Binary Puzzle Solver in Ruby is an automated solver for Binary Puzzles (a kind of logic game) featured on http://www.binarypuzzle.com/. The solver contains an API and a commandline program and explains why it thinks the player should place a 0 or a 1 in the box. Although it contains only a subset of the moves the authors could think of and does not use backtracking, it was able to solve all the puzzles from binarypuzzle.com which the authors tried.
utf8proc is a library for processing UTF-8 encoded Unicode strings. Some features are Unicode normalization, stripping of default ignorable characters, case folding, and detection of grapheme cluster boundaries. The library can be used in C programs, but most of the functionality is also available as a ruby library. For PostgreSQL, there is an extension providing a function for preparing strings in case insensitive indices. The currently supported Unicode version is 5.0.0.
Ruby PHP Serializer is a Ruby module providing workalikes of PHP's serialize() and unserialize() functions, enabling it to manipulate serialized PHP data structures. It supports Array, Hash, String, Fixnum, Float, NilClass, TrueClass, FalseClass, and Struct, and has some support for arbitary object handling.
FlexiRecord is a Ruby library for object-oriented access to databases (object-relational-mapping/ORM). Each table is represented by a class, and each row of that table is represented by an object of that class. This library is especially aimed to properly support database transactions. Currently, only PostgreSQL (version 8.2 or higher) is supported as a backend.