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Here are a few resources for those of you who want to write shell extensions or otherwise have an interest in programming.




10 REASONS CLIENTS DON'T CARE ABOUT ACCESSIBILITY..........Working as an accessibility consultant in an IT company is a very frustrating job right now. Highly publicized lawsuits and deep-rooted accessibility myths leave us with a lot to explain when the final product does not really help visitors. Our clients simply don’t care about accessibility as much as we’d like them to, and there are several reasons for that.....(free).....GO THERE!


100 WEB 2.0 ONLINE GENERATORS..........Lots of ways to create stuff online, graphics, css, flash, forms, lots more.....(free).....GO THERE!


30+ FIREFOX ADD-ONS FOR WEB DEVELOPERS AND DESIGNERS..........Firefox has cool add-ons which make the job of website designers and developers much easier. Here is our list of 30+ excellent Firefox add-ons that every web developer and designer should know about .....(free).....GO THERE!


ANOTHER 16 FIREFOX ADD-ONS FOR WEB DESIGNERS..........Firefox can be extended to do just about anything you want, so why not have it help you with your web development and design? We’ve got a dozen suggestions to get you started down the road of turning Firefox into a powerful design and development tool in your arsenal .....(free).....GO THERE!


A PROMPT..........Nice, it finds non-conforming elements in your html, and fixes them in accord with W3C specs. According to the authors, "A-Prompt (Accessibility Prompt) is a software tool designed to improve the usability of HTML documents by evaluating Web pages for accessibility barriers and then providing developers with a fast and easy way to make the necessary repairs. A-Prompt will ensure that client Web sites are accessible to the largest number of potential visitors – including those with disabilities. The tool's evaluation and repair checklist is based on accessibility guidelines created and maintained by the Web Access Initiative of the World Wide Web Consortium.....(free).....GO THERE!


ACCESS TO MYSQL..........Access to MySQL is a small program that will convert Microsoft Access Databases to MySQL. Wizard interface. Transfer data directly from one server to another. Create a dump file. Select tables to transfer. Select fields to transfer. Transfer password protected databases. Supports both shared security and user-level security. Optional transfer of indexes. Optional transfer of records. Optional transfer of default values in field definitions. Identifies and transfers auto number field types. Command line interface. Easy install, uninstall and upgrade .....(free).....GO THERE!


ACTUAL XP STYLE.......... Utility that allows you to add recognition of Windows XP visual styles into programs that have not this ability. Actual XP Style does not harm executables, because it works by creating an external manifest file in the same directory as the application itself (Go to Products).....(free).....GO THERE!


ADOBE AIR SDK.......... The Adobe AIR SDK provides the tools necessary to build and deploy Adobe AIR applications, including: Framework for Adobe AIR APIs, Template for the Adobe AIR application install badge, Command-line Adobe AIR Debug Launcher (ADL), Command-line Adobe AIR Developer Tool (ADT).....(free).....GO THERE!


ADOBE AIR..........Adobe AIR is a cross-operating system runtime that lets developers combine HTML, Ajax, Adobe Flash, and Flex technologies to deploy rich Internet applications (RIAs) on the desktop. Adobe AIR allows developers to use familiar tools such as Adobe Dreamweaver CS3, Flex Builder 3, Flash CS3 Professional, or any text editor to build their applications and easily deliver a single application installer that works across operating systems .....(free).....GO THERE!


API MONITOR..........This info-sniffing program monitors all API calls made by applications and displays detailed information about each API called including parameters, return values and error codes .....(free).....GO THERE!


APT DIFF.......... AptDiff is a visual text and binary file comparison and merging utility for Windows. It is highly useful for software developers, web designers and other professionals. AptDiff features a double-pane view that allows for side-by-side comparisons, with customizable color-coding indicating whether each line/byte is added, deleted, or changed.....(free).....GO THERE!


ARTIFACT DESKTOP.......... Artifact Desktop, is a free .Net application. It provides access to the code and components that reside on a global developer network. The Artifact Desktop can then be used to tap the expertise of others on the network via instant messaging, chat, and message boards. The Artifact Desktop gives you access to thousands of code snippets and thousands of knowledgeable developers. The Artifact Desktop is intended to help you to conveniently access the resources you need to build better software - faster.....(free).....GO THERE!


