Velocity is a Java-based template engine. Its template language references objects defined in Java code. When Velocity is used for web development, Web designers can work in parallel with Java programmers to develop web sites.
Velocity has broader uses, such as generation of SQL, PostScript and XML from templates. It can be used either as a standalone utility for generating source code and reports, or as an integrated component of other systems.
Archon is an open source, Web-based archive management system for archivists and manuscript curators that automatically publishes archival descriptive information and digital archival objects.
Dropbox is an on-line file storage and sharing service. 2GB of Dropbox is available for free, with subscriptions up to 100GB available. Shared folders allow people to work together on the same projects and documents.
Dropbox files are also available off-line, and folders can be synced between multiple computers and mobile devices. Dropbox therefore can be used as a backup mechanism for important files, although it is by no means a complete solution.
Drupal is a open source CMS (Content Management System) for websites. Drupal enables webmasters to create professional websites with a minimal amount of specialized coding or systems support.
ArcGIS Server is a component of the ESRI suite of commercial software focused on the ability to create, manage, and distribute GIS services over the Web to support desktop, mobile and Web mapping applications.
The user can choose from Basic, Standard, or Advanced editions of ArcGIS Server. Costs vary depending on the level of service required.
GeoServer is a Java-based Open Source software map server that enables the sharing and editing of geospatial data on the Internet via open standards. It implements the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) Web Mapping Service (WMS), Web Feature Service (WFS), and Web Coverage Service (WCS) standards.
LifeDesks is intended for teams of taxonomists to facilitate easy and fast data sharing. Individuals or teams can create taxon-based checklists and taxon pages. Taxon pages may include descriptions, photographs, maps and bibliographies. The software will display the taxonomic hierarchy on the taxon page. There are options to tag objects with intellectual property rights using the Creative Commons licenses.
The Outwit suite of Firefox extensions that allows you to harvest materials on the web. The suite currently includes Outwit Hub, Outwit Images, and Outwit Docs.
PRONOM is an online registry of technical information about file formats, maintained by The National Archives (UK). The PRONOM database contains information about the properties of over 600 file formats, and is used by repository managers to understand, document and manage file formats stored in repositories.
uDIG (User-friendly Desktop Internet GIS) is an Open Source GIS framework and application for desktop GIS data access, editing, and viewing. uDIG is based upon the Eclipse Rich Client (RCP) Java framework and is extensible through the addition of plugins developed using the RCP framework.