The eCSoft/2 weekly newsletter - week 18

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  • A small utility that allows you to mark libraries so that they are loaded in "high memory".

  • A lightweight web server for OS/2, written in Modula/2, that should be suitable for most non-commercial web sites, and possibly many commercial ones.

  • JAL (Just Another Language) is a Pascal-like programming language and compiler that generates executable code for PIC microcontrollers.

  • Galgje is the classic hangman's game. Use the mouse and/or the keyboard to guess the word.

  • Today's software market is a global one in which it is desirable to develop and maintain one application (single source/single binary) that supports a

  • The OpenSSL Project is a collaborative effort to develop a robust, commercial-grade, fully featured, and Open Source toolkit implementing the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL

  • Network Security Services (NSS) is a set of libraries designed to support cross-platform development of security-enabled client and server applications.

  • NSPR provides platform independence for non-GUI operating system facilities.

  • Odin is the name of the project and software that allows users to run Win32 (Windows 95 and Windows NT) applications in OS/2 Warp operating system natively, almost

  • Poppler is a PDF rendering library based on the xpdf project code base.

  • Runtime libraries required for projects built with the new GCC compilers by Netlabs (a "runtime" is a set of low-level routin

  • K Audio Interface DART/UNIAUD implementation library.

  • An easy-to-use helper for Zip archives in OS/2(TM), eComStation(TM) or ArcaOS(TM)

    This Application is a graphical user interface

  • File-system display & analysis utility. Shows partition-tables and bootsectors. Shows all HPFS internal disk structures like Superblock, Fnodes, Dirblocks etc.

  • This library provides basic POSIX Pthreads support for OS/2.

  • File Commander is a 32 bit text mode file manager and shell that allows you to locate, copy, move, delete, view, edit and execute your files in a quick, convenient and

  • A text-mode web browser, which is able to correctly display tables and frames, and to render correctly most pages, even if they include several graphical elements.

  • A powerful, open source relational database system.

  • NEPMD is an add-on for EPM, the Enhanced Editor of OS/2.

  • A free release of the 4OS2 command processor. This software is not supported by JP Software in any manner, neither is it officially supported by SciTech Software.

  • Runtime for the new generation of applications developed by eCo software.

  • Qt is a multiplatform C++ GUI application framework developed by Trolltech AS (now "The Qt Company"). Qt for OS/2 is a native version of the Qt Toolkit for the OS/2 Operating System.

  • Uniaudio is the OS/2 and eComStation port of the ALSA project (Advanced Linux Sound Architecture).

  • A FreeRDP port for OS/2, eComStation and ArcaOS. FreeRDP is a client for Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP), used in a number of Microsoft Windows operation systems.

  • This program generates a repodata dir and xml files for a repository of rpm packages. This repository is compatible with apt/yum/smart/yast and many other package-repository-related tools.

  • cURL is a command line tool for transferring files with URL syntax, supporting FTP, FTPS, HTTP, HTTPS, SCP, SFTP, TFTP, TELNET, DICT, FILE and LDAP.

  • QSINIT is a replacement of OS2LDR created from scratch.

  • Create a log file that you can submit with your test results when reporting a problem with a driver.

  • RDESKTOP is a client for Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP), used in a number of Microsoft products including Windows NT Terminal Server, Windows 2000 Server, Windows XP and

  • Package Manager (RPM) is a powerful command line driven package management system capable of installing, uninstalling, verifying, querying, and updating computer softwa

  • Absolute Physical Memory Viewer. Show any part of OS/2 memory. RamScope is a debugging tool written for the OS/2 Presentation Manager.

  • PCCOFF removes power from all PCMCIA/Cardbus Cards. The BIOS of some notebooks does not initialize the cards and thus the drivers fail to recognize the cards after a warmstart.

  • FluidSynth is a software real-time synthesizer based on the Soundfont 2 specifications.

  • Corel Office for Java.

  • Lynx is a text web browser with SSL support, now packaged as self installing exe file.

    Port by different authors.

  • BRIEF is an advanced full screen editor using macro language with C-like syntax, zoom and resizable windows, macros keystroke and smart indenting for

  • A relational database for OS/2.

  • Movie Contact Sheet allow you to create Contact Sheets of movie clips and images.

  • Mozilla suite is no longer mantained. Available alternatives are:

  • Batch update of CONFIG.SYS-like, .INI files and WorkPlaceShell class. CUBE modifies a Target ASCII file, given a set of commands in a Procedure file.

  • Javascript IDE written in javasript / html code

  • VLC media player is a highly portable multimedia player supporting most audio and video formats (H.264, Ogg, DivX, MKV, TS, MPEG-2, mp3, MPEG-4, aac, ...) from files, p

  • ACPIThrottle make user of throttling to reduce power usage and heat creation on systems running ACPI.

  • J51 is a Java Intel 8051 family emulator. Binaries and source code.

  • Utility to create disk images for use with LoaDdskF.

  • LOCKDOWN.CMD is a simple REXX script to change folders and icons  with known objectid's to prevent deleting, copying, moving, renaming,

  • AMD K6, K6-2, K6-III OS/2 driver enable the AMD K6-xx cpu's "write-allocate" feature according to the amount of main memory installed.

  • Memory emulated bootable hard disk. Source code available.

  • Decompressor for COMPAQ BIOS. Source code available.

  • BDSAP is a program to create small and fast selfextractor for OS/2. Source code available.

  • Compress reduces the size of the named files using adaptive Lempel-Ziv coding.

  • ManyClip provides OS/2 with multiple text clipboards. Non-text (ie, bitmap) clipboards are not affected; you will still have a single clipboard for each format.

  • ShowArgs displays all of the arguments passed to it and  optionally writes the same information to a log file. Options may also be specified in an environment variable processed first.

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