ASCIISEE..........This program translates any keyboard key into its ASCII representation.....(free).....GO THERE!


ASPHERE.......... Edit web.config files. ASPhere is a freeware tool that helps to create and modify configuration files for ASP.NET.....(free).....GO THERE!


ASTYLE.......... Astyle is a visual CSS editor. CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) allow one to separate the representation definitions of such structured documents as HTML, XHTML, XML from their content, which is an effective principle in the design of web sites.....(free).....GO THERE!


AUTHENTIC..........XML and database content editor that allows non-technical business users to view and edit data in XML documents and relational databases.....(free).....GO THERE!


AZURE SERVICES PLATFORM..........The Azure Services Platform provides a range of functionality to build create, migrate and extend applications that span from consumer web to enterprise scenarios. You can use these services individually or together, with either new or existing applications.....(free).....GO THERE!


BACKUP FOLDER REVISION..........Ever made a mess of a file by saving something you were not meant to, and not being able to undo the disaster you created? This is a tool to easily save incremental revisions of files. Really, really simple. To work as a standalone, small, single user. Did I mention Simple, like 123 simple. Thanks to our friends at Donation Coder.....(free).....GO THERE!


BAD APPLICATION..........This tool does nothing, it only emulates a bad application... It can only change process priority class, start an endless loop (i.e. stop responding) and crash its process. In addition it can flash window and terminate shell process for testing purposes! Examine it with your system utilities for task response - task and desktop switching, preview making, minimizing to tray, etc. Source code included!.....(free).....GO THERE!


BAMBALAM..........Make your own Windows apps using PHP scripts. This tool embeds php scripts into a single executable exe file via command line options. Fully documented and comes with examples.....(free).....GO THERE!


BDLLSCAN.......... Simple tool that lists all DLLs referenced by an executable or a library file.....(free).....GO THERE!


BEAN MAKER.......... Bean Maker is an innovative and fully customizable source code generator, designed to help boost programmers' productivity. It can generate any kind of files (*.java, *.xml, *.tld) using simple text templates enhanced with with special tags. Bean Maker works for any kind of computer language, although it was designed originally for Java and J2EE programmers. Whether you are looking for consistency across development teams, simplification of repetitive tasks or just error free code generation Bean Maker is the tool for you. Ease of use and innovative template-tags make this utility an essential tool for every developer.....(free).....GO THERE!


BEST FIREFOX EXTENSIONS FOR WEBMASTERS..........10 of the most useful extensions if you build or run websites.....(free).....GO THERE!


BIEW.......... Multiplatform portable viewer of binary files with built-in editor in binary, hexadecimal and disassembler modes.....(free).....GO THERE!


BIN 2 C++.......... This program allows you to include binary files in your C++ projects by storing them as arrays of bytes. To use this data, just include the header file that is generated by Bin2C++ in your C++ program and make code that writes all of the bytes into a (temporary?) file (in binary mode off course). The download contains a sample program that you could use.....(free).....GO THERE!


BINARY CLOCK.......... It displays the date, month, hour, minutes and seconds in binary. You can hide or show the ‘normal’ time display in the bottom corner. It comes in a range of colours. It’s completely free!.....(free).....GO THERE!


BINARY GOD..........Binary God is a fun little utility used when converting standard ASCII text into computer boolean (or binary base 2). This can be useful for decrypting or encrypting simple messages between friends or for problem solving. The "language" of the computer may be difficult to comprehend, but A Binary God makes it easy.....(free).....GO THERE!


BINARY..........Web based application encodes and decodes ASCII text .....(free).....GO THERE!


BOOKMARKLET CRUNCHINATOR.......... Use this to quickly create a bookmarklet from some javascript code.....(free).....GO THERE!


BOXELY UI TOOLKIT.......... The Boxely UI Toolkit is a next generation, standards based UI Toolkit. It is designed to enable the creation of rich desktop application interfaces with the same ease, flexibility, and extensibility as authoring internet applications today.....(free).....GO THERE!


