Birch is a package of Perl scripts that runs a photo blog. It displays and archives photos with captions, and has an easy to use administrator interface that allows you to upload new photos and change the captions on old ones. It uses an XML file to store the photo information, so no database is needed. The installation page automates setup for you.
Advanced Sliding Text Applet is a very efficient sliding text news scroller with a very easy setup process. It is designed to read a text file and display the contents within a Web page in horizontal scrolling format. Features include multi-language support and adjustable scroll speed. It can insert images, hyperlink any portion of text or an image, and pause between pages. Different pages can have different pause times. Colors and fonts can be changed throughout the text. Variable indentation of text and images can be used.