Software, tools and resources for webmasters for adding an online community to their web server. Software and Services Online Communities On the Web Internet Computers.
The term "software" was first proposed by Alan Turing and used in this sense by John W. Tukey in 1957. (wikipedia)
- Software Web Crossing www
Software bundle that includes discussion groups/bulletin boards, Crossing, integrated newsgroups and mailing lists, full email services, calendar services, auctions, real-time chats and live events. Also offers hosted services. (Linux, Windows, MacOS) Web Crossing.
- Ready-to-use ESX Engineering www
Ready-to-use software platform that delivers a total environment for development and management of community based sites. ESX Engineering.
- Ecreations BuildACommunity.com www
Ecreations Software provides a collection of scripts for online communities, BuildACommunity.com, such as e-cards, forums, classifieds, chat, mailer and galleries. [Linux] BuildACommunity.com.
- Software Inchima www
Software and portal solutions for online communities. Inchima. Modules include discussion forums, content management, messaging and directories as well as custom components. Inchima.
- Open-source OpenACS (Open Architecture Community System) www
Open-source toolkit for building scalable community-oriented web applications. (Open Architecture Community System). Features a large database model of web collaboration, and over 70 application building blocks. (Linux or BSD, Aolserver, Oracle or PostgreSQL) OpenACS (Open Architecture Community System).
- A BBS Archives www
A resource collection for BBS Sysops. BBS Archives.
- Open WWIV Bulletin Board System www
Open source, Bulletin Board System, cross-platform server application which also allows BBSes to link together. WWIV Bulletin Board System.
- Freeware Stealth Chat www
Freeware program that includes strong encryption and stealth measures. Stealth Chat.
- Bombyx Bombyx www
Bombyx is a graphical client for SILC (Secure Internet Live Conferencing). Bombyx. It is written in C++ and uses FLTK as the widget set, plus a few other libraries. Bombyx.
- VolanoChat VolanoChat www
VolanoChat is client-server Java chat software for creating online chat communities for your Web site. VolanoChat.
- Customizable havChat www
Customizable and extensible Java chat server with multiple chat- tracking- and IM-applets. havChat. Includes support for whiteboards, bookmarks (presentations), administration and transcripts. havChat.
- A TinyList www
A mail list manager written as a suite of modules. TinyList. [Perl] TinyList.
- Software Mailman www
Software to manage email discussion lists. Mailman. It gives each mailing list a web page, and gives users options such as subscribe and unsubscribe over the web [Unix] Mailman.
- Simple Techno Trade Web Based Message Board www
Simple CGI-based messaging. Trade Web Based Message Board. Includes option to ban bad words. Site does not work in Netscape 3 or 4. Techno Trade Web Based Message Board.
- An OpenACS www
An open-source version of the ArsDigita Community System, OpenACS, comprised of a Web server plus PostgreSQL database. Free download, documentation, FAQ, forums, links to existing sites using this solution. [Unix, source] OpenACS.
- Create KickApps www
Create your own online community. KickApps. Includes custom social networking, message boards, video sharing, viral widgets, and other user generated content. KickApps.
- Provides Mzinga www
Provides on-demand social media solutions that allow companies to collaborate and communicate with their customers online. Mzinga.
- Members The Pork www
Members can access chat rooms, Pork, discussion boards, personals, and instant messaging. The Pork.
- A Whyville www
A virtual 3-D world for curious minds where you can own land, Whyville, build your own house, play simulation games, win prizes, chat, and help the community grow. Whyville.
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