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Algorithms[edit]

Computer books[edit]

Widget toolkits[edit]

Computer architecture[edit]

Computer languages[edit]

Hardware[edit]

The Internet[edit]

  • 12secondstv - [54]; [55]
  • Agora (Nomic) - as mentioned in Nomic this game has the distinction of having been running since 1993 (rather early, in Internet time) and is obviously rather special in the world of Nomic. [56]; description from semi-outsider perspective on [57] (cf. ?Alternate reality game)
  • allyve - big German internet SSO[clarification needed] startpage, [58]; [59]; Handelsbatt (German)
  • Amazon test Drive - web application provided by amazon for testing android apps directly in browser.similar tool is pieceable for ios apps; [60]; [61]
  • AVING - news company; specializes in global electronics reporting that ranges from brands, trade shows and mobile and multimedia; [62]
  • Coding for a Cause - a movement of open-source technology advocates supporting not-for-profits by building them websites for free; [63]; [64]
  • Colistor - a web service that manages lists and collections to organize the information the user needs to remember everyday; [65]
  • CometBird - browser; [66]; [67]
  • Data janitor - one the thousands paid (not much) by Facebook, Google (Youtube) etc to monitor social networks and keep posts and uploads free of porn, hate speech etc. ref ref2
  • Dpadd - [68] Social Networking Website for Gamers
  • eduladder - Eduladder is a group of people who believe education should be free and accessible for everyone and they designed a web application called openlearning system which is available in [69]; [70]
  • Explainer Web Site - A new type of web site/page making its appearance in 2014-2015 and often originating with various news organizations. These are sites that devote themselves to clear, often step-by-step and simple explanations of complex thoughts, ideas, processes and events. Examples include The Economist (http://www.economist.com/blogs/economist-explains/2014/06/economist-explains-3, The New York Times, Nate Silver's Fivethirtyeight. There's an article on the subject at Awl that also ranks quite a few such sites. It's at http://www.theawl.com/2015/01/explainer-sites-ranked.
  • Flokit - web application for boosting a Twitter account by targeting a particular set of users, using personalized campaigns; [71]
  • Grepolis - A browser-based strategy game set in ancient Greece with over 200,000 active users. From Innogames, the creators of The West and Tribal Wars. [72]
  • Link Management Protocol - a link management protocol (LMP) that runs between a pair of nodes and is used to manage traffic engineering links (from RFC 4204)
  • Log-in / Log-on Loop - Where successful attempts at logging in to a website / webpage with a user name and password results in being returned to the initial log-in request. Can also encompass initial log-in privileges, with privileged results as account information; but returning to the initial log-in request when delving into a deeper subsection of log-in privileges (i.e. initial privilege: "My Account", subsection privilege: "My Account/Billing Information"). (One example: [73])
  • MaidSafe (software libraries) -- A suite of Dual Licensed libraries in c++ that implement a fully distributed network and serverless network akin to a darknet. [74] [75] [76] [77]
  • Midwest Internet Cooperative Exchange (MICE) - non profit internet exchange oint in Minneapolis, MN; [78]
  • Naviance, Inc. - division of Hobsons, which is a subsidiary of DMG Information, which in turn is part of the Daily Mail and General Trust plc; [79] (Naviance Corporate Website)
  • Naviance Succeed - features a survey builder that reports statistical data about college acceptance rates, college admissions, rankings, college placement, school GPAs, admission criteria, etc.; [80]
  • Partly Cloudy Technology - term created by Jeff M. White, Robert Linton and Colleen Rudio, about having a balance between cloud computing and local computing; primarily focused upon protecting the users software and data under any disaster or technical failure; [81]
  • Paymo Time Tracker - a popular free time tracker, went to do a background check on Wikipedia but there's nothing here. i found it mentioned on a bunch of sites and blogs; [82]; [83]
  • Roccat Browser - Popular browser for Mac (Intel and PPC) and iOS; [84]; [85]; [86];[87]; [88]; [89];[90];[91];[92];
  • Storybird - A website for writing stories and sharing them https://storybird.com
  • Spam404 - An internet abuse report platform which allows it's users to report abusive content such as phishing, spam and survey scams. Spam404 have already helped remove thousands of articles of abuse from leading internet websites such as YouTube, Weebly and SlideShare. MyWOT, URLVoid and Scamvoid use the blacklist provided by Spam404 [93]; [94]; [95]; [96]; [97]
  • Svtble - minimalist, invite-only blogging platform; [98]; [99]; [100]
  • Tower of Babble BBS - Milwaukee, WI, Online Data Systems BBS, and Metro Big 10/Big 12 BBSes; notable BBSes (see Archives:BBS Addition (Dec 2008)
  • WOMBAT - A Usenet-era acronym for a process or programming task that is so overcomplicated, trivial, or otherwise devoid of usefulness to not be worth the speaker's time to implement. Frequently applied to work done for governmental agencies. [101]; [102]; [103];
  • Comparison of website change detectors - There are countless of sites and software for this, which would be quite useful an article that compares their characteristics. This could be a good starting point.
  • xRTML - (Extensible Real Time Markup Language) New markup language based on HTML that allows developers to add real time to their websites; [104]; [105]; [106]
  • Yahoo! Profile - in 2008 Yahoo introduced a new universal Yahoo! Profile replacing Yahoo! 360 Profiles and other types of profiles used throughout Yahoo!'s products; the use of "adult" profiles was discontinued at that time; [107]
  • YoungWeBBuilder - website aimed at helping young-web developers; [108] [109]; [110]

