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Questions tagged [cross-platform]

Use this tag when asking for software that needs to run on multiple platforms.

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Is there a software like Apache Thrift or Babel but in the Databases / Query Languages sphere [on hold]

( a ) Apache Thrift ---> P.L. The Apache Thrift software framework, for scalable cross-language services development, combines a software stack with a code generation engine to build services that ...
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How to build a tinder-like app in 2019? [closed]

me and my friends want to build a tinder-like app for Android and Ios. After some investigation i came to the conclusion that Node.js for the backend would be a good option, as tinder itself is using ...
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Developing a cross Platform app [on hold]

I want to make a web app which is backend and database based-app. I have worked with MERN stack to make a web app and I have a little knowledge about Firebase but i never did a mobile app neither for ...
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Better cross platform development tool for iOS compatibility than Xamarin?

I need to create an app which will be published on Google Play and the App Store. Having already made cross platform apps a few years ago with Xamarin, with most of the code shared in both platforms, ...
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Useful personal assistant

So before I get anyone being patronizing, I understand that this is a big project and realize that it will take years of learning and hard work. My plan is to create an assistant that runs through ...
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Looking for a well-regarding JSON library benchmark, preferably cross-platform and language neutral

I'm trying to find a well-regarded JSON library benchmark, preferably cross-platform, preferably language independent. I'm most concerned about C++ performance on Linux, but would like to make ...
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PDF Reader with keyboard selection tool - cross-platform

Often when I'm reading something with a text editor I use the keyboard cursor to mark what exactly I am reading right now - often selecting some text to highlight the part where I am before reviewing ...
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Pseudorandom coherent noise generation library

I'm looking for a library that can generate coherent noise, useful for terrain generation, and ideally also offers facilities for combining and transforming the generated noise. In my research, I ...
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“Send tab to other device” across iOS, Android, Windows, ideally browser independent

Is there some software that allows to open an URL on a remote device, including both mobile and desktop as both target and source device? I am looking specifically for these criterions: The URL must ...
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Open Source API Platform

Which Open source API might suitable or suggest to use with the data management as below: Data Inbound management (for internal use only) Data Outbound management (for external provide information) ...
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Processing Motion and Location Data in the Background on iOS and Android Devices

I would like to develop a small app for android and ios devices that is able to access and process motion as well as location data. One requirement is that the app must be able to continue the ...
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Cross-platform framework for writing a Bluetooth heavy Android/iOS app

I'd like to write a mobile app that: Supports both Android & iOS Heavily uses Bluetooth for sending data to & receiving data from another Bluetooth-capable device The time it takes to send ...
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Connecting remote SSH server which OSS lib to choose?

i want to be able to write simple SSH client to be able to connect to SSH server and invoke remote SSH command. i found: libssh,libssh2 ,openssh , what is the best and most supported library to choose ...
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Open Source cross-platform notebook

I'm looking for a trusted open source software for managing notes: passwords to-do list ideas misc thoughts etc
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plugin/extension to show notice if SSL cert signed by specific CA

Looking for a plugin/extension for either/or Chrome or Firefox that will display an icon or other visual notification if the SSL certificate a site uses is signed by a specific CA. Should work for ...
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Skinnable, multiplatform, free GUI library for C++

Question I am looking for a GUI library with the following properties: C++ Multiplatform (Windows, Unix) and preferably multi-compiler (Visual, GCC, Clang) Skinnable (i.e. good support for ...
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Maintain and Plan R&D Project Progress

I am looking for a project management software with the following feature- It can maintain the daily progress of the project. I can enter the plan for the coming week (like a task planner or a ...
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Creating a dynamic/static link library for android/universal windows phone

I am currently developing a cross-platform application (xamarin) and I am in the need of sending some files to our server using sftp. I have the windows side covered but when it comes to android, it ...
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GUI technology for Desktop application with C++ computational core

I have an application for calculation of 3D trajectory of an object. The Three-tier architecture of the application involves: Reading a position sensor data Calculate the trajectory of an object that ...
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Looking for a cross-platform (Mac server & Windows client) remote desktop LAN software that honors remapped Ctrl and Cmd keys on Mac

I'm a Windows user but sometimes I have to switch to a Mac in the next room. The keyboard settings in the Mac Preferences have been setup to use swapped Command / Ctrl keys to match my Windows habits. ...
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Browser window resizing add-on for Firefox Quantum?

Can anyone recommend an add-on for Firefox Quantum which will let you resize the browser window to a new size, from a list of sizes which you can define? Up until now, with Firefox ESR (pre-Quantum), ...
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I Need a general-purpose note-taking software with organizational functionality

I would like to take notes more efficiently and fluidly for general-purpose purposes that span to include notes about software, lists on PC parts, student notes etc. I find that writing plain text ...
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Android + iOS Apps

I want to write the same app for Android and iOS. I bet you are thinking "that's a great idea! I would have never thought of having the same app on both platforms!" Is there a development ...
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Build system for a user style (probably Node.js based)

So, users on SO said this is the right place to post this question. Let's hope it is. Background I want to transform my GitHub Windows Edition user style, which suddenly received a lot of attention, ...
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What cross-platform GUI text editor for Linux shell scripting?

As the title says, I seek high quality text editor for POSIX shell scripting. Requirements: Most important to me is syntax highlighting: I admire the fast start-up of Sublime Text, but it does not ...
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Portable, free, cross-platform, GUI-based prose-friendly plain-text diff and merge tool?

