The Information System Development Kit gives the developer a platform-independent method of creating Information Systems with data forms, SQL database access, database-browsing support, report generator and many other useful features. ISDK is now in a development stage and it is available only for the Linux operating system. The form module now works on text terminals using the ncurses library (not functional right now), and on the X-Window system using the GTK+ toolkit.
JEL (Java Expressions Library) is a library for evaluating simple single-line expressions in Java. The key feature of JEL is the fact that it is a compiler. The language of JEL expressions resembles the Java Language expressions as close as possible. JEL supports all Java primitive types and classes (even in the form of constants), allows one to call both static and virtual methods of Java classes (with no additinal runtime costs and no wrappers), and performs evaluation of constant subexpressions at a compile time.
JFlex is a flex-like lexer generator for Java with emphasis on speed and full Unicode support. It works as a standalone tool or together with the LALR parser generators CUP and BYacc/J. JFlex has support for some not so usual features like negation in regular expressions and nested input streams. It can also read JLex specifications unchanged.
jiffyc is a replacement for rmic, a program that generates the stub and skeleton files needed by distributed applications/applets based on Java RMI. But as it is written in C++, it is substantially faster than rmic. It can be used with either the 1.1 and the 1.2 protocol versions. Development has started to support even RMI over IIOP.
KernelDriver automates your Windows 2000/NT, Windows Me/98/95 and Linux device driver development by providing you with powerful tools for hardware debugging, driver code generation, and driver debugging. KernelDriver supports PCI / USB / ISA and EISA drivers. KernelDriver for Windows and Linux includes the powerful Driver Wizard. Using the Driver Wizard you can graphically debug your hardware by "peeking" and "poking" at it without writing a single line of code. After your hardware is diagnosed, use the Driver Wizard to generate a complete kernel mode device driver which will drive your hardware.
lcc is a retargetable compiler for ISO Standard C. It generates code for the ALPHA, SPARC, MIPS R3000, and Intel x86 and its successors. Despite the fact that any Linux system will already have gcc, there are reasons for installing lcc as well. lcc is small, compiles more quickly than gcc, and helps prevent some porting bugs. It also gives more useful error messages in some circumstances. This means that it is sensible to use lcc during development, and gcc for the final binary where you want the better optimization.