Technology

Good ideas become great when we collaborate. The open source community is built around that notion. By freely sharing ideas, creations, and code, we can make a better world for everyone – a world driven by innovation, and not by profit.

MousePaw Media is powered by free and open source software. Check out the projects we use, and consider helping them stay alive and growing. Promoting these projects, contributing your knowledge and skills to them, and if possible, donating to them, helps keep this dream alive.

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Development Stack

CMake

A cross-platform system for building, testing, and packaging software.

cmake.org

Git

The leading distributed version control system.

git-scm.com

LLVM/Clang

A powerful, modern compiler and toolchain for C and C++.

llvm.org

Python

A clean, friendly, versatile, and portable language, great for application development.

python.org

Sphinx

A Python-based system for easily generating beautiful documentation.

sphinx-doc.org

Ubuntu

A stable, powerful, and versatile Linux-based operating system.

ubuntu.com

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Libraries

CPGF

Reflection, script binding, and other cool tricks in C++.

github.com

Cairo

Fast, consistent, and portable 2D graphics library.

cairographics.org

Curses

The standard for advanced rendering in the terminal; great for command-line based GUIs. (We use the built-in Python version.)

Eigen

A fast and versatile linear algebra library for C++.

eigen.tuxfamily.org

eventpp

Signals and callbacks in C++.

github.com

Opus

A versatile, low-latency audio codec with superb efficiency.

opus-codec.org

pugixml

A C++ XML library that is simple and easy to use.

pugixml.org

Qt 5

A modern, cross-platform GUI, multimedia, and user input library for C++ and Python (via PySide 2).

qt.io

Simple DirectMedia Layer

Reliable hardware and media abstraction layer.

libsdl.org

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Development Tools

cppcheck

A C and C++ static analysis tool with very few false positives.

cppcheck.sourceforge.net

Flake8

Static analysis for Python, helping to catch potential errors and ensure clean code.

gitlab.com

Guake

A top-down terminal with many helpful features.

guake.org

Valgrind

A suite of tools for debugging memory errors and benchmarking code.

valgrind.org

Visual Studio Code

A powerful multi-platform text and code editor.

code.visualstudio.com

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Collaboration Platform

Docker

Virtualization with containers.

Docker

eHour

Simple and effective time tracking.

ehour.nl

Etherpad

A live, web-based collaborative text editor.

etherpad.org

Jenkins

A continuous integration system for running builds, tests, and more.

jenkins.io

Jitsi Meet

Video-based web conferencing on a 100% open-source platform.

jitsi.org

LimeSurvey

Professional online survey and assessment platform.

limesurvey.org

Limnoria

A simple and extensible Python-based IRC chatbot, forked from the 'supybot' project.

github.com

Nextcloud

A cloud-based file sharing platform, also featuring collaborative document editing with Collabora Online.

nextcloud.com

Phabricator

A powerful and complete software development collaboration platform.

phacility.com

Visual Studio Live Share

Powerful, real-time collaborative development.

visualstudio.microsoft.com

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Design and Production Tools

Audacity

Audio recording, mixing, and mastering.

audacityteam.org

Birdfont

Modern, feature-rich font creation and editing.

birdfont.org

Blender

A complete 3D design and creation suite.

blender.org

GIMP

Image editor and manipulation.

gimp.org

Inkscape™

Vector-based drawing and graphics editing.

inkscape.org

Kdenlive

Professional-caliber, non-linear video editing.

kdenlive.org

Krita

Friendly and feature-rich digital painting software.

krita.org

Musescore

Powerful sheet music authoring software.

musescore.org

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Office Software

Dia

Easily create attractive, complex flowcharts.

dia-installer.de

HexChat

A stable and customizable IRC client.

hexchat.github.io

LibreOffice

A professional office suite, allowing easy, high-quality document creation.

libreoffice.org

Scribus

The leading open source desktop publishing software.

scribus.net

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Other Projects

The projects below aren't open source (unless otherwise noted), but are certainly worth a shout out!

Freenode

An IRC network dedicated to building the free and open source software community.

freenode.net

Gandi.net

In addition to being one of the oldest and best-established domain name providers, Gandi.net is a strong supporter of internet privacy and FOSS.

gandi.net

Let's Encrypt

A free and open source certificate authority, helping to make the internet a safer place.

letsencrypt.org

Linode

Linode offers superb VPS hosting with inexpensive, straight-forward pricing. No tricks, no hidden fees, just great service!

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linode.com

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