Basile Starynkevitch
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Is there a non-awful free word processor for Windows?
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Consider learning, then using LaTeX. See https://www.latex-project.org/ It is an open source software and free of cost. You need to read books about LaTeX before using it. Budget a week of work, and ...

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Best Free Alternative to Tableau
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I don't think you have the right approach. You are supposing that an exact clone of Tableau is the best answer. It might not be. Notice that if Tableau (which I don't know and don't care about) was ...

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Fast and secure C++ webservices library
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I guess you want some C++11 compatible HTTP server library (for Linux I suppose), not only for some earlier C++ standard. (If you don't want a library but want something communicating with another ...

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Gratis Windows tool to find similar, but not identical directories
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If you can code something, a possible solution (inspired by Benjamin Pierce's unison tool) could be to compute some hash (e.g. MD5) for every file, keep it in some database (perhaps using sqlite or ...

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What is a suitable language and framework to create GUI Based desktop applications based on specific criteria?
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In addition / alternative of Qt, you could also try GTK (used in Gnome) or FLTK or FOX. If you develop a gaming application, try SFML. Perhaps you want OpenGL support? Do you care abound sound ? 2D or ...

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Open-source C++ code comparison tool
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I'm looking for an open source tool to compare two C++ sources and tell me if they are the same after disregarding comments, formatting and identifier renames. That could be a research project, or ...

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Static code analysis integrated with Git/Github
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For languages compiled by GCC (i.e. C++, C, Ada, Fortran, Go, D, ....) you could consider using a specialized MELT extension. (you'll probably need to code some MELT, depending on the analysis you ...

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Need a recommendation on a software to make a website connected to a database
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You could learn Ocaml then use Ocsigen. Ocsigen is a dialect of Ocaml (developed in France by Vincent Belat and colleagues, used by BeSport) compiled into both: some native code running on the web ...

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Open Source Multilanguage IDE for Linux Desktop
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Try also GNU emacs. If you spend some time (a few hours or days) reading documentation about it, you can configure it for your needs. You can buy books (published by OReilly) explaining how to use and ...

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Free software for creating rich interactive HTML user manuals?
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You could consider using HeVeA. It can translate some LaTeX like syntax to both PDF and to HTML. You may also consider using Docbook. Or Lout. Or TexInfo (the prefered format for GNU software).

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free tools for converting C# to C++
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If you want to compile and use open source C# software, you could use mono. It is some open source implementation of C# (and its CLR runtime) - documented to run on Linux, Windows, MacOSX. Converting ...

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Is there a software to measure the FLOPS and Raw Time of a C++ program?
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On Linux, you could use the time(1) and perf(1) command and use related functions documented in time(7), in particular clock_gettime(2). The RefPerSys open source software uses these. With a recent C++...

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Lightweight alternative to elastic search
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If you are a software developer and can afford developing software on Linux for several weeks (or at least days), you might consider the following approach: Use some open source HTTP server library or ...

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Recommendations for a platform for unified web development
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Consider using ocsigen. It is an Ocaml-like dialect which generates JavaScript (and HTML) and Ocaml on server side. It is developed by Vincent Belat (who was researcher at CNRS or University Paris 7) ...

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Linux software for simulating reinforced concrete slabs and walls
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I think that CAST3M developed by colleagues at CEA could be relevant. There is a Linux version. I don't know if it is open source or not. You could contact me by email at office (at CEA, LIST) to ...

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Java to C++ converter
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Java and C++ are too different for that to be possible: Java (and the JVM) requires a garbage collector. Which deals with circular references. C++ requires manual memory management. Even smart ...

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Web Server/Web service written in C++ in Linux/Windows Server
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If you are after an HTTP (and HTTPS) server library usable from C or C++, you should consider libonion (LGPLv3 licensed), Wt (GPL licensed, or a commercial license), or libhttp (MIT license) or ...

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Is there a software for drawing cause-effect graphs?
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Look into graphviz suite. You might have edges with labels containing appropriate symbols (probably some weird Unicode characters).

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