Questions tagged [web-apps]

Software that has a user interface appearing in a web browser. These applications may run on third-party servers or be self-hosted.

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Self-hosted replacement for Github

I need a self-hosted replacement for Github. It is crucial it works on firewalled intranet, with no access to the Internet (for example, styles, license checks, etc.). Relatively good web UI: source ...
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Free incident management tool for more than 50 users

In our DevOps team (~10) we get a few bug reports, change requests or incident reports per week. These modest volumes don't merit an application like TopDesk, so I wondered if someone knows of a good (...
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Open source application for disaster relief

I'm currently in Bosnia, which has been hit with the worst flood in its history, together with Croatia and Serbia. Governments are completely unprepared, as is common in these parts. With some ...
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Help Desk Software?

I've been hunting for a help desk software that fulfills my requirements (in order of importance): Self-hosted Web-based Multiple queues/topics/categories Custom form per queue/topic/category ...
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Alternative to Google Reader

I used to use Google Reader a lot to check blogs I follow daily. It was really good and user friendly. But Google closed Google Reader, and people who used it face a bit of a problem. Is there an ...
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Team chat with private rooms, file upload and link previews (alternative to Slack)

I’ve been using Slack more and more and while I love it, the pricing is bit high for my current finances. Basic features chat rooms private rooms support file upload link previews Nice to have ...
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Online poll that lets users add new options?

Is there an online poll service that allows users to add their own options? To be clear, this is what it should do: I create the poll by choosing a number of preset options I send the URL of the poll ...
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Software to put pages of a PDF file in book-order

Is there a Linux or web-based tool to sort pages of a PDF document so I can print a book from it? In this case, I have an A5-format PDF that I want to print on A4 pages, like this: ___________ ...
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How can I send one-off faxes to a USA recipient online?

I'm very concerned about one of my co-workers. I haven't seen her in months, and this morning she rage-quit Twitter. I need to get in touch, to make sure she's ok... I need to send a fax! ...
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Self-hosted replacements for Mercurial

I'm trying to migrate off Rhodecode for the same reasons as mentioned here: Alternative to RhodeCode The big difference is that I'm using Mercurial exclusively. I know there are plenty of great ...
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Open-Source Webmail Client Alternative to Gmail

In an interest to move my personal data away from the hands of corporations, I am looking to close my gmail account and start using a self-hosted solution; however, I currently use the web front-end ...
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Client-side JavaScript library for an offline-capable single page application?

I'm looking for a JavaScript or CoffeeScript library or framework that: Will generate the pages for a single-page application (SPA) - that is to say, it's not just a set of ornate markup for server-...
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Tool to check if a website is available

As we're a web software development company, we've got many applications running on different servers. Sometimes, we get notified about some of them being down by different issues. Is there any ...
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Linux network monitor with web interface

I am looking for a free web-based network monitor for CentOS. It should contain at least: Bandwidth monitor Server health Load average Disk usage Which one do you recommend? Note: "Web-based" ...
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A simple student examination open-source web software?

I need a (possibly simple and web-oriented) open-source software to ask a class of students some "open" questions (i.e., with open answers, not a "quiz"...), to be able to evaluate the level of their ...
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Alternative to LastPass

Today LastPass announced that they had been acquired by LogMeIn. I'm not a fan of LogMeIn, and as I rely heavily on LastPass, I feel I should have an alternative ready. So my requirements are: ...
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Open source equivalent to Trello?

I have registered and started to try Trello, from https://trello.com today, and it looks very nice. I can use it for my own lists, however I will perhaps not be able to share with people for projects, ...
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Time management / personal planning service

Please recommend a good time management (personal planning, todo list, GTD) service. It should be accessible from different platforms (at least Linux and Android), nevermind as responsive webapp like ...
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Self hosted, searchable bookmark application

I actually have come across something similar, but I can't remember what it was called, and its install process wasn't well documented. My use case is very simple - I need something I can chuck ...
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Open source, web-based document editor?

So I have this project where I need to edit documents online, without using Google Drive, and save them back to the DB. The requirements for the editor are: basic editor features, boldface, ...
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HR performance management system

I am looking for software similar to workday or successfactors for HR performance management system. But the examples I mentioned are a bit expensive. The main purpose of the software is to monitor ...
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'Personal search engine' - Or a slightly more cross-platform alternative to Fetching.io

I came across fetching.io on One Thing Well, and it scratches a pretty big itch I have. In fact, I basically need something identical - that is to say Has a browser extension that keeps track of what ...
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A secure, private, searchable online document storage service

I'm trying to find a solution that allows me to store several PDF and Word documents in a single spot (in an organized fashion) that would allow me to: Only allow certain people to view them ...
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Self-hosted alternative to Pastebin

Pastebin is a service that allows you to "paste" any text and share it with others, publicly or privately. I am in need of a piece of self-hosted software that does exactly what pastebin does, but ...
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Intranet crawler and search engine

I am looking for any really free alternatives for implementing an intranet web-search engine. I know that Google Search Appliance (GSA) would be probably the best but it's extremely expensive and I ...
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Software to save notes from email

