Telephony Application Development Framework: Plivo
Plivo is all about simple and quick way to build your telephony application – built on 100% FOSS framework and powered by FreeSWITCH.
Plivo is an open source framework for rapidly building telephony applications for making or receiving calls, using your existing web development skills and infrastructure. The framework provides web developers with basic building blocks to create voice based apps in the form of RESTXML (a small set of specific XML elements that can control a call) and RESTAPI (REST-based APIs). So developers can completely do away with learning the nitty-gritty of a telephony engine.
You need Linux (CentOS or Debian) system to run Plivo, this simple framework can be used to create almost any kind of telephony application.
AJAX Shopping Cart with Paypal & Google Checkout Integration: Easy Basket
Adding a shopping cart to your website or blog was never as easy as it is now with Easy Basket – not just because the name says it is easy but because it is easy to integrate and manage with almost any website. With built-in support for Google Checkout and Paypal, EasyBucket supports both PHP and ASP language platform.
EasyBucket is based on HTML, jQuery, AJAX, PHP core, XML, XSL and CSS, Easy Basket has become a true two part application, and allows a lot of integration and customization options.
Easy Basket shopping cart is compatible with iPhone and is fully ‘skinable’.
Multi-lingual Enterprise Search Server: SearchBlox
If you are looking for a free search solution based on open standards with unlimited support for documents, SearchBlox is just the right solution for you. It is a complete Enterprise Search Server Solution built on Apache Lucene – the leading open source search library.
SearchBlox provides all the features and even more when compared to expensive search solutions available in the market.
SearchBlox provides crawlers for Filesystems, HTTP/HTTPS and RSS Feeds that work out-of-the-box. The HTTP/HTTPS crawler can index both public and protected content.
- No Limit to the Number of Documents
- Built on Open Standards
- Comprehensive Search Results
- Relevance Ranking
- Dynamic Summary
- PDF Highlighting
- Advance Crawling Features
- 37 Languages Supported
- Form Based Authentication
- Duplicate Removal
- Crawl Password Protected Content
- Web Based Admin Console
- Comprehensive Search Queries
- Spelling Suggestions
- Wildcard Support
Develop Fast Powerful Web Applications With FUEL PHP5 Framework
Fuel is a simple, flexible, community driven PHP 5 web framework. It was born out of the frustrations people have with the current available frameworks and developed with support from a community of developers. Fuel is extremely portable, works on almost any server and prides itself on clean syntax.
Monitor Your Social Activities on Social Media Dashbord: ThinkUp
ThinkUp is a free and consolidated social media dashboard that you can use to monitor your activities on social media platforms. Best for online marketeers and businesses, ThinkUp gives you just the right set of tools that you can use to monitor and optimize the use of social media tools like facebook, twitter etc. ThinkUp not only tells you your total reach in your social network but also tells you how effective is your social media campaign.
With ThinkUp, you can store your social activity in a database that you control, making it easy to search, sort, analyze, publish and display activity from your network.
ThinkUp gives you insightful graphs & charts in a single simple dashboard to help you make sense of your social network activity.
Make Your Local Web Server Public (As Easy As Pie): Localtunnel
Localtunnel is Ruby Gem, in fact, a real gem that allows you to make your localhost web applications live in a matter of seconds. It, actually, provides you a public tunnel for your local web server so you can provide the actual production environment to your web application right on your personal computer.
Localtunnel gives you a smart URL that is accessible over the Internet. Thus, you can see how your web application would actually behave when hosted publicly. With this smart feat, you can test and debug various scenarios that you have not encountered in your local environment. Making your local web server public also allows you to use your personal computer for conducting demos of your web application running in the real-world environment.
Implementing local tunnel is as quick and easy as pie
Compass Extension to Create Awesome 3D Text Shadows: OMG TEXT
OMG TEXT is a compass extension to create awesome 3D text shadows for your websites and web applications.
The OMG TEXT extension provides a mixin with a simple syntax for creating your awesome text shadows. There are three shadow styles for you to choose from, flat, shaded and offset. The flat and shaded styles share the same mixin and the offset style has a mixin of its own.
Open Source Cloud Storage and File Sharing Application: Syncany
Are you working in the cloud? Yes? No? Not sure?
Do you use Google Docs, Gmail or Music Beta from Google? Do you know where your emails, documents, spreadsheets and music files are residing? The answer is – in the cloud.
These days many enterprise applications are migrating from SaaS or hosted services model to Cloud computing which is more flexible and powerful. Now you can leverage the power of cloud to store and share your files with Syncany.
Syncany is an open source and cloud based service for storing and sharing almost any kind of data online. It supports various storage options including Box.Net, FTP, Google Storage, Amazon S3, IMAP, Rackspace Cloud Files, SFTU/SSH and Windows Share (NetBIOS/CIFS).
Give it a try, it is free.
If you looking for an instant facelift of your website to make it interesting and a bit more engaging, start playing with background images. For instance, use different quality images in the background and make them change randomly. Done nicely, this would really make your website interesting if not a show stopper. Playing with background slideshow is easy; all you have to do is get Vegas working on your website.
Vegas is a jQuery plugin to add beautiful fullscreen backgrounds and slideshows to your webpages. Users can easily set up slideshows with different backgrounds, transition effects and callback options.
This full screen background slideshow supports the customized CSS overlay patterns.
iOS Style Badges for jQuery: Badger
Badger easily adds beautiful iOS style badges to your element without the need for images. The created iOS style badges are inspired by the badges found on the iPhone and iPad, Badger is an incredibly attractive way to notify your users in a manner that they may already be familiar with.
Badger is styled after the badges found on iOS devices (iPhone/iPad). If you’d like something alternate, the stylesheet is short and sweet. Modify the appropriate classes to achieve the exact badge you’re looking for. Just remember to set the border radius to half of the badge’s height to get the circle effect.
This iOS style badges jQuery plugin is tested on iPhone/iPad, Chrome 8.0+, Firefox 3.0+, Safari 4.0+ and Internet Explorer 9.0+ (Internet Explorer 8 shows a square badge).