BROADBAND SPEED TEST.......... Looking for a professional but fun broadband speed test? Here is just what you need, and best of all, it's free! Own a website and want to place this broadband test on it? No problem, easy to do and it's free as well.....(free).....GO THERE!


BROWSERSHOTS..........Web app lets web designers view screenshots of their pages in different browsers, at different screen resolutions and with different plugins. Note, there is some lag time between submitting the site and receipt of the screenshots. As of Monday night the length of the job queue is circa 3 hours.....(free).....GO THERE!


CACHEABILITY ENGINE.......... To help you understand how Web Caches will treat a Web page, the Cacheability Engine will look at a URL (and optionally any images or objects associated with it), giving both specific cache-related data about it, and a general commentary on how cacheable the object is.....(free).....GO THERE!


CALC IT.......... CalcIt is a small, versatile programming tool to be used to process quickly and conveniently numeric, alphanumeric data and text files, to handle programmatically directories and their files and compose small utilities to run immediately without delays and prerequisites. It is also a calculator and more than that a tool to create custom calculators that can run inside CalcIt's environment or independently. It provides a graphical environment of work where the user can write and execute code in a special simple language and display results in the same place. The codes written are stored in a hierarchical list that serves as a kind of "code palette" where the user at any time can pick one of his/her codes and execute it immediately. So CalcIt is "programmability at your fingertips"......(free).....GO THERE!


CHEAT SHEET ROUNDUP..........Over 30 cheatsheets developers will find useful. No developer can remember all the different functions, options, tags, etc. that exist. Documentation can be cumbersome at times, thats why I like cheat sheets. They are quick references that feature the most commonly forgotten things on a specific topic. You can print them out and hang them on your wall, or just keep them handy in your bookmarks for quick reference.....(free).....GO THERE!


CHEAT SHEETS..........PHP, CSS and other summaries of all you need to remember about certain areas of web development. Folks on our message board here at Shell City think the world of these. From ilovejackdaniels.com.....(free).....GO THERE!


CHEATSHEETS FOR DEVELOPERS..........Ajax, Eclipse, jQuery - lots of free cheatsheets. Handy.....(free).....GO THERE!


CHICKENFOOT..........Chickenfoot is a Firefox extension that puts a programming environment in the browser sidebar so you can write scripts to manipulate web pages and automate web browsing. In Chickenfoot, scripts are written in a superset of Javascript that includes special functions specific to web tasks .....(free).....GO THERE!


CITEKNET..........Tools to improve the data indexing performed by applications relying on Microsoft indexing technologies .....(free).....GO THERE!


CLEANEX...........Handy right click shell extension for cleaning junk files from folder hierarchies - particularly useful for programmers wanting to clear out compiler intermediates. Great for any situation where you often need to clear out a folder, but don't want to be hunting around for a cleanup app. If you can see the folder, you can clean it instantly......(freeware).....GO THERE!


COB TREE.......... A freeware notepad style COBOL editor with multi-window tabbed interface, navigable tree view of division, sections, paragraphs etc. calculates the offsets of selected record definitions, handle flat file editing of selected record definitions, standalone installation (can run from a floppy disc).....(free).....GO THERE!


CODE LOBSTER PHP EDITION.......... CodeLobster PHP Edition is a handy and easy-in-use editor that is primarily intended for quick and easy creation and editing of PHP files. It includes built-in parser, autocomplete and Class View window for comfortable work with PHP code. CodeLobster PHP Edition also supports such file formats as Text, HTML, XML. Simple autocomplete for HTML and XML code is also included.....(free).....GO THERE!


CODE VIEW..........Mihov CodeView is a fast and easy-to-use program for quick browsing through text files, source code and initialization files. It is possible to copy and paste from clipboard, search for strings and print. The program supports drag & drop. Multilanguage support for English, Slovene, German, Italian, French, Spanish, Czech and Polish .....(free).....GO THERE!


