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Conseptizer 2558

FreshMeat - Thursday 29th of May 2014 09:03:25 PM
Conseptizer is the combination of two ideas: a closure(-mimic) / higher-order programming and dynamic typing library for the C programming language, and a very dynamic programming language that provides expressiveness through simplicity. It offers powerful features that cannot be found in the mainstream today. Each of these two aspects can be useful on their own, but the combination and tight integration in Conseptizer means that if at some point your runtime performance requirements are not fulfilled by the dynamic language, it is very easy to migrate parts of your program code to C.

Release Notes: First public version.

Tags: closures, hop, C, dynamic typing, programming language

Licenses: ISC

sql2o 1.5.0-RC1

FreshMeat - Thursday 29th of May 2014 07:54:17 PM
sql2o is a Java library which allows you to run SQL queries and parse the result into your POJOs using only a few lines of code.

Release Notes: Sql2o 1.5.0-RC1 is released, with a focus on performance and flexibility.

Release Tags: Release Candidate

Tags: Java library, Java API, SQL, SQL Query, Java, jdbc

Licenses: MIT License

TCPDF 6.0.083

FreshMeat - Thursday 29th of May 2014 06:37:57 PM
TCPDF is a PHP class for generating PDF documents without requiring external extensions. TCPDF supports all ISO page formats and custom page formats, custom margins and units of measure, UTF-8 Unicode, RTL languages, HTML, barcodes, TrueTypeUnicode, TrueType, OpenType, Type1, and CID-0 fonts, images, graphic functions, clipping, bookmarks, JavaScript, forms, page compression, digital signatures, and encryption.

Release Notes: This version includes the ability to specify vertical spaces for the HR tag.

Tags: Software Development, Libraries, php classes, Text Processing

Licenses: LGPL

Minimum Profit 5.2.8

FreshMeat - Thursday 29th of May 2014 06:06:34 PM
Minimum Profit (mp) is a programmer's text editor. It features small memory and disk requirements, syntax highlighting, context-sensitive help for the source code being edited, multiple simultaneous file editing, ctags support, word wrapping, and more. It can be compiled for Qt, Ncurses, GTK, and MS Windows.

Release Notes: This release includes mouse support on text interfaces (curses and win32) and support for the MS Windows console.

Tags: Text Editors

Licenses: GPL

Scribus 1.4.4

FreshMeat - Thursday 29th of May 2014 05:22:43 PM
Scribus is a desktop page layout program with the aim of producing commercial grade output in PDF and Postscript.

Release Notes: This release adds PDF-X1a support. It has bugfixes and updated bar codes. It has full support for the OpenICC Directory Proposal ( /wiki/index.php?title=OpenIccDirectoryProposal). The CMYK color palette created by the Newspaper Association of America (NAA) for newspaper advertisements has been integrated into Scribus.

Release Tags: Stable, Major feature enhancements, Minor bugfixes

Tags: Text Editors, multimedia, Graphics, Editors, PDF

Licenses: GPL

C-ICAP Classify 20140529

FreshMeat - Thursday 29th of May 2014 04:44:00 PM
C-ICAP Classify is a module that allows classification (labeling) of Web pages, images, and soon video based on content. Labels are placed in HTTP headers. Any PIC-Label META tags are exported into HTTP headers. This allows for creation of very flexible filters according to rules defined by the user, using the ICAP enabled proxy's ACLs. It is not a URL filter, so implementing it with sslBump or similar proxy technologies makes it very difficult to bypass. Text classification is done using Fast Hyperspace (based on Hyperspace from CRM114) and/or a Fast Naive Bayes. Image and video (when implemented) use haar feature detection from the OpenCV library.

Release Notes: This release contains a bugfix (rarely triggered memory leak) and optimizations. These optimizations can be quite significant in reducing time to classify for larger documents. There are also large gains in iterative training with fnb_learn, especially with the -d option.

Release Tags: 20140529

Tags: Internet, Web, Networking, Monitoring, Security, Content Filtering

Licenses: LGPLv3

OGLplus 0.46.0

FreshMeat - Thursday 29th of May 2014 03:23:54 PM
OGLplus is a header-only library that implements a thin object-oriented facade over the OpenGL (version 3 and higher) C-language API. It provides wrappers that automate the resource and object management and make the use of OpenGL in C++ safer and easier.

Release Notes: This release brings a complete rewrite of several key parts, including the object and GPU program variable wrappers, error reporting and handling, source directory structure, and others.

