WeShare Mobile is a software component for the iPhone which allows content such as images, links, text excerpts, or comments to be easily published on social media platforms. WeShare Mobile is easily configurable and can be quickly and inexpensively expanded to include any existing service by simply writing a plug-in. Currently, WeShare Mobile for iPhone includes plug-ins for Facebook, Twitter, Delicious, and e-mail, as well as a demo app.
Pkviz is a tool for plotting and cycling through and animating a series of network packets captured by tcpdump. What makes it unique is that the packets’ structure is visualized, not any labels and not time itself. Pkviz takes each byte in a packet and plots it out end-to-end, left-to-right, from the first byte to the last. How high the dot gets plotted depends on the value of the byte: bytes with a value of 0 are at the bottom and those which are 255 (0xff) – the maximum value of a byte – get plotted at the top. This might not be interesting for one packet, but that changes when you start looking at thousands of packets. Pkviz can cycle through thousands of packets in the set so you can see what happened on the wire.
GPS Tool is a flexible tool for downloading and processing GPS data on Mac OS X. The tool itself is a front-end for various cross-platform tools, namely GPS Babel and scripts which are used to download GPS data. The tool is very easy to use and allows you to define preset processing scripts for batch processing large amounts of GPS data. The plugin system allows you to integrate device discovery and GPS data download into an easy-to-use GUI.
PdfMasher is a tool to convert PDF files containing text into a ready-for-ebook set of HTML files. Most ebook readers support PDF files natively, but it's often a real pain to read those documents because you can't control the font size of the document and have to resort to the zooming feature instead. Another drawback of PDFs on ebook readers is that annotations are not supported. Unlike other tools that convert PDFs to ebooks, PdfMasher does not try to guess the role of each piece of text in the PDF, and instead asks the user about the role of each piece of text, and does so in an efficient manner.