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Reduce JPEG File Size

The relatively large size of high-resolution images can quickly increase the required load time for even the most carefully designed websites. The JPEGmini application from ICVT Ltd. allows designers to shrink the size of images without compromising the quality or the functionality of the Jpeg file type and is powerful enough to reduce an image’s size by 5 times. JPEG mini is available as a Free App from the Mac App Store or as an online tool on the JPEG mini website.

JPEGmini

Open Source Software for Q&A Site

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Start your own question and answer site easily with free open source software at osqa.net. Use this software for homework sites, product support or as a help desk feature. This question and answer engine features a voting system, social networking functions including private messaging, search, the ability to import data from a Stack Exchange site, support for widgets, themes, the ability to embed videos, audio and images, automatic site activity reports, export data and more.

Q&A Open Source Platform

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If you need a simple open source Q&A solution for your website, give Question2Answer a try. This is a dedicated question and answer solution and not just a simplified forum. It features a five minute install, easy CSS themes, search engine, e-mail notifications, voting, comments and follow-up questions, categories and tags and is scalable to millions of posts. This question and answer software is licensed under GNU GPL. According to the site the Q&A platform has been installed over 1000 times.

Open Source Web Chat

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For a fully customizable web chat software try open source AJAX Chat which is implemented in JavaScript, PHP and MySQL. AJAX Chat features:

multiple channels, private messaging and channels, invitation system, banning offending users, online users, emoticons, optional Flash sound support, clickable hyperlinks, enable/ disable guest users, possibility to define opening hours for the chat, IRC style commands, flood control, automatic adjustment of displayed time to local client timezone, easy layout customization through stylesheets (CSS) and template system, persistent client-side settings, message character counter, sample phpBB2, phpBB3, MyBB, PunBB, SMF, vBulletin integration provided, realtime monitoring and logs viewer, support for unicode (UTF-8) and non-unicode content types, bandwidth saving update calls (only updated data is sent), well commented Source Code and much more.

Developed with Security as integral part, AJAX Chat is built to prevent Code injections, SQL injections, Cross-site scripting (XSS), Session stealing and other attacks.

AJAX Chat is released free of charge under the .

Flash-based User Interface Components Written in ActionScript 3.0

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Flash and ActionScript 3.0 user interface components can take lots of time to create, so why not use some ready-made, open source starter components, like the ones on ? The components on this site are lightweight, but extremely small and easy to use. In fact, the site is created purely with Minimal Components and comes in at about 60kb for the whole site! Choose from sliders, calendars, bar charts, numeric steppers, draggable windows, VSliders, HSliders, text areas, knobs and more. You can find more info on MinimalComps on Keith Peters’ blog at .