I want a webapp that will allow me to quickly save notes via email. The main feature that I would like would be to be able to append via email. So, suppose I have a list of movies I want to see. I ...
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File hosting service similar to drop.io (but self-hosted and free/libre)

I want to offer a file hosting service on my own server (GNU/Linux) that allows to upload files on the fly. The web app must be FLOSS. A drop.io clone would be the best, but I don’t require all the ...
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Web-based XMPP client (self-hosted and free/libre)

Next to a server, I also want to host an XMPP client. Client features It must support the basic features: Show my roster and the presence information of my contacts. Allow receiving and sending ...
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Self-hosted collaborative real-time editor

I'm looking for a quick text outline tool that I can host on my own server supporting real-time editing for multiple users and change-history.
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Web application that creates RSS feeds for any website [closed]

I'm looking for a web application that tracks changes on websites and provide them as RSS feeds. The detection of site / site-part structure can be semi-automatic, but should not be too time-consuming....
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Free/Libre open source Q&A site software, Stack Exchange replacement

Stack Exchange has great features, but does not empower groups of people to set up and host their own Q&A site, quickly or privately. What other web-based Q&A software options exist that ...
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Self-hosted replacement for Github for subversion

I saw this popular questoin about a self-hosted replacement for GitHub... However, only 2 of the answers (the low-vote ones) support subversion. While I'll definitely look into those particular two (...
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Movie recommendation engine that can import existing scores

I'm looking for a movie recommendation engine (most likely it will be a webapp) with the ability to automatically import my preferences, which consists of hundreds of existing scores of movies, too ...
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A hybrid recommendation engine

I need a recommendation engine that suggests the best products to the users based on: Their past purchases Their preferences What their friends/similar people viewed/purchased So basically I need ...
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Roundtable / town hall live discussion platform

I am looking for a web-based service (either an existing third-party service, or a system I can set up on my own server) to facilitate real-time roundtable and/or town hall discussions among a ...
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Simple, fast, and distributed Java embeddable open-source cache library

I need to store session state for a web application that is deployed on multiple servers. I Want to avoid sticky sessions or doing session replication as I want the application to be self-contained ...
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Google Code downloads discontinued: What to use instead?

Google Code's downloads feature allowed open source project maintainers to upload binary files at no cost, either: using the web interface, or using an API, which is very convenient to integrate in ...
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PDF sharing web app with view/download statistics

I have a PDF file and would like to share it for public view. I want to know the view or download number. I have tried Mediafire, Dropbox, OneDrive, and Google Drive, none of these has this feature. ...
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Brain trainer — exercise perception, cognition and memory

There are several apps for perception, cognition and memory training. Can you recommend one that: is based on some scientific background has a recognizable / measurable benefit doesn't get boring to ...
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Cafe, library ambience noise generator

I've been looking into the benefits of white/ambient noise on studying lately, and I think it's best to put on some cafe, busy library, study place ambient noise (with people talking in the background)...
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Platform for e-book publishing and editing

One customer came to me with a very interesting need. He has a published book, and the digital "source" of it, and he wants a software/platform that basically could enable him to publish that e-book ...
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Any online collaborative drawing/diagramming/brainstorming tools that support freehand drawing as well as shapes?

I have looked at several tools - draw.io, gliffy, lucidcharts. None support freehand drawing. I know there are several online whiteboards, but I'm looking for something more sophisticated. should ...
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“One time store” that opens from email link and expires after X days or clicks

I have a beauty product that I can sell via email, but not online via a publicly accessible website (distribution channel agreement). I have a list of interested consumers. I was wondering if I could ...
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Web platform for collaborative authoring of an ebook

We (a group of scientists) plan to co-author an open, online book. The idea is to collaboratively write an ebook hosted on a website, which is open for the public to read and comment. We are now ...
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Web-based OLAP CUBE browser?

I have cube on MS SQL Server and I want to install a web based visual client tool for exploring and analyzing OLAP databases. A cube is an array of data understood in terms of its 0 or more dimensions....
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Embed LaTeX equations in website

I need a HTML LaTeX equation editor that creates graphical equations in the form of image (.png, .jpg, etc.) and produces code for directly embedding equations into HTML websites. Codecogs used to ...
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Self-hosted Doodle.com alternative

I love(d) to use Doodle.com where I can create items (dates, or maybe movies) and let other people vote on them (as in: Mr X is available on these dates but not on that one). It just makes creating ...
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Low-overhead Git self-hosting platform

There are a number of questions about GitHub replacements here. I am looking for one, too. However, I am not willing to install all the myriad of cruft that many of these tools like Gitlab require … ...
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IRC like WebApp Chat

I'm searching for open source webapp or SaaS project that will look like IRC in browser but with log history (and search). Those chats should be private. It can be very basic. I'm looking for ...
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Tool for creating software specification

I'm about to start creating a software specification for a somewhat complex web application. I normally create a structured document describing in a very close detail: 1) Basic building blocks and ...