YesSoftware Launches Open Source Site

San Francisco-based YesSoftware Friday announced the launch of, a new portal Website designed to showcase its open source applications and function as a community Web site for Web developers and users of its code generation software, known as CodeCharge.

The company says any of its CodeCharge generated code is clear enough for a beginning developer to understand yet solid enough to allow developers to create some complicated database driven Web applications.

Featured on the Website is a selection of database driven Web applications and examples with source code that can be downloaded at no charge in variety of scripting languages. Beginning with 15 free applications, the offering is projected to increase based on user demand and contribution from community members.

Out of the fifteen initial applications, twelve are geared towards consumer Internet use: Online store, Classifieds, Event Management, Forum/Discussions, Ledger, Link Management, MetaSearch, Portal, Registration Form, Tell-A-Friend, Yellow Pages and WAP news for WML/Wireless devices.

The remaining three, ideally suited for corporate intranet use: Bug Tracking System, Employee Directory and Task Management System.

All software available at is generated with the use of YesSoftware’s code generator CodeCharge, and available for download in numerous server-side programming languages including ASP with VBScript, JSP, PHP, Perl, Cold Fusion and ASP.Net/C#.

Similarly diverse are backend databases with a selection including MS Access, MS SQL Server, Oracle, DB2, MySQL, PostgreSQL and others.

All of the applications are deployable on Unix/ Linux or Windows servers such as Apache, IIS 4.0 and 5.0 and Personal Web Server.

This site is expected to be available to registered users in CodeCharge format beginning next month.

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