Tags: OpenGL, C++, Library, Computer Graphics

Licenses: Boost Software License

SymmetricDS 3.5.22

FreshMeat - Thursday 29th of May 2014 01:40:45 PM
SymmetricDS provides file and database synchronization with support for multi-master replication, filtered synchronization, and transformation across the network in a heterogeneous environment. It supports multiple subscribers with one-direction or bi-directional, asynchronous data replication. It uses Web and database technologies to replicate data as a scheduled or near-realtime operation. The software has been designed to scale for a large number of nodes, work across low-bandwidth connections, and withstand periods of network outage. It works with most operating systems, file systems, and databases, including Oracle, MySQL, MariaDB, PostgreSQL, MS SQL Server (including Azure), IBM DB2, H2, HSQLDB, Derby, Firebird, Interbase, Informix, Greenplum, SQLite (including Android), Sybase ASE, and Sybase ASA (SQL Anywhere) databases.

Release Notes: This patch release fixes four bugs and makes six improvements. Fixes include handling large numerics and capturing "updates only" on SQL Server. Improvements include the ability to run SQL on a client before and after initial load, caching to improve performance, a column transform for accessing parameters, and UNC path support for the SQL Server bulk loader.

Release Tags: Bugfixes

Tags: Database, Software Development, Libraries, H2, MySQL, Oracle, postgres, firebird, DB2, HSQLDB, Database Engines/Servers, synchronization, replication, Point-Of-Sale, sql server, Informix, Derby, Data synchronization

Licenses: GPL

JasperReports 5.6.0

FreshMeat - Thursday 29th of May 2014 01:15:41 PM
JasperReports is a Java reporting library. XML report templates are used to generate ready to print documents using data from customizable data sources, including JDBC. The output can be delivered to the screen, printer, or stored in PDF, HTML, XLS, RTF, CSV, and XML format.

Release Notes: This version introduces a new overflowType property for subreport elements to control subreport runtime stretch behavior. There were also various other bugfixes and improvements.

Release Tags: Minor feature enhancements

Tags: Internet, Web, Dynamic Content, multimedia, Graphics, Presentation, printing

Licenses: LGPL

abcm2ps 7.8.3

FreshMeat - Thursday 29th of May 2014 10:52:59 AM
abcm2ps is a commandline program which converts ABC to sheet music in PostScript or SVG format. It is an extension of abc2ps which can handle many voices per staff.

Release Notes: Many bugs were fixed.

Tags: music, score

Licenses: GPL

GNU FreeDink 108.2

FreshMeat - Thursday 29th of May 2014 10:15:29 AM
GNU FreeDink is a portable and enhanced version of the Dink Smallwood game engine. It aims at running the original game as well as its D-Mods (Dink MODules, or add-ons), with close compatibility, under new platforms. The internals of the engines are being cleaned up to allow for portability and later improvements.

Release Notes: A new, simple versioning scheme, without scary .20YYMMDD dates, and proper playing of Dink's intro screen music. FreeDinkedit now plays sounds on Windows. A Brazilian Portuguese translation was provided for the engine strings, and other translations were added. 64-bit Windows is now supported.

Tags: Games/Entertainment, Role-Playing

Licenses: GPLv3

Aspose.Cells for Reporting Services 2.1.0

FreshMeat - Thursday 29th of May 2014 09:26:27 AM
Aspose.Cells for Reporting Services allows you to export native Excel reports in Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services. Unlike the built-in renderer for Excel based reports, Aspose.Cells for Reporting Services provides an extended feature set and allows RDL reports to be converted to: Excel 97-2003 binary XLS format, SpreadsheetML, or the Excel2007 XLSX format. With the Aspose.Cells Report Designer tool, users can design and deliver reports into MS Excel directly without using Visual Studio IDE.

Release Notes: Support for SQL Server 2014 was added. Developers and administrators can easily design, develop, maintain, and export reports. Performance when rendering and exporting Microsoft Excel files was enhanced, as was performance when exporting reports with large data sets and grouping and merging report data. Important issues with rendering reports were fixed. Many improvements were made to Microsoft Excel 2007/2010 file formats and conversions.

Release Tags: SQL Server 2014 support, rendering Excel files improved, exporting Microsoft Excel files, Improved exporting reports, export reports with large data sets, grouping and merging report data, Rendering MS Excel 2007/2010 file formats

Tags: Microsoft SQL Server, remote installation services

Licenses: Evaluation License, Developer Enterprise License, Developer OEM License, Site Enterprise License, Site OEM License

Java SQL Admin Tool 2.5

FreshMeat - Thursday 29th of May 2014 09:21:46 AM
Admin is entirely written in Java. It uses Swing GUI Components and JDBC to connect to databases. It has been succesfully tested with MySQL, Derby, InstantDB, Oracle, Empress, MS SQL Server, and PostgreSQL. You can have a tree view of the RDBMS or pick a single instance to have a look at its metadata. It allows you to create, modify, and drop tables and to create indices on a table. The dynamic form makes it easy to enter data into a certain table, and the guided query makes it easy to retrieve data from a table and to export it. Java developers will probably enjoy the code generator doing an OO relational wrapper and a swing GUI for them. There is a tool with which SQL statements can be enriched with a few commands, generating a GUI to easily select data from a DB. You can also export and import data and transport it from one DBMS to another.

