Relational Database Systems There are so many databases available for Linux that it warrants a separate web page to discuss them.
I've used a lot of spreadsheets since SuperCalc for CP/M in about 1985, and have been known on occasion to state vigorous opinions about them, both for good and bad. There are quite a number of Linux-based spreadsheet packages, and various additional products that include office productivity functionality.
Similarly, I have a web page on word processors. I don't "rant" quite as much about it.
Competes with Ghostscript... They also sell fax, scanning and OCR software.
These are "specialized" applications targeted at particular application areas. This is generally considered distinct from more generic "horizontal" applications such as spreadsheets and word processors that are useful in almost any sort of organization.
An order processing system using Qddb
Some day they may actually release "Accounting Software for Linux"...
CCVS allows commercial websites to clear credit cards over a modem. CCVS 2.0 is designed for high-volume and batch credit card processing in a robust Unix environment. It has a toolkit which includes APIs for C/C++, Tcl, and Perl CGIs, programs and database applications.
www.ssoft.com SpectraSoft - Patient Scheduling and electronic charting software
Platform independence. This source release compiles under Unix, Windows, and Macintosh.
Design both Schematic circuits and ASICs (has many IC design rule sets, including the latest q[Buad-metal MOSIS submicron rules).
Many built-in tools (DRC, Simulation, Routing, Silicon Compilation, VHDL interface, Network Consistency Checking, Compaction, Compensation, PLA Generation, and much more).
Built-in constraint system provides powerful design assistance.
Flexible database and tool control make this an ideal workbench for CAD
Multiplatform client/server source code management
Producers of the Reactor development system, that is extremely buzzword compliant (Threads, Exceptions, Garbage Collection, ELF Compiler, Unix & Win32, Network Objects, Persistent Objects, GUI and Web functions, POSIX, HTTP , OpenGL , SQL , ODBC , JVM , ...)
It looks like underneath the "buzz" it's an industrial-strength Modula3 compiler system...
VDX is a MOTIF interface builder tool that generates C/C++ source code.
Produce a system for developing applications using an environment very similar to Apple's "HyperCard" system.
MKS's Source Integrity (a GUIed version of RCS) is now available for Linux.
www.tridia.com Tridia Corporation - sells Java-based software tools, notably one called "Crosstie."
www.sequiter.com Sequiter - DB tools notably "CodeBase" - an XBase engine for C and sundry "Visual" programming environments
www.tbred.com Thoroughbred Software Int'l - Business BASIC, the "Dictionary-IV" DBMS
www.truebasic.com True BASIC - the inventors of BASIC sell a "definitive" version...
www.globetrotter.com GLOBEtrotter - FlexIm License Manager software
X-Designer is a GUI builder that generates code for Motif on various Unix platforms, as well as code for Microsoft Windows using the MFC class library. It's apparently rather pricey (thousands of dollars), but nonetheless extremely powerful. Not likely of interest for the casual user...
This is an integrated DB Development system that seems targetted at building 2 tier client server systems. Linux is one of the "server" platforms, as well as HP/UX and Windows NT. The programming language used is a version of "HP Business BASIC." The DBMS is "image-compatible" (whatever that means).
A "Personal Edition" of Eloquence are available "gratis" for Linux for noncommercial use; it is limited to two users, and a maximum database size of 50MB.
Instant BASIC for Java is a VB compatible 4GL environment written in Java, runs on many Java platforms in addition to Windows 95/NT. You can Develop Anywhere and Deploy Anywhere. Including SUN, NOVELL, IBM, SCO, SGI, HPUX, DEC Unix/VMS, MAC, and most Java platforms.
Its compiler generates Java bytecode (class file) directly, no need to convert to Java source code first. It also offers a converter (Instant Converter) to convert VB source to Java source code (if you wish to mess with the Java source).
This system was once sold by Borland as their "Turbo Prolog" environment.
VMWare and Solitaire
It is not evident to me what this buys the gentle developer over using Debian's apt-get mysql and such...
A utility to validate web sites by scanning for bad internal links, tags, and orphaned files. It has recently added the ability to check links embedded within PDF files.
A shareware streaming-capable Netscape plugin for playing MPEG movies. Now supports Video-CD's (VCD). Runs on various Unix variants.
Claims to be highly scalable, robust, and fast for e-commerce applications.
www.comnetsystems.com Community Networking Systems - Massapequa, NY ISP
www.osmcorp.com OSM - Open System Management - Sell "COSMOS" systems/operation management support software
www.pacdigital.com Pacific Digital Interactive - sell "interactive multimedia solutions" like eCommerce systems
www.tenx.com Ten X Technology - sell networked CD-ROM systems
www.ymi.com Young Minds - CD-R subsystems for Unix systems
www.facetcorp.com FacetCorp - Produce FacetWin (Win-to-Unix connectivity), FacetTerm (Unix Session Manager)
BLAST! - Serial communications software that runs on many platforms. Not unlike Kermit in intent...
Their product, WebShell, is an online file manager editor, allowing users to manage their web site using a web browser. It includes functions to edit, create/delete/copy/move, Upload/download, tar/untar, zip /unzip, compress /uncompress, gzip /ungzip files, directories, and groups of files/directories. They also have an optional tool for managing .htpasswd and .htaccess files via a "user friendly interface."
Vendor of CrossOver web browser plugin to allow using QuickTime plugins to view video information on the Internet.
Maple is one of the "big three" computer-based symbolic mathematics systems.
And if you're in the mood for software that works with matrices...
Some past products may have been available for Linux; there is a web site promoting the notion of SAS for Linux
Products include FORTRAN 77, Fortran 90, High Performance Fortran (HPF), C, C++, oriented towards parallelization.
Visual Numerics - PV-Wave, IMSL, JNL (Java Numeric Library), JWAVE, C++ and FORTRAN libraries, ...
www.mathtools.com MathTools - Matlab-related tools vendor
www.rsinc.com Research Systems - vendors of IDL (Interactive Data Language), ENVI (Environment for Visualizing Images), Visible Human CD (anatomy)
TSP 4.4, a commercial econometrics (statistics) package has been ported to Debian 2.x / Red Hat 5.x / libc6 / glibc . It is also available for Debian 1.x / Red Hat 4.x / libc5 .
TSP is command driven (i.e. programmable) and does not include graphics on linux. It can do some pretty serious number crunching (especially nonlinear regression and general maximum likelihood estimation with built-in analytic first and second derivatives).
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