People[edit]

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M–Z (by last name)[edit]

Companies[edit]

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Operating systems[edit]

  • Techtocore OS - Engineered to meet professional needs; [207]
  • Ulux Linux - Enterprise Operating Systems Website - www.ulux.tk;
  • AV Linux - Debian Distro specifically for multimedia needs; [208]
  • Blackbuntu - Ubuntu base distro for Penetration Testing with GNOME Desktop Environment; being built using the Ubuntu 10.10; [209]
  • CMX RTOS - adding links CMX, RTOS, CMX RTOS
  • Circle Dock - circular dock (open source) for Windows platform; [210]
  • DoudouLinux - [211]; system targeting young children; aims at making computer use as simple and pleasant as possible; while also making computer use more accessible to all children on earth, without discrimination; [212]
  • EYRX - [213]; real-time operating system by Eyring Corporation
  • Init scripts - topics on scripts in /etc/rc.d on a Unix/Linux OS, naming conventions, how to create one, etc.; [214]
  • Lighthouse Linux - a CD-based distro designed for speed, simplicity and lightness; currently at version 0.0.1; [215]
  • Paranoid Linux - a distro designed for privacy and security, that "assumes that its operator is under assault from the government ... and it does everything it can to keep your communications and documents a secret."; [216] -- Update: Cite given ( paranoidlinux.org ) is dead/parked as of this date. Fnord. -- 201.37.230.43 (talk) 16:05, 1 July 2009 (UTC)
  • PicUntu - http://ubuntu.g8.net/
  • RTOS-UH Real Time Operating System-University Hannover using a DIN 66253-2 language called PEARL. The article is locked, because it was deleted sometimes ago; [217]; we are talking about a real operating system, and not vaporware
  • RuggedOS- mission-critical operating system developed and deployed (in, among others, SCADA applications) by Ruggedcom, a Siemens subsidiary; has recently been criticized and targeted by many articles for the undocumented presence of a backdoor and an embedded private key
  • TOSS Linux - Popular all new Linux Distribution being developed entirely by CSE Dept of Thiagarajar College of Engg. aiming Engineers and developers; [218]
  • ubnhd2 - ARM-compiled and Ubuntu-based Pentest OS for the HTC HD2 phone; [219]
  • Windows Research Kernel - Windows kernel source code for research
  • wattOS - A lightweight Linux operating system remastered from the core Ubuntu Linux build. It focuses on a small footprint, low power, and a simple interface that you can easily add just about anything. [220] [221]
  • Zorin OS - An Ubuntu-based operating system with functionality and appearance similar to Microsoft Windows 7 [222]

Programming[edit]

  • Refuctoring- The art of editing one's code slightly in order to make it your own

Protocols[edit]

