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Welcome. Processing.org. What is FHSST? 60 in 60 from ISTE 11. 45 Best Freeware Design Programs. In a previous post I gave you a list of 85+ Free Killer Resources Every Designer Should Know, which had a great response.

45 Best Freeware Design Programs

Now, in the same line, I have brought together 45 Freeware Design Programs among literally thousands and thousands. It was a great quest, and it was worth it. No, it won’t replace your fancy CS3, nor Flash, nor 3D Studio Max. (Remember, we are getting something for nothing here. :) Some of them are pretty decent alternatives, not only for those who are not willing to spend the big bucks, but also for those who need some specific tasks done, like resizing a batch of picture without needing to run the almighty Photoshop. Personally, I also find them quite useful when friends & family or clients (or any non-graphically skilled person) ask to do minor/boring tasks (like reducing a red eye). Hope you can find some gems among them. Image editing The GIMP 2.2.13 Note: You will need to download both GTK+ Runtime Environment and The Gimp installers.

Overview | Download Picasa 2.7. An Open Source, Web-Based Invoicing System. 50 Open Source Tools to Make Your Life Easier. The open source community is vibrant, continually growing, and just loves to create applications and tools to make lives easier.

50 Open Source Tools to Make Your Life Easier

Here are 50 of our favorite open source apps that help us do everything from managing pictures on our computer to learning about Jupiter and Mars. Chandler – An information management application for personal use or small group collaboration. Includes integrated calendaring, data organization tools, and allows backup and data sharing via web access. Tomboy – A cross-platform note-taking application packed with features text highlighting, font styling, inline spellchecking, and more. BasKet Note Pads – More than just a note-taking app, BasKet lets you organize in track data in several different ways, import information from other apps, and easily share your notes with others. Freemind – This free mind mapping app can easily handle maps with as many as 22,000 nodes. Task Coach – A robust todo list tracker. Xchat – An IRC chat client for Linux and WIndow. Cool Open Source Games you should contribute to. [Update1 20-07-2011] As per numerous requests, the games list has been updated with some more cool games that I’ve missed.

Cool Open Source Games you should contribute to

They have been prepended to the top of the list and as before, they are in no particular order. While the popular conception when it comes to games for Linux is that they are almost non-existent, this is only true when it comes to big and popular commercial franchises that are backed up by giant video game studios and publishers like EA Games, Blizzard and Konami. On the other hand, Linux(and other platforms like *BSD) benefits from a myriad of open source and free games, some smaller for casual gaming and others more impressive like MMORPG’s and FPS’s that could compete with some of the commercial games out there in their branch either in the current state or given some fresh amount of contribution. 1. 2. 3.

If you’re the CEO or have influence over a hosting or isp company you could help Open Source Gaming by donating resources to those games that need it. Xonotic. Top 50 Free Open Source Classes on Computer Science. Computer science is an interesting field to go into.

Top 50 Free Open Source Classes on Computer Science

There are a number of opportunities in computer science that you can take advantage of. With computers increasingly becoming a regular part of life, those who can work with computers have good opportunities. You can find a good salary with a program in computer science, and as long as you are careful to keep up your skills. Here are 50 free opencourseware classes that can help you learn more about computer science: Introduction to Computer Science Learn the basics of computer science, and get a foundation in how computer science works.

Introduction to Computer Science: Learn about the history of computing, as well as the development of computer languages. Comprehensive Computer Science Collections If you are interested in courses that are a little more comprehensive in nature, you can get a good feel for computer science from the following collections: Programming and Languages Computer Software.