Desktop publishing has given way to laptop or smartphone publishing. And Microsoft Word is an atrocious tool for Web writing. Its document-formatting mission means that every piece of text it creates is thickly wrapped in metadata, layer on layer of invisible, unnecessary instructions about how the words should look on paper.
Scrivener is a word processor and project management tool created specifically for writers of long texts such as novels and research papers. It won’t try to tell you how to write – it just makes all the tools you have scattered around your desk available in one application.
According to an Accredited Supplier poll, Microsoft is losing their grip on the UK small business market under increasing pressure from cloud computing and open source software. Accredited Suppliers poll of 1400 Microsoft customers, all small businesses in the UK, has raised concerns over Microsofts future in this market segment.
Great customer support is hard to come by and even harder to deliver. What you need is a customer support system made for the modern web that works with you to help deliver the best support possible to your customers.
Effective brainstorming is the art of recording disjointed data (human thoughts) in such a way that they may then be grouped, sorted and prioritised. FreeMind’s tree-like structure encourages the user to start with the big stuff and whittle down to the details – but by the time you’re adding details, they’re falling into groups: making them much easier to manage.
Mash desktops together… cross-platform too. This looks amazing.
MetaVNC pursues a remote desktop environment that users can control applications on different hosts seamlessly. MetaVNC is a window aware VNC. MetaVNC merges windows of multiple remote desktops into a single desktop screen. MetaVNC also comes with its own task bar and application menu, which makes it easy to control applications or windows on different hosts.
Furthermore, MetaVNC trys to merge remote desktops with local desktops. Currently, the Win32 version of MetaVNC viewer supports the linux version of MetaVNC server, which enables a Linux remote desktop and a Windows local desktop to co-exist seamlessly!
If you use MS-Windows as a main desktop and connect remote Linux desktops through VNC, you must love it!
Synergy lets you easily share your mouse and keyboard between multiple computers on your desk, and it’s Free and Open Source. Just move your mouse off the edge of one computer’s screen on to another. You can even share all of your clipboards. All you need is a network connection. Synergy is cross-platform (works on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux).
#develop is a free IDE for C# and VB.NET projects on Microsoft’s .NET platform. It is open-source (GPL), and you can download both sourcecode and executables from this site. In addition, you can find the latest information and changes on #develop, as well as get in touch with the team in the forum.