QuantLib is a cross-platform, quantitative finance C++ library for modeling, pricing, trading, and risk management in real-life. It is also wrapped as Python/Ruby/Scheme modules. Extensions for Excel, R, and Mathematica are available. Other such extensions are under consideration. QuantLib offers tools that are useful both for practical implementation and for advanced modeling. It features market conventions, yield curve models, solvers, PDEs, Monte Carlo (low-discrepancy included), exotic options, VAR, and so on.
iCommune is an application that extends Apple's iTunes to share music over the network. It allows you to share the music in your iTunes library and access other iCommune music collections. iCommune music collections appear as playlists in your iTunes window. You can browse through them, and choose to stream or download the music they contain.
Caffeine is a free high-performance interoperability solution between the Java platform and the .NET framework, with special emphasis on the enterprise variants of such platforms. It makes software originally written for .NET available to the Java platform. It promotes library reuse between Java and .NET by transferring APIs across environments, and allows code written for one platform to run on the other platform with minimal performance degradation. It is powered by Mono, and runs on Alpha, Linux, Windows, Mac OS X, HPPA, SPARC, and s390 systems.
ProviderFactory is an assembly for the .NET framework that provides a layer of abstraction for ADO.NET data providers. This allows programs to be developed in a way that allows for transparent database access to different ADO.NET data providers without having to change code or recompile.
libcurl.mono is an object-oriented binding for the libcurl Internet client API. It supports rapid-development of powerful Internet clients in C# that can run within the mono runtime. With libcurl.mono, for example, you can develop FTP and HTTP clients without having to code down at the socket level. There are a number of sample applications to get you started.
MfGames.Utility is a C# library that contains various functions and frameworks that are useful when developing code. It has an implementation of the Mersenne Twister PRNG, a pluggable conversion system, a settings framework that provides type safety, and a number of other little things.
GNOME Word of the Day is a GNOME applet that displays a new vocabulary word each day. No one likes to be lost in a sea of unknown words. With this applet, your vocabulary will evince perennial growth. It's a must when preparing for the SAT or GRE tests and for improving both reading comprehension and writing precision. It sits in the panel as a whole word or as a small icon. You can retrieve words from a selection of online sources and automatically cycle to a new source every few hours.