Basil Bourque
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How to carry calculation and draw plot lines in a web page?
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Vaadin The Vaadin Framework is an open-source free-of-cost project to build desktop-style business-oriented web apps in pure Java. Your app runs on the server-side in Java but is automatically ...

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Java chart libraries suitable for realtime stock charts?
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Vaadin Charts If you want a web app solution written in pure Java but automagically rendered in a web browser with HTML5 web standards technologies, I suggest looking at the Vaadin Framework (open-...

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SQL Server database version control
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Plain text files, in Git/Mercurial Use your source code version control such as Git, as you mentioned, or Mercurial. Track the creation, definition, and evolving changes as SQL scripts. These are ...

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Framework for a simple web app for intranet
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Vaadin If you are familiar with Java, I recommend the Vaadin Framework for developing your user-interface and application server. You write your business logic and UI code in pure Java. At runtime, ...

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System for documenting ideas
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OmniOutliner OmniOutliner by the OmniGroup has editions for macOS and iOS. Great for organizing your thoughts and ideas. Handles media as well as text.

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What framework do you recommend for a web application development project?
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Vaadin The Vaadin Framework is an advanced tool to write in pure Java a server-side web app that is automatically rendered client-side in common web browsers using web-standards technology. So you ...

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SmartHome: determine a persons location in a room
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Bluetooth beacon Bluetooth beacon is what you are looking for. Smart phones like iPhone and other Bluetooth devices such as iPod touch can detect the occasional signals emitted by these beacons. ...

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Text editor that only lets you specify font, text size and color
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AsciiDoc Personally, I would first consider Markdown (in Answer by RoVo) or the similar simple-but-powerful mark-up language: AsciiDoc. Both Markdown and AsciiDoc can be edited in simple text-...

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Rapid Database User Interface creation, like Forms in MS Access / Base (LibreOffice/OpenOffice) [opensource]
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Vaadin The Vaadin Framework is a leading product for building web apps using only Java on the server-side while being automagically rendered in the client's web browser using web standards. So while ...

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Which cloud service should I use for a simple java program?
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Heroku Heroku was one of the first and best Java cloud providers. I believe the use Amazon AWS under-the-covers. DigitalOcean DigitalOcean is a cloud VM provider. They can instantly spin up a ...

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What language/platform/framework to choose for a not too complex web app?
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Java + Vaadin I suggest the Vaadin Framework. Briefly: You write your app's business logic and user interface in pure Java. The Vaadin framework automagically translates this at runtime to use Web ...

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Open source/Free real time remote desktop software for linux/Mac Operating systems?
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VNC Virtual Network Computing (VNC) is an open protocol for remote screen sharing. It transmits the keyboard and mouse events from one computer to another, relaying the graphical screen updates back ...

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Which tool to use for SQL Server Database migrations and why as of 2017?
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There are two main products that I'm aware of in the relatively new field of database migration. Flyway Flyway is basically a tool to organize, track, and automatically apply a collection of SQL ...

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Sublime Text 3 alternative to use on ARM Linux?
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Atom Looks like the Atom.io text editor can be installed on Raspberry Pi as discussed on the Raspberry Pi Stack Exchange. Atom is a modern GUI text editor that includes line-collapsing and support ...

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Cloud storage desktop client with no local copy
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Google Drive Google Drive can be used without installing any software on your local computer. Use most any modern web browser. Drag-and-drop files from your local file system into the Google Drive ...

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On-demand virtual machine hosting
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Digital Ocean DigitalOcean.com provides virtual machine instances on-demand. You can manually create and stop/start an instance (a “Droplet”) in a minute, with an operating system at your disposal (...

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How to convert an Excel spreadsheet into an interactable web page?
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Vaadin Spreadsheet Vaadin Spreadsheet is a commercial product for providing sophisticated spreadsheets within a web app built using the Vaadin Framework. Vaadin Spreadsheet can read and write ...

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Own spreadsheet web application server
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Vaadin The Vaadin framework is a way to create interactive web-apps with the quality and style of desktop apps using pure Java on the server-side that are rendered automatically on the client-side ...

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Is there a framework/library/... that supplies web UI components for table/record navigation and filtering?
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Vaadin Grid Vaadin Grid is a commercial product that provides very advanced data grid features to a web app. Originally available for the Vaadin Java-based server-side framework, now also available ...

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In-memory database for streaming market data
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H2 Database Engine Not sure from your description if running Java is an option. If so, the H2 Database Engine has an option for entirely in-memory databases. And H2 supports triggers. Free-of-cost, ...

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Database that doesn't get corrupted when killed or on power loss
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Write-ahead log (WAL) Any heavy-duty enterprise-quality database uses a write-ahead log to first capture incoming data. Only after the entire chunk of data (the transaction) is captured is it then ...

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Lightweight Mac application to store and lookup small pieces of text quickly
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Apple Notes The Apple Notes app comes bundled with your Mac, free of charge. You can create one note or many. Quick to launch. Automatically syncs across Macs and iOS devices. Easily searchable ...

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Postgres/PostGIS GUI aplication development tools
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Vaadin is a framework for writing user-interfaces for web apps in pure Java while automatically converting to standard web technologies in the client web browser. So no need to know HTTP, HTML, CSS, ...

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A good source code editor
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The full-featured IDEs may run in that memory range: JetBrains IntelliJ Apache NetBeans Eclipse IDE Atom For simpler text editor apps, Atom is all the rage now. See Wikipedia. A local desktop app ...

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Web-based IDE for young beginner programmer
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IDEOne.com For programming Java online, there is IDEOne.com. Very limited in features; intended more for snippets and small demos. As others suggest, local tools work much better than Web-based ...

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Language preferable for designing desktop widgets
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Xojo Xojo is a powerful yet easy-to-use software development toolset for building cross-platform apps. For desktop apps you can deploy across Mac, Windows, and Linux. The Global Floating Window ...

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Building GUI the Declarative way
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Vaadin For building the GUI of a web app in pure Java, consider the Vaadin open-source framework. Vaadin works exactly as you describe, specifying in code the layout of a form, adding each widget (...

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Server side software to do Mail Merge (Data Merge)
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LibreOffice LibreOffice app provides an API available in multiple programming languages such as Java. For access to the API, see the LibreOffice SDK (software development kit). This gives you ...

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Recommendation for implementing a simple REST backend with a simple web GUI in Java
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Vaadin Yes I strongly recommend Vaadin to Java programmers or other developers that want to make web apps without learning the nitty-gritty about HTTP, HTML, CSS, DOM, JavaScript, WebSocket, and so ...

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Glider (sailplane) simulator app for macOS
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X-Plane X-Plane is a commercial flight simulator app with editions for consumers as well as professional flight training & certifications. The vendor claims this app is “ultra-realistic” and “The ...

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