GPlates offers a novel combination of interactive plate-tectonic reconstructions, geographic information system (GIS) functionality, and raster data visualization. GPlates enables both the visualization and the manipulation of plate-tectonic reconstructions and associated geological, geophysical, and paleo-geographic data through geological time.
Ibid is a multi-protocol, general purpose, instant messaging chat bot written in Python. It aims for a naturalistic interface rather than strict-syntax commands. Ibid understands many protocols, including IRC, Jabber/XMPP/Google Talk, Campfire, NMDC, and SILC. It also interacts over SMTP, HTTP, and various RPC protocols. Ibid aims to make plugins as easy as possible to write. It ships with a large collection of plugins for looking up information, performing conversions, storing factoids, delivering messages, and much more.
PARPG is a post-nuclear role playing game. It is inspired in multiple ways by the classics of the golden age of isometric RPGs: first and foremost Fallout (for setting), but also Arcanum (for quality of graphics), as well as Planescape: Torment (for quality of written dialogue). It puts heavy emphasis on choice and consequence, based on the statistics of the character you play, while minimizing the importance of the player's reflexes. Therefore, combat is not fought in real-time but in a turn-based mode. Instead of full 3D flexibility, the game focuses mainly on using high quality isometric 2D graphics. This puts fewer demands on target platforms and also simplifies game development.
TorrentGrab is a script that searches isoHunt for specific keywords, parse results using regular expressions, and then downloads episode numbers not located in saved list. It's not too user friendly. Although configuration is straightforward, it still requires you to know regular expressions.
FidoCadJ is a very easy-to-use editor, with a library of electrical symbols and footprints (through hole and SMD). Drawings can be exported in several graphic formats (PDF, EPS, PGF for LaTeX, SVG, PNG, and JPEG). Although very simple and not relying on any netlist concept, FidoCadJ can be considered a basic electronic design automation program. FidoCadJ uses a file format containing only UTF-8 text, which is very compact and suited for copying and pasting with newsgroups and forum messages. This determined its success, as it is quite versatile for simple mechanical drawings as well as for electronics.
The Jacket platform consists of a runtime and language processing system that automatically optimizes existing applications or new algorithms for GPU computing. Jacket currently supports the MATLAB language as a frontend to the platform. Jacket's language processing system automatically translates MATLAB code to high performance primitives required for best utilization of Nvidia, CUDA capable GPUs. Working in concert with the translation system, Jacket's runtime system optimizes memory transfers, compiles code on-the-fly for realtime tuned performance, and launches GPU kernels efficiently for maximal performance. All GPU-specific programming details are handled by Jacket, freeing the user to focus on science, engineering, and analytics.