ProteomeCommons.org IO Framework is a proper Java framework for handling spectra and peak lists. The framework can read and write to a number of different spectra and peak list formats, and it provides a simple, intuitive Java object model for working with spectra or peak lists. All classes support two methods of handling peak list and spectrum data: in-memory or stream. The goal of this framework is to support all the popular MS and MSMS data formats, and to eliminate any time or effort involved in figuring out how to read and write peak list or spectrum files.
CrissCross is a small cross-platform C++ library for console and file I/O, CPU identification (CPUID), hashing (MD2, MD4, MD5, SHA-1, SHA-256, SHA-512, Tiger), sockets (TCP and UDP only currently), and data structures (LList, DArray, RedBlackTree, AVLTree, SplayTree, etc). It is designed to run on Windows, Linux, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, NetBSD, Mac OS X, and even the Nintendo DS. Other platforms may become supported upon request. The main idea is to provide the ability to write a program using identical calls on the major platforms without needing to rewrite code.