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Bootstrapper ? The Mindmapping Toolbox: 100 Tools, Resources, a. The Mindmapping Toolbox: 100+ Tools, Resources, and Tutorials Thursday, November 29, 2007 at 1:56am by Site Administrator Sometimes the difference between a successful project and one that spirals out of control is getting all your thoughts and ideas laid out before you even get started.

Bootstrapper ? The Mindmapping Toolbox: 100 Tools, Resources, a

One of the best ways to do this is with mind maps, which act as a visual representation of all that stuff you’ve got floating around in your head. This kind of radiant thinking can be a great way to start out working on anything, from redecorating your house to landing a huge project, and there are loads of resources out there to make mind mapping even easier.

Here’s a list of 100 tools, resources, blogs, articles and everything else you might need to get started making a road map of your mind. Dispostable - Disposable email! PipeBytes - Free and easy file transfers. 50 Tools to Speed Up or Otherwise Enhance Your PC. From: – Preston Gralla, PC World September 22, 2008 Is your PC tired and sluggish?

50 Tools to Speed Up or Otherwise Enhance Your PC

Has its get up and go got up and went? If you want a faster system, you could certainly break the bank and buy a new machine. 20 registry hacks to make your PC more awesome. Right-clicking on everything is a good way to learn about hidden Windows functionality.

20 registry hacks to make your PC more awesome

Exploring the lesser-known Control Panel applets is another useful technique, and browsing the command line applications in Windows' System32 folder can be interesting. But let's be realistic. There's nothing that quite compares to the Registry. It's packed with useful settings that can improve performance, fix security holes and change even the most fundamental Windows behaviour for the better. And many of these features simply can't be accessed in any other way. If you're not cautious, you could cause more problems than you solve. 1. If strangers have physical access to your PC, it's easy for them to plug in a USB flash drive and make copies of your data. Go to 'HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\StorageDevicePolicies', create a DWORD value called 'WriteProtect' and set it to 1. 2. Windows Vista's User Account Control raises so many alerts that many people just turn it off. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.

I Love Free Software. Freeware Utilities. Cayra. ZeroDibs : best of free & opensource software. Free Software and Open Source Software News - News from every free and open source software community. 100 of the Best (Useful) OpenSource Applications. The following is a list of about 100 of the best OpenSource Applications, that actually help make Linux more usable for people.

100 of the Best (Useful) OpenSource Applications

It is my hope that this list shows potential Linux users that there really is a large, effective, productive and usable range of free, OpenSource applications. For existing Linux users (like myself), I think this will provide a great resource in finding applications that may better suit your needs, or just for fun!

Needless to say, this is just some of the thousands of applications available! I develop web sites, so this list tends to focus on applications which support that type of work. The majority of these applications can be installed by either apt-get or synaptic, however I’ve included the web site addresses of these applications so that you can obtain more information. 15 Must Have Free Software Programs For Windows 7. The Best Free Software of 2010 - Reviews by PC Magazine.

Get what you DON'T pay for: Here are 196 programs that cost nothing but will make your computing life richer—all while keeping your wallet fat.

The Best Free Software of 2010 - Reviews by PC Magazine

We don't want to make you feel bad, but, uh... are you really still paying for software? Wow. Well, we're here to spread the word: There's no lack of free software to be found online. Ardour - the digital audio workstation. MongoDB. Best Practice Software Engineering - Observer. The aim of the Observer-Pattern is to define a one-to-many dependency between objects so that when the object on the "one-side" changes state, all its dependents are notified and updated automatically. The Observer/Observable-Pattern is known under many different Names, each flavor is used for a special purpose and has a slightly different form. Most common other names for this pattern are Producer/ConsumerPublish/SubscribeDependents The main idea of the Observer-Pattern is that an object (the observer) that always requires actual data of another object (the observable or subject).

The fist solution that comes into mind might be to continuously ask the subject for changes of the data desired and if necessary load the data. A much better idea would be to delegate the responsibility for informing objects about new data to the producer or manager of the data. This is the Observer pattern. Applicability / Uses. Error Goblin. Geek to Live: Tech support with UltraVNC SingleClick - Lifehacke. I have been doing this for the past two years, and I can atest that, 1.

Geek to Live: Tech support with UltraVNC SingleClick - Lifehacke

It's a lifesaver, 2. CAN be a hassle to make it work for the first time (ie get the ports right etc) 3. So my takes on the subject are: Get a dynamic DNS provider (dyndns works fine and has embedded clients on most routers [WRT54G here] or if you are out of luck, at least multiplatform clients for *nix and Windows) Serve the package yourself. The free Backup Software. F.lux: software to make your life better - StumbleUpon.

CPR for your computer. Looking for the latest version of TRK 3.4?

CPR for your computer

Download it here New features include easy to use startup menu, kernel, new virusscan engine (Avast), several backup utilities, amongst which the contributed 'pi', debugged and more foolproof 'winpass' (more news...) Trinity Rescue Kit or TRK is a free live Linux distribution that aims specifically at recovery and repair operations on Windows machines, but is equally usable for Linux recovery issues.

Since version 3.4 it has an easy to use scrollable text menu that allows anyone who masters a keyboard and some English to perform maintenance and repair on a computer, ranging from password resetting over disk cleanup to virus scanning. OpenOffice. TYPO3 - the Enterprise Open Source CMS: Home.