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Looking for an event space generator

Does anyone have a good resource to generate an event space? Like, if I have alpha, beta, and delta what's a good program to generate a set like this: Obviously the entire event space and not just a ...
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List / database of commonly used existing CLI executable names

Can someone recommend a list / database of commonly used existing CLI executable / command / alias / builtin / etc. names? I want to write some CLI utilities, but I don’t want to have name clashes (e....
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List of software projects "open sourced" by private companies

I am interested in a dataset listing software projects that started as closed projects within private companies but were at some point relicensed and released to the public. At a minimum, I'd like to ...
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Bounty Programs for Open Source Projects

I am interested in data that contains bounties or paid rewards for specific programming tasks in open source projects. Ideally, the data would contain a description of the task, the amount of the ...
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Database of Android APK checksums

Android APKs are often restricted by regions, for instance an APK is available in Korea but not in Nigeria, for obscure marketing and narrow-mindedness reasons. That leads many Android users to ...
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OS platform porting are included in term 'Derivatives' in Creative Commons?

Taken this license for reference: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) (similar question) Quote: Share — copy and redistribute the material in any medium ...
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Data sets for small human written programs

Where can I find a data set with large set of relatively small (<500 LOC) computer programs. Programs should be consistent in language used. can be written in any one language (Javascript ...
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Database of user agents

I'm looking for list of web browser user agents for testing purposes. Ideally in some common text format. Especially for the desktop and mobile devices.
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Popularity of programming libraries

There are so many libraries, for instance for C# networking or Java encryption. I am looking for data about the "popularity" of published libraries. Any measure of "popularity" is fine, for instance ...
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How can I convert xy line-plots to textual data values?

I want to reverse engineer a simple XY-line graph to scalar data values. An example of such a plot is linked below, water temperature as a function of datetime. As far as I know, the raw data (...
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What kind of spreadsheet/application are the Socrata datasets built on?

I have yet to see another online service for viewing spreadsheets that works as seamlessly as the Socrata sets. It seems no matter how much data or how many rows there are - it is always consistently ...
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Number of lines of codes an average programmer touches per year?

It is well-known that measuring the number of lines a programmer produces per year is a bad metric of his/her productivity. For statistical purposes, I need a number of lines of lasting code a ...
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Repository of virus-infected computer files

I have set up an Alfresco document management server and an extension that claims to block virus-infected documents from being uploaded to the server. Now I want to test it with files infected with a ...
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Common words missing from typical spellcheckers

I find the spellcheckers included with most software to be woefully inadequate. Many common words are not included in your typical spellchecker. For example, try spellchecking these common words: ...
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Requirements management data

Requirements management software produces data (either stored on a database server or as individual files). Export to CSV is also usually supported. Where can I get this data for real-life projects? ...
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Margin of software resellers

I am looking for data about the typical margins taken by software resellers. A software reseller takes a packaged software and sells them to their clients. Additional installation/integration ...
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Cases where open data has been removed?

I'm looking for cases where data (including software) that once was open is not anymore, or was not for periods of several months or more. I can imagine several scenarios for this, including ...
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Where I can find a repository of software usage/execution logs (traces)?

I'm looking for recorded information about a program's execution. I'm not interested in logging information, but in software tracing data. The more information about software internal it contains the ...
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Data set of software fault prediction studies

Currently I am working in software fault prediction. I want to perform some experiment in software fault prediction data set. But I am unable to find data set related to software fault prediction. Can ...
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Open database of filename extensions

Filename extensions like ".doc" or ".licx" are usually associated with a type of file, and are sometimes strongly associated with one or several pieces of software. Is there an open database of these?...
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Statistical data on global software development industry / market size

Where can I find statistical data related to the evolution of the global software development market? I'm looking for data related to the evolution of at least one of the following: the number of ...
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Japan software export statistics

How much in pre-packaged software does Japan export yearly? I have found these statistics in an OCDE report (table 7), unfortunately they are old, and limited to the USA: 1990: 4.1 million US$ 1991: ...
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Best place to publish my Android app's Google Play statistics?

I have several Android apps, and do not consider their statistics as confidential. On the contrary, I often share these statistics (as screenshots or CSV) on public forums, and sometimes people have ...
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Where can I find the source code for Liferay Sync?

Liferay is an enterprise portal software. One of its components is Liferay Sync. QUESTION: Where can I find the source code of Liferay Sync? Unlike other Liferay components, it does not seem to be ...
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Global calendar of Open Source-related events

I am looking for a calendar of events related to Open Source: Linux User Groups regular meetings Web seminar about particular Open Source technologies Tech conferences related to Open Source ...
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Open data sets about software development: code quality, defect rate, programming languages?

I'm looking for open freely available data sets related to software development quality: code quality, defect rates, comparison across programming languages. Where/how can I find such data sets?
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List of relase dates and prices of Adobe products?

Not sure if this belongs here, but I'm looking for a complete list of all versions of the Adobe Creative Suite that contains exact release dates and the original prices. Would be nice if it contained ...
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