Beast: An open source Rails forum in under 500 lines of code

Rick Olson and Josh Goebel have teamed up to produce Beast, a lightweight but well styled forum. Rails has sorely been lacking a good, well styled, open source forum, but Beast is great.

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Dreamweaver Killer: Cross Platform Open Source (Javascript, HTML, CSS) IDE

Aptana is a robust, JavaScript-focused IDE for building dynamic web applications. Highlights include the following features: Code Assist on JavaScript, HTML, and CSS languages, including your own JavaScript functions Outliner that gives a snapshot view of your JavaScript, HTML, and CSS code structure Error and warning notification.

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Open-Source pyxy-gallery PHP+Ajax Photo Gallery

"Pyxy-gallery is a PHP script to make an image gallery. There are many other scripts to do this, but this is one of the nicer ones." Excellent PHP Photo Gallery, with slick AJAX!

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Open Source Ruby on Rails Shopping Cart

Just released today – a rival to the likes of OS Commerce, Miva Merchant, and every other old shopping cart script out there.

Substruct offers integration, content management with no HTML knowledge necessary, and a bangin admin interface.

Check it out over at

Keep an eye on this one!

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