Felix is a programming language with a fully featured purely functional subsystem embedded in a a traditional Algol-like imperative programming system. The system features garbage collection, static typing, parametric polymorphism, overloading, regular expression matching, and a lot more. A scripting harness is used to invoke source files, but fully compiled binary shared libraries are generated, yielding both rapid prototyping and high performance. Seamless binding of C/C++ code makes interfacing existing libraries easy. Control inversion provides language-level cooperative multi-tasking.
tcpdump prints a description of the contents of packets on a network interface which match a given boolean expression. It can also be run with the -w flag, which causes it to save the packet data to a file for later analysis, and/or with the -r flag, which causes it to read from a saved packet file rather than to read packets from a network interface. In all cases, only packets which match the expression will be processed by tcpdump. tcpdump logs more than just TCP, IP, or ethernet packets, but has a whole suite of decoders, including ones for USB.
Wu is small command-line application that retrieves weather data from Weather Underground (including current conditions, historical data, forecasts, active alerts, and station lookup). The program is designed to be extremely fast and generally compliant with the Unix philosophy. Wu is written in Go, and requires a Go compiler to build from source.
Griffon is dekstop application development platform for the JVM. Inspired by Grails, it leverages the Groovy language and concepts like convention over configuration. The Swing toolkit is the default UI toolkit of choice however others may be used, principaly SWT and JavaFX. Developers may use a combination of the Groovy and Java as well as other JVM languages such as Scala, Clojure, Mirah, and Jython. It encourages the use of the MVC pattern and follows in the spirit of the Swing Application Framework (JSR 296) by defining a simple yet powerful application life cycle and event publishing mechanism.