  • Asymmetric Logical Unit Access - A SCSI standard widely implemented across mid-range storage arrays
  • BDLC (Burroughs Data Link Control)
  • DBGp debug protocol used for remote debugging (Eclipse, Xdebug etc.)
  • DDSIP Data Distribution Service/ Internet Protocol: A rewrite of DDS Data Distribution Service using TCP/IP sockets rather than RPC (Remote Procedure Calls).
  • Errlog Copy Service - an error logging service that runs on port 704/UDP
  • Ethernet alarm indication signal (EthAIS) - see Alarm indication signal
  • FIPA Contract Net Interaction Protocol - a minor modification of the original contract net IP pattern
  • Hypercat - a new (in June 2014) specification that effectively acts as an address book for data hubs holding information transmitted by net-connected devices [238]
  • IP/LDP — an alternative to AppleTalk that some printers can use instead of that; it is still supported by OS X even though AppleTalk isn't, I think…
  • K Sequence - [239]
  • Network Access Bridge TO - a fusion of VOIP/SIP and HTTP, makes you able to create a direct http connection between a browser and a webserver even if both peers are behind a NAT or firewall etc.
  • oneM2M - a machine-ti-machine protocol developed by a.o. ETSI
  • OpenId Connect -- a distibuted authentication protocol which replaces OpenID 2.0 and is on onboard by Microsoft, ]Salesforce, twitter, Facebook, and Google
  • Optical Signaling and Routing Protocol - (OSRP) [240]
  • Optical data unit - ODU?
  • Optical transport unit - OTU?
  • Poll and Select - Burroughs byte-oriented communications protocol
  • The ϕ(Phi) Accrual Failure Detector - [241]
  • U-SNAP - a standard (ANSI/CEA-2045) that enables any HAN (Home Area Network) or DR (Demand Response) standard, present and future, to communicate with utility systems, energy gateways or other devices within the home. Source of information: [242]. From Wikipedia I learned that after the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show, a lot of press coverage was given to fundamental changes about to hit the digital world to include digital home technology (also known as home automation). This could very well require a need to establish standard protocols such as U-SNAP. Wikipedia has a substantial article on the "Smart meter" and "Home automation" but no mention of U-SNAP is made. An alliance, called the U-SNAP Alliance, has been formed and according to [243], is gaining support from "Smart Grid" stakeholders worldwide, including utilities, metering suppliers, device manufacturers, industry consultants, and regulators. A Wikipedia article has been written for "Smart grid," but it does not mention U-SNAP.
  • UUSee - a P2P TV proprietary software; [244]; used by CNC World (Xinhua's new English language TV channel at [245]); Spanish description here: [246]
  • VARAN (Versatile Automation Random Access Network) - VARAN bus
  • Verified Email Protocol - looks like this is already getting renamed; [247])
  • Virtual Switching System - A VSS is network system virtualization technology that pools multiple switches into one virtual switch [248]

Real-time computing[edit]

Searching; search engines[edit]

  • DASL or DAV Searching and Locating - a protocol for searching WebDAV repositories; [249]
  • Entireweb - one of the largest crawler-based, second-tier search engine
  • FuzzFind - www.fuzzfind.com - web meta search mashup; combines the leading search engines (Google, Bing, Yahoo) and social bookmarking sites (del.icio.us), with personalizable results; [250]; [251]; [252]
  • Google privacy policy (or new Google privacy policy) – an expansion of Google#Privacy with an emphasis on the historical evolution of the policy, and on what neutral, third-party sources say about the changes to Google's privacy policy that are scheduled to take effect March 1, 2012?
  • Mojeek - largest crawler search engine in the UK, so along with Gigablast and Entireweb should have a page, also considering there are so many meta-engines listed then the few true crawler ones out there definitely should, shouldn't they?
  • people search - the process of searching for people, a class of vertical search engine that specializes in searching for people
  • Reverse SEO - combination of SEO and online reputation management; while a positive topic is written on, the negative topic is basically optimized via unethical black hat tactics in order to lead to a ban
  • search portal
  • search2.net - search engine; based on opensource software nutch; online since 2009
  • site search - a service for finding information on a specific site; for example, the search in Wikipedia is a site search, working only on the information in wikipedia.org; site search engine is a big class of search engines, that should be right next to web search engine and probably even before enterprise search in the listing of search; [253]; [254]; [255]
  • Soovle.com - search suggestions from the major providers on the net; provided in a visually appealing fashion; first site to focus on helping the user get to the best search terms; [256]; [257]; [258]; [259]; [260]; [261]
  • Speedy Spider - from Entireweb; apparently a large Swedish search engine; purpose?
  • Video search engine optimization (VSEO)
  • Zeerch Search Engine - a search engine that doesn't keep records of your search, founded by Larry Risser and Jamie Whitney [262] zeerch logo is like a small lizard, advertising is 70% less than other search engines.

