The SWORD Project is an effort to create an ever expanding software package for research and study of God and His Word. Libraries are developed in ANSI-draft standard C++ and currently compile on Linux and in WIN32 environments. Frontends complete and currently under development include commandline tools, gtk, wxGTK, Qt, Gtk--, and WIN32 C++Builder). Addon modules include Bible texts, commentaries, lexicons, and dictionaries in a variety of languages.
The Religious Agenda is a multi-translation Bible reader app for the Agenda VR3 PDA. Useful features include single to multiple concurrent translations of the Bible, a text search facility, and bookmarks. Available translations include World Edition, Bible in Basic English, American Standard, Darby, King James, Douay-Rhiems, and the Apocrypha.
ManiWheel is a GL hack for xscreensaver. It draws the spinning Tibetan mantra, "OM MANI PEME HUNG" for the blessing of all beings. It features transparent and no-transparent modes, two internal textures, the option to enable or disable a specular image. The height, radius, shininess, distance, and speed of rotation may be changed. It can also be used to draw any texture in the .rgb format.
DharmaDoc automates most of the tedious work involved in setting up a local Web server that contains a Buddhist reference library. The program allows you to download and install documents, and generates a search engine index. Afterward, you can just type your Buddhist topic of interest into a Web browser and get a wealth of information.