CODEX (2).......... Codex is a program designed to help in the publishing of source code, be it in print or webpage format. Codex can export source code to HTML or RTF format, for publication, with fully customized syntax highlighting and styling. It can export directly to an FTP or to your local drive. It has a batch export mode and supports over 30 languages and file types.....(free).....GO THERE!


COLOR PIC.......... Ever tried using a color picker on a high resolution monitor? It's impossible. That's why this color picker has a magnifier attached. Grab palettes of up to 16 colors at once and use four advanced color mixers to select a spectrum of possibilities.....(free).....GO THERE!


COMPILE PLUS..........Compile Plus enables compiling with options from Windows explorer's menu. You can compile next types of files: C/C++, C#, Assembler and Java.....(free).....GO THERE!


COMPUTER SCIENCE UNPLUGGED.......... Computer Science Unplugged is a collection of activities designed to teach the fundamentals of computer science without requiring a computer. Because they're independent of any particular hardware or software, Unplugged activities can be used anywhere, and the ideas they contain will never go out of date. Unplugged activities have been trialed and refined over 15 years in classrooms and out-of-school programmes around the world.....(free).....GO THERE!


COPY LOCK.......... CopyLock is a small program that allows the replacement of one or many files that are currently in use (e.g. the system files like comctl32.dll.) This is for Advanced users.....(free).....GO THERE!


CORAL CONTENT DISTRIBUTION.......... Are you tired of clicking on some link from a web portal, only to find that the website is temporarily off-line because thousands or millions of other users are also trying to access it? Does your network have a really low-bandwidth connection, such that everyone, even accessing the same web pages, suffers from slow downloads? Have you ever run a website, only to find that suddenly you get hit with a spike of thousands of requests, overloading your server and possibly causing high monthly bills? If so, CoralCDN might be your free solution for these problems.....(free).....GO THERE!


CREATE YOUR OWN VERSION OF BASIC.......... This episode of Computer Archeology is about reverse engineering eight different versions of Microsoft BASIC 6502 (Commodore, AppleSoft etc.), reconstructing the family tree, and understanding when bugs were fixed and when new bugs, features and easter eggs were introduced. This article also presents a set of assembly source files that can be made to compile into a byte exact copy of seven different versions of Microsoft BASIC, and lets you even create your own version.....(free).....GO THERE!


CREATING AN HTPASSWD ENTRY..........Usually, you want as many people as possible to read your pages. There are however some exceptions where you want only a select group of people to be able to acces your pages. For this purpose, HTTP user authentication was designed. This page describes how to set up HTTP user authentication for webserver types that use '.htpasswd' and '.htaccess' files, such as the CERN and Apache webservers. Also a weblication to generate the code .....(free).....GO THERE!


CREATING AND USING DLLS.......... So you're interested in making an oh-so-fashionable DLL? Well look no further. Creating a DLL is a lot easier than you probably think.....(free).....GO THERE!


CRM114 DISCRIMINATOR.......... The Controllable Regex Mutilator, CRM114 is a system to examine incoming e-mail, system log streams, data files or other data streams, and to sort, filter, or alter the incoming files or data streams according to the user's wildest desires. Criteria for categorization of data can be by satisfaction of regexes, by sparse binary polynomial matching with a Bayesian Chain Rule evaluator, or by other means. Accuracy of the SBPH/BCR classifier has been seen in excess of 99 per cent, for 1/4 megabyte of learning text. In other words, CRM114 learns, and it learns fast .....(free).....GO THERE!


CRYPTOGRAPHIC ALGORITHMS.......... Cryptography, simply defined, is the art of combining some input data, called the plaintext, with a user-specified password to generate an encrypted output, called ciphertext, in such a way that, given the ciphertext, it is extremely difficult to recover the original plaintext without the encryption password in a reasonable amount of time. The algorithms that combine the keys and plaintext are called ciphers. Various ciphers are documented on this page for easy use.....(free).....GO THERE!


CSS MENU GENERATOR..........Will generate both the CSS and the HTML code required to produce a text-based yet appealing set of navigation buttons. As text links are fast becoming preferred over images where search engine optimization is needed, a CSS menu can give the effectiveness of text links with a better look than standard text links. 3 different styles of menu available to generate.....(free).....GO THERE!


