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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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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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Source code editor for HTML/CSS/JS with projects support

You can use Sublime Text which does Syntax Highlighting, Auto-completion, Source formatting, is organized by folder (which is pretty much a project) and can be used for web programming. It is free (...
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Source code editor for HTML/CSS/JS with projects support

I'd suggest Adobe Brackets Javascript, HTML, CSS -- It was made for those languages. Syntax Highlighting, Auto-completion, Source formatting (for the above languages) -- All built in. 'Projects' ...
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Source code editor for HTML/CSS/JS with projects support

You can use Netbeans, which does Syntax Highlighting, Auto-completion, Source formatting, is organized by project and can be used for web programming. It is free, works on Windows and can be made ...
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Source code editor for HTML/CSS/JS with projects support

It's still in early development, but you might want to look at Atom: Javascript, HTML, CSS - Supports all of these. Syntax Highlighting, Auto-completion, Source formatting (for the above languages) ...
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Free lightweight database program

What I would do if you wanted something portable and lightweight is to use an application like Database Browser and have a connection to an SQLite database (an sqlite database is just a file acting ...
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C and C++ portable IDE with up-to-date compiler

The easiest free GCC based IDE for Windows is Code::Blocks, which can be portable. But, alas, it doesn't currently have 4.9 - perhaps you could ask on the forums? Or, would you consider using 4.7 or 4....
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Source code editor for HTML/CSS/JS with projects support

I recommend Cloud9. It meets and exceeds your requirements: It supports Javascript, HTML, CSS, and many more It has Syntax Highlighting, Auto-completion, and Source formatting, using the Ace editor ...
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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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Portable encryption for USB flash drives

One solution that would work on Windows is SecurStick. Don't let the German website scare you, the actual program will be English (except on German and Italian Windows installations, where it will be ...
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Portable encryption for USB flash drives

In the free arena, Veracrypt is still an excellent choice and is being maintained with both patches and improvements, and is cross-platform. In the paid area, software like Checkpoint can do (for ...
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Source code editor for HTML/CSS/JS with projects support

There are many tools which can accomplish that. I personally liked Eclipse IDE for JavaScript developers. I also used Eclipse for Java with HTML/JS plugins to achieve the same thing. It supports tabs,...
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Portable USB app (Linux, Mac and Win) to encrypt text with PGP?

GnuPG or GNU Privacy Guard is available for all the main desktop OSs and even Android there is a Portable version for use on windows machines without installation: Either by downloading from here ...
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A portable, free and simple video editor

That software exists, and better yet, it's open source: AviDemux It can cut MP4 files losslessly (hence very fast). It can also apply filters such a resize or rotation and recompress using a variety ...
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Free SSH and FTP client in-one?

Bitvise SSH Client (formerly Tunnelier) gratis, for personal use Has an SSH console Supports (S)FTP, with GUI Installer is 10.80 MB, IMHO quite small for the features it offers Portable version ...
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Lightweight "USB stick runnable" JavaScript/plain text editor for Mac?

First: generally speaking (which is to say, in a majority of cases), applications in OS X are just files with a .app extension*. You can move app files wherever you want, and double click on one to ...
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Portable single executable browser alternative to QtWeb

I hate to answer my own question, but here are the results of my research. I won't accept this as an answer for a while in case someone does recommend a proper replacement that fulfils my requirements....
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HTTP server (portable) for 32 bit Windows XP which requires no admin rights

Knowing, from other questions that you have python installed, presumably at least python 2.5.4 on XP. All you need to run a basic web server on XP with no admin rights is simply cd to the root ...
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HTTP server (portable) for 32 bit Windows XP which requires no admin rights

The easiest solution I've found is a program called EasyPHP. It's really simple to use and requires absolutely no admin rights. It's also free and includes support for PHP, MySQL, and backed by Apache....
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Free portable Message Sequence Chart Generator

You can pack all dependencies in one executable. Such programs like BoxedApp Packer and Enigma Virtual Box can create a portable version of the program. Works for Windows. BoxedApp is not gratis, ...
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On-the-fly encryption solution for external drive

Western Digital Passport external USB drives use hardware encryption, no need to use software. Here's a 3TB one from Amazon for $120usd. But beware, if the drive breaks you won't be able to get the ...
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deleted files secure eraser

You can't find such portable tool. More precisely, it can be portable as "no installation required" but it can't be portable as "no administrator privileges required". Direct disk access requires ...
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Free Mindmap software that supports python API

XMind is very good and has a python API but it is not platform agnostic other than the Cloud version which is currently only available with the pro-subscription. However Leo is an outline based IDE, ...
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Free, portable, Windows email client with auto-correct spelling

Portable Apps has a portable version of Thunderbird that should do the job nicely. Gratis - Yes Windows (10) - Yes & 7/8 Support Multiple email addresses/accounts - Yes Plays well with GMail and ...
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Portable QR Code (QRcode) generation app for Windows

I’ve been using Zint Barcode Studio, it handles 50 different barcode formats including QRcode(2008), open source and portable (will exe from USB stick)! http://www.sourceforge.net/projects/zint ...
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Personal Portable Wiki that Syncs with Dropbox

I had basically the same issue that I solved using an assortment of software with Google Drive as the cloud service: For the work computer (Windows OS), use SyncDocs. It is a tool that syncs your ...
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Source code editor for HTML/CSS/JS with projects support

I would recommend Komodo Edit by ActiveState. It meets all of your requirements of, Having Javascript, HTML, CSS syntax highlighting Having Auto-complete & Calltips support for the above lanuages ...
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Source code editor for HTML/CSS/JS with projects support

I suggest to look at Codelobster It is my favourite free HTML/CSS/JS editor. It has: PHP, HTML, JavaScript, CSS code highlighting PHP, HTML, JavaScript, CSS code collapsing HTML autocomplete ...
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