Zence is a small Postscript program that generates random text. Word morphology and the occurrence of certain letters or letter combinations are configurable. It may be used for generating words to be used in artificial languages, but with the correct set of parameters can also generate text that resembles existing languages.
Kandid is a system to evolve graphics. Graphics, in Kandid, are not drawn by hand. Instead, new forms can be found using genetic algorithms. To achieve this aim Kandid simulates evolution using sexual reproduction and mutation. But there is no fitness function inside the program. Only the user can decide what images are interesting. Populations and genes can be stored in XML format. Image calculation is based on Lisp-like expressions, Lindenmayer Systems, Iterated Function Systems, Linear Cellular Automata, Voroni diagrams, and layered textures or isosurfaces rendered by the Persistence of Vision raytracer.
Grammidity is a Java based framework for evolutionary programming based on grammars. It can be used to evolve solutions to problems, or to evolve "objects" under user control. It has a limitless range of possible applications. This program has been tested on sample projects generating 3D objects and imitation plants.
FrAid (Fr[actal] Aid) is a programming language that is appropriate for mathematical computations, visualization, batch processing, and more. It features both a standalone application that provides a programming environment for the language and a system for integrating the language with Java. The Java interface allows mathematical equations and formulas to be used with Java code, making it easier to process numerical computations, symbolic computations, imaging, CAD, and more.
libbubblemon is a library for making bubbling meters like the original bubbling load monitor. The library accepts numbers as input for the different visualizations (water-level, color, amount of bubbles, amount of growth from the bottom, and whether something is floating in the water). It then renders a picture of it that the caller is responsible for passing to the screen. As long as you render an image at least 10 times per second, the animation will be smooth.
DJFractal is yet another fractal generator which distributes fractal data to multiple computers. Fractal data are created locally and distributed to other computers that run the appropriate fractal-generation software, which may be hosted on workstations, or on a Java enabled Web-browser through applets, or on a system with JavaCard. DJFractal's unique feature is the "smart" algorithm it uses to compute (and draw) the most interesting part of a fractal first.
alph implements and analyzes historical and traditional ciphers and codes, such as polyalphabetic, substitutional, and mixed employing human-reconstructable algorithms. It provides a pipe filter interface in order to encrypt and decrypt block text to achieve transparency. The program is meant to be used in conjunction with external programs that transfer data, resulting in transparent encryption or decryption of information. The program can thus be used as a mail filter, IRC filter, IM filter, and so on.