The C++ Portable Types Library (PTypes) is a simple alternative to the STL that includes multithreading and networking. It defines dynamic strings, character sets, variants, lists and other basic data types along with threads, synchronization primitives and IP sockets. It is portable across modern Unix and Windows systems and includes a sample HTTP daemon showing the full power of the library.
CPPSERV is a Web application server / servlet container that provides a Servlet-like API to C++. It also contains CSP (C++ Server Pages) functionality, similar to pre-compiled JSP. It consists of stand-alone application server and Web server front-ends. Modules for Apache and lighttpd are available.
Cymbeline is an Python application server framework that includes functionality such as database and arbitrary object pooling, Web servers (including SSL), a persistent object repository, and a text console. It was originally designed as an administrative shell for an embedded system, but has since morphed into a more general purpose, run anywhere toolkit.
Dwarf is a modular Java framework for developing network server applications based on Internet standards. While focused on building service-based applications like Web servers, mail servers, and messaging services, it can also be used for other applications. The core consists of several packages, which provide a multithreaded kernel, security based on the standard Java 2 Platform Security architecture and the JAAS, logging, configuration, and a management system. Modularity and a fine-grained API allow one to extend the server, to reuse the existing services for a new application, or even create new services based on the existing ones.
The Fedora software is based on an architecture known as FEDORA (Flexible Extensible Digital Object and Repository Architecture). The software takes advantage of distributed (or local) Web services, and makes representations of objects (called disseminations) available via HTTP. It is particularly good at handling complex digital objects where source datastreams and behaviors are distributed. There are two binary distributions (server and client), and a source distribution (including all libraries and source code needed to build any distribution).
JWAA is a software framework for building dynamic Web applications as networks of first-class Java objects. XML is used for representing information normally coded as HTML. The XML files are automatically reloaded when they change. It has a "persistent forms" feature in which form data automatically persists in the database such that fields behave like pieces of paper that automatically preserve what's written on them. This default behavior is easily overridden. Invalid links are reported at XML load time via the browser, and are also recorded in log files.