For the past few years Flash developers have been struggling to create a powerful and intuitive content management system, which would allow the developer to quickly manage and maintain there Flash sites, and also a system in which the basic end-user could edit and update their Flash websites with little or no Flash knowledge.
There have been lots of Flash CMS solutions reviews recently but they are useless for the regular users as most of us simply don’t know where and how to implement them. That’s why I have decided to create a review of Flash CMS templates solutions presently available on the market, the solutions that will allow you build your new flash website quickly, easily at without additional costs.
Silex is the first popular French Flash CMS and it’s completely free and open source! Silex is rapidly evolving, due to the international community actively contributing to its development.
Not only can you manage a Flash based web site, with SILEX you can also: create CD-ROMs, manage databases, customizing WordPress blogs, web TV, importing webmaster tools. Silex is a one of a kind mix between editing software and wiki based software.
Silex CMS “Positive” features:
- Its completely FREE & open source;
- More thank just a Flash CMS (you can also cerate CD-ROMs, manage databases, customizing WordPress blogs…);
- Multilingual support;
- Handy WYSIWYG;
- Automatic SEO system;
- Lots of free themes and components;
- Powerful admin interface.
Silex CMS “Negative” features:
- A little bit buggy;
- Built with Flash 8;
- Not very user friendly.
Particularly people whose work requires heavy usage of their computers (like me) find it difficult to manage all their social networks in the minimum possible time. Thankfully services like NutshellMail are there to makes things easier for us. NutshellMail is a free website and one of many website that aim to merge our social media accounts. In addition to Twitter and Facebook, the site supports LinkedIn and MySpace. To start using NutshellMail we first need to create an account using the link located at the top right of the site’s homepage. Alternatively we can connect with our Facebook / Twitter accounts to sign in.
Psdtuts+ is sharing a beautiful and free icon set, named Isloo, which are designed in detail and have a shiny, web 2.0 look.
The set consists of 50 icons that comes in 128px*128px sizes and as transparent .PNG files.
They are designed to celebrate the 3rd anniversary of the popular icon search engine IconFinder and free to be used in both personal and commercial projects.
The Pencil Project’s unique mission is to build a free and opensource tool for making diagrams and GUI prototyping that everyone can use.
- Built-in stencils for diagraming and prototyping
- Multi-page document with background page
- Inter-page linkings!
- On-screen text editing with rich-text supports
- Exporting to HTML, PNG, Openoffice.org document, Word document and PDF.
- Undo/redo supports
- Installing user-defined stencils and templates
- Standard drawing operations: aligning, z-ordering, scaling, rotating…
- Adding external objects
- Personal Collection
- Clipart Browser
With Lovely Charts’ extremely simple and intuitive drag’n drop drawing mechanism, you’ll be able to focus on what really matters. You won’t have to draw boxes or arrows, and you won’t have to worry about what symbol to use.
Lovely Charts’s biggest strength lies in its innovative workflow and in its ability to generate lovely diagrams in minutes, with no effort.
- 100% free
- Online application
- Create flowcharts, sitemaps, wireframes easily! Continue reading
To help streamline your iPhone app design and development, we have put together a fairly comprehensive collection of iPhone & iPad GUI kits that will allow you to focus on developing rather than having to design everything from scratch.
There are 160 clean and simple toolbar icons in this set designed specifically for the iPhone, with a source .psd file for futher customisation. Continue reading