Skype uses P2P (peer-to-peer) technology to provide voice- and video-based communication with other Internet users. The technology is extremely advanced, but easy to use. It features excellent sound quality, end-to-end encryption, and automatic negotiation of firewalls or routers. Among major features are SkypeOut and SkypeIn, adding the possibility to make low-cost calls to land line phones and having a fixed number to be able to receive calls from land line phones.
Yalst ("yet another live support tool") is a powerful chatting tool that integrates easily with any Web site. The highlights are visitor and operator initiated chats, audio and video chats, visitor monitoring and tracking with alarm functionality, form monitoring, file transfers in both directions during chats, plugin-free co-browsing, marketing tools (push banners, URLs, messages, and customized surveys), ad-tracking of campaigns, conversion tracking, departments, a FAQ database, a customized contact form (if chat is offline), chat between operators, and an application programming interface for deep Web site integration.
SVNKit is a pure Java Subversion (SVN) client library. This means that users of the library (i.e. Java applications) do not have to include svn native binaries or javahl bindings to work with subversion repositories. It is not only a 100% Java replacement for javahl bindings, but also a library that provides a high level of control over subversion repository operations.
DB Visual Architect (DBVA) is a powerful tool that provides support for Object Relational Mapping (ORM) and Entity Relationship Diagrams (ERD), which assist with realizing UML designs as relational database implementations. By drawing a class diagram for the system, you can generate the required database tables and persistent source code for database manipulation. It can also be used with existing software.
Slam is a mature IC Layout editor with the ability to edit very large designs (such as stream files larger than 10GB). Novel features include threading for redraw, support for displaying on multiple X servers simultaneously, and a Tcl interface to the database for user extensibility. The system is a library based system with multi-user support. Programmable structures (P-Cells) are available in Tcl. The editor includes gds input and output.
LinkAssistant Professional is an easy-to-use Web site promotion tool for webmasters and SEOs who need to get their sites on top of Google, Yahoo!, and other search engines. It finds thousands of relevant, high-quality link partners via 6 search methods, discovers and automatically fills in online link submission forms in five major link partnership networks, creates personalized email with link partnership offers, analyzes Google PageRank, Alexa Rank, and other crucial factors for all possible link partners, lets you easily design a professional link directory that matches the rest of your site and uploads this directory on the site via FTP, and checks to see whether your link partners are still linking back or if they are using any black hat SEO techniques to cheat you. This software is also available within SEO PowerSuite, which includes WebSite Auditor, SEO SpyGlass, and Rank Tracker as well.
Wt is a C++ library for developing Web applications with an API that is widget-centric and inspired by existing C++ graphical user interface APIs. To the developer, it offers abstraction of Web-specific implementation details, increasing the accessibility and portability. Under the hood, the library uses the latest techniques (HTML5, Ajax, WebSockets) to handle user events and update the Web page.