PYX is a highly simplified XML derivative/substitute suitable for use in certain applications. In particular, PYX markup is easy to parse, and PYX documents are easily processed with simple tools. MyoPyx is a compact PYX document parser with a SAX-like API. Its small size makes it convenient for embedding in other applications who need some form of structured document markup, but don't need the weight of a full XML processor. It provides both Java and Ruby validating, streaming parsers.
ZenWeb is a system for building entire Web sites, not just pages. It allows you to focus on the content and the structure of the website, while leaving page construction, markup, layout, and navigation as secondary concerns. It provides tools for complete Web site design and creation, simple paragraph to HTML generation with embellishments, and a rich set of tools for page and Web site creation, modification, and customization.
deplate converts wiki-like markup to LaTeX (standard classes, koma, dramatist, sweave), HTML/PHP (single page, chunked/website, HTML, or s5-based slideshow), DocBook (article, book, man/ref page), and really plain text. Currently supported input formats are viki and Ruby's rdoc. The viki markup supports footnotes, citations, index, table of contents, embedded LaTeX for mathematics, integration with R for dynamically generated figures and tables, and more. Output can be customized via page templates.
AntFlow builds upon Apache Ant to provide a new approach to simplifying system automation that uses pipelines of hot folders chained together to perform a given task. Using XML, it associates an automated task such as data transfer, encryption, or XML processing with a directory on the local system. Whenever a file is copied or written into the hot folder, the associated task is executed and the file is moved to the next hot folder in the pipeline for further processing.
SiSU (Structured information, Serialized Units) is a lightweight markup based, text structuring and publishing framework (that features granular search). With minimal markup of a plaintext file, it produces: plain-text, HTML, XHTML, XML, ODF, LaTeX, PDF, and populates an SQL database at an object/paragraph level for granular searches. Prepare documents using your text editor of choice, then use SiSU to generate the desired output formats. SiSU is controlled from the command line.
Rcss implements CSS-SSC (CSS Server-Side Constants) in Ruby. Its features include the processing of rich CSS files using ERB templates, server-side constants, and server-side classes (preliminary). It plugs-in seamlessly to any Rails application but also allows the processing of Rcss files off-line using a command line executable.