Finance::Quote is a Perl module which can fetch on-line stock quotes, including those from American, European, Canadian and Australian markets. Information from a number of investment houses is also available. Features include currency lookups and conversions, automatic failover support, and loadable user modules.
GnuCash allows you to track bank accounts, stocks, income, and expenses. As quick and intuitive to use as a checkbook register, it is based on professional accounting principles to ensure balanced books and accurate reports. It is backed by an active development community and is blossoming into a full-fledged accounting system.
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.
Sitescooper automatically retrieves the stories from news websites, trims off extraneous HTML, and converts them into Plucker, iSilo, or Palm DOC format for later reading on-the-move. It will avoid stories you've already read, and can handle virtually any news site on the Web. Support for over 300 sites is included. Even if you don't have a handheld, it's still handy for simple website-to-text conversion.
wApua is a WAP WML browser written in Perl with a Tk user interface. It uses libwww-perl as its backend, has history and cache, and can display most WML tags, including tables and WBMP images. It includes a WBMP to XBM (wbmp2xbm) converter for command line use. It runs under X11 on Linux, BSD, Solaris, and Mac OS X as well as on Windows (both native and under Cygwin with X11). It should also work on other operating systems which are supported by Perl 5.6 or higher and Tk 800 or higher.
Webrowse, inbrowse, and "go" are tools that facilitate interfaces between a Web browser (Firefox/Mozilla, Netscape, or Mosaic) and other components of a Unix desktop, such as the command line, the X11 cut buffer, editors, email readers, etc. Browse any source of text, HTML, files, URLs, pieces of URLs, simple search and lookup specifications, etc., including automatic markup of implicit URLs and paths in the text.
PerlDAV is a Perl library for modifying content on Web servers using the WebDAV protocol. Now you can LOCK, DELETE, and PUT files, and much more, on a DAV-enabled Web server. The PerlDAV library consists of: HTTP::DAV, an object-oriented Web- DAV client API, dave, the DAV Explorer, an end- user UNIX console program for interacting with WebDAV servers (dave looks and feels like a standard UNIX ftp program).