Basil Bourque
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A native XML database management system needed
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Postgres Postgres, the enterprise-quality relational database, handles XML as a data type. You can perform XPath queries inside the database engine. The text-search functionality in PostgreSQL can ...

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Looking for an "advanced outliner"-type of software
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Relational Database Sounds like what you really need is to design your own tables and columns in a relational database. For example, Postgres or H2. OmniOutliner If you want a really powerful ...

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Database for searching lots of plain data
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Postgres Postgres is the go-to solution if you need an enterprise-quality database that offers both "freedom" (open-source) and "free-beer" (free of cost). But no silver bullet, no way to get ...

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What database software to use for a personal "Stock Portfolio" tracking project?
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Text Files If simply tracking a few dozen transactions per year, you don't need a database. Just write to text files, "a pile of files". Tab-delimited or CSV (comma separated values) are both ...

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Basic database on OS X?
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Query Spreadsheets Without more information, my first thought is to stick with spreadsheet. Some spreadsheet apps have a query feature, such as LibreOffice and MS Excel (not sure about Numbers.app). ...

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Java library for limiting number of actions in a time window
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Executors The Executors built into Java can schedule a task to be run every so often with a guarantee the tasks won't be run sooner. So you won't run over that too-many-times goal of your Question. ...

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Java library to implement OAuth 2.0 based authentication in a web application
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Scribe project Scribe is "the simple OAuth Java lib". To quote the doc: Configuring scribe is so easy your grandma can do it! check it out: OAuthService service = new ServiceBuilder() ...

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Java Chart Lib (with good documentation)
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Vaadin Inside a Vaadin web app, I have found the Vaadin Charts add-on very useful. While open-source, this tool is a commercial product requiring a fee. Vaadin Charts meets your requirements, but ...

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Library for Generating CRUD Pages in Java Web Applications
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Vaadin The Vaadin framework (Wikipedia) is a Servlet-based tool for generating the entire GUI of your web app on-the-fly. As a "single-page application", all of your app’s "screens"/views are ...

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Free or nearly free PDF library for Java
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LibreOffice One indirect and free-of-cost route is to create or modify documents in LibreOffice using its Java API library. Then tell LibreOffice to create a PDF from that document. Not simple, but ...

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Where can I find a Nashorn browser?
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Not Likely While there could conceivably be a web browser using Nashorn as its JavaScript/ECMAScript engine, that is not likely. Such usage is not the purpose of Nashorn. Instead, Nashorn is aimed ...

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A simple Java database library?
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H2 Without more specific information about your needs, my first thought is the H2 Database Engine project. H2 is a pure-Java, open-source, free-of-cost, relational database that has been actively ...

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A good editor for technical tutorials on Mac?
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AsciiDoc Dr. Matt Neuburg, one of the best technical writers alive, turns out enormous tomes using AsciiDoc (Wikipedia article) and any favorite text editor. AsciiDoc is similar to Markdown, and is ...

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What are the best available options for HTML scraping?
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Java Class: ScheduledExecutorService If you want to repeatedly and regularly do the web scraping, and you use Java, check out the bundled class ScheduledExecutorService. An ExecutorService that ...

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What are the best available options for HTML scraping?
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jsoup – Java Library for Fetching & Parsing For fetching and parsing HTML, I use the Java-based library, jsoup. It manages amazingly well with mangled mal-formed HTML code. Has a variety of ways ...

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