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Drawing convolutional neural networks

I wrote a simple python script to draw convnet, with adjustable parameters. https://github.com/gwding/draw_convnet It might be useful to you, if you just need some simple/non-fancy illustration. It ...
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Drawing convolutional neural networks

I wrote an in-browser tool for this as well: NN-SVG and you can find the source here. Choose from FCNN layout, LeNet layout, and AlexNet layout.
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Program to draw anywhere on screen

I'm fond of zoomit by Microsoft Sysinternals. It lets you draw, type or zoom into a screen, is keystroke controlled (so it dosesn't get in your way in a presentation) and supports multiple colours. As ...
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Software to 'sketch' graphs

Python with numpy and matplotlib will let you rapidly draw a wide range of graphs and includes an xkcd plotting style, (based on XKCD cartoons). All of the above are: Free, Gratis & Open Source ...
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Program to draw anywhere on screen

You can use Epic Pen: Free and open source Windows XP and later lightweight: 2 MB draw anywhere on the screen can select color:
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Program to draw anywhere on screen on Linux

Gromit mpx Is also a possible choice. It works quite well under X, but I couldn't get it to work on Wayland. Drawing is really smooth and the lines can be customised. I am using it together with a ...
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Program to draw anywhere on screen on Linux

There is a compiz plugin for that, called "Annotate". (The link at the end also provides alternatives to this answer) Setup may look complicated - but chances are that you will have it actually at ...
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A tool or software to draw 3D stacked blocks

Since the graphic is isometric, it seems you don't need a too realistic drawing. In that case, I would use Inkscape. Inkscape it not a 3D tool, it's a 2D tool. But as you'll see you can get a 3D-like ...
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Tool for drawing diagrams

I would suggest taking a look at LibreOffice Draw: Free & Open Source Cross Platform Has its own clip art Can import clip art/images to use those Portable edition available so you can run from a ...
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I need a software that will help me to create an diagram of a structure of my application

Try LucidChart Network Diagram Software, I think this will do it for your case.
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Program to draw anywhere on screen on Linux

Ardesia Sounds like it may work for you: Thanks to Ardesia you are free to open any application and fix your ideas and comments as if you wrote on a classic chalkboard. You can use the tool to make ...
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Program to draw anywhere on screen

You can use ScreenMarker: Free and portable Windows XP and later (does not clear the screen properly on Windows 7 and later) lightweight: 2 MB draw anywhere on the screen can select color:
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Tool for sketching / drawing / painting quickly (Linux / Ubuntu)

You can use Krita. Krita is a free sketching and painting program. It was designed for concept art, illustrations, and texture painting. You can see what features are Krita supports here. Krita is an ...
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Linux screen annotations

gromit-mpx worked flawlessly on a MINT 20 installation. I have been having problems with screen annotation software and this is the best one I have used. Highly recommended.
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Software to draw shapes in plain text file (ASCII/Unicode)

You can use JavE: closed source freeware Cross-platform (Java) (java -jar jave5.jar) Also it contains a pretty nice math formula editor:
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Tool for drawing diagrams

You can use Pencil: free and open source cross-platform supposed to be an open source Visio:
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Any online collaborative drawing/diagramming/brainstorming tools that support freehand drawing as well as shapes?

You can create a Drawing type document on Google Drive: It has a Lines and a Shapes menu. Under the first you can find Scribble which corresponds to freehand drawing, and under the second you can ...
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Free UML Drawing

Take a look at yEd - Graph Editor, either via Wikipedia , or via its Product Site. Here is a quote about it (from this last link): yEd is a powerful desktop application that can be used to quickly ...
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Touch-optimized paint program

A long, long, long time ago, I've used an application TuxPaint. It's an extremely easy to use painting/drawing application designed for children and appears to have a very easy to use UI. It also has ...
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Software for doing math “by hand”

As with so many things internet, it's all a matter of getting the right search terms. I used “unlimited canvas app iphone,” but then changed it to “infinite canvas app iphone.” The results are many ...
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Open source tool to draw GUI mockups

Draw.io can be used both online and offline (you can download for Linux), it's open source, can draw GUI items and annotations, and allows you to save the file locally or on the cloud to edit it later ...
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Open source tool to draw GUI mockups

Pencil is a tool I have used for UI mockups. And there’s quite a few tutorials for it on YouTube.
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Custom drawing tool with HTML Canvas

Fabric.js Open source You can insert custom text blocks with custom formatting. See the documentation about text manipulation. A background can be set. See the documentation (scroll down to the ...
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Tool for drawing diagrams

Dia is a diagram creation program for Linux, Unix and Windows Dia is roughly inspired by the commercial Windows program 'Visio', though more geared towards informal diagrams for casual use. ...
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Tool for drawing diagrams

Personally I think that Microsoft Visio is the best by far in terms of number of features it contains but the website draw.io (formerly known as Diagram.ly) is pretty good: free a good amount of ...
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Desktop software for both notes and drawings

I have good experience with Microsoft OneNote. It fits all your described needs and has some more usefull features. (Handwriting recognition, adding Videos, Voice records, Pictures, search Functions ...
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Software to draw shapes in plain text file (ASCII/Unicode)

You can use asciiflow: proprietary, free of charge online can upload files to Google Drive basic shapes:
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Pressure sensitive drawing software in Linux

Inkscape supports a number of tablets but you do need to configure the pressure response Krita also supports various tablets Both are Free, cross platform and should meet your needs - I have limited ...
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Free software for Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID)

AutoCad P&ID A free application for educational use. It achieves all you are after: Integration into Revit and automatic tagging and listing (Share databases, xrefs, and more) Faster P&ID ...
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Software to make Khan Academy style video tutorials, on Ubuntu

Krita is quite a nice alternative to GIMP, and a bit simpler. Here's a link: https://www.calligra.org/krita/ Here's some of the features: An adaptive multi-modal interface which works on the desktop ...
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