D-PIN PURR..........Experimental program to protect processes and allow you to try out various system and application behaviour when certain processes are made protected. Protected Processes are a part of the next-generation high-definition audio/video support present in Vista, and related to the Protected Media Path.....(free).....GO THERE!


DB SCRIBE..........Free MySQL database documentation tool that creates precise technical documentation of every detail of a database schema within a moment. DBScribe supports wide range of output formats (Microsoft HTML Help format (CHM), single HTML, multiple file HTML site and Microsoft Word document), rich set of features to customize you sql documentation, all SQL objects documenting, wizard and command line interface .....(free).....GO THERE!


DEAN EDWARDS IE7..........This is an attempt to make Microsoft Internet Explorer more compliant when it comes to web standards. Using CSS you can create DHTML Behavior that allows Microsoft Internet Explorer to use basic CSS Namespaces. Explorer, Mozilla and Opera may then reference the same XML style sheet.....(free).....GO THERE!


DEBUG BAR..........Internet Explorer plug-in with powerful features: DOM Inspector: View DOM Tree and modify tags attributs and css attributes on the fly to test your page. HTTP Inspector: View HTTP/S request to check cookies, GET and POST parameters, view server info. Javascript Inspector and Javascript Console: View javascript functions for easier debugging, see Javascript and AJAX code. HTML Validator: Validate HTML code to correct and optimize your code and html size of your page. And many more features: See page cookies, get pixel color on a page, make a page screenshot. Free for personal use.....(free).....GO THERE!


DEBUGGING TOOLS FOR WINDOWS.......... Versions of the Debugging Tools for Windows package are available for 32-bit x86, native Intel Itanium, and native x64 platforms. These debugging tools can be used to debug drivers, applications, services, and the operating system itself on systems running Microsoft® Windows® Server™ 2003, Windows 2000, Windows XP, or Windows NT® 4.0. The latest release of Debugging Tools for Windows is available for download from the Web.....(free).....GO THERE!


DEBUGGY.......... Native Windows debugger, disassembler, tracer, resource extractor, and window sniffer.....(free).....GO THERE!


DECOMPILATION..........Decompilation is the reverse process of compilation i.e. creating high level language code from machine/assembly language code. At the basic level, it just requires to understand the machine/assembly code and rewrite it into a high level language, but things are not as simple as they seem, particularly when it comes to implementing a decompiler. Throughout this discussion, we will be using the C language for the high level language, and the 8086 assembly language for the low level language.....(free).....GO THERE!


DESIGN.......... Design is a suite of web-design and development assistive tools which can be utilised on any web-page. Encompassing utilities for grid layout, measurement and alignment, Design is a uniquely powerful JavaScript bookmarklet.....(free).....GO THERE!


DESK MARKER..........Desk Marker allows you to to draw on windows with different pensize and color. The visual controls mode allows to mark visual controls like buttons and forms. With the transparency option you can colorize the visual controls. In the freehand mode the pen marker follows your mouse. For all operations like draw and delete hotkeys available for easy switching. Desk Marker is specially designed for computer courses or any other operation areas where you have to emphasize window areas. Desk Marker is free for non commercial use .....(free).....GO THERE!


DESK SAVE.......... In Windows, when screen resolution changes, the order of the desktop icons very often gets mixed up. With DeskSave it is quite easy to recover a previously saved icon layout either manually or automatically. Software developers are given the opportunity to test their applications in different screen resolutions without disarranging the desktop icons.....(free).....GO THERE!


DESKTOP RULER.......... Utility that creates a virtual ruler on your desktop. Programmers may use it as a help or check tool with object positioning. Optional scale provides information on the size of pictures, either on screen or printed in desired resolution.....(free).....GO THERE!


DEVICE TREE.......... The greatest utility every written by master toolsmith and driver expert Mark Cariddi. This utility has two views: (a) one view that will show you the entire PnP enumeration tree of device objects, including relationships among objects and all the device's reported PnP characteristics, and (b) a second view that shows you the device objects created, sorted by driver name.....(free).....GO THERE!


