SMTPUtils is a tool to secure mail servers, through testing or analysis, which provides the service manager or staff of computer security a summary of its implementation. It currently supports: resolution by MX record, checking for open relays, testing the perimeter antivirus system, testing the anti-spam system, performance testing, obtaining information, checking for DNSBL, SPF greylisting autodetection, and ping support.
Mediabird allows students to document and review their study effort using a collaborative notepad. The Web2.0 application allows for taking notes on a personal notepad. A virtual text marker allows the students to highlight their notes and ask questions about the highlighted parts. The sharing feature allows study groups to share and discuss their notes as well as questions they have created. By-and-by, the students collect answers to the questions. Pairs of questions and answers are collected in a card box that allows for memorizing the important facts later on (e.g. for an exam or presentation). The program is also available as a Moodle activity.
Brain Workshop is an implementation of the Dual N-Back mental exercise. This exercise is a mental activity that has been scientifically shown to improve your working memory (short-term memory) and fluid intelligence. The game involves remembering a sequence of spoken letters and a sequence of positions of a square at the same time. Brain Workshop includes additional challenging game modes beyond Dual N-Back.
MonoDecrypt uses pattern matching and its knowledge about character frequencies in order to decrypt messages encoded with a monoalphabetic substitution cipher. MonoDecrypt can decrypt texts of any language, as long as it has sufficient information about the language. Depending on the information you give it, the tool decrypts about 50%-100% on its own. Then you can decrypt the remaining data by filling the gaps or correcting bad guesses. MonoDecrypt can also encrypt texts using monoalphabetic substitution.
Piggydb is a flexible and scalable knowledge building platform that supports a heuristic or bottom-up approach to discover new concepts or ideas based on your input. You can begin with using it as a flexible outliner, diary or notebook, and as your database grows, Piggydb helps you to shape or elaborate your own knowledge. Piggydb is a Web application provided as a self-contained package that contains a Web server and database engine.
GaussianBeam is a Gaussian optics simulator. It features table-top display of the optical setup. It computes the beam parameters. You can move optics with the mouse. Available optics: lenses, flat and curved interfaces, mirrors, dielectric slab, and generic ABCD. Magic waist function: given a target waist, GaussianBeam finds the suitable arrangement of lenses. Fit waist function: measure the beam radius or diameter to define the input beam. The ability to save and load configurations.
FAVS is an engine for setting up a Web site that allows teachers to display content from their pupils' blogs at their Web sites, and lets the students vote the best posts and check the results, with just one simple HTML tag. After signing up, the engine gives a teacher an HTML tag that can be placed at the teacher's blog or Web site. The students will be able to join the teacher's FAVS and, from then on, their posts will appear at the teacher's site.
DotNetWikiBot Framework is a full-featured client API with a console interface that allows you to build programs and Web robots easily to manage information on MediaWiki-powered sites. DotNetWikiBot Framework is intended to help with many complicated and routine tasks of wiki site development and maintenance. Any .NET language can be used to access DotNetWikiBot library functions. Only minimal programming skills are required to make bots with DotNetWikiBot Framework.
Sugar provides a simple yet powerful means of engaging young children in the world of learning that is opened up by computers and the Internet. With Sugar, even the youngest learner will quickly become proficient in using the computer as a tool to engage in authentic problem-solving. It promotes sharing, collaborative learning, and reflection, developing skills that help children in all aspects of life.