Nylas Mail

Nylas Mail

Web site: github.com/nylas/nylas-mail
Category: Network
Subcategory: Email Clients
Platform: Linux, OS X, Windows
License: MIT
Interface: GUI
Programing language: Electron
First release: 2015
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Nylas Mail (previously: Nylas N1) – an open-source mail client built on the modern web with Electron, React, and Flux. It was designed to be easy to extend, and many third-party plugins are available that add functionality to the client. It supports Gmail, Yahoo, Microsoft Exchange, and IMAP accounts.

The Nylas Mail user interface is styled using CSS, which means it’s easy to modify and extend. Nylas Mail comes stock with a few beautiful themes, and there are many more which have been built by community developers.

Nylas Mail was initially released and open-sourced in early 2015 and was maintained by Nylas until Spring 2017.

There are several forks of Nylas Mail that can be used instead, such as Mailspring or Nylas Mail Lives.

cURL

cURL

Web site: curl.haxx.se
Category: Network
Subcategory: File Transfer
Platform: Cross-Platform
License: MIT
Interface: CLI
Programing language: C
First release: 1997
Rating:  star  star  star  star

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cURL – a free and open source tool to transfer data from or to a server, using one of many different protocols. cURL is used in command lines or scripts to transfer data. It is also used in cars, television sets, routers, printers, audio equipment, mobile phones, tablets, settop boxes, media players and is the internet transfer backbone for thousands of software applications affecting billions of humans daily.

It supports DICT, FILE, FTP, FTPS, Gopher, HTTP, HTTPS, IMAP, IMAPS, LDAP, LDAPS, POP3, POP3S, RTMP, RTSP, SCP, SFTP, SMB, SMBS, SMTP, SMTPS, Telnet and TFTP. curl supports SSL certificates, HTTP POST, HTTP PUT, FTP uploading, HTTP form based upload, proxies, HTTP/2, cookies, user+password authentication (Basic, Plain, Digest, CRAM-MD5, NTLM, Negotiate and Kerberos), file transfer resume, proxy tunneling and more.

cURL tool
– config file support
– multiple URLs in a single command line
– range “globbing” support: [0-13], {one,two,three}
– multiple file upload on a single command line
– custom maximum transfer rate
– redirectable stderr
– metalink support (*13)

The original author and lead developer is the Swedish developer Daniel Stenberg.

ProtonMail

ProtonMail

Web site: protonmail.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: E-mail Clients
Platform: Android, iOS, web
License: MIT
Interface: GUI
Programing language: ?
First release: May 16, 2014
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ProtonMail – an encrypted e-mail service, which doesn’t let read messages by people other than a recipient and a sender.

ProtonMail is the world’s largest provider of encrypted email service with over a million users. The ProtonMail secure email application for Android allows you to easily send encrypted messages from your mobile device thanks to the integration of PGP end-to-end encryption. ProtonMail uses a modern user interface with a set of innovative features such as individual gestures on a screen and ability to send messages with a set date of removal.

From 2013, when CERN scientists founded ProtonMail, we (developers) were joined by citizens from around the world who support our mission to protect privacy on the web. Our mobile application was built thanks to a record campaign in which we raised $ 550,000. With the ProtonMail app, you can now create a free account with the ProtonMail inbox and start using a secure future box.

The notable features are:
– Messages are stored on ProtonMail servers in encrypted format. They are also transmitted in encrypted format between our servers and user devices.
– ProtonMail’s zero access architecture means that your data is encrypted in a way that makes it inaccessible to us. Data is encrypted on the client side using an encryption key that we do not have access to.
– We use only secure implementations of AES, RSA, along with OpenPGP. Furthermore, all of the cryptographic libraries we use are open source. By using open source libraries, we can guarantee that the encryption algorithms we are using do not have clandestinely built in back doors.

WebPositive

WebPositive

Web site: www.haiku-os.org/docs/userguide/en/applications/webpositive.html
Category: Network
Subcategory: Web Browsers
Platform: Haiku
License: BSD, GPL, MIT
Interface: GUI
Programing language: C++
First release: February 2010
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WebPositive (or Web+) – the Haiku native web browser. One part of its name is a tip of the hat to BeOS’ simple NetPositive, the other points to its modern foundation: the WebKit. This open source HTML rendering library is at the heart of other mainstream browsers as well, like Safari of Mac OS X and Google’s Chrome. By using the ever evolving WebKit, Web+ will be able to keep up with new web technologies.

Webpositive supports most HTML5 features, including ‘audio’ and ‘video’ support, while geolocation support is still being worked on. WebPositive does not currently support any form of plugins, although developer Stephan Aßmus has suggested that he may look into plugin support in the future.

