Freedomotic is an open, flexible, scalable, mashup-oriented software system which can interact with well-known standard building automation protocols and with "do-it-yourself" solutions. It treats the Web, social networks, and frontends just like any other sensor or actuator in your automation system. For example, you can tweet your washing machine to start the washing cycle. Freedomotic leverages modern enterprise integration patterns and distributed computing architectures, along with cross-language APIs for extensions.
Zyan Communication Framework simplifies development of distributed applications. It works on Windows, Linux, Mac OS, and Android platforms via .NET or Mono runtimes. It features LINQ support for three-tier applications, full duplex TCP support, traffic, compression, and encryption, transparent support for events and EBC (event-based components), and Windows and LDAP authentication support.
lindyFrame is a desktop application framework which eliminates the development time needed to create software tools. The framework provides the ability to create applications which support several languages and loading resources from network sources. The core aspect of the tool is a plugin architecture which the developer uses to build the desired functionality in the desktop application. Multiple plugins can be created and loaded which will operate in their own individual threaded environments.
LilacServer is a Web developed in Java that employs Java NIO technology. It is fast and highly productive. It is also a template engine with its own language for creating templates and a framework with its own API. More features of interest: built-in support for databases via JDBC; integrated localization facilities; sophisticated caching capabilities; support of sessions, multi-part forms, and file uploads; support of third-party libraries; a Web-based management interface; and so on.
Dabo is a three-tier, cross-platform database application development framework, written in Python with the wxPython GUI toolkit. The controls in Dabo's UI are easily bound to data by setting two properties. The business object is designed to afford you complete control over the validation and handling of your data. The cursor classes are abstracted from their backend implementations, allowing for easy support of nearly any backend database. Dabo's design and approach has been inspired by RAD database development tools such as Visual FoxPro, Delphi, and Visual Basic.
phpDays is a flexible PHP 5 framework for rapid Web site development. It features an MVC architecture, Ajax support, YAML configuration, database abstraction (MySQL, PostgreSQL, MS SQL, etc.), a good collection of standard models, an excellent quick start guide, and logging to files or firephp.