The Powered Access Bible is a CGI script designed to facilitate finding verses and reading them in context, minimizing the usual mousework. It divides the screen into a search frame and a reading frame, and clicking on a search reference will load its context in the reading frame. All executable code is available under the user's choice of the Artistic, GPL, or MIT license, and the translations used are all free for non-commercial use.
File-Find-Object provides Perl programmers with an object-oriented alternative to the core File::Find module for traversing a directory structure, which has some serious interface limitations. As opposed to File::Find, File-Find-Object can be instantiated, can be interrupted in the middle, has an iterative interface, and can also return results as objects.
pv (Pipe Viewer) is a terminal-based tool for monitoring the progress of data through a pipeline. It can be inserted into any normal pipeline between two processes to give a visual indication of how quickly data is passing through, how long it has taken, how near to completion it is, and an estimate of how long it will be until completion.
The metric implemented in the Image::Density Perl Module estimates the density of data where there is data, and has a reasonable correlation with goodness as judged by humans. That is, if you let a human look at a set of images and judge quality, the density values for those images as calculated here tend to correlate well with the human judgement (densities that are too high or too low represent "bad'' images). It is intended for use on bitonal TIFF images, such as those from scanning paper documents.
bonnie is a classic file system and storage device benchmark. It tests for linear character-based and block-based reads and writes, and the rewrite pattern. It also does a seek test. While other benchmarks do more sophisticated tests, bonnie is a very reliable and portable program that is suitable for basic testing. Optionally, you can test the operations with direct I/O (O_DIRECT on Linux).
VTAGS is a command line application that will generate a VI(M) compatible tags file for VHDL source files. This application will read standard VHDL'87 files. It should also parse later VHDL, but it only takes account of the basic parts of the language. It will group items that it finds by architecture, procedure, function, or package. It does this by adding extra information to the extension field of the tags file.