I have a Macbook at home and a GNU/linux desktop workstation at work. But, I sometimes also have to work on my university's library machines (running Windows 7) without admin rights. Is there a (...
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Cross-platform Excel library for C++ that can calculate formulas

I am looking for a C++ library to read and write excel files (xls and xlsx formats) for an application running on Windows and Mac. libXL nearly fits the bill, except I also need it to calculate ...
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Perform geometric operations on polylines and polygons

My usecase is: I have a polyline that represents a centre line of a highway. I wish to offset/parallel/project this polyline 50 units to the left and 50 units to the right to create lanes. So I ...
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Looking for good software for ebook management

I am looking for a software like Calibre that could manage my ebook library. Here are some features that I really need, some of them are not available from Calibre. Allow multiple clients access the ...
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Password management option without subscription monetization model?

1 Password used to be great. It's sad to see it moving towards a subscription model like LastPass and Dashlane have done. Further, 1PW has never supported Linux. Is there an alternative commercially ...
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Recommendations for cross-platform language / environment with Open GL for creating a screensaver

I’ve been creating things with WebGL for a while now, and have the basis of a project that I’d like to get to run on desktops rather than the browser. What are good languages / environments that would ...
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An open source PDF reader with built in dictionary or plugins?

I'm using Adobe Acrobat for my daily PDF reading and there are a lot of words I need to translate. Now I have to double click > copy > open browser > past > search for meaning > go back to PDF reader. ...
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App to draw bit/byte based messages from plain text description

I think I saw a similar question here a few years back, just just can't find it. I would like to draw descriptions of messages like this: From a plain-text input file which describes them. Maybe ...
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Cross-platform MIDI input/output

I want to take MIDI input from a device (like a keyboard), change some parameters (f. e. add a pitch bend) and send the resulting MIDI output to a device (like a software synthesizer). I’d like to ...
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Free software to create non-linear presentations with a free camera?

before anything else, I'm aware of this question: Alternative to Prezi, and that this one partially overlaps with it. I hope it's not seen as a duplicate. If it is, my apologies in advance. I'm ...
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FOSS VoIP software client suite - easy to use

I'm looking for a FOSS VoIP software client suite that i can use to talk with my family, they are not always tech-savvy so ease-of-use is important ("software client suite": please see list of ...
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Firefox Quantum online bookmark manager

since FF Quantum many old plugins does not works anymore so I'm looking for some tool to comfortably manage web browser bookmarks, here are my requirements: Must have features: support for (sub)...
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Organizing household objects

I want to organize all my things. The main point here is to organize everything in a hierarchical structure, and this structure needs to be easily, quickly and visually editable via drag and drop. An ...
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Best IDE for various languages/ Alternatives to Eclipse?

Languages: C++, C#, Haskell, Java, Python, JavaScript, jQuery, Kotlin. For a Windows 7 laptop with an i3 3110m processor and 4 GB RAM. So a very lightweight IDE. I plan to use Linux (Solus) in a ...
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Remember a persons name

I'm in search of software to remember several things of a person: Name Affiliation (Lover / Familiy / Work / ...) Any notes I want to keep (Went on vacation to Bahamas, ...) Example: Namerick (...
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Professional level news platform

I am looking to buy/download a professional level (used by big corporation i.e. BBC, CNN, RT) news platform that can be used to build a high-grade news website. I have done some research and all I ...
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Free Crash Reporting for Xamarin Forms ( UWP, Android, iOS)

Anyone has any to recommend? I have heard of Hockey, Insights, and Firebase but these aren't free. I'm looking for free open source solution, something like ACRA for Android, preferably to report ...
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2d game engines that support reading external resources

I've been trying to reimplement some old simple 2D titles in a more modern, crossplatform friendly way, much like Gigalomania reimplements the MegaLoMania framework, loading in the original's graphics ...
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Cross-platform arbitrary code execution tool for research

I'm working on an academic research topic that requires quite a lot of computation. I'm building the software in C++. When I'm at the university, I will have access to a beefy server, but for my time ...
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Where can I find a GUI tool to duplicate files across a system as they change?

I consider myself to be a rather prolific open source software developer. I have over 50 original software projects in GitHub with probably close to 100,000 lines of actively maintained code. And ...
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Cross platform framework for mobile dev (with notification and background service)

I am looking for a cross platform framework that support Android and iOS. But the problem is: the framework should be able to Run background services at the boot of the phone; Push notifications. ...
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Email client for windows, Android and Linux with sync

I am looking for a free email client with the following features: Usable on Windows, Android and Ubuntu-Linux, with about the same core functionality. Able to sync it's settings (and actions) between ...
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Filesearchy alternative - Unable to reach the author or website is not working

FileSearchy is a very excellent free opensource tool where unablet to find any other alternative for this and unable to contact the author or their main web-site doesn't seems to work http://www....
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Linux Server - Windows Program

I have a Linux server that I use to run php code. I was told that I had to integrate a windows server application (.exe and .vbs) and build a communication layer between them. Which tool(s) would you ...
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Cross-platform (Android, iOS) game engines on Linux

I'm mostly experienced in Libgdx and Corona. Having tried unity gideros, and godot. I'm currently on Linux so i can only use godot and Libgdx. Im tasked with creating a 2d game or 2.5d like catch the ...