Freeware/Open Source for Windows Weekly Summary

by Todd Ogasawara

Bazaar: Distributed Version Control Software
Sat, 12 Jan 2008 22:36:37

CVS, Subversion, and, now,...

Bazaar 1.0

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Weather Channel Weather Layers for Google Maps
Thu, 10 Jan 2008 22:43:51

Weather Channel Google Maps
The Weather Channel released a Google Maps overlay (layer) recently that I really like. You can find and select it by clicking the My Maps tab in Google Maps, click on Browse the Directory, and search for Weather Channel in the Search Google Maps Content search box. The map above shows temperature bubbles for locations near one of my favorite places: Fairbanks, Alaska.

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Publish With Blogger Using Your Own Web Host
Wed, 09 Jan 2008 23:12:59

blogger.com
I've been meaning to launch a Mac focused blog for a couple of months now. The domain was registered and I installed familiar blogging software. The problem is that for some reason I can't get the comment spam module working correctly. This is odd because I've installed and configured it a couple of times before. So, I started considering the idea of using one of the free blogging services. The first one that came to mind was Google's...

Blogger.com

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Wik.is: Free Wiki Service from the Creators of Deki Wiki
Mon, 07 Jan 2008 22:09:41

wik.is

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Time Magazine: 50 Best Websites 2007
Sun, 06 Jan 2008 22:22:29

Time Magazine created a list of what they consider the 50 best websites in 2007. Here's a link to the first of the web services sites in the list. Unfortunately, they don't provide a simple list of 50 sites on a page. You have to endure clicking through the sites one at a time. Gag...

Time Magazine 50 Best Web Sites 2007 - Web Services

Not all of services mentioned are free (e.g., Mozy). However, some favorites of mine (Tumblr and Twitter) made the list.