Elefant is a full-featured, but refreshingly simple CMS and PHP Web framework. It features an intuitive, streamlined admin interface, a tightly integrated WYSIWYG editor, dynamically embeddable content objects for building dynamic Web sites without touching code, and an extremely fast, secure, and flexible framework for add-ons and themes. The core CMS includes page editing, a blogging engine, site navigation, file and user management, automatic version control, a tool for translators and multilingual site management, and an in-browser theme/layout editor. It is also extensively documented and has a small but friendly and active developer community.
Vunsy is a very easy content management system and a dynamic Web site designer that entirely removes the need for a Web design program. Its purpose is to enable the user to make a site quickly by using widgets and layouts. It allows you to assign permissions to every piece of content. These permissions can control such things as viewing and deleting the content.
La Distribution's mission is to distribute Web applications and manage their lifecycle. By making the installation of Web applications accessible to everyone, the intended result is to democratize their usage. This way, every person will be able build his own applicative suite, precisely suited to his needs. The ultimate goal of the project is to help users, through these applications, escape proprietary platforms and take back control of their digital lives.
XapianFu is a Ruby library for working with Xapian databases. It builds on the GPL licensed Xapian Ruby bindings, but provides an interface more in-line with "The Ruby Way"(tm) and is considerably easier to use. For example, you can work almost entirely with Hash objects, and XapianFu will handle converting the Hash keys into Xapian term prefixes when indexing and when parsing queries. It also handles storing and retrieving hash entries as Xapian::Document values. XapianFu basically gives you a persistent Hash with full text indexing (and ACID transactions).