Security[edit]

See Wikipedia:WikiProject Computer Security

A–M[edit]

N–Z[edit]

Software[edit]

A–B[edit]

C–D[edit]

  • CashOrCard POS a full Electronic Cash Register / Point of Sale solution, built with omnichannel retail in mind. Free to download and install, all that is needed is a tablet (iPad or Android). Brings together integrated loyalty, full eCommerce integration and a globally-accessible dashboard to manage business performance... [309], [310], [311], [312]
  • Chankast - Sega Dreamcast emulator, wich seem to be the first and, although now unmaintained, has opened the way to other emulators like NullDC
  • CharityEngine - Donor management software that is used by nonprofits in the United States to manage donors, fundraising and online communications.
  • Clock-on-Desktop - a tool to allow you to display analog and digital clocks on your desktop
  • Clock-on-Tray - a replacement for standard Windows tray clock; nominated for Epsilon Award 2010
  • Cloud System Booster - system maintenance & optimization tool based on cloud technology; all-in-one PC repair and system maintenance program; [313]; [314]
  • Cyberfox - a web browser based on Mozilla Firefox,available for Windows. [315]
  • Cluebot NG - example of artificial intelligence robot, used by wikipedia to enforce and repair vandalism to pages, often reverting vandalism in minutes, if not seconds. this page needs to be created so I can vandalize it in revenge for his exorcism of the wikiuser: wikibandit in 2004.
  • Codename24 - internet application suite [316];[317]. The article was nominated for speedy deletion some days ago
  • Coherent UI - a Graphical User Interface system, designed for real-time applications; [318]; [319]
  • Comparison of Android emulators - This article should include both those that are independent programs (like BlueStacks or YouWave) as well as those that can be run from a virtual machine (Android-x86) and others.
  • Comparison of file recovery utilities: a list already exists, just need a good comparison of its features.
  • Component Based Servicing - built into Windows Vista and later; [320]
  • Concerto signage - open-source digital signage software; started at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; [321]
  • Consoleworks - connects consoles together
  • CoolNovo - a Chromium-based web browser and enhanced edition of Google Chrome; [322]; [323]
  • Copywhiz - a flexible file copy program. It was formerly known as Piky Basket
  • Corel Home Office is a sleek new office suite for word processing, spreadsheets and presentation projects
  • CrazyBump is a program for making bumpmaps, normal maps and displacement maps from pictures.
  • CursorFX - a tool to create or apply existing cursor themes to change cursors
  • D-Pixed - image editor specializing in 256 color images; originally a Japanese program, it has been translated to English; [324]
  • Demantra - Oracle Demantra is a best-in-class provider of demand management, sales & operations planning, and trade promotions management solutions; [325]
  • Darcy Ripper - Darcy Ripper – Offline Free Website Downloader That Can be used by simple users as well as programmers to download web related resouces on the fly.; [326]
  • DeskDeco - free wallpaper management software; [327]
  • DevelSoftware assembler x86-64 - freeware x86-64 assembler
  • Dictator (software) - [328]; for on-screen reading of text files
  • Disco Project - erlang/python mapreduce+ framework; [329]
  • DNF (software), the new package manager introduced in Fedora Linux 18, successor of Yellowdog Updater, Modified
  • DNSKong - "is an Internet privacy filter, which uses simple text files. The program filters Domain Name Server requests on a local machine or home router. DNSKong comes in a version 1 with visual cues and version 2 w/o visual cues and more advanced configuration."; [330]
  • Dr.Explain - a help authoring tool which can automatically document application screens; [331]
  • Dragonframe - Stop motion animation and editing program, used in modern feature films. [332]
  • Driver Genius Professional Edition - [333] a sound device manager and updater
  • eDexter - "is an Internet privacy filter-supplement, working with DNSKong, to reduce unncessary & unwanted graphic-file downloading. The program speeds up web-page display by replacing remote images with smaller, local ones."; [334]

E–F[edit]

G–J[edit]

K–L[edit]

