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Wireshark and WinPcap

Wireshark is a free and open-source packet analyzer. It is used for network troubleshooting, analysis, software and communications protocol development, and education. Originally named Ethereal, in May 2006 the project was renamed Wireshark due to trademark issues.   Wireshark is … Continue reading

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PacketFence

What is PacketFence ?   PacketFence is a fully supported, trusted, Free and Open Source network access control (NAC) system.   Boasting an impressive feature set including a captive-portal for registration and remediation, centralized wired and wireless management, 802.1X support, … Continue reading

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VisualSVN

VisualSVN Server allows you to easily install and manage a fully-functional Subversion server on the Windows platform. Thanks to its robustness, unbeatable usability and unique enterprise-grade features, VisualSVN Server is affordable both for small business and corporate users.   VisualSVN … Continue reading

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WebMatrix

WebMatrix is a brand new web development tool from Microsoft that includes everything you need for website development. Start from open source web applications, built-in web templates or just start writing code yourself. It’s all-inclusive, simple and best of all … Continue reading

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LibreOffice

OpenOffice isn’t dead yet but it won’t take Oracle long.  Let’s all stand up and give Oracle a bitter, round of applause for finally bringing down a great piece of software that has stood the test of time. The year … Continue reading

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Drupal 7 Release

Drupal is open source software maintained and developed by a community of hundreds of thousands of users and developers. It’s distributed under the terms of the GNU General Public License (or “GPL”), which means anyone is free to download it, … Continue reading

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PHP Manager for IIS

PHP Manager for IIS is a tool for managing one or many PHP installations on IIS 7 and IIS 7.5 servers. Step by step setup instructions for installing the PHP Manager for IIS can be found here. Register PHP with … Continue reading

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Selecting a CMS system

Think of selecting a CMS system similar to picking out a pair of shoes; we as the host are a bit like the shoe store. We have many CMS systems as a shoe store would have many pairs of shoes; … Continue reading

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Prototype JavaScript Library

Prototype is a JavaScript Framework that aims to ease development of dynamic web applications. Featuring a unique, easy-to-use toolkit for class-driven development and the nicest Ajax library around, Prototype is quickly becoming the codebase of choice for web application developers … Continue reading

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MooTools JavaScript Library

MooTools is a compact, modular, Object-Oriented JavaScript framework designed for the intermediate to advanced JavaScript developer. It allows you to write powerful, flexible, and cross-browser code with its elegant, well documented, and coherent API. MooTools code respects strict standards and … Continue reading

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