Posts Tagged ‘Php’

ThinkUp is an open source web application that helps you analyze your activities and friends better in Twitter and Facebook (more networks to come).

It can display you all replies to a message, a stream of all photos posted or links tweeted by friends (by expanding the short URLs).


ThinkTank enables you to get detailed statistics about your activity, such as your average replies per day or how often you update.

Also, it provides insights about your followers and friends, like who's most popular or who updates least often.

Another great feature is the ability to backup all your activities and even publish a presentable list of replies to one of your questions (including integration with blogging tools like WordPress).

Compass Datagrid is a jQuery plugin for displaying data within an Ajaxed datagrid.

It simply takes an empty table and sends requests to a server-side script via Ajax. The script provides JSON encoded data for the plugin to update the table.

Compass Datagrid

The datagrid supports pagination with prev-next + first-last buttons and a listbox to select a specific page where the number of items per page can be set.

It is also possible to sort columns, hide any of them and refresh the data with a click.

The plugin can work with any scripting language (a PHP one comes with the download).

Roundcube is an open source webmail application with a slick, desktop-like interface.

It is multilingual (already comes with 60+ languages) and offers most of the functionality you can expect from a webmail like:

  • full support for MIME and HTML messages
  • composing messages with attachments
  • find-as-you-type address book integration
  • Richtext/HTML message composing
  • Forwarding messages with attachments
  • searching messages and contacts
  • threaded message listing
  • spell checking

Roundcube Webmail

Messages can be managed with drag'n drops, users can have multiple sender identities and it can work with unlimited users/messages.

Roundcube is built with PHP and requires MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQLite or MSSQL for storing the data.

It has a plugin API for building extensions and adding custom features.

SiteFusion is an open source and server-based development platform where a XUL client runs code written with PHP.

The application runs on a server generating JavaScript commands but looks and behaves like native desktop applications.

The output is platform-independent and can access the client filesystem, run programs, play sounds ,etc.

SiteFusion PHP-XUL Platform

There are no extra configurations required than running a website as the XUL client connects to a regular web server.

And, it offers a two-way real-time ZLib compressed communication which is great for building real-time applications.

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  • TomatoCart is an open source e-commerce application that is branched from the popular osCommerce to offer a better experience.

    It comes with a totally new front and back-ends where the back-end is an impressive desktop-like ExtJS-powered interface.

    The application supports selling any type of item from simple products to digital goods and services.


    Also, there are lots of features for marketing them including:

    • gift certificates
    • wishlists
    • discounts based on quantity
    • cross-selling and more.

    TomatoCart creates SEO-friendly URLs for products, categories, reviews or articles and automated sitemap generation for a better ranking in search engines.

    It also makes analyzing the stats easier with Piwik, an open source analytics application, being integrated into the admin dashboard.

    Another interesting but handy feature is the "built-in webmail" which helps receiving and replying customer e-mails within the back-end.

    TomatoCart is multilingual, being improved frequently and definitely worth checking out.