Free and Useful Web Applications – Message Boards/Bulletin Boards/Forums

Date Saturday, 27 June 2009  Posted in Category Web Applications  Tags , , , ,   Comment No Comments »

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Message Boards/Bulletin Boards/Forums:

phpbb

phpBB
phpBB™ (“PHP Bulletin Board”) is the world’s leading Open Source forum software. Distributed under the GNU General Public License, phpBB is free software, developed by volunteers from around the world. phpBB is used on over 2.4 million commercial, non-profit, social networking and community websites in over sixty languages.
Free: Yes
Platform: Linux
Review Rating: 4 stars
Homepage: http://www.phpbb.com/

simple-machines-forum
Simple Machines Forum
SMF is an advanced community software package that enables you to set up and manage online community forums.
Free: Yes
Platform: Windows/Linux
Review Rating: 5 stars
Homepage: http://www.simplemachines.org/

vanilla-forum
Vanilla Forum
Vanilla is a free lightweight and extensible open source forum software using PHP scripting language and MySQL database management system.
Free: Yes
Platform: Windows/Linux
Review Rating: 3 stars
Homepage: http://getvanilla.com/

yetanotherforum
YetAnotherForum
YetAnotherForum.NET (YAF) is a Open Source discussion forum or bulletin board system for web sites running ASP.NET. The latest version is ASP.NET v2.0 with a Microsoft SQL Server backend. The full C# source code is available licensed as GPL.
Free: Yes
Platform: Windows
Review Rating: 3 stars
Homepage: http://www.yetanotherforum.net/

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