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Apache JMeter Review

JMeter is open source software, a 100% pure Java desktop application for graphical server performance testing, for both static and dynamic resources (Servlets, Perl scripts, Java Objects, Data Bases and Queries, FTP Servers and more). Features Complete portability and 100% Java purity. Full multithreading framework allows concurrent sampling by many threads and simultaneous sampling of different functions by separate thread groups. Careful GUI design allows faster operation and more precise timings. Caching and offline analysis/replaying of test results. Highly Extensible: Pluggable Samplers allow unlimited testing capabilities. Several load statistics may be chosen with pluggable timers. Data analysis and visualization plug-ins allow great extendibility as well as personalization. Functions can be used to provide dynamic input to a test or provide data manipulation. Scriptable Samplers ("BeanShell" is fully supported; and there is a sampler which supports BSF-compatible languages) Can load and performance test many different server types: Web - HTTP, HTTPS Database via JDBC Mail - POP3(S) and IMAP(S) SOAP LDAP JMS It is principle that testing application tends to get left to the last moment, one of the problems is that this is never done because lack of tool to do this. Actually there are number of commercial applications that present...
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Aptana Studio Review

Recently one of the most popular open sources IDE.  HTML5, CSS3, Ruby, Python, PHP and JavaScript are all supported and it’s faster, leaner and more easily customizable. Aptana Studio harnesses the flexibility of Eclipse and focuses it into a powerful web development engine. One of the points is that this IDE already started shifting from popular platform for Ruby developers to all rounder multi-purpose IDE. Key features of Aptana Studio: HTML, CSS, and JavaScript Code Assist Deployment Wizard (FTP, SFTP, FTPS and Capistrano);(Heroku and Engine Yard) Integrated Debugger (Ruby & Rails and JavaScript) Git Integration Built-in Command Line Terminal IDE Customization Deployment wizard is really handy, as it handles almost any protocol, plus auto publishing to hosted Ruby services as Yard Engine and Heroku. The first version 3.0 was supporting only Ruby on Rails debugger, but latest 3.05 also support JavaScript debugger which makes Aptana really attractive. However it is not a good place to code JavaScript, despite the undoubted cleverness of Intellisense. And the fact that JavaScript comes courtesy of Firefox means that this really isn’t the only tool your need to develop web applications. Aptana Studio 3 in an improvement over the last edition, though. Projects and bundles are...
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AVC Ringtone Maker

AVC Ringtone Maker is a freeware program that allows you to take your MP3 files and create ringtones out of them for your cellphones.  It's a small program that takes almost no resources to run, yet works great in helping you select which part of a song you'd like to use for your ringtone.

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Top 30 Free Software and Apps for Web Designers - Part 1

Ajax Animator Flash, graphics Web-based animation suite its original goal was to be a usable Flash IDE alternative, but has evolved into a cross-platform and cross-format animation tool, primed to support Animated GIFs, SWF (Flash), SVG Animations, and more. There are browser based and stand alone applications. https://antimatter15.com/ajaxanimator/wave/ Aptana Studio CSS, Scripting Integrated development environment (IDE) that can be excellent helper for PHP, Ruby, JavaScript, CSS and HTML development. Probably the only disadvantage, that there is no JavaScript debugger. (Check review of Aptana IDE) https://aptana.com/ BrowserLab Testing Adobe® BrowserLab is an online service that helps ensure your web content displays as intended. Accurately preview web pages across multiple browsers and operating systems, navigate links, and use diagnostic tools to optimize websites efficiently. This Adobe CS Live service is free at least until April 2012 and it is also available within Dreamweaver, as a Firebug add-on for Firefox, Safari or IE. https://browserlab.adobe.com/en-us/index.html CAGE Workflow Cage app, online collaboration tool – excellent tool suitable for any size workgroups. https://cageapp.com/ ColorZilla Graphics Very useful selection of tools for every web designer - advanced eyedropper, color picker, palette viewer. You also get a CSS gradient generator and an analyzer that finds the CSS rules...
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Apache Web Server with PHP and MySQL - WampDeveloperPro

WampDeveloper Pro™ is excellent Windows-based web server platform and application providing you with an excellent framework and user interface for developing and hosting websites WampDeveloper enables professionals, average users, and businesses to swiftly develop and deploy sites using Apache server, PHP and MySQL. 1-click process creating websites with WampDeveloper . Use any domain (real or test), and your new web project will be immediately reachable operational. WampDeveloper Pro Features Components Configuration Security Apache 2.2 Web Server Follows Best Practices CIS "Level-1" Security MySQL 5.1 Database Performance Optimized Up-to-date Apache, MySQL and PHP Versions PHP 5.2 and 5.3 Secured mod_security Web Application Firewall Perl 5.12 Scripting Language Modularized OpenSSL Cryptography Toolkit phpMyAdmin MySQL Management Virtual Hosting Enabled   AWStats Log Analysis SSL Hosting Enabled   eAccelerator Opcode (PHP) Cache Platform Independant   Ioncube Loader     WampDeveloper can integrate with all PHP & MySQL based web applications, IDEs, and PHP Frameworks WampDeveloper comes packed by default with some of the most popular CMS integrated - WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, ets. As well integrating your project into your favorite IDE have never been that easy, some of the supported IDEs are Eclipse PDT, NetBeans, jEdit, etc. That's not all, easy integration with CodeIgniter, Yii,...
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