This week’s featured projects span many categories, from games to server benchmarking to 2D CAD. There’s lots of great software here, as well as lots of opportunity to get involved in interesting development communities.
GeoServer is an open source software server written in Java that allows users to share and edit geospatial data. Designed for interoperability, it publishes data from any major spatial data source using open standards: WMS, WFS, WCS, WPS and REST
- Server Benchmark
Server Benchmark [s.b] allows server engineers and administrators to quickly complete the “burn in” phase of your server and VDI provisioning process.
The software also allows users to benchmark processing and memory utilization by dynamically adding threads and building arrays to test memory capacity.
Server Benchmark is also a great way to maximize capacity and test response from within your existing Citrix XenApp farm, and VDI infrastructure.
PeaZip is a free file and archive manager utility that provides an unified portable GUI for many Open Source technologies like 7-Zip, FreeArc, PAQ, UPX.
Create: 7Z, ARC, BZ2, GZ, *PAQ, PEA, QUAD/BALZ, TAR, UPX, WIM, XZ, ZIP
Extract 130+ archive types: ACE, ARJ, CAB, DMG, ISO, LHA, RAR, UDF, ZIPX and more
Features of PeaZip includes extract, create and convert multiple archives at once, create self-extracting archives, split/join files, strong encryption with two factor authentication, encrypted password manager, secure deletion, find duplicate files, calculate hashes, export job definition as script.
Mantis is an easily deployable, web based bugtracker to aid product bug tracking. It requires PHP, MySQL and a web server. It is simpler than Bugzilla and easily editable. Check out the online Demo.
- LimeSurvey – THE Online Survey Tool
LimeSurvey is a PHP survey software to create online surveys. Features open/closed surveys, branching, participant administration, quotas, WYSIWYG HTML editor, email invitations & reminders, assessments, basic statistics and more.
Ditto is an extension to the standard windows clipboard. It saves each item placed on the clipboard allowing you access to any of those items at a later time. Ditto allows you to specify what gets saved, text, images or html.
- Dungeon Crawl Reference
Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup is a free rogue-like game of exploration and treasure-hunting. Stone Soup is a continuation of Linley’s Dungeon Crawl. It is openly developed and invites participation from the Crawl community. See http://crawl.develz.org !
- Project X – DVB demux Tool
European digital radio & television uses the DVB standard to broadcast its data.
Project X gives you a look behind the transmissions and tries its best to handle & repair many stream types and shows what went wrong on reception.
LibreCAD is a 2D CAD drawing tool based on the community edition of QCad LibreCAD has been re-structured and ported to qt4 and works natively cross platform OSX, Windows and Linux