Anyone can submit code and other programmers can refactor it and help out. Much of it is about Ruby on Rails but it’s open to any language. URL: RefactorMyCode.
Be your own band, sing happy birthday in four part harmony all by yourself, or create a webcast with your friends from far away. Tjoon lets you create split-screen videos using a webcam. Think of it like a 4-track recorder for the internet. There’s a social element as well. View other Tjoons and rate them [...]
A collection of panoramic views. Anybody can upload their photographic works in panoramic format and relate them to the place where they were taken. Panoramas are delivered using Flash instead of Quicktime. URL: viewAt.
Educational material for everyone, organized in small chunks called modules. Connexions is a learning platform where knowledge is grouped into non-linear modules that can be combined to create courses. Modules are meant to be shared and collaboration is encouraged. All content is free to use and reuse under the Creative Commons “attribution” license. URL: Connexions.
A web meeting service based on an open source platform which is a browser-based web 2.0 service that allows anybody to share their desktop, show slides, as well as talk, listen, chat, and broadcast via webcam. Dimdim is also a hosted service that is available for free and can be easily used for small gatherings, [...]
Create applications just like a programmer, even if you’re not a programmer. App2you helps businesses, non-profits, and clubs create hosted database applications that manage things like personel recruiting and event planning. Choose from available templates or create an app from scratch by simply sketching the information flow. URL: app2you.
In case you hadn’t noticed, healthcare is one enormous economic sector. In the United States, spending on healthcare in 2005 was calculated at $2 trillion, which is 16% of GDP. Other countries aren’t off the hook either: across the globe, healthcare spending is exceeding the rate of economic growth. So, it stands to reason that [...]
A visual browser that lets you search and organize items from different web services like Amazon, Ebay, YouTube or Flickr in an intuitive way. URL: oSkope.
A 3D Web community where anyone can create, share and explore interactive 3D scenes in their browser. SceneCaster also connects the online 3D experience to eCommerce sites such as eBay and Amazon, product catalogs from leading manufacturers and retailers, and to social networks such as FaceBook and Flickr. URL: SceneCaster.
Use any phone to control your radio listening schedule. Available free ad-supported or by ad-free subscription, Cellecast offers a dial-in phone number where you can listen to select radio programming and podcasts on demand. They are currently operating in “sneak preview” mode and offer a short-but-encouraging list of broadcasts. URL: Cellecast.
An identity provider with robust security and a set of customizable features including a browser plugin, a tool that allows you to sign into any page you’ve visited before with the click of a button. URL: myvidoop.
A simple web application which allows you to take any RSS feed from content you publish (like a blog), and convert it into an automated email newsletter your readers can subscribe to. URL: Nourish.
A simple web-based system for managing help tickets, with Public Help Forms, Comment Tracking, and Email Integration. URL: Ticketish.
A social workspace and music collaboration tool for musicians. Use it to compose new music with other artists around the world. Whenever you got an idea for a song, record a track, upload it, then invite others to add drums, bass, vocals or anything else to it. URL: Kompoz.
Visit Haiku LMS, originally added to eHub on Jan 19, 07. Thanks to the team at Haiku for this email interview. eHub: What is your web application/service about? Reynard: “It’s a classroom website creator.” Marcos: “haiku LMS lets teachers put a classroom website online quickly and easily, with no need for technical experience. Our focus [...]
A place where deal finders from all over can track down the hottest deals, share them with their fellow bargain hunters, and even earn cool prizes in the process. URL: Snoopr.
Find out how much people in your area actually pay for out of pocket medical expenses. OutOfPocket.com is a grassroots initiative that wants people to reveal the true cost of routine health care services in order to create meaningful competition among providers. Millions of consumers know how difficult it is to find out how much [...]
“The OAuth protocol enables websites or applications (Consumers) to access Protected Resources from a web service (Service Provider) via an API, without requiring Users to disclose their Service Provider credentials to the Consumers. More generally, OAuth creates a freely-implementable and generic methodology for API authentication.” oAuth is an open source project and has just released [...]
The largest forum dedicated to Ruby on Rails. Also see Rails Work, a job board for Ruby on Rails. URL: Rails Forum.
An application developed to address a need for easy file collaboration without the need for yet another user account. Written in Ruby on Rails. URL: Docushare.
A registration-only online community that connects coworkers and colleagues with groups, blogs, media sharing, and privacy. URL: Workclan.
The site automatically filters, aggregates, and sorts financial news to provide an instant snapshot of what
Road trip planner and online travel guide. All of the content is original with hundred of pages covering everything from Skiing to Zoos to Architecture to History to Fall Foliage. Also developing a trip planner that will allow users to add all of the attractions they find on the site into an easy to use [...]
A central resource of Ruby on Rails plugins and tools. URL: Railsify.
A free digital sketchpad that users can share online in real time. Like pen and paper, minus the dead trees, plastic, and the inconvenience of being at the same place at the same time. URL: Scriblink.
With over 18,000 books available for free, a WAP-enabled mobile site, and suggestions on how to read and save ebooks on your iPhone, ManyBooks.net offers something for nearly everyone. The site features a minimalist interface and simple navigation, as well as user reviews and over a dozen file formats for download. If you spend any [...]
Ever give up on an event or idea just because finding the time when everyone was available was just too much hassle? With vern2, you simply send out the email and let the application do the work. There’s not even any registration. You copy vern2 on the email and recipients are presented with a calendar [...]
Leave your wallet at home and pay using your cell phone and pin number. Ever find out a store has a dollar minimum for credit card purchases? Or you left your wallet at home only to find you needed it? MobiBucks wants to put an end to such problems. MobiBucks is free, secure, and lets [...]
A video “comment” widget you can embed into any HTML enabled page, to allow your readers to leave video messages from a webcam or video-enabled phone. URL: blipBack.
New online website or web page creator with an emphasis on simplicity. Uses wiki-like editing and has controls for private, public, or open to edit by all. URL: Jottit.