Open Source Framework

Tools for Living off OpenSource

 

 

Compiled November 4, 2004

Rob Mowery

 

Version 1.0

 


Document History

 

Date

Description

Author

10-04-2004

Initial Draft

Rob Mowery

10-05-2005

Updated with more

Rob Mowery


 

Business Management

 

http://www.compiere.org/product/index.html (ERP -- billing, etc.)  ***VERY NICE **

http://www.sugarcrm.com  (Customer relationship management)

http://open-accounting.sourceforge.net/ (accounting)

http://www.dotproject.net (projet management)

http://kt-dms.sourceforge.net/ (document management)

http://www.cslh.com/ (LIVE Help --- the COOOLEST)

http://a-note.sourceforge.net/ (Post-it notes)

http://opendocman.sourceforge.net/html/ (Document management)

 

Application Servers                           (JBOSS)

http://www.jboss.org/index.html

 

Productivity Tools

http://dia-installer.sourceforge.net/ (diagram installer)

http://www.gnome.org/projects/dia/ (open source diagramming tool – Visio replacement)

http://www.openoffice.org (MS Office replacement)

http://www.mozilla.org  (IE replacement)

http://www.desknow.com (Outlook Replacement)

http://ireport.sourceforge.net/ (Report Design Tools)

http://jasperreports.sourceforge.net/ (reporting Engine)

http://www.novell.com/products/evolution/ (Calendar, etc.)

 

User Management

http://www.openldap.org     (LDAP)

http://yala.sourceforge.net/  (GUI for LDAP)

http://www-unix.mcs.anl.gov/~gawor/ldap/ (GUI for LDAP)

http://biot.com/gq/ (GUI for LDAP)

 

Messaging

http://www.stalker.com/content/purchase.htm  (collaborative messaging)

 

System Tools

http://mia.ece.uic.edu/~papers/volans/table.html (Opensource VPN Comparison Chart

http://www.appservnetwork.com/ (quick server provisioning VERY NICE)

http://www.apache.org  (web server)

http://oscar.openclustergroup.org/tiki-index.php (Clustering)

http://www.mysql.org (SQL database)

http://www.tomcat.org (application server)

http://www.netenberg.com/shop/index.php?cPath=21 (Fantisco Install)

http://www.squid-cache.org/ (Web Proxy Cache)

http://www.cpthemes.com/ (Control panel themes)

http://www.qmail.org/ (mail server)

 

 

 

 

Security

http://www.ontko.com/~nathanst/linux_vpns.html (list of opensource VPN)

http://openvpn.sourceforge.net/  (OpenSource VPN)

http://www.openssl.org/ (SSL)

http://www.ipcop.org/ (Anti-hacker tool)

http://dban.sourceforge.net/ (Darik’s Boot-N-Nuke)

http://keepass.sourceforge.net/screenshots.php (keep passwords safe)

http://www.sourcefire.com/ (Network Security)

 

 

 

Database Tools

http://perforce.eigenbase.org:8080/open/mondrian/doc/index.html (OLAP)

http://www.phpmyadmin.net/home_page/ (DB Interface)

http://tsep.sourceforge.net/ (search engine)

http://empscheduler.sourceforge.net/ (Employee Scheduler)

http://empscheduler.sourceforge.net/ (PHP Timeclock)

http://jabref.sourceforge.net/installation.html (graphical application for managing bibliographical databases)

 

Development Tools

http://wxwindows.org/ (Cross platform GUI tools)

http://www.agilepartner.net/oss/nxbre/  (.NET Business Rule Engine)

http://staf.sourceforge.net/index.php (Software Automation and Testing)

http://phpbt.sourceforge.net/ (bug tracker)

http://seagull.phpkitchen.com/?ref=sf (seagull PHP Framework)

http://pear.php.net/ (PHP repository)

http://www.salmonllc.com/website/Jsp/vanity/Sofia.jsp (java Open source internent framework)

http://phpcodegenie.sourceforge.net/ (Code Generation for pHp and DB forms)

http://swingset.sourceforge.net/ (SwingSet is an Open Toolkit for Making Java Swing Database-Aware)

http://www.springframework.org/ (JE22 Application Framework)

https://looks.dev.java.net/ (GUI Look and Feel for Java)

http://www.incors.com/lookandfeel/screenshots.php (GUI -- commercial but cheap)

 

Spiders and Crawlers

http://wherespider.sourceforge.net/  (spider and indexer)

http://magpierss.sourceforge.net/ (RSS Parser)

http://archive-crawler.sourceforge.net/ (crawler)

http://mynewsgroups.sourceforge.net/ (news group crawler)

http://phpcrawl.cuab.de/ (PHP Crawler)

http://aglets.sourceforge.net/  (AI Agents)

 

 

GIS

http://qpegps.sourceforge.net/  (moving mapping using GPS)

http://qgis.sourceforge.net/ (GIS System)

 

 

 

Game Development Tools

http://cleangl.sourceforge.net/ (Clean gaming scroll engine)

http://tilestudio.sourceforge.net/ (Authoring Tool)

http://axiomengine.sourceforge.net/ (C# Gaming Engine)

http://autorealm.sourceforge.net/ (game mapping)

http://crystal.sourceforge.net/tikiwiki/tiki-view_articles.php (cross platform 3-D engine)

 


Learning Management Systems

http://openlms.sourceforge.net/  (Open Source Learning Management System)

http://www.atutor.ca/atutor/links.php (ATutor --- really well done)

http://moodle.org/ (another nice one)

http://web.uvic.ca/hrd/halfbaked/  (Course Design Tools --- TOTALLY AWESOME)

 

Miscellaneous         

http://domoware.isti.cnr.it/ (Home Automation)

http://coppermine.sourceforge.net/ (photo gallery)

http://linpha.sourceforge.net/nuke/index.php (photo Archive)

http://www.digitalsimulator.de/ (Electronics simulator)

http://softsqueeze.sourceforge.net/ (MP3 Streamer)

http://www.webgss.com/about.html (Gate Security System)

 

 

http://opendb.sourceforge.net/

The Open Media Lending Database (OpenDb) is an extremely flexible application to catalogue all sorts of things including DVD, VCD, CD, VHS, GAMES, BOOKS & Laser Discs

 

Howto’s

http://linux.cudeso.be/linuxdoc/ldap.php#sasl (VERY NICE GUIDES)

http://www.linux.com/howtos/HOWTO-INDEX/apps.shtml  (good one on linux)

 

Books

http://www.awprofessional.com/title/0321268539  (Succeeding with OpenSource)

 

Articles

http://biz.yahoo.com/prnews/041012/sftu056_1.html (Article on Novell)

http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,3959,599086,00.asp (Novell releases)

http://osdir.com/Article2292.phtml (OpenSource and VoIP)

 

Key Sites

http://www.opensource.org/

http://osdir.com/