DIGITAL MARS.......... Digital Mars C and C++ Compilers for Win32, Win16, DOS32 and DOS. Fastest compile/link times, powerful optimization technology, Design by Contract, complete library source, HTML browsable documentation, disassembler, librarian, resource compiler, make, etc., command line and GUI versions, tutorials, sample code, online updates, Standard Template Library, and much more.....(free).....GO THERE!


DISC..........DisC is a decompiler for the TurboC compiler. It can interpret a DOS executable file generated by the TurboC compiler and give you a C-language program which functions similarly. Please note that that this is a decompiler specific for the TurboC compiler and not others, since most of the logic used by the decompiler to interpret the machine code is specifically tailored for the TurboC compiler. Trying it out on executables generated by other compilers will NOT give expected results .....(free).....GO THERE!


DIVER WINDOWS MANAGER..........Test the reaction of programs to different messages and reaction of programs in different states. This manager let you change states of windows without code changing. Also change common view of desktop and windows to make working process more comfortable......(free).....GO THERE!


DJ JAVA DECOMPILER.......... DJ Java Decompiler is Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP decompiler and disassembler for Java that reconstructs the original source code from the compiled binary CLASS files (for example Java applets). DJ Java Decompiler is able to decompile complex Java applets and binaries, producing accurate source code .....(free).....GO THERE!


DJANGO..........Django is a web framework designed to help you build complex web applications simply and quickly. It's written in the Python programming language. Django takes it name from the early jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt, a gypsy savant who managed to play dazzling and electrifying runs on his instrument even though two of the fingers on his left hand were paralyzed in an accident when he was young. Thus, it's a fitting name for the framework: Django can do some very complex things with less code and a simpler execution than you'd expect. It doesn't take a heavy hand to build with Django. The framework does the repetitive work for you, allowing you to get a working website up quickly and easily.....(free).....GO THERE!


DK RULER..........DKRuler is a sizable drag and drop horizontal, vertical and translucent ruler for your computer's desktop. DKRuler stays on top of all applications and file system windows .....(free).....GO THERE!


DLL EXPORT VIEWER..........This utility displays the list of all exported functions and their virtual memory addresses for the specified DLL files. You can easily copy the memory address of the desired function, paste it into your debugger, and set a breakpoint for this memoery address. When this function is called, the debugger will stop in the beginning of this function .....(free).....GO THERE!


DLL HELP.......... Database which contains information about DLL files that ship with selected Microsoft products. DLL Help exists to assist developers, system administrators, and other IT professionals who face file version conflicts with Microsoft software. Use DLL Help to identify which software installed a specific version of a DLL. (With a download section).....(free).....GO THERE!


DOT NET TOOLS.......... dotNetTools includes all 3 following tools: dotNet Sniffer, PvLog DeObfuscator and LicenseManagerKiller. dotNet Sniffer 2 uses the .NET profiler API to save assemblies loaded from memory. Once a module is handled by the .NET Framework, dotNet Sniffer saves it to disc if it was loaded from memory. Some tools are changing the module (decrypt methods ...) after loading; dotNet Sniffer 2 allows you to save the module again during the execution of the first method (JIT). PvLog DeObfuscator is a MSIL code optimizer. One side effect of the optimizer is that it can make more readable obfuscated code. PvLog DeObfuscator can also rename the types and names of members to further improve readability. PvLog LicenseManagerKiller is to prove and warn against the inefficiency of managing licenses in managed code.....(free).....GO THERE!


DRIVER LOADER.......... Installing and starting NT kernel mode drivers can be a hassle. This is especially true during the development stage of a project, before you've built an attractive gui-based custom installation program. Now, OSRLOADER eliminates your trouble. This GUI-based tool will make all the appropriate registry entries for your driver, and even allow you to start your driver without rebooting. It's even got a help file, for goodness sakes! If you write drivers, this is another one of those utilities that's a must have for your tool chest. x86 architecture.....(free).....GO THERE!


