Alindis - A GNU/Linux Distribution is a comprehensive guide which leads the reader from zero to his/her own GNU/Linux distribution. In the course of the lecture, the reader will be able to reproduce the creation of the Alindis GNU/Linux distribution, the example implementation of the concepts shown there. The guide and the distribution together form the Alindis project.
JUnitX is a is a set of assertion extensions for JUnit that attempts to cover the most common test scenarios in Java development. This includes method contracts up to and including J2SE 1.5.0 and various other common features. This tool enables the tester to be confident that all the technical aspects of writing common test code have been completed and tested thoroughly.
Annotate provides an annotation facility for DocBook documents. It enables visitors to an online version of a DocBook document to add comments to any paragraph or chapter of the document. It extends the DocBook XSL stylesheets, leading to modified HTML output which contains anchors at those places where annotations can be made. Comments and notes are stored in a DBMS. A CGI program then merges the HTML document and the comments to produce the output for the visitor.
ArgoUML is a pure Java open source UML CASE tool that provides cognitive support for object-oriented design. ArgoUML provides some of the same editing and code generation features of a commercial CASE tool, but it focuses on features that enhance usability and support the cognitive needs of designers. Uses XML file formats: XMI and PGML.
AsDoclet can be used to generate Actionscript and C# files out of Java sources. Such a tool is useful for RIA and client/server applications where value objects are transmitted between server and client as serialized data that should be deserializable on both ends again. That includes remoting technologies like Flash Remoting, RTMP, Blaze DS, Red5, and Hessian.
AsciiDoc is a text document format for writing short documents, articles, books, and UNIX man pages. AsciiDoc files can be translated to HTML and DocBook markups using the asciidoc(1) command. AsciiDoc is highly configurable: both the AsciiDoc source file syntax and the backend output markups (which can be almost any type of SGML/XML markup) can be customized and extended by the user.