Coyote Linux is a mini distribution designed for setting up network utility services such as Internet connection sharing, firewalling, or wireless access points. The goal is to make it as quick and easy as possible to set up a Linux system with only a minimal amount of Linux knowledge.
SWIG is a software development tool that connects programs written in C and C++ with a variety of high-level programming languages. SWIG is primarily used with common scripting languages such as Perl, PHP, Python, Tcl/Tk, and Ruby, however the list of supported languages also includes non-scripting languages such as C#, Common Lisp (CLISP, Allegro CL, UFFI), Java, Modula-3, OCAML, Octave, and R. Also several interpreted and compiled Scheme implementations (Guile, MzScheme, Chicken) are supported. SWIG is most commonly used to create high-level interpreted or compiled programming environments, user interfaces, and as a tool for testing and prototyping C/C++ software. SWIG can also export its parse tree in the form of XML and Lisp s-expressions.
screen-scraper is a tool for extracting data from Web sites. It works much like a database that provides access to the information of the Web. It provides a graphical interface allowing you to designate URLs, data elements to be extracted, and scripting logic to traverse pages and work with scraped data. Once these items have been created, screen-scraper can be invoked from external languages such as .NET, Java, PHP, and Active Server Pages. It can be scheduled to scrape information at periodic intervals, and can automatically write extracted data to CSV files.
XMLNuke is Web development framework based on XML. Programming with the XMLNuke framework, you create your Web site based on your data. Web design is not mandatory. To aid in this work, XMLNuke provides several classes for abstracting the use of XML and the environment in which XMLNuke is running. PHP5 or CSharp/Mono may be used by programmers to build applications with XMLNuke.
Ice is a modern alternative to object middleware such as CORBA or COM/DCOM/COM+. It is easy to learn, yet provides a powerful network infrastructure for demanding technical applications. It features an object-oriented specification language, easy to use C++ and Java mappings, a highly efficient protocol (including protocol compression), asynchronous method invocation and dispatch, dynamic transport plug-ins, TCP/IP and UDP/IP support, SSL-based security, a firewall solution, and much more.
focuseek searchbox is a family of easily installable full-text search engines that can spider Internet and intranet data sources (Web sites, newsgroups, FTP sites, and others) or index data you feed to it and make it available for searching. It supports a variety of input formats (among them HTML, PDF, Microsoft Word DOC, and RTF), and is easily scriptable via SOAP and extendable through plugins. It can scale to millions of documents and comes with a full-fledged GUI client, a built in Web search portal, and an RSS server.
Xapian is a search engine library, scalable to collections containing hundreds of millions of documents. It's written in C++ with bindings for Perl, Python, PHP, Java, Tcl, C#, Ruby, and Lua. It is a highly adaptable toolkit that allows developers to easily add advanced indexing and search facilities to their own applications. It supports the Probabilistic Information Retrieval model and also a rich set of boolean query operators. Omega is a Web search application built upon the Xapian library. It can index a Web server's document tree (including HTML, PDF, OpenOffice, MS Word/Excel/Powerpoint/Works, WordPerfect, RTF, PS, etc.), or data exported from arbitrary sources (e.g. SQL databases).
Lasso (Liberty Alliance Single Sign On) is an implementation of the Liberty Alliance specifications. These specifications define protocols for federated identities, single sign-on, etc. Lasso supports ID-FF 1.2, SAML 2.0, and parts of ID-WSF. It provides both a C library and bindings for several languages (Python, Java, Perl, PHP 4, and PHP 5).