Discotheek 1.2 Released

I’ve just released Discotheek 1.2. Discotheek a freeware that generates flashes.

Discotheek uses the monitor of the computer as light source, switch colors to emulate a color spot light.
Discotheek has different modes such as rainbow, stroboscope, light (only white), dark (only black), lava lamp (slowly fading colors).

What’s new:
* More online pages with predefined configurations: Online Spotlight, Online Strobe, Online Zen, Online Light, Online Dark.
* Fixed problem when loading and saving parameters
* Hide mouse cursor in full screen mode
* Availability as portable application for Windows

Discotheek is free and available at http://discotheek.japplis.com.
It also runs online at http://discotheek.japplis.com/runonline.html.

Japplis Website Optimizer Lite 1.0 Released

I’ve just released Japplis Website Optimizer Lite.
Japplis Website Optimizer Lite is freeware and is a subset of the already existing Japplis Website Optimizer application.
Japplis Website Optimizer Lite optimizes HTML pages and reduce the size by more than half making the page to be downloaded faster and saving bandwidth.
Japplis Website Optimizer Lite also adds width, height and alt attributes to images if missing.
Japplis Website Optimizer Lite is available at http://website-optimizer.japplis.com/lite/ or you can run it online here.

Japplis Website Optimizer Lite Screenshot

Japplis Website Optimizer 2.0

Japplis Website Optimizer 2.0 has been released.
Japplis Website Optimizer optimizes web sites by using several techniques:

  • Remove unneeded spaces.
  • Add width and height attributes to images if missing.
  • Optimization of the CSS.
  • Optimization of the Javascript.
  • Compression of the web pages, CSS and Javascript.

Web pages, CSS and Javascript files are reduced by more than half their original size.

What’s new:

  • Possibilty to choose which files to optimize.
  • Optimization of PHP.
  • Possibility to run it as command line and Ant task.
  • Possibility to optimize only in compressed files.
  • Several bug fixes and small improvements.
  • Also available the Beta version of Japplis Website Optimizer Lite (Freeware).

New Online Effects Web Site Released

Along with the release of Decoration 1.2, I’ve released a new web site to apply effects to your photo albums.

The new web site is http://effects.japplis.com.
You first choose which effect you want to apply to your photos, then add the photos to the left panel, click on the Play button and save the files generated in the right panel.

More than 100 effects are available including color border, gradient frame, round corners, drop shadow, mirror, blur, reduce noise, tint, mosaic, superpose text, watermark, rotate, zoom, crop, brightness, contrast, gamma, glow, bend, sharpen, change transparency, oil, emboss, bump or edge.
Contrary to most of the online photo editors, no account is needed and the photos won’t be uploaded to a server.

The web site is also available in French at http://effets.japplis.com

If you want to combine effects or have more options use Decoration online

Decoration 1.2, Photo Editor Released

I’ve released a new version of Decoration.
Decoration is a photo editor specialized in applying effects (more than 100) to photo albums.

What’s new:

  • Improved user interaction
  • Faster applet
  • Available as portable app
  • New effects: recale colors, sepia, grid


Decoration screenshot

Released a New Online Translation Application

Japplis has released a new web site http://translator.japplis.com with an online application to tranlate text.

The new web site http://translator.japplis.com allows to translate a text while the user is typing it.
The languages available to translate from and to are English, French, Spanish, Dutch, German, Italian, Hebrew, Portuguese, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Hungarian, Russian, Latin and Czech.

It can be used in different modes:
* Translate word by word as the text is typed
* Translate line by line. The translation is done everytime the Enter key is used.
* Translate the whole text when clicking on the Translate button

The web site is also available in other languages:

The application dictionary is based on the JLearnIt dictionary also available online at http://dictionary.japplis.com

New Version (1.1) of Japplis Speech (Online Text To Speech)

I’ve released a new version of Japplis Speech.
Japplis Speech is an online text-to-speech application that can speak while you’re typing.

What’s new:

  • Progress bar while loading voice
  • Improved typing while loading voice
  • Small bug fixes

Check it out at http://speech.japplis.com. It’s free and doesn’t require an account.

New Web Site for Learning Languages

Japplis has released a new web site http://learn-language.japplis.com/ with an online application to learn foreign languages.

The new web site http://learn-language.japplis.com/ is the online version of JLearnIt.
Instead of having to download and install JLearnIt, this web site allows you to execute it directly in your browser.

Until now, the full version was available for the registered users of JLearnIt. Now everybody can use it for free online.

You can choose to learn English, French, Spanish, Dutch, German, Italian, Hebrew, Portuguese, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Hungarian, Russian, Latin or Czech.

You can choose your level of difficulty as your settings are saved, the application will remember your preferences when you come back to the page.

The application is also available in other languages:

Because the application performs file operations, for example to save your score automatically if you use the questionnaire, a request for execution is asked at the first start-up.
If you don’t want to allow it you can use the already existing limited version at http://dictionary.japplis.com or install the JLearnIt software available at http://www.jlearnit.com

New Educational Applications Online

One of the main features of the just released JLearnIt 5.0 is the faster online start-up.

Not only this will benefit the online dictionary but also the other educational applets.

The dictionary is now in separate Jar files which are not loaded for the applets anymore when not needed.

Here is the list:

I’ve also signed now the applet so that users who want to learn the tables have their score saved automaticcaly.

So here are the new pages:

JLearnIt 5.0 Released, a Multilingual Dictionary.

Japplis has released JLearnIt 5.0, a multilingual dictionary and translator that also helps to learn a new language.

JLearnIt is a thematic dictionary that allows you to learn vocabulary thanks to the questionnaire.

JLearnIt includes 15 languages: English, French, Spanish, Dutch, German, Italian, Hebrew,
Portuguese, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Hungarian, Russian, Latin and Czech

Each word has a level of use, so you can begin by learning words often used.

You can also find words (even incomplete words), translate sentences, save your score (so the questionnaire won’t ask you the words you know), add your vocabulary, and much more…

This new release includes:

  • Faster start-up online
  • Improved words for French, German and Norvegian
  • Improved translation for Spanish, Dutch, German and Norvegian
  • Available as portable application (directly executable)

JLearnIt can be installed on Windows, Mac OS X or Linux.
JLearnIt is available at http://www.jlearnit.com

You can run it online for free at http://dictionary.japplis.com