Tor is a network of virtual tunnels that allows people and groups to improve their privacy and security on the Internet. It also enables software developers to create new communication tools with built-in privacy features. It provides the foundation for a range of applications that allow organizations and individuals to share information over public networks without compromising their privacy. Individuals can use it to keep remote Websites from tracking them and their family members. They can also use it to connect to resources such as news sites or instant messaging services that are blocked by their local Internet service providers (ISPs).
Open MPI is a project that originated as the merging of technologies and resources from several other projects (FT- MPI, LA-MPI, LAM/MPI, and PACX-MPI) in order to build the best MPI library available. A completely new MPI-2 compliant implementation, Open MPI offers advantages for system and software vendors, application developers, and computer science researchers. It is easy to use, and runs natively on a wide variety of operating systems, network interconnects, and batch/scheduling systems.
HTML Forms generation and validation is a PHP class that generates HTML forms supporting many built-in validation types on server and client sides. It prevents security attacks by discarding spoofed values, has multiple submit protection, outputs HTML for fields displayed as fully accessible or in read-only mode, and has field value filtering and reformatting. It can be extended with custom control plug-ins. AJAX based form submission, upload monitor progress bar, auto-complete text input, automatic layout renderer, calendar date, CAPTCHA, Google Maps world location selection, linked select, and animation effects plug-ins are available.
Sciret is an advanced knowledge base system designed to be very user-friendly. It allows you to share articles via social sites like reddit, Digg, etc. Users have the ability to only show categories they want. You can be notified by RSS feads about changes in or additions to Sciret. Each user can bookmark his own preferred articles, bookmarks, or search results. When enabled, users can rate and comment articles. For SPAM protection, you can choose between akismet, typepad, or antispam as plugins. Attachments can be scanned for viruses or other threats with ClamAV. The knowledge base is localized in many languages and can be easily translated into others. Other functionality includes private or public To-Do, simple and advanced search, print view for articles, the ability to send articles by email to a friend as an attachment, and the ability to store articles as drafts.
Flex is a tool for generating programs that recognize lexical patterns in text. There are many applications for Flex, including writing compilers in conjunction with GNU Bison. Flex is a free implementation of the well known Lex program. It features a Lex compatibility mode, and also provides several new features such as exclusive start conditions.
mysqlblasy is a Perl script for automating MySQL database backups. It uses "mysqldump" for dumping mysql databases to the files sytem. It was written with automated usage in mind. For example, it is silent during operation, and only produces noise on errors/problems. It rotates backups automatically to prevent the backup disk from getting full when the administrator is on vacation (or is lazy).