DUMP BIN GUI.......... This programmer's tool provides a standalone gui version of Microsoft's dumpbin tool, and a context menu handler to run it from the shell.....(free).....GO THERE!


DUMP EVT..........DumpEvt is a Windows NT and 2K program to dump the event log in a format suitable for importing into a database. Similar to the DUMPEL utility in the NT resource kit, but without some of the limitations. DumpEvt has been updated to now allow dumping the new Windows 2000 event logs (DNS, File Replication, and Directory Service).....(free).....GO THERE!


DUMP FLASH DECOMPILER.......... Dump Flash decompiler treats compressed and decompressed SWF files and shows the detailed structure in the tree form. It's possible to export a file to the XML format.....(free).....GO THERE!


DUPBLOCK.......... DupBlock is a text duplication utility that generates blocks of text that are alike except for one or more sequenced variables. DupBlock usage begins by specifying a default text block and using named variables in positions where you want to insert counter or list data. Variables can be counter-type variables that sequence + 1 from 0 (or from a user-defined starting value) OR a list of input data that is output sequentially as blocks are generated. Formatting for counter-type variables can use some aspects of 'printf' style formatting. The number of iterations performed is determined by the 'Repeat Block' field in the program dialog. Output can be sent to a file or the windows clipboard.....(free).....GO THERE!


DYNAMIC HTML EDITOR..........A number of folks in our forum recommend this - Dynamic HTML Editor is a graphical WYSIWYG editor for WEB pages; it allows you to create your own site without writing HTML code. You have simply to position objects applying graphical effects, shadows, insert images, events and you'll obtain a dynamic cross-browser site! Let's start to make your personal or business web site. It only takes minutes .....(free).....GO THERE!


DYNAMIC LINK LIBRARY.......... Sometimes it is necessary to get one of Windows' system files. What's a pity, when You can't run an interesting program or favorite game because of "missing DLL file" error! The author claims this site is the biggest collection of *.Dll, files over the Internet. Problem solved!.....(free).....GO THERE!


E BOARD..........eBoard is an application to show easily your thoughts to somebody else. You use your mouse like a pen. eBoard sends your drawings via lan or internet to your client, chef, etc. to support your ideas visually. You have also the possibility to send files with eBoard or to use the integrated chat-function. You can use eBoard while you are talking on the phone and both sides can see and make changes to the development at the same time. So you can use all your energy to realize your project .....(free).....GO THERE!


EATMEM..........According to the developer, "My machine at home has 384MB of RAM. This is really nice when I'm running Photoshop or doing some sloppy animation stuff. However, when I'm making software that other people will use, it's a liability -- it lets me be sloppy and write code that sometimes crashes (!) in low-memory situations. I wrote EatMem to let me simulate a smaller machine on a bigger one. It uses simple Windows APIs to lock memory (i.e. it can't be paged out) to see how apps run in low-memory situations.".....(free).....GO THERE!


ECHOBOX.......... Design is hard to manage when you are constantly trading assets via email. In the design world, this is often a bottleneck in the design process. Enter echobox: a small workspace explorer for managing design, revisions, annotations, and comments. Just drag and drop to copy your files up to the server and people connected to echobox using the same ftp site will stay in sync and be able to participate in your workspaces. Requires Vista and .NET 3.0 .....(free).....GO THERE!


EDITOR 2..........Remember 2X Editor? It was the great file editing program spun off 2X Explorer. Well, it's back in a new version, rewritten from scratch in WTL, using non-linear technology. All the old functionality now in an outfit under 100 kB! (one third of the original 2xEditor). And there was even room left to squeeze in a few new features: Support for UNICODE and better international behaviour. Upgraded search functions. Dual font support. Automatic URL recognition, and more.....(free).....GO THERE!


EDXOR.......... Versatile, convenient and optimal text editor and file processor that far surpasses the capabilities of other Notepad-like applications. It offers innovative clipboard handling, cryptographic options and logic text conversions, great for education, fun, or privacy. EDXOR is small, self-contained, dependency-free and very fast. It provides over 90 menu items, including many unique functions and options, for diverse applications.....(free)..... GO THERE!


