f/Calc is a utility to calculate lens formulae for photographers so you can focus on the artistic bits rather than on the mathematics behind it all. f/Calc can do "f" number arithmetic, and can calculate depth of field, hyperfocal distance, the field of view of a lens, the angle of view of a lens, magnification, and how the focal length of the lens on the camera changes the way the spot metering function works. In addition to the Unix/Linux Tcl/Tk version, there are native Windows, Palm OS, and Macintosh versions as well.
Hanzim ("Hanzi Master") is an interactive visual dictionary for learning and seeing relationships between Chinese radicals, characters, and compounds. All the characters with a given radical, phonetic component, or pronunciation can be displayed, and all words containing a character, with English meanings. All data is stored locally. Either simplified or traditional characters can be used.
KVEC is a command line tool that allows you to convert raster graphics to vector graphics. KVEC is designed for 32 bit operating systems and runs on Win32, OS/2, HP-UX, NEXTSTEP, Linux, IRIX, AIX 4.x, Macintosh and BeOS. Docs are available in English and German. The shareware version is available for 30 day trial.
DigitizeIt digitizes scanned graphs and charts. Graphs can be loaded in nearly all common image formats (including gif, tiff, jpeg, bmp, png, psd, pcx, xbm, xpm, tga, pct), pasted from the clipboard, or imported via a screenshot. Digitizing of line and scatter plots occurs automatically, and manual digitizing via mouse clicks is also possible. Data values are transformed to a specified axes system and can be saved in ASCII format, ready to use in many other applications such as Microcal Origin or Excel. Axes can be linear, logarithmic, or reciprocal scale. Multiple data sets can be defined and edited. Tilted and distorted graphs can be handled. Comprehensive online help is included. Java 1.4 is required.
CourseForum is Web-based e-learning software that makes it easy for you and your students to interact, whether to create, post, share, or discuss course content. With just their Web browser, students use Courseforum to get answers to questions, dig deeper into issues, and work on projects at any time and from anywhere, not just when classes meet. It is powerful but easy to setup and use. Downloadable and hosted versions are available.
Slime UML (SLIm Modelling Environment) is a slim, fast, and powerful UML plugin the Eclipse platform. It makes it simple to document Java code, reverse-engineer existing source code, and visualise complex Java libraries, even without source, as well as perform modeling with use cases, packages, and class diagrams. It features drag and drop classes and packages from the Package Explorer, automatic layout of diagrams, multiple inheritance, diagram updates when the Java code changes, exporting to Word, EMF, and SVG formats, a class diagram wizard and diagram perspective for diagram creation, and much more.