mptc is a Perl script to help you work out whether you're on the cheapest mobile phone network/tariff for your phoning habits. You feed it an itemised phone bill and tariff pricing information, and it will tell you how much that bill would have cost on different tariffs. So far it only supports UK network pricing systems, but could easily be extended and applied in other countries.
ttm is a simple but flexible command-line based Perl program for managing lists of tasks. Arbitrary properties can be attached to each task. Standard properties such as `priority', `status' and `categories' are used to provide different ways of viewing the task list. Editing is done with your favourite text editor.
GLeave, short for Graham's Leave, is an evolving Perl clone of the Berkeley leave program that was written in C. gleave reminds you when you have to leave. gleave waits until the specified time, then reminds you that you have to leave. You are reminded 5 minutes and 1 minute before the actual time, at the time, and every minute thereafter for 10 minutes.
Spreadsheet::WriteExcel is a Perl module which can be used to create native Excel binary files. Formatted text and numbers can be written to multiple worksheets in a workbook. Formulas and functions are also supported. It is 100% Perl and doesn't require any Windows libraries or a copy of Excel. It will also work on the majority of Unix and Macintosh platforms. Generated files are compatible with Excel 97, 2000, 2002, and 2003, and with OpenOffice and Gnumeric. An older version also supports Excel 5/95.
Email sends email to remote SMTP servers via the command line, which makes it useful in cron jobs. It will send to any RFC standard remote ESMTP server, is TLS/SSL enabled, and will allow you to encrypt, sign, and design your message on the fly. It has the capability to use signature files with dynamic options, address book functionality, and users can also attach pictures, binary files, documents, or whatever they want. It is completely compatible with GNUPG for encryption and signing, and is easy to configure and use.
Finance-QuoteHist provides Finance::QuoteHist, a Perl module that provides easy fetching of historical stock quotes from a variety of sources on the Web. The bundle includes the underlying site-specific modules. Reliability is enhanced through the use of symbolic extraction provided by HTML::TableExtract along with automatic failover to alternate sites.
Finance::CompanyNames is a Perl module for finding names of companies in arbitrary English text. The module can locate names and their variants, using statistical language processing methods. It is possible to automatically locate instances of "XYZ Corp" as well as "XYZ Corp.", "XYZ Corporation", and even "XYZ". This module fulfills a common need for programmers in the financial and investment communities.