Open-source PHP/XUL application for Desktop Applications development With PHP – SiteFusion

SiteFusion is an open source and server-based development platform where a XUL client runs code written with PHP.

The application runs on a server generating JavaScript commands but looks and behaves like native desktop applications.

The output is platform-independent and can access the client filesystem, run programs, play sounds ,etc.

Features

  • Platform-independent applications
  • OS-native look and feel
  • Writing applications in pure object-oriented PHP
  • No traditional browser security restrictions: access the client filesystem and run programs
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Socially Connected Address Books for life with Plaxo

Plaxo is an address book in the cloud, capable of pulling contacts from a variety of online services like Gmail, Aol, Windows Live, Yahoo, Microsoft Outlook and LinkedIn. Plaxo can also track news feeds from social network destinations like Twitter, Facebook, and other popular sites. That way, you are always in loop with your friends when you need to get in touch.

The sign up form is simple with standard fields. Plaxo does require you to specify your gender and they explain up front that it’s used only to address you appropriately. The account has to be activated from the mail sent to your primary email inbox. Continue reading

Free small Chat Systems For Instant Communication.

This is where the small chat systems become handy. Whether you will be talking with a client, a teammate or a friend, just a standards compliant browser & an internet connection will be enough.

Here are few easy to use & free disposable chat systems (text or video) for an instant communication:

Disposible Chat

Again a simple application where any number of users can connect. Optionally, you can password-protect your page to make sure the chat is private.

ChatMaker.NET

Besides standard chat rooms, you can signup & create private rooms which are password protected and the communication is encyrpted.

TinyChat


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The Next Step of google in Cloud Computing: Chrome Web Store

Google just kicked it up a notch announcing the Chrome Web Store. The wildly popular app store concept is finally being applied to today’s powerful web apps, closing the gap between native desktop and web apps even further. The Chrome Web Store is a marketplace that will make it easy for people to find and “install” todays powerful web apps.

Chrome Web Store

The Chrome Web Store is simply a marketplace that will make it easy for users to find the powerful web apps that are already available today. In the future this will be important as web apps are exponentially increasing in availability and it’s increasingly hard to find the best of the best.

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Community chat rooms, media sharing, iPhone enabled |Donut Chat

Donut Chat is an easy way of getting chat room functionality on to your website. It has iPhone / iPad support and has a free plan available. They are also developing an API which is in Beta.

  • Takes seconds, costs nada.
  • Nothing to download or install.
  • Website, Blog or Facebook Page.
  • Connects with Facebook, Twitter, WordPress, etc.
  • It’s your chat, you’re in control.
  • iPhone / iPad / iPod Touch compatible.
  • Share files, photos, videos and documents.
  • Firewall friendly.
  • Speaks your language.

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GUI Design Studio, Prototyping and User Interface Design Tool for Desktop, Mobile and Web Applications.

GUI Design Studio is a graphical user interface design tool for Microsoft Windows that you can use to rapidly create demonstration prototypes without any coding or scripting.

Draw individual screens, windows and components using standard elements, connect them together to storyboard operational workflow then run the simulator to test your designs. Watch video demo overview.

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