files. Minor bugs were fixed.

Release Tags: Stable, Bootstrap 3

Tags: Timesheets, Task Management, Web Application, project management, gantt, scripting, team calendar

Licenses: GPLv3

TemplateFx 2.37

Tuesday 3rd of June 2014 08:03:20 PM
TemplateFx is a dynamic templating tool which allows you to generate output based on a template and some source data. It was designed to be used to generate configurations for CLI based devices like Cisco routers and switches.

Release Notes: This release adds support for IPv6 address manipulation to the "ip()" function as well as adding support for intelligent Undo and Redo buffers for Snippets. A couple of bugs were also evicted from this release.

Release Tags: Stable

Tags: configuration, Template engine, Deployment, automation, scripting

Licenses: Public Domain

Hypersocket 0.1.0 Beta

Tuesday 3rd of June 2014 02:36:32 PM
Hypersocket is a cross-platform VPN solution built for all types of remote access scenarios. Powerful, yet simple to use, Hypersocket uses a single installed client to provide access to any number of network resources. Its powerful granular access means you can have fine-grained control over your entire network and remote users. Accessed through a secure HTTPS port, the Hypersocket client provides access to any number of host/port combinations, all assigned server-side by the Administrator through roles. The Administrator is able to configure the server through a Web portal on the same HTTPS port.

Release Notes: This release is a major stepping stone that lays the foundation for a plethora of new product extensions to follow. In addition to considerable bugfixes in both the server and client, this release introduces the Hypersocket extension store, a revamped bootstrap UI, and an updated client that supports synchronous connections to multiple Hypersocket VPN servers.

Release Tags: Beta

Tags: Networking, VPN

Licenses: GPLv3

ono 0.1

Tuesday 3rd of June 2014 02:24:15 PM
Ono is a configurable GUI system tray application from where you can easily handle Offlineimap and start any mail agent, including terminal agents like Mutt. Thanks to its builtin scripting language, you can even abuse Ono to serve any program without system tray support.

Release Notes: This is initial release. Most of the planned features are working, including full Offlineimap access and running mail agents. Documentation needs a little bit of an update.

Release Tags: Major

Tags: GUI, Desktop, tray icon, IMAP

Licenses: GPL v2 Or Later

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