  • Kangas Sound Editor - An open-source Java program for creating music and sound-effects from scratch, by specifying harmonics and inharmonics which are stored in a database; [394]; [395]; [396]; [397]
  • Kohana (web framework) - an open-source, object-oriented MVC web framework; [398]; [399]
  • Kontalk - A community-driven open-source encrypted messaging project
  • Konvertor - a file viewer/converter supporting conversion among 2483 3D, image, photo, animation, audio, video and text formats quickly and easily; nominated Epsilon Award 2010
  • Koteret-Lakoach-Nachas-Zefa - Hebrew for koteret = title, lakoach = client/customer, nachash = snake, zefa = viper. It is a name of a service window in Mercury Winrunner Web Add-In. WinRunner is a software testing tool. I think the particular module has been developed by somebody from Israel (Possibly by Dan Tsirlin).
  • L3DT - large-scale terrain generation software; [400]
  • LBackup - backup system aimed at systems administrators; [401]; [402]; [403]; [404]; [405]; [406]; [407]; [408] (mentions Lucid Information Systems, currently key contributor); [409]; [410]; [411]; [412]; [413]
  • LBMMPS (Location Based Mobile Multimedia Pusher System)
  • Legendre Moments - Moments used for computer image processing. [414]
  • Lelogiciel - language lab software; India; [415]
  • lexiCan - lexiCan Knowledge Management Software, commonly called just lexiCan; software application for Microsoft Windows by vetafab Software GmbH. lexiCan Reader, is a read-only client which allows knowledge distribution across a company network, e.g., for instructions, course material, faqs, manuals. As found on Hane, Paula (2009-06-29). "New Version of Knowledge Management Software: lexiCan 3". Information Today. [416]. Retrieved 2009-07-07.
  • libexo. Some library that my updater installed on kubuntu linux just now. I don't know what it does because there is no wikipedia page for it. Robinh (talk) 02:35, 19 March 2015 (UTC)
  • libpolkit - another library that my updater installed on kubuntu linux just now. I don't know what it does because there is no wikipedia page for it. Robinh (talk) 07:47, 6 May 2015 (UTC)
  • lightIRC - A popular web-based IRC client written for the Adobe Flash Platform. [417]
  • Linux Tycoon - Linux Distro Building Simulator; [418]
  • Little Apps - Our aim is to create free, open source, redistributable programs. We license our programs under the GNU General Public License, which means that we will never charge you and it allows (you) the customer to edit the software. One of our noted programs is Little Registry Cleaner. [419]
  • Log Analyzer: Trends - website statistics software; nominated for Epsilon Award 2010
  • National Instruments Lookout
  • LPMT http://hv-a.com/lpmt/?page_id=51 - we are working on a free software video tools manual and I found there is no page or mention of this projection software. Given that there will be a task and case study published soon it would be great for there to be a Wikipedia page.
  • Luakit - highly configurable microbrowser that uses Lua as a configuration language; [420]

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S[edit]

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Software engineering[edit]

Storage[edit]

  • DVD +R/-R comparison WP is long overdue for an article on this. They seem to have their own separate pages now, which are biased to each format.--207.216.196.118 (talk) 19:25, 12 April 2012 (UTC)
  • Punctured Stripe in RAID Arrays - Topic surrounding a specific type of fault that can occur to RAID arrays causing them to fail.
  • SFSZ - Disk format, Used by Netgear SC101. What is it and how is it used? Its this.ZFS Solaris's new file system, which is used by several other OEMS as its new and very efficient.
  • TapeAlert - A standard for tapes, autochangers, libraries used for diagnostics and health (see tapealert.org)

File formats[edit]

Databases[edit]

  • ArangoDB - [565], Open-source, multi-model storage with ACID transactions and Graphs.
  • Eloquera Database - [566], article about Eloquera Database - a native object database for .NET environments; and Eloquera Cloud based on Eloquera Enterprise Database.
  • List of serverless database management systems -- there should be a page listing database management systems that don't use a server-client model such as Sqlite.
  • quasardb - [567], article about quasardb, "a distributed, high-performance, associative database designed from the ground up for the most demanding environments."
  • Rdb/ELN - VAX Rdb/ELN [568]
  • OracleDBConsole - Would like info about this and other services of Oracle DB's.
  • The Integrated Data Hub -- I ma very surprised that there is not page explaining the concept of Integrated Data Hub. See book on Amazon in differents artilces fron its inventor: Dario Mangano
  • Linux SQL Databases and tools - [569]--Even as Linux has garnered support by all of the major commercial database vendors, the freely available open source databases have grown in sophistication and features. Below follows a partial list of some of the more popular of these.

Theory and theorem[edit]

  1. ^ "Teen arrested for 'joke' tweet threat to American Airlines". April 15, 2014. Retrieved November 20, 2014. 
  2. ^ https://www.gartner.com/doc/1992916
  3. ^ University of Utah. "Self-repairing software tackles malware." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 13 November 2014. [578].
  4. ^ http://www.bfk.de/bfk_dnslogger.html