As many other folks, I was also looking for some decent image manipulation software. My requirements doesn’t mandate any professional graphical tools like photoshop. Till date the only choice I had was GIMP. Recently I came across this tool called Paint.NET developed on .NET platform and maintained with open source license.
There are two reasons why I would rate this program higher than GIMP
- Simple User interface inline with Windows
- Loads faster than GIMP and does performs the tasks required for me.
Jacuba is an online spell check utility – Interesting service on Web. This could be used to two ways.
- Add it to your browser – for better browsing experience
- Add it to your site – as new feature
Tools makes you upto your trade. In software, the tools are plenty, there is also problem of plenty here. I am planing to list my day-today use open source / free tools for managing Software engineering life cycle here. I use many of these tools by choice and there are some compromises. But
here is the list and thats important. Later I will post my view on
With this year, I am going to plan a quarterly learning path plan and try to adhere to that process.
- Semantic Web w.r.t RDF
- SOA – SOMA architectural modeling
- Architecture Methods
- Web 2.0 Technologies
If you are interested in blogging, then there is little chance that you had missed the arrival of new browser with Web 2.0 capabilities. Flock – a new browser with built-in functionalities to support collaboration via integrated blogging, soc bookmarking and much more. I just started using Flock and wanted to give a try for a week before deciding to stay with Firefox or move ahead with Flock.
There would be numerous posts already on Performancing plugin for Firefox. But I am mentioning here as my first post. I am using that plug-in to post this entry. I tried moving to Flock., but returned back to firefox as I found this extension satisfies my need to move for Flock (atleast for time being).
Welcome to Elango’s – I am going to blog around computing & art of information technology here.