Sunday, April 08, 2018

Free Windows .Net Snippet Keeper Application

Free Snippet Keeper Application. This is my attempt at creating a useful Snipper keeper application. I also used a couple of notable technologies in this app: MetroUIFramework, SQLite for the data store and FastColoredtextBox for the text editing.
Download SnippetKeeper

NancyFx - A Lightweight Web Framework for .Net

I'm always looking for alternate technologies to use for creating easy to install and use app servers, web servers, micro-services and more.

A couple years back I came across the NancyFx framework for this. It works well with .Net and .Net Core to create self hosted web applications and services.

Open Source Spreadsheets for your .Net Applications

If you're building .Net applications chances are you've had the need to convert data into spreadsheet format. Check out the following links for a couple of open source options:
These also work nicely in conjunction with SQL Server, IBM i and other databases to quickly create Excel output.

VietOCR Open Source Front End for Tesseract OCR

Check out this OCR application if you need a basic open source front end to the Tesseract engine. VietOCR is a Java/.NET GUI frontend for Tesseract OCR engine. Supports optical character recognition for Vietnamese and other languages supported by Tesseract.

Ublu Midrange and Mainframe Life Cycle Extension Language

I haven't checked out this project yet, but it looks interesting. From the Github description: Ublu is an interpretive language for remote systems programming of midrange or mainframe hosts from a Java platform such as Linux, Mac, OpenBSD or Windows. It also can run natively on IBM i ®, IBM z/OS USS ® or any other reasonable Java platform.

Windows Software Installation Tools

I have used this product for the past 6 years for building Windows and Web based software installations. Much more affordable than Installshield and works very well.

Advanced Installer

Another open source option is Nullsoft

Nullsoft Scriptable Install System

Free App to Quickly Scan Documents to PDF and other file types

Cool open source scanning application. Scan documents with a single click. Easily scan with your chosen settings, or set up multiple profiles for different devices and configurations. Once you've finished scanning, you can save, email, or print with only a couple clicks. Save to PDF, TIFF, JPEG, PNG, or other file types.
NAPS2 Scan Documents to PDF and TIFF

Free Bootstrap Web Development Themes

Check out these web development themes which can be applied to your .Net and other applications that use the Bootstrap framework.

Free Web Development Books

Check out WebCodeGeeks for FREE web development books and other web development info.