10 באוגוסט 2008
The OpenUp competition is ending in three weeks so time is running out on project submissions!
Up until now we received submissions for many cool and popular projects starting from games to frameworks and controls, all the way to environmental friendly projects.
The following projects have already won a Mobile Memory Mouse 8000:
The winner for July was:Daniel Cohen – DNA StudioDefrost Outlookhttp://www.codeplex.com/defrostoutlook
The winners for June were: Gil Shinnar and Simon GrinbergWPF pokerhttp://www.codeplex.com/wpfPoker
The winner for May was:Tamir KhasonDuplicate images finderhttp://www.codeplex.com/DupliFinder
There is another mouse prize for this month, and the grand prize of a trip to PDC...
3 באוגוסט 2008
Amit Talmor has release a cool new open source project to OpenUp called Live Hits Finder. About Live Hits Finder- Many times when we are searching for some item in Google/Live/Yahoo/...The top results do not satisfy us.Sometimes the best results are hidden in the next search results pages.By finding the BUZZ words related to the searched item we can: Modify our search. Get a better understanding on the searched item. The project searches for BUZZ in Google's top 100 results and in Wikipedia relevant page (If any).The results are ordered in a simple list.After watching the...
Guy Eden has released a new project to OpenUp: This solution deals with transferring huge DataTables over WCF and .NET Remoting. When transporting large DataTables between a Server and a remote Client, there are several issues; that stem from .NET serialization. Serialization of a large DataTable is memory thirsty. A large enough DataTable will cause the client to get System.OutOfMemoryException, or System.InsufficientMemoryException. Those exceptions cannot be caught at the server side, as they occur in the innards of the framework code that deals with serialization and transport. If the DataTable is really large, the framework will throw the...
30 ביולי 2008
Silverlight 2 is great technology, but some of very handy User Controls are still missing from it.Alex Golesh has released to openup a project called Silverlight Tree View that provides Tree View user control for Silverlight 2. *NOTE: current code was ported from WPF source code and corresponds to Silverlight 2 Beta 2. Thanks Alex !
29 ביולי 2008
Guy Rombaut has released a project called QuickQuery to OpenUp. QuickQuery is a tool that allow the user to choose SQL type (microsoft sql, mysql, sqlite and more) and inject a query to his the database.You can configure default details of your SQL (like server, username, password etc).QuickQuery allows you to control your SQL database easily and fast without any installation required. Just put it in your server folder and it works!QuickQuery is available for PHP and ASP servers. Thanks Guy!
When you're testing a windows application, the Framework version is a very important thing to know! If your application needs framework 2.0 and not framework 3.0 or framework 3.0 and not framework 3.5 - how can you know which version is installed? Shai Raiten has released a tool to openup that enables you to know which framework version is installed on your computer. Thanks Shai!
27 ביולי 2008
Eran Steinmetz has released a project called MOSS 2007 Open Calais Integration to OpenUp. What is OpenCalais ? The Calais Web Service automatically creates rich semantic metadata for the content you submit – in well under a second. Using natural language processing, machine learning and other methods, Calais analyzes your document and finds the entities within it. But, Calais goes well beyond classic entity identification and returns the facts and events hidden within your text as well. This metadata gives you the ability to build maps (or graphs or networks) linking documents to people to...
24 ביולי 2008
Tom Hanetz has released a project called T messenger to openup T Messenger is an Instant Messaging application, which uses .NET Framework 3.5 networking (by sockets). It uses both TCP and UDP protocols in order to communicate over the network. T Messenger can transfer text messages, as well as emoticons, images and files. Transferred text and images are displayed in the T-Messenger GUI. Thanks Tom!
21 ביולי 2008
Shai Raiten has released to OpenUp a text to speech application (with a MS Word application plug-in) that reads out text. You can download the source code and the application itself here. Thanks Shai!
16 ביולי 2008
Daniel Cohen has released a popular project (that got into lifehacker) called Defrost Outlook to OpenUp: Daniel - "Outlook 2007 sp1 freezes or hangs in some occasions. Until a formal fix release from Microsoft , we want to help in the meanwhile." Thanks Daniel!