Open Source &API
Open source software and application programming interfaces offered by software companies.


Free Open Source Code Editor for Multiple Languages

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If you regularly work with different programming languages, you might like using the free open source ; it supports PHP, Python, Ruby, Perl and Tcl, plus JavaScript, CSS, HTML and template languages like RHTML, Template-Toolkit, HTML-Smarty and Django. It features autocomplete and calltips, multi-language file support, syntax coloring and syntax checking, Vi emulation, Emacs key bindings. Additionally, Komodo is available for Linux, Windows, Mac.

Test the Performance and Scalability of Your Website

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Can your site handle a large increase in traffic? Pylot is a free open source tool for testing performance and scalability of web services. It runs HTTP load tests, which are useful for capacity planning, benchmarking, analysis, and system tuning.

Photo Batch Processor

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Batch processing of images and manually renaming Exifs (Exchangeable Image File format is an image file format used by digital cameras) is a very time consuming task. Phatch is a free tool for processing batches of images and renaming Exifs. It’s open source and works on Linux, Mac Os X and Windows for all popular image formats. Phatch can batch resize, rotate, apply shadows, perspective, rounded corners in minutes instead of hours or days if you do it manually.

Free Universal PHP URL Shortener Script

If you’d like to run your own personal URL shortener script, try free PHP URL shortener script. Some of the proclaimed URL shortener script’s features are:

– Can shorten over 42 billion unique URLs in 6 or less characters (it can do more than 12,000,000 in only 4!)
– Includes an API so you can create your own short URLs on the fly
– Only uses alphanumeric characters so all browsers can interpret the URL
– Secure: several data filters in place to prevent SQL injection hacks
– Option to check if the URL is real (doesn’t respond with a 404) before shortening
– Option to change the characters allowed in a shortened url

Free Open Source Help Center

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There are many useful open source applications out there and Help Center Live’s Live Chat application is one of them. “Help Center Live is an open-source, community driven live chat & support system. You may easily provide live support on your website just like large companies do with very little work. With Help Center Live, you can provide a real-time, live support or sales person experience.”