Cut The Crap Software radically simplifies the task of java-based system development. Packages focussed on such problems as persistence, object model representation and XML processing contribute to the encompassing goal of viable model-based system generation from simple descriptions.
Asbru Web Content Editor is a cross-browser and cross-platform WYSIWYG HTML/XHTML Web content editor component for Web designers and programmers. It can be integrated into Web applications to give non-technical users access to create and update Web content. It can be used as a replacement for a simple TEXTAREA input field in contact forms, message boards, Web email systems, and Web content management systems. Features include CSS style sheet support, drag and drop editing, and advanced hyperlink and media managers.
RSSOwl is a wise SWT-based news aggregator. Its search feature lets you hunt down the best RSS/RDF/Atom feeds on the Web, and then organize and share your feeds with agility. Other features include an integrated browser; AmphetaRate, for acquiring news tailored to your tastes; full-text searching through headlines and descriptions; export feed summaries to PDF, RTF, and HTML; the ability to import or export OPML; the ability to exchange collections with others by importing or exporting subscriptions; the ability to import or export user data to and from other machines; automatic newsfeed upating; and much more.
Xapian is a search engine library, scalable to collections containing hundreds of millions of documents. It's written in C++ with bindings for Perl, Python, PHP, Java, Tcl, C#, Ruby, and Lua. It is a highly adaptable toolkit that allows developers to easily add advanced indexing and search facilities to their own applications. It supports the Probabilistic Information Retrieval model and also a rich set of boolean query operators. Omega is a Web search application built upon the Xapian library. It can index a Web server's document tree (including HTML, PDF, OpenOffice, MS Word/Excel/Powerpoint/Works, WordPerfect, RTF, PS, etc.), or data exported from arbitrary sources (e.g. SQL databases).
Spider Linker provides the ability to efficiently make all content on a Web site, particularly dynamic content, available to Internet search engines. It discovers content on one or more Web sites, and creates a table of contents (TOC) of all the content in a format that is friendly to search engine spiders. HTML, XML, sitelist.txt, and Harvest Control List formats are supported, and custom formats can be constructed. Since it provides FTP, HTTP/HTTPS, upload, and email publishing mechanisms, it can also support XML feeds and other URL submission strategies.