once:radix is an integrated development environment (IDE) that operates entirely within a Web browser. once:radix supports two methods of connecting to the server. Most interest is focused on its Rich Internet Application (RIA) environment. This comes with a suite of five RIAs that perform specific roles: logging on or off, context-sensitive help, database administration, IDE, and client. In addition, the once:secureserver (oSS) can respond to commands from session-managed external Web servers.
ashttpd was originally a testbed for a kernel async-sendfile patch. Today, it's just another Web server for serving static content rapidly. It differs from its competitors by storing its webroot in a database, which provides a 50% performance increase over using the operating system's VFS. It also allows precalculation of strong cache-validators (ETags).