Blursoft MetaForum utilizes AJAX to generate a unique forum experience. Threads and posts auto-update in real time, with no refreshing required. User-based moderation ensures only the most interesting topics emerge above your viewing threshold, and private threads invite multiple users to engage in a private conversation. Complete with advanced quoting mechanisms, CSS based templates, and statistically normalized user rankings, MetaForum is a fresh, fast, efficient, and completely new perspective on forums and message boards.
PhunkyBB is a Web-based forum system that is distinguished by its use of XSL as its template language. By using XSL, PhunkyBB is able to run on several different platforms, not only in terms of operating system, but also programming language. At this time, it has only been tested and used on PHP, but some test runs have been done on Perl, Python, Tcl, and Ruby.
miniBB is a flat, linear, highly customizable BB. It features MySQL, PostgreSQL, and MSSQL support, table name definitions, color skins, language packs, HTML templates, access control, smilies, search, basic BB codes, member titles and ranks, moderators, email notification, statistics, encrypted cookie logging, IP and user ID tracking and bans, spam protection, "sticky" topics, a powerful admin panel, and more.
PHPX is a Web portal system, blog, Content Management System (CMS), forum, and more. It is designed to allow everyone to be able to have feature-rich, interactive websites even if you do not know a bit of programming. Some key features include fully-integrated forums, downloads, an image gallery with slideshow and auto-thumbnailing, support ticket system, a GUI interface for Web page content management, news with topics and instances, and a whole lot more. It allows you to fully customize the look of your site.
The Scout Portal Toolkit (SPT) is a turnkey software package that allows groups or organizations who have collections of knowledge or resources they want to share via the Web to put that collection online without a big investment in technical resources. It includes keyword and fielded search engines, a recommender system, a metadata editor, user agents (push technology to notify users of new resources), forums (bulletin boards), resource quality ratings, resource annotations by users, and support for multiple dynamic user interfaces, selectable on a per-user basis.