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Systems and frameworks.

See also, bits of Communication and Organisation.


See Drupal, Python#Frameworks, Ruby#CMS.2FF, Node.js




See also SaaS#Pages


  • Jekyll is a simple, blog-aware, static site generator, written in Ruby. It takes a template directory containing raw text files in various formats, runs it through Markdown (or Textile) and Liquid converters, and spits out a complete, ready-to-publish static website suitable for serving with your favorite web serve
gem install jekyll
jekyll new myblog
cd myblog
jekyll serve

  • Poole is the butler for Jekyll, the static site generator. It's designed and developed by @mdo to provide a clear and concise foundational setup for any Jekyll site. It does so by furnishing a full vanilla Jekyll install with example templates, pages, posts, and styles.
  • Pagoda - Zen like blog editor for your Jekyll blog


  • Daux.io is an documentation generator that uses a simple folder structure and Markdown files to create custom documentation on the fly. It helps you create great looking documentation in a developer friendly way.
  • Middleman is a static site generator using all the shortcuts and tools in modern web development.
  • Stacey is a lightweight content management system. No database setup or installation files, simply drop the application on a server and it runs. Your content is managed by creating folders and editing text files. No login screens, no admin interface.


Blogging / comments




File management

Document management

  • Substance is an open platform for collaborative composition and sharing of digital documents.

Project Management System


  • ChiliProject is a web based project management system. It supports your team throughout the complete project life cycle, from setting up and discussing a project plan, over tracking issues and reporting work progress to collaboratively sharing knowledge.

Customer Relationship Manager

tracing customer details and workflow


Consulting and engagement

Enterprise resource planning

  • ERP facilitates information flow between all business functions inside the organization, and manages connections to outside stakeholders.

Enterprise social


See Drupal Distros#Drupal Commerce and WordPress#E-commerce










  • Amahi - software that runs on a dedicated PC as a central computer for your home. It handles your entertainment, storage, and computing needs. You can store, organize and deliver your recorded TV shows, videos and music to media devices in your network. Share them locally or safely around the world. And it's expandable with a multitude of one-click install apps.

Digital assets

  • Omeka is a free, flexible, and open source web-publishing platform for the display of library, museum, archives, and scholarly collections and exhibitions. Its “five-minute setup” makes launching an online exhibition as easy as launching a blog.
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Omeka
  • Islandora is an open-source software framework designed to help institutions and organizations and their audiences collaboratively manage, and discover digital assets using a best-practices framework. Islandora was originally developed by the University of Prince Edward Island's Robertson Library, but is now implemented and contributed to by an ever-growing international community.
  • Fedora (Flexible Extensible Digital Object Repository Architecture) was originally developed by researchers at Cornell University as an architecture for storing, managing, and accessing digital content in the form of digital objects inspired by the Kahn and Wilensky Framework. Fedora defines a set of abstractions for expressing digital objects, asserting relationships among digital objects, and linking "behaviors" (i.e., services) to digital objects.
  • Scalar is a new authoring and publishing platform now in development from the Alliance for Networking Visual Culture that’s designed to make it easy for authors to write long-form, born-digital, media-rich scholarship online. Scalar enables users to assemble media from multiple sources and juxtapose them with their own writing in a variety of ways, with minimal technical expertise required.


See Playback


See also Sharing

  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seedbox - a remote server hosted in a high-bandwidth data center used for the safe uploading and downloading of digital files. These speeds range from 100Mbit/s (8MB/s) to 10Gbit/s (1250MB/s). Persons with access to a seedbox can download these files to their personal computers anonymously. Seedboxes generally make use of the BitTorrent protocol for uploading and downloading torrents, although they have also been used on the eDonkey2000 network.

Personal cloud

  • YunoHost is a server operating system aiming to make self-hosting accessible to everyone. It is based on Debian GNU/Linux and is fully compatible with it.
  • Sandstorm - an open source operating system for personal and private clouds.

Web application framework

to sort

  • Camlistore: Content-Addressable Multi-Layer, Indexed Store. a way to store, sync, share, model and back up content. used by bradfitz

  • Twine - an open-source tool for telling interactive, nonlinear stories. ou don't need to write any code to create a simple story with Twine, but you can extend your stories with variables, conditional logic, images, CSS, and JavaScript when you're ready. Twine publishes directly to HTML, so you can post your work nearly anywhere. Anything you create with it is completely free to use any way you like, including for commercial purposes.

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