Release Notes: The login window now allows you to save all parameters to a file and to load parameters from previously saved files. A Jasper Report Viewer based on Jasper classes was integrated. Database Info has been extended. You can now set a table name filter pattern, and create files using Graphviz dot notation to visualise databases. SQL Monitor offers some helpers, accessed by pressing the middle mouse button within the pick list item window.

Tags: Database, Front-Ends, Software Development, Code Generators

Licenses: GPL

Xpdf 3.04

FreshMeat - Wednesday 28th of May 2014 09:48:01 PM
Xpdf is a viewer for Portable Document Format (PDF) files. (These are also sometimes also called 'Acrobat' files, from the name of Adobe's PDF software.) The Xpdf project also includes a PDF text extractor, PDF-to-PostScript converter, and various other utilities. It runs under the X Window System on UNIX, VMS, and OS/2. The non-X components (pdftops, pdftotext, etc.) also run on Win32 systems, and should run on pretty much any system with a decent C++ compiler. Xpdf is designed to be small and efficient. It can use Type 1 and TrueType fonts.

Release Notes: A new text extractor, new pdftohtml and pdftopng tools, and new trapezoid-based rasterizer core (for performance).

Tags: multimedia, Graphics, Viewers, Graphics Conversion, printing

Licenses: GPL

Converseen 0.7.2

FreshMeat - Wednesday 28th of May 2014 08:20:11 PM
Converseen is an image converter and resizer written in C++ with the powerful Qt4 libraries. Thanks to the Magick++ image libraries, it supports more than 100 image formats like DPX, EXR, GIF, JPEG, JPEG-2000, PhotoCD, PNG, Postscript, SVG, TIFF, and many others. Converseen allows you to convert, resize, rotate, and automatically flip an unlimited number of images. It can save you time because it can process more than one image with one mouse click. It features a very simple user interface without strange options.

Release Notes: This release brings AppData file for Linux and updates the German translation.

Release Tags: Stable, Minor

Tags: Graphic, pictures, Conversion, Thumbnail, Image Processing, resize photo, PDF

Licenses: GPLv3

awlsim 0.24

FreshMeat - Wednesday 28th of May 2014 08:16:08 PM
Awlsim is a Step 7 AWL/STL/PLC simulator. Depending on the host machine and the Python interpreter used, it achieves good performance of several thousand to millions of AWL/STL instructions per second. S7-300 and S7-400 CPUs (with 2 and 4 accus) are supported.

Release Notes: The GUI was ported to the core server framework. FC parameter passing was rewritten.

Tags: awl, STL, sps, PLC, Step7, siemens, emulator

Licenses: GPL v2 Or Later

Angel's Destiny RPG 0.4.25

FreshMeat - Wednesday 28th of May 2014 08:03:00 PM
Angel's Destiny RPG is a game based on Final Fantasy 2. There is a system for overworld maps and a combat system which randomizes attacks from banding enemies. Thus you can fight in a side-view screen just as the FF2 combat phases. It features a small overland map with two full levels, including a town where you can talk to NPCs. The system provides for a room with attacks and one without.

Release Notes: The first overworld level is done. The second is partially accessible. The combat system for both is fully featured as in the derived game.

Tags: Game

Licenses: GPLv2

streamtuner2 2.1.1

FreshMeat - Wednesday 28th of May 2014 05:06:46 PM
streamtuner2 is an Internet radio browser. It lists directory services like shoutcast and icecast/ in a GTK+ window. It mimics the older streamtuner, but is an independent rewrite and aims for more features.

Release Notes: YouTube and SurfMusik channels were added, MODarchive included, but Google/DMOZ removed. The Jamendo API now allows browsing genres and shows cover images. Internet-Radio extraction was fixed, and a custom caching API introduced for Xiph/ICEcast. The configuration dialog visualizes plugins and options more coherently now. A new logo was introduced, and many bugfixes applied.

PyQt 5.3

FreshMeat - Wednesday 28th of May 2014 05:06:34 PM
PyQt is a comprehensive set of Python bindings for the Qt GUI toolkit.

Release Notes: This release adds support for Qt v5.3.0 including the new QtQuickWidgets and QtWebSockets modules. It may be cross-compiled to iOS and Android.

Tags: Software Development, Widget Sets

Licenses: GPL

PyQt 4.11

FreshMeat - Wednesday 28th of May 2014 05:05:18 PM
PyQt is a comprehensive set of Python bindings for the Qt GUI toolkit.

Release Notes: This release adds support for Qt v4.8.6. It may be cross-compiled to iOS and Android.

Tags: Software Development, Widget Sets

Licenses: GPL

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