Distraction free blogging platforms

Old blogging platforms can often be cluttered and complicated, featuring a multitude of options and complicated settings that we might never use. An ever increasing amount of individuals are searching for simple, responsive, minimalist blogging platforms that will help them focus on their writing and offer distraction-free blogging environment. This post is for those who …

Converting MySQL tables to utf8 encoding format

You specify an encoded character set when you create a database. Choosing a character set determines what languages can be represented in the database. Convert MySQL tables to utf8 encoding format: ALTER TABLE tbl_name CONVERT TO CHARACTER SET utf8 COLLATE utf8_general_ci; If you already have MySQL database dump containing characters written in some other character …

A Powerful Open Source Group Chat

Zulip is a powerful, open source group chat application. Written in Python and using the Django framework, Zulip supports both private messaging and group chats via conversation streams. Zulip also supports fast search, drag-and-drop file uploads, image previews, group private messages, audible notifications, missed-message emails, desktop apps, and much more.

Beautiful and easy-to-use address autocompletion

Algolia Places provides a fast, distributed and easy way to use address search autocomplete JavaScript library on your website. It has been designed to improve the user experience of your HTML forms. It harnesses OpenStreetMap’s impressive open source database of worldwide places. Deliver search results to your users in milliseconds, no matter where they are. …

Open source enterprise search platform

Solr is a standalone enterprise search server with a REST-like API. You put documents in it (called “indexing”) via JSON, XML, CSV or binary over HTTP. You query it via HTTP GET and receive JSON, XML, CSV or binary results. It enables powerful matching capabilities including phrases, wildcards, joins, grouping and much more across any …

Free browser for web developers

Blisk is a free Chromium-based browser built to increase quality and speed of web development and testing. Blisk browser has a set of top used phones, tablets, laptops and even desktops. Blisk synchronizes URL and scroll position for both mobile and desktop. Mobile and desktop follow each other by URL and scroll position. Every time …

A Modern and Lightweight CMS

Pagekit is a modular and lightweight CMS built with modern technologies. It gives you the tools to create beautiful websites. All wrapped up in a clean and intuitive user interface. Pagekit’s blog provides you with the tools to start creating content and to share your stories right away. The built-in comment system allows you to …

The framework that makes responsive email easy

MJML is a markup language designed to reduce the pain of coding a responsive email. Its semantic syntax makes it easy and straightforward and its rich standard components library speeds up your development time and lightens your email codebase. MJML’s open-source engine generates high quality responsive HTML compliant with best practices. Write less code, save …