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Twitter CLI

Twitter CLI

Web site: github.com/sferik/t
Category: Network
Subcategory: Microblog Clients
Platform: Linux, UNIX-like
License: MIT
Interface: CLI
Programing language: Ruby
First release: November 23, 2011
Rating:  star  star

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Twitter CLI – a command-line power tool for Twitter. The CLI takes syntactic cues from the Twitter SMS commands, but it offers vastly more commands and capabilities than are available via SMS.

Features:
– Deep search: Instead of using the Twitter Search API, which only goes back 6-9 days, t search fetches up to 3,200 tweets via the REST API and then checks each one against a regular expression.
– Multi-threaded: Whenever possible, Twitter API requests are made in parallel, resulting in faster performance for bulk operations.
– Designed for Unix: Output is designed to be piped to other Unix utilities, like grep, comm, cut, awk, bc, wc, and xargs for advanced text processing.
– Generate spreadsheets: Convert the output of any command to CSV format simply by adding the –csv flag.
– 95% C0 Code Coverage: Well tested, with a 2.5:1 test-to-code ratio

Twitter API v1.1 requires OAuth for all of its functionality, so you’ll need a registered Twitter application.
A mobile phone number must be associated with your account in order to obtain write privileges.

The project developer is Erik Michaels-Ober.

surf

surf

Web site: surf.suckless.org
Category: Network
Subcategory: Web browsers
Platform: Linux, UNIX-like
License: MIT
Interface: GUI
Programing language: C
First release: September 10, 2009
Rating:  star  star

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surf – a simple web browser based on WebKit2/GTK+ developed by suckless.org. It is able to display websites and follow links.

It supports the XEmbed protocol which makes it possible to embed it in another application. Furthermore, one can point surf to another URI by setting its XProperties.

Anatine

Anatine

Web site: github.com/sindresorhus/anatine
Category: Network
Subcategory: Microblog Clients
Platform: Linux, OS X, Windows
License: MIT
Interface: GUI
Programing language: ?
First release: May 5, 2016
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Anatine – an application which is based the Mobile Twitter site, but modifies a lot of things and makes it more usable on the desktop.

It is a lightweight, cross platform Twitter client that runs on Linux, Windows and Mac OS X. It features include: offers multiple keyboard shortcuts, provides a beautiful dark mode. It also supports running in the background after closing the application.

The project founder is Sindre Sorhus.

Rainbow Stream

Rainbow Stream

Web site: github.com/orakaro/rainbowstream
Category: Network
Subcategory: Microblog Clients
Platform: Linux, OS X
License: MIT
Interface: CLI
Programing language: Python
First release: May 2014
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Rainbow Stream – a terminal based Twitter Client with real-time tweetstream, compose, search, favorite, and much more fun directly from terminal.

This application is built on the Python Twitter Tools and the Twitter API, and runs on Python (2.7.x and 3.x).

Features:
– you can now display tweeted images directly on the terminal
– while your personal stream is continued, you are also ready to tweet, search, reply, retweet, etc. directly from your console
– Rainbow Stream is shipped with some default themes, you can switch themes with the theme command and customize themes as you please

Newsbeuter

Newsbeuter

Web site: newsbeuter.org
Category: Network
Subcategory: RSS Readers
Platform: BSD, Linux, OS X, UNIX-like
License: MIT/X Consortium License
Interface: cli
Programing language: ?
First release: January 16, 2007
Rating:  star  star

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Newsbeuter – an open-source RSS/Atom feed reader for text terminals. It runs on Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X and other Unix-like operating systems. Newsbeuter’s great configurability and vast number of features make it a perfect choice for people that need a slick and fast feed reader that can be completely controlled via keyboard.

Some of the application features:
– Subscribe to RSS 0.9x, 1.0, 2.0 and Atom feeds
– Download podcasts
– Freely configure your keyboard shortcuts
– Search through all downloaded articles
– Categorize and query your subscriptions with a flexible tag system
– Integrate any data source through a flexible filter and plugin system
– Automatically remove unwanted articles through a “killfile”
– Define “meta feeds” using a powerful query language
– Synchronize newsbeuter with your bloglines.com account
– Import and exporting your subscriptions with the widely used OPML format
– Freely define newsbeuter’s look’n’feel through free color configurability and format strings
– Keep all your feeds in sync with Google Reader

The project founder is Andreas Krennmair.
The latest version of Newsbeuter 2.9 was released in 2015.

LoquiIM

LoquiIM

Web site: loqui.im
Category: Network
Subcategory: Instant Messengers
Platform: Android, FirefoxOS
License: AGPL, Apache, BSD, MIT, MPL
Interface: GUI
Programing language: ?
First release: July 20, 2013
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LoquiIM – a mobile messaging app that allows users to use their chat accounts from different providers with just one simple interface.
The app is currently available only on Firefox OS and Android through the Firefox Marketplace, and other operating systems may be supported in the future.

LoquiIM currently supports the following providers:
– WhatsApp
– Google Hangouts
– Nimbuzz
– Nokia ovi
– Microsoft Lync
– Any other XMPP/Jabber provider in the world