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Net Culture Site of the Week!

23 Mar

This blog has been announced as the “Net Culture Site of the Week” on Seven Wonders !!!

Site of the Day-Seven Wonders
enginerd: “Net Culture Site of the week” on Seven Wonders

Welcome to all new visitors dropping by from Seven Wonders!

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Netscape 8 Browser

23 Mar

Hearing some praises about Netscape 8.0 beta from a friend, I thought of giving it a try.

The most impressive thing it did:

It blocked a pop-up. Cool. Then it popped up a window informing me that it blocked a pop-up!!! How smart…

Paint.net – the successor to MS Paint

23 Mar

MS Paint has a successor. Browsing through minghong’s blog, I got to know of this wonderful CS design project at Washington State University.

From the Paint.net website,

Paint.NET is image and photo manipulation software designed to be used on computers that run Windows XP or 2000. Paint.NET is jointly developed at Washington State University with additional help from Microsoft, and is meant to be a free replacement for the MS Paint software that comes with all Windows operating systems. The programming language used to create Paint.NET is C#, with GDI+ extensions. Paint.NET has many of the powerful features that expensive commercial applications have, including the ability to use layers.

This is a screenshot from their website:

Paint.net Screenshot
Paint.net – Screenshot

And, in case you are wondering, the source is freely available for download!