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Mozilla Firefox
[5807 users on Ohloh]
The award-winning Web browser is now faster, more secure, and fully customizable to your online life. With more than 15,000 improvements, Firefox 3 is faster, safer and smarter than ever before.

If you stack this project, you should also stack the Mozilla Core.

Apache HTTP Server
[4163 users on Ohloh]
The Apache HTTP Server Project is a collaborative software development effort aimed at creating a robust, commercial-grade, featureful, and freely-available source code implementation of an HTTP (Web) server. The project is jointly managed by a group of volunteers located around the world, using the Internet and the Web to communicate, plan, and develop the server and its related documentation. This project is part of the Apache Software Foundation. In addition, hundreds of users have contribute...
PHP
[3254 users on Ohloh]
PHP is a widely-used general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited for Web development and can be embedded into HTML.
Firebug
[2350 users on Ohloh]
Firebug integrates with Firefox to put a wealth of web development tools at your fingertips while you browse. You can edit, debug, and monitor CSS, HTML, and JavaScript live in any web page.
phpMyAdmin
[1923 users on Ohloh]
phpMyAdmin is a tool written in PHP intended to handle the administration of MySQL over the Web. Currently it can create and drop databases, create/drop/alter tables, delete/edit/add fields, execute any SQL statement, manage keys on fields.
Wget
[997 users on Ohloh]
GNU Wget is a free software package for retrieving files using HTTP, HTTPS and FTP, the most widely-used Internet protocols. It is a non-interactive commandline tool, so it may easily be called from scripts, cron jobs, terminals without X-Windows support, etc.
jQuery
[872 users on Ohloh]
jQuery is a fast, concise, JavaScript library that simplifies how you traverse HTML documents, handle events, perform animations, and add Ajax interactions to your Web pages.

It is not a huge, bloated framework promising the best in AJAX, nor is it just a set of needlessly complex enhancements. jQuery is designed to change the way that you write JavaScript.

"You start with 10 lines of jQuery that would have been 20 lines of tedious DOM JavaScript. By the time you are done it's do...

CakePHP
[822 users on Ohloh]
Cake is a rapid development framework for PHP which uses commonly known design patterns like ActiveRecord, Association Data Mapping, Front Controller and MVC. Our primary goal is to provide a structured framework that enables PHP users at all levels to rapidly develop robust web applications, without any loss to flexibility.
Inkscape
[781 users on Ohloh]
Inkscape is a drawing tool with capabilities similar to Illustrator, Freehand, and CorelDraw that uses the W3C standard scalable vector graphics format (SVG). The supported SVG features include basic shapes, paths, text, markers, clones, alpha blending, transforms, gradients, and grouping. In addition, it supports Creative Commons meta-data, node-editing, layers, complex path operations, text-on-path, and SVG XML editing. It also imports several formats like EPS, Postscript, JPEG, PNG, BMP, and ...
Tomcat
[770 users on Ohloh]
Apache Tomcat is the servlet container that is used in the official Reference Implementation for the Java Servlet and JavaServer Pages technologies.
WordPress
[691 users on Ohloh]
WordPress is a state-of-the-art semantic personal publishing platform with a focus on aesthetics, web standards, and usability. What a mouthful. WordPress is both free and priceless at the same time.

More simply, WordPress is what you use when you want to work with your blogging software, not fight it.

Spring Framework
[535 users on Ohloh]
Spring is a lightweight Java/J2EE application framework based on code published in "Expert One-on-One J2EE Design and Development" by Rod Johnson. It includes powerful JavaBeans-based configuration management applying Inversion-of-Control principles, a generic abstraction layer for transaction management allowing for pluggable transaction managers, a JDBC abstraction layer, integration with Hibernate, JDO, Apache OJB, and iBATIS SQL Maps, AOP functionality, and a flexible MVC Web application fra...
cURL
[520 users on Ohloh]
curl is a command line tool for transferring files with URL syntax, supporting FTP, FTPS, TFTP, HTTP, HTTPS, SCP, SFTP, TELNET, DICT, FILE and LDAP. curl supports SSL certificates, HTTP POST, HTTP PUT, FTP uploading, HTTP form based upload, proxies, cookies, user+password authentication (Basic, Digest, NTLM, Negotiate, kerberos...), file transfer resume, proxy tunneling and a busload of other useful tricks.
Ruby on Rails
[513 users on Ohloh]
Ruby on Rails is a full-stack MVC framework for database-backed web applications that's optimized for programmer happiness and sustainable productivity. It lets you write beautiful code by favoring convention over configuration.

From the Ajax in the view, to the request and response in the controller, to the domain model wrapping the database, Rails gives you a pure-Ruby development environment. To go live, all you need to add is a database and a web server.

MediaWiki
[470 users on Ohloh]
MediaWiki is the collaborative editing software that runs Wikipedia, the free encyclopaedia, and other projects. It's designed to handle a large number of users and pages without imposing too rigid a structure or workflow.
Django
[448 users on Ohloh]
Django is a high-level Python Web framework that encourages rapid development and clean, pragmatic design.
Drupal (core)
[412 users on Ohloh]
Drupal is an open source content management platform, allowing an individual or a community of users to easily publish, manage and organize a great variety of content on a website.

Equipped with a powerful blend of features, Drupal is able to support community sites, blogs, portals and more.

This is Drupal's core, you can find the contributed modules page at http://ohloh.net/projects/3502.

Prototype Javascript Framework
[410 users on Ohloh]
Prototype is a JavaScript framework that aims to ease development of dynamic web applications. Featuring a unique, easy-to-use toolkit for class-driven development and the nicest Ajax library around, Prototype is quickly becoming the codebase of choice for web application developers everywhere.
phpBB
[378 users on Ohloh]
phpBB is a UBB-style dissussion board written in PHP. It includes features such as posting/replying/editing messages, private messages, private forums, user and anonymous posting, robust theming, user ranking by posts or by special, admin definable, ranks, and much more. phpBB supports 8 different SQL backends, not just MySQL, SQLite, PostgreSQL, Firebird, ODBC and a few others...
lighttpd
[332 users on Ohloh]
Security, speed, compliance, and flexibility--all of these describe LightTPD which is rapidly redefining efficiency of a webserver; as it is designed and optimized for high performance environments. With a small memory footprint compared to other web-servers, effective management of the cpu-load, and advanced feature set (FastCGI, CGI, Auth, Output-Compression, URL-Rewriting and many more) LightTPD is the perfect solution for every server that is suffering load problems.