Jif (Java + information flow) is a security-typed programming language that extends Java with support for information flow control and access control, both at compile time and at run time. Static information flow control can protect the confidentiality and integrity of information manipulated by computing systems. The compiler tracks the correspondence between information the policies that restrict its use, enforcing security properties end-to-end within the system. After checking information flow within Jif programs, the Jif compiler translates them to Java programs and uses an ordinary Java compiler to produce secure executable programs.
The Java Exorcist is a simple Java syntax extender. By default (with no extensions), it only compiles standard Java code, but with each extension to Exorcist a new Java language construct can be defined or redefined. The Exorcist preserves line numbering at runtime and at compile-time. It can be invoked on the command line and through an ant task.
JCPP is a complete, compliant, standalone, pure Java implementation of the C preprocessor. It is intended to be of use to people writing C-style compilers in Java using tools like sablecc, antlr, JLex, CUP, and so forth. It has been used to successfully preprocess much of the source code of the GNU C library.
The libjit library implements just-in-time compilation functionality. Unlike other JITs, this one is designed to be independent of any particular virtual machine bytecode format or language. Currently, libjit is used as the JIT backend for the DotGNU Portable.NET project (in addition to its default CVM backend). However, the hope is that other Free Software projects can use this library rather than spending large amounts of time writing their own JIT from scratch.
The Perl Dev Kit (PDK) provides essential tools for building and deploying Perl applications. PDK features cross-platform wrapping and application builders for various operating systems, plus a suite of tools to speed development time and improve code quality and consistency across teams.
JNC (JavaNativeCompiler) is a Java to native compiler. It allows ahead of time compilation of your Java applications. With JNC, you can create real standalone native binaries which will no longer depend on a JRE. This is especially useful when applications have to be deployed to end users. Native applications are easier to deploy since the end user doesn't need to worry about JRE dependency. They are also harder to decompile, and they load more quickly.