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Top 25 Projects – Open Sourcing of SF.net

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Site Stats:
Stats for the past 7 days:
Number of downloads: 24,078,905
Number of pages served: 51,464,656
New users added: 7,756
New projects added: 2,405
Top 25 Projects:
phpMyAdmin is a tool written in PHP intended to handle the administration of MySQL over the Web. Currently it can create and drop databases, create/drop/alter tables, delete/edit/add fields, execute any SQL statement, manage keys on fields.
ADempiere Business Suite ERP/CRM/MFG/SCM/POS done the Bazaar way in an open and unabated fashion. Focus is on the Community that includes Subject Matter Specialists, Implementors and End-Users. We forked and survived Compiere which is now closed.
Openbravo ERP is the web-based ERP for SMEs. Available as a professional open source ERP solution, Openbravo ERP provides unique high-impact benefits: 1) Comprehensive 2) Innovative 3) Cost effective. | IMPORTANT NOTICE. Openbravo ERP project communi
MinGW: A native Windows port of the GNU Compiler Collection (GCC), with freely distributable import libraries and header files for building native Windows applications; includes extensions to the MSVC runtime to support C99 functionality.
Free open source ERP, accounting, CRM package for small to midsized businesses. Runs on Linux, Mac, and Windows (built with open source Qt framework). Business logic resides in PostgreSQL database. Rich API for connecting to third-party apps.
Low-latency, high-quality voice communication for gamers. Includes game linking, so voice from other players comes from the direction of their characters, and has echo cancellation so the sound from your loudspeakers won’t be audible to other players.
Arianne is a multiplayer online engine to develop turn based and real time games providing a simple way of creating the game server rules and clients like Stendhal. Our engine Marauroa uses Java and SQL for hosting hundreds of players on a solo host.
Zenoss Core is an enterprise network and systems management application written in Python. Zenoss provides an integrated product for monitoring availability, performance, events and configuration across layers and across platforms.
This application creates off-line atlases of raster maps for various cell phone apps on Android, iPhone and WindowsCE as well as GPS devices (Garmin, Magellan and others)
HSQLDB is a relational database engine written in Java, with a JDBC driver, conforming to ANSI SQL:2008. A small, fast, multithreaded engine and server with memory and disk tables, LOBs, transaction isolation, multiversion concurrency and ACID.
net-snmp provides tools and libraries relating to the Simple NetworkManagement Protocol including: An extensible agent, An SNMP library,tools to request or set information from SNMP agents, tools togenerate and handle SNMP traps, etc.
KeePass Password Safe is a free, open source, light-weight and easy-to-use password manager for Windows. You can store your passwords in a highly-encrypted database, which is locked with one master password or key file.
InfraRecorder is a high quality CD/DVD burning solution for Microsoft Windows.
XOOPS is a CMS and Web Application Platform written in PHP. Its object orientation makes it an ideal tool for developing apps for small or large websites and enterprise applications.
TexMakerX is a platform-independent LaTeX editor. It provides interactive spell checking, code folding and extended text navigation, while it also includes the features of the LaTeX editor Texmaker, like wizards, code completion and syntax highlighting
ZK is Ajax Java framework. With direct RIA, 200+ Ajax components and a markup language, developing Ajax/RIA as simple as desktop apps and HTML/XUL pages. Support JSP/JSF/JavaEE/Spring., Ajax Push, and Ajax script in Java/Ruby/Groovy/Python/JavaScript
VirtuaWin is an application for the Windows user community that misses the wonderful multiple desktop functionality often used on Unix systems. It is simple, reliable and highly configurable, supporting up to 20 virtual desktops.
PDFCreator easily creates PDFs from any Windows program. Use it like a printer in Word, StarCalc or any other Windows application.
Sweet Home 3D is an interior design Java application for quickly choosing and placing furniture on a house 2D plan drawn by the end-user, with a 3D preview.
Get technical information and tags of a lot of multimedia files. Supported formats : – Video : AVI/OGM/MKV/MPG/VOB/MP4/3GP/… – Audio : MP3/OGG/MKA/MP4/AAC/…
Java interfaces and sample implementations for controlling a model railroad layout from a personal computer. JMRI is intended as a jumping-off point for hobbyists to build their own layout controls. Includes the DecoderPro and PanelPro applications.
Framework for Rapid Development of AJAX JavaEE / J2EE applications. Allows to define applications just with POJO , JPA and Java annotations. Feature rich and flexible. Generates JSR-168 portlet applications for Liferay, WebSphere Portal, Jetspeed
Task Coach – Your friendly task manager. Task Coach is a simple open source todo manager to manage personal tasks and todo lists. Often, tasks and other things todo consist of several activities. Task Coach is designed to deal with composite tasks.
SQuirreL SQL Client is a graphical SQL client written in Java that will allow you to view the structure of a JDBC compliant database, browse the data in tables, issue SQL commands etc.
Clonezilla is a partition or disk clone tool similar to Norton Ghost(r). It saves and restores only used blocks in hard drive. Two types of Clonezilla are available, Clonezilla live and Clonezilla SE (Server Edition).

We open sourced Allura, the code behind SF.net beta!
We are so excited to announce that we’ve open sourced the development of SF.net’s beta project, Allura. If you’re looking to contribute to open source, but not sure where to start, this is a great place. Written in Python and MongoDB, we welcome contributions from anyone. For more information on how to get started, see http://sourceforge.net/p/allura/home/  or come visit us on IRC at #allura on Freenode. Big shout outs to Community members Jamey Owens, Jason Galyon, Jay Kelkar, Jeremy Jones and SF.net crew Rick Copeland, Jenny Steele, Mark Ramm, and Dave Brondsema for the PyCon Allura sprint. Come help make SourceForge better!

NVDA is February’s POTM
Continuing our focus on apps that make the world a better place, we are happy to announce that NonVisual Desktop Access (NVDA) is our March POTM. NVDA is a free and open source screen reader for the Microsoft Windows operating system. Providing feedback via synthetic speech and Braille, it enables blind or vision impaired people to access computers running Windows for no more cost than a sighted person. They are doing great work there, and helping people every day. Keep up the awesome job, guys.

Welcome to our mirror network, TENET
We’d like to welcome TENET (Tertiary Education Network of South Africa) to our growing list of mirrors. We’re happy to have them aboard and hope this improves download speeds for those in the area. Woot!

What makes an open source project successful?
We asked what you think, and you told us! So far, the top 3 results are quality code, developer documentation, and end user documentation. Do you agree? See all the results or voice your own opinion at our totally unscientific Twitter poll.

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About Mohammad

Dr Mohammad Khazab completed his Ph.D. in Computer Systems Engineering (Artificial Intelligence) at the University of South Australia in 2011. He has worked as Senior Software Engineer, Web Developer, and Research Associate on various projects. Currently he works at Schneider Electric on the design and development of new software solutions for smart devices used for home automation and Internet of Things. He's also been working on enterprise software for supply chain network simulation and optimisation, advanced planning and scheduling. In his spare times, he runs Web2day Design creating websites and mobile applications. He is also likes researching and writing about cutting-edge technologies in this blog. He has ambitions to solve real-world problems, and to use his knowledge and skills to develop useful applications.

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