Cool Tools for Webmasters IL2007




Cool Tools for Webmasters

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This is a rough blog of the afternoon session from today. It is mostly a list of tools, so I figured you, dear readers, could live with this.

Cool Tools for Webmasters – IL2007
Frank Cervone and Darlene Fichter

Communicating Ideas
Sketchcast.com – a cast of you drawing and talking
JingProject.com – capture and share images or small screencasts, when showing works better than telling
Picnik.com – has Firefox and IE plugin, will capture the full web page, instead of only what you can see without scrolling, will send to flickr
Kerpoof.com – create online storybooks, comics, or movies

PPT Tools
Slideshare.net – shares PPT and Keynote
Scribd – supports keyword searching
SplashCast – supports PPT, MP3, Images
ZohoShow – allows editing
SlideAware – best stats, limited access

Thumbalizr.com – capture screen or image, can set custom sizes
Visual Page Rank

Utilities
DiffDaff.com – graphical interface alternative to a unix dif command
Tucows.com (Log View) –

Development
SOAP Sonar – testing and analyzing Web Services (http://www.crosschecknet.com)
Evolved (http://www.home.no/evolved/) adapts to a large number of programming language and will break out elements of a program, ex. Breaks would be blue, tags would be red
Perl express (perl-express.com) – integrated development environment for Perl, syntax highlighting, will help you run database queries and test things on a server

Fun with Images
Photo slideshow – (flash.dvd-photo.slideshow.com) – creates a monie from a series of pictures
Flashgallerygenreator.com/main.aspx – uses XML

Search and Indexing
Google SiteMap Builder (sitemapbuilder.net)– XML file that will allow Google to index all the things on your site

Google.com/coop/cse – will now integrate directly into webpages and make it look more seemless then before
OpenURL Referrer Toolbar – openly.oclc.org/openurlref – user can download and use it to access your open URL resolver to connect to your resources
FlogBlog – apps.facebook.com/flogblog – integrates blog content onto a facebook page

Freedom – USB
Portable Firefox – bundled with portable apps to take bookmarks, extensions, passwords and will run on a USB
Asterisk Logger v1.02 – reveals passwords behind passwords
Undelelete – recovers deleted files
Unstoppable Copier – recover all bytes from scratched CDs
Simple File Shredder – securely delete files so they can’t be restored
KeePass – store all your passwords in one database, locked with one master key

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