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gTween is a lightweight (4.5kb) Flash tweening engine for AS3.

The engine is fast (1500 instances, 0.5s duration, ~25fps) & it is resource-friendly – consumes CPU carefully.

Flash Tween Engine

gTween has an attractive proxy tweening property that allows you to work with tween destination values the same way you would work with them on the target object.

Some features of gTween:

  • Interrupting tweens
  • Sequencing tweens
  • Multiple timing modes
  • Pause all
  • Activate, init & complete events. And, custom progress points
  • Auto-hide, auto-reverse, smart-rotate & more..

Flash Gallery is a free flash gallery application with Flickr photostream & auto-thumbnail creation support.

The application scans the related folder, creates the thumbnails & uses filenames for titles.

Flickr Flash Gallery

Flash Gallery requires PHP to run but this is not needed if you’re streaming Flickr images.

The application has a customizable design, full-screen support & it is fully resizeable.

Timeago is a jQuery plugin which enables you to display fuzzy timestamps. And, the timestamps are auto-updated.

Some example timestamps are "5 minutes ago, about 2 days ago".

JavaScript Timestamps

Using Timeago is very functional for displaying more friendly timestamps and auto-update feature makes it more accurate when a page is opened for a while.

P.S. John Resig also has a similar solution named JavaScript Pretty Date.

GeSHi is a highly customizable syntax highlighter that can be used to better present code snippets in websites.

It is developed to be used in phpBB forum software but is also presented for seperated use.

This syntax highlighter supports almost every popular langugae like ActionScript, ASP, C, JAVA, PHP, Ruby, SQL & more (even robots.txt).

Syntax Highlighter

Some features of GeSHi:

  • The ability to change the styles of any highlighted element on the fly
  • Use of CSS classes to reduce the amount of output produced (GeSHi can also produce a stylesheet to be used with a language on the fly)
  • XHTML 1.0 Strict + CSS2 compliance
  • Auto-caps/noncaps of keywords
  • Line numbering
  • And many more!

P.S. GeSHi requires PHP to run.

SQL Buddy is an open source web-based MySQL administrator with an Ajaxed interface.

It requires no setup and works once the files are uploaded.

Ajax MySQL Admin

SQL Buddy handles logins with the MySQL user tables. Ordering & resizing the columns makes browsing easier.

Although browsing is mostly with Ajax, the application is browser back-forward friendly. And, it enables you to import/export to/from .CSV files.

Mini Icons is a set of free 10*10px greyscale icons.

They are one of the smallest size of icons that can be found & will be very handy if 16*16px ones are big for your design.

Mini Greyscale Icons

The set contains 113 icons (GIF Format) that has all the major elements to be used in web applications.

They are free to use in personal & commercial projects.

Gregarius is an open source web based feed reader. It is similar to Google Reader but you can install in on your servers.

It has a very simple & functional interface with a password protected administration area.

Open Source Feed Reader

This feed reader has Ajaxed item tagging & full-text search features. It is committed to web standards: renders XHTML/CSS, supports OPML.

The application is built with PHP & uses MySQL or SQLite for storing the data.

With a getting active community, Gregarius has multiple themes & plugins.

Zoki Poll is a free PHP – Ajax poll script that stores data in a XML file.

Free Ajax PHP PollIt has flexible display options for integrating the poll in limited spaces like horizontal scrolling long question & answers or vertical scrolling of answers.

Vote results are displayed with a nice, animated percentage bar & the look of the poll can be easily changed via CSS.

To prevent duplicate voting, Zoki Poll has a cookie-based protection system.

This Ajax poll script does not have an administration interface & it is a nice piece of code if you’re ready to integrate it yourself.

P.S. Downloading the script requires free registration.

Navicat MySQL Admin Tool 3 standard licenses giveaway that was announced last week is just ended and winners are out.

If you’re not one of the winners, a good news is: Navicat extended the 50% special discount ($64.50 rather than $129) on standard licenses for 1 more week (until 08.21.2008).

Here is the link for the special discount:[300175400]=1&COUPON1=promo08

Navicat MySQL Manager

To remember:

Navicat is a feature rich & very easy to use MySQL admin tool with an intuitive interface that runs on Windows, Linux & Mac.

It has great features like HTTP tunneling support, scheduled tasks, advanced import/export & more.

Tip: Navicat also have Oracle & PostgreSQL versions.

And The Winners:

  • luglio7 (comment #13227)
  • Basilakis (comment #13211)
  • JC (comment #13732)

Congratulations for all the winners.

Imago is an Ajax image gallery built with MooTools.

This gallery has connectors for Flickr, SmugMug & SimpleViewer to call images from them or use their XML files.

Imago is fully customizable with CSS & very easy to use.

A detailed "how to use" information guides you on setting up your Ajax image gallery.

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