PHP/Toolbox is designed to make the process of creating database-powered Websites easier. It utilizes the iterative, or step-by-step development paradigm. It therefore enables you to create fully-functional Web interfaces for an arbitrary set of DB tables within minutes. Any changes you make in these tables after the test driving will be handled automatically. You can then adjust this automatic interface in an iterative manner to suit your specific needs.
CLIP is a Clipper/XBase compatible compiler with initial support other xBase dialects. It features support for international languages and character sets. It also features OOP, a multiplatform GUI based on GTK/GTKextra, all SIX/Comix features (including hypertext indexing), SQL and ODBC drivers, a C-API for third-party developers, a few wrappers for popular libraries (such as BZIP, GZIP, GD, Crypto, and Fcgi), a multitasking client and application server based on TCP/IP sockets, object data base utilities, and a functions library.
ERW (Entities and Relationships on the Web) is an innovative system for handling complex databases using a Web browser. It uses the most recent standards endorsed by the W3C to offer to the user a sophisticated environment, similar to a dedicated client. Moreover, the user interface is generated in a completely automatic way starting from a conceptual description of the database by means of an XML-based description language for entity-relationship schemata. From the same description, you can also automatically obtain diagrams and documentation. ERW can be used for content management, in particular when the data is structured along complex relations.
Uncle Unc is a framework for working with trees of objects. Existing services such as filesystems, code libraries, networks, log files, mailboxes and directories can be mapped onto this object tree, as can some traditional desktop applications. User interfaces work directly with the object tree, offering best of breed interface design (e.g. filtering, breadcrumb bars, paging, sorting, and file-explorer-like views) across the full range of services. The framework promotes clean design, completeness of representation, and reusability of both front end and back end code.
WebAbility is an advanced Web development platform that contains WebFlow, a content management system (CMS), a security advanced system (SAS), a powerful workflow engine, and Web site wrappers. It supports multiple database connections, multiple languages, multiple presentation templates, page, script, and library versioning, XML and Web Services integration, and advanced security management. It uses plugins to extend the software for tasks such as e-commerce, portals, intranets, and editorial systems.
DWI, Data With Interaction, is an Object-to-Relational Mapping (ORM)-based RAD (Rapid Application Development) system for rapidly creating data-driven desktop GUI applications. It maps SQL tables into several object systems, including QOF, GLib GObjects, and GTK/GNOME. It can be used with the Glade GUI designer. It supports multiple databases through ODBC and libdbi.
Metastorage is a PHP data access object generator compiler tool. It implements an object persistence API from a description in an XML format named CPML. The persistent object classes implement object-relational mappings, so developers do not have to write SQL manually. It features an object query language for specifying conditions for querying objects, generation of classes for producing reports, generation of classes to manage templated Web forms for creating new persistent objects, and generation of UML class diagrams. It can be run from the command line or from a Web interface.
Lumenation a complete middleware and framework environment with its own SDK, LightBulb. It is a complete browser-based WYSIWYG PHP development suite that includes an application generator, a code editor (with context and classes prompting and highlighting), a GUI application interface, record locking, record access journaling, HIPAA, FERPA, and DOD application compliance, user application logging, transaction logging, user monitoring, a library of PHP classes and data access security, report, query, and SQL builders, a source code manager, an application management system, and a virtual desktop system metaphor, and many other features.
BabelKit is an interface to a universal multilingual database code table. It takes all of the programming work out of maintaining multiple database code definition sets in multiple languages. The code administration and translation page lets developers define new virtual code tables, new languages, enter all codes and their descriptions, and then translate them into all languages of interest. Perl and PHP classes retrieve the code descriptions and automatically generate HTML code selection elements in the user's language. This makes internationalization and localization of Web sites and database interfaces much easier.