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opensource alternatives to common commercial products

Although the introduction of this article is overly simplified in terms of the changes in library technology (I couldn’t help but laugh a little in a couple of places) , once you’re past that, the rest is a good little overview of some of the more popular opensource products. I’ve hotlinked and listed the products below, the article gives a more indepth overview. The products ...

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5000 resources to do just about anything online

5000 resources to do just about anything online I love mashable and I can’t possibly summarize everything in this article, but if you are looking for new things to do with your blog/website, or just to have a little fun on the ‘net, do take a look. You can find things such as 30 widgets for a wordpress blog, 70+ podcasting tools, 12+ twitter tools, ...

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creating a e-zine — software choices

So you want to create an online newsletter, a magazine or e-zine? What should you use?There are many choices, some of which depend on budget size. My budget size= ZERO dollars.My investigation actually began in May with Drupal. These were reviewed as of August 2007. System requirements for most of these (but not all): Apache or IIS server; MySQL or another db server; PHP ; ...

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creating a e-zine — lessons learned to date

1. Have a vision.Check. I had that one a year ago (a regional arts magazine with topics both about art and by artists) 2. Funding.The amount of $ you have to spend will affect everything else 3. Hosting? Find a place to host it.I used some extra webspace I have. 4. A software list of features that you need (and a list of those you ...

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pageflakes offers new customization — blizzard!

Customized home page startup Pageflakes launched a slew of new features this morning under what it is calling its “Blizzard” release. Among all of the new features, the two that are important to highlight are social networking and customizable themes on pages. Until today Pageflakes users could create pages for their own use, and/or make public pages called Pagecasts. The content was and continues to ...

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