ELAUNCH..........If you use the Eclipse IDE you probably have accumulated a number of desktop icons for running various copies of Eclipse using different command line parameters. Each shortcut probably specifies different workspaces, Java VM, and plugin sets. This leads to clutter on the desktop and makes it difficult to share Eclipse configurations with colleagues. The eLaunch program was created to eliminate this clutter and to manage Eclipse configurations. Using the eLaunch program, multiple Eclipse configurations can be created and managed within a single tool. Eclipse can be run using any of the configurations and through its integration with the Windows environment, an Eclipse configuration can be run directly from either the Start Menu or optionally from the shell context menu. In addition, eLaunch is free .....(free).....GO THERE!


ELEMENT ANCESTRY..........This is a bookmarklet which makes all elements on a webpage clickable, throwing up a prompt which shows the name of the element you clicked, and all its parents. It also includes any id or classnames that are attached to each element. Reload to make it go away. (Should work in IE 4+ and NS 6.) Bookmarklets are javascript routines you place in your IE Favorites. To use them, you just click on them in your Favorites and they run the script. You install them in your Favorites by right clicking on them, and choosing "ADD TO FAVORITES" from the menu. (Go to the Site Map. click on the Bookmarklets link, and then the Web Page Debugging link).....(free).....GO THERE!


ENVIRONMENT REPLACE.......... This is a 32 bit command line utility that allows you to use environment variables inside script files, registry files, or macros. It does a search and replace in any text file, using environment variables as the replacement values. Ever wanted to automatically fill in a users ID or computer name in a .reg file, without manually editing the file? If so, this is for you. Windows 9x/ME/NT/2K.....(free).....GO THERE!


EXPLORER SUITE..........Freeware suite of tools including a process viewer and a PE editor called CFF Explorer. The PE editor has full support for PE32/64. Special fields description and modification (.NET supported), utilities, rebuilder, hex editor, import adder, signature scanner, signature manager, extension support etc. First PE editor with support for .NET internal structures. Resource Editor (Windows Vista icons supported) capable of handling .NET manifest resources (who are dumpable as well). The suite is available for x86, x64 and Itanium .....(free).....GO THERE!


EXPORTIZER..........Database utility, which allows you to copy database files to clipboard or export them to file. Can open DBF, DB, TXT, CSV, ASC, Lotus (WJ2, WK1) files. Supports text, HTML, XML, RTF, XLS, CSV, and DBF destination formats .....(free).....GO THERE!


EXPRESS PAGE RANK REVEALER..........XPRR is an small freeware utility for revealing the value of Google's PageRank for specified website or webpage. XPRR allow you to see PR value of specified webpage without installing Google Toolbar (GoogleBar) and even without starting the Internet Explorer .....(free).....GO THERE!


EXT MANAGE..........Developer tool that helps to create a new menu option for opening files. For example: CPP file has an "Open" option in the context menu and opens in CPP compiler. But if you need to edit this file in the text editor - you must to go a long way in order to open it in the Notepad. Not with ExtManage ! Through the ExtManage you can define which file will be open with which Editor and which menu caption it will have. For ActiveXs (DLLs and OCXs) you have an Register/Unregister options. And, of course, you can easily Undo all changes .....(free).....GO THERE!


EXTREME PROGRAMMING..........The goal of this site is to provide an introduction and overview of Extreme Programming (XP). Take the guided tour.....(free).....GO THERE!


FATAL EXCEPTION DECODER..........Get a fatal exception in Windows? Bring it to this site to find out what it means.....(free).....GO THERE!


FILE AND WEB PAGE DOWNLOADER..........Command line utility to automate the download of files and web pages within programs, batch files or scripts (Go to Free Downloads).....(free).....GO THERE!


FILE HAMSTER..........Automatically create incremental backups whenever a file is modified. FileHamster provides real-time backup and archiving of your files while you work. It enables you to monitor specific files on your hard drive and automatically create incremental backups whenever those files are modified. It also enables you to store notes about the changes that have been made, allowing you to quickly locate a specific revision or provide a detailed account of the work you've done on a project.....(free).....GO THERE!





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