The Advanced Bash Scripting Guide is both a reference and a tutorial on shell scripting. This comprehensive book, the equivalent of 1,032 print pages, covers almost every aspect of shell scripting. It contains 382 profusely commented illustrative examples, a number of tables, and a cross-linked index/glossary. Not just a shell scripting tutorial, this book also provides an introduction to basic programming techniques, such as sorting and recursion. Included scripts are the Game of Life, a Perquackey variant, a Morse code trainer, and an implementation of the Gronsfeld Cipher. This book is suited for both individual study and classroom use. It covers Bash, up to and including version 4.2. Note that users of miniaturized single-board computers running Linux, such as the Raspberry Pi and the Beagle Bone, would find this Guide useful for learning and running Bash scripts to explore and expand the capabilities of these small, but powerful machines.
CTL is a cross-platform control dispatching tool that makes it easy to automate any kind of distributed systems management or application provisioning task. Rather than writing complex and error-prone scripts that over utilize "for loops", CTL handles the network dispatching for you and allows you to focus on the actual management tasks you need to accomplish. In addition to being a dispatching tool, CTL comes with pre-built cross-platform utilities so you don't have to script actions like file distribution or process and port checking. You can also write your own custom utilities and share them with others in your organization. Custom utilities are defined in XML, and your scripting can be done in multiple scripting languages (Perl, Python, etc.), *nix shell, Windows batch, and/or Ant.
Onyx is a powerful stack-based, multi-threaded, interpreted, general purpose programming language similar to PostScript and Forth. It can be embedded as an extension language into other applications, and was designed to have a small memory footprint. It is among the smallest embeddable interpreters available.
The Open Vulnerability Assessment System (OpenVAS) scanner runs many network vulnerability tests (NVTs) against many target hosts and delivers the results. It uses a communication protocol to have client tools (graphical end-user or batched) connect to it, configure and execute a scan and finally receive the results for reporting. Tests are implemented in the form of plugins which need to be updated to cover recently identified security issues. The core component is a server with a set of network vulnerability tests (NVTs) to detect security problems in remote systems and applications. Additional components are: openvas-client to control the scanner, and openvas-manager and openvas-administrator to leverage OpenVAS to a comprehensive vulnerability management solution. OpenVAS is a fork of Nessus.
Pike ScriptRunner allows you to run scripts written in Pike under any FastCGI-enabled Web server. It provides request parsing and I/O handling, enabling you to get right to the task of writing your code. It is a dynamic object-oriented language with a C-like syntax and a number of features that make it desirable for rapid prototyping and deployment of Web applications.
Revolution is a user-centric development tool for every major platform. It features an English-like programming language, an advanced feature set, an intuitive interface, and built-in documentation, which makes it ideal for users of all levels of ability. Revolution contains support for databases, Internet protocols, multimedia, XML, and much more. Revolution Studio and Enterprise allow you to write your application once and deploy it on every major platform.
Set-cd-rom-speed is an application for setting CD-ROM and DVD-ROM drive speed, written with KDE Kommander. Fast CD-ROM and DVD-ROM drives have one big disadvantage over older and slower models in that they are often quite loud because of the disk spinning very fast in the drive. Using set-cd-rom-speed, you can decrease the drive's speed and thus reduce the annoying noise.
Web+Shop is a user-friendly e-commerce shopping cart application for the Web. With Web+Shop, merchants and ISPs can quickly create Internet malls and shopping carts. Once built, the shops can be used to sell products, manage inventory, fill orders, manage customers/shipping/tax, and execute transactions online. Store owners can now utilize real-time shipping via FedEx, UPS, and USPS. Customers can browse products, add/remove products from the shopping cart, check out, select a payment method, view invoices, confirm the order, and check the order status. Web+Shop supports full integration with Authorize.Net, Cardservice International, CyberCash, and ICVerify which will allow merchants to securely conduct real-time online payment processing.