Grail is an extensible Internet browser written entirely in the interpreted object-oriented programming language Python. It runs on Unix, and, to some extent, on Windows and Macintosh. Grail is easily extended to support other new protocols or file formats. Grail is distributed in source form, free of change, without warranties. It requires recent versions of Python and Tcl/Tk to run.
Load is a utility for Web application and SOAP-based Web services performance and scalability testing. It features a scripting language and a library of test objects for the creation of intelligent agents that drive the Web application or SOAP-based Web service. Running hundreds of agents concurrently shows how your software performs in production environments. Load is a Java application that runs on Linux, Solaris, NT, Win2000, and Macintosh. While Load continues to be maintained, the next generation is the TestMaker program.
Plucker is an offline Web and eBook viewer for Palm OS-based handheld devices and PDAs. It comes with Unix/Linux tools and conduits, and Windows and Mac OS X conduits that let you decide exactly what part of the Web you want to view on your PDA (as long as it's in standard HTML or text format). The requested Web pages are processed, compressed, and transferred to the PDA for viewing by the Plucker viewer.
tengis is a bookmarks manager that uses keywords to create a graph of bookmarks, which can then be used for searching. The advantage is that the user doesn't have to choose a single tree node to put his bookmarks in and searching is easier. The implementation binds with external Web browsers, and its file format is extremely simple.
HarvestMan is a multithreaded off-line browser.It has many features for customizing offline browsing through URL filters, word filters, domain filters, URL priorities, depth-fetching, fetch levels, file limits, time limits, robot exclusion protocols, and many more. It is useful to download an entire Web site or certain files from a Web site to the hard disk for offline browsing later. It supports HTTP/HTTPS and FTP protocols and can work across proxies.
EZ Reusable Objects (EZRO) is a Web application that can be used by non-technical staff to manage content as "objects." Content objects containing text, video, and audio can be shared, modified, and re-styled to appear via a traditional Web site, an on-line course, an innovative "Coach," or as a community of interest site. It is highly scalable and can be used for public Web sites, secure environments, and private intra/extranets.
Python Browser Poseur (PBP) is a Web test tool based on John J. Lee's mechanize. It exposes the browser functionality at the level of a shell-like interpreter so that testers can quickly write tests in a simple language designed specifically for that purpose. Anyone familiar with a command line should be able to write test scripts for even the most complex Web applications.
Dowser is a Web research and archiving tool that clusters results from search engines, associates words that appear in previous searches, and keeps a local cache of all the results you click on in a searchable database along with summaries and links to related information. It helps you to keep track of what you find, with no advertising.
Akeni Web Chat is an IM system designed for universal accessibility and ease of deployment. With its browser-based client, there is no need to install any client side software. It is also firewall friendly and can be used whenever you have access to a Web browser. The rich client supports chat, notification, and conferencing. It also allows your staff to provide real time sales information and technical support to your customer using a simple Web-based interface.