10+ Fresh Tools from Google Apps Gallery


Google Application Gallery has awesome collection of some simple and useful tools from upcoming developers. Google App Engine allows you run your web applications on Google’s infrastructure.

With App Engine, there are no servers to maintain: just upload your application, and it’s ready to serve your users. You can serve your app using a free domain name on the appspot.com domain, or use Google Apps to serve it from your own domain.

App Engine offer free account with 500MB of storage and enough CPU and bandwidth for about 5 million page views a month. Here are few cool tools from Google Apps Gallery, fresh ones…

1. Readbag It is a cool tool to store links you find, but want to read later. You can read stuff later in your browser, phone, e-mail, feed reader, via API or even an offline mode.

2. NotGettingThingsDoneUsing a todo list can lower your stress. If you loose your list, then you don’t ever have to do the items on it. Most electronic todo lists never forget, but this one does.

3. TweetWheelA fun Twitter app that shows your friends connections on a wheel. Enter your Twitter username and see a wheel with your Twitter friends.

4. URL Info It is a tool for handling web pages: finding information about it, finding headers, internal and external links, etc. To use it, type a URL into the box in the top frame and get doing.

5. MyTextFileIt is ajax-powered online text editor for a single plain text file. You can use it to store notes, texts snippets or any other information.

6. DiggliciousIt is an interesting mashup of digg.com, del.icio.us and reddit.com. You can view what’s hot on each of these sites quickly and easily and see a live never-ending stream that scrolls through sites as they are becoming popular.

7. Re.flectIt is a free website mirroring or caching service. It aims to combat the digg and slashdot effect servers experience due to high and unexpected demand.

8. AmojiExpress and track your moods online with Amoji. Just select a color that represents your mood and explain why. You get 140 characters to explain your mood.

9. Cursor LogsThis site logs your cursor movements and animates them later. Just for little fun not much pratical use though.

10. Del.icio.us tag cleanerTool for removing unnecessary duplicate tags from your del.icio.us account.

11. TwitSnapIt is a free widget that automatically provides Twitter status preview of a user. The widget will automatically parse your page and look for the @pattern, convert it into a link to user’s profile on Twitter and then provides a preview of the user’s most current status via a pop-up dhtml box.

12. Qwerty Rate your keyboard dexterity. Once cool word game to check how fast and how accurate you can type. One cool way to master keyboard.

Checkout more tools and applications at Google Apps Gallery. In case you are developing an app give Google App engine a try!


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