quizpool is a system for administering quizzes. The quizzes can be selected from pools of questions, written in "Question Definition Language", according to rules written in "Quiz Definition Language". When a user starts a session, they are presented with a menu of quizzes available. A quiz can then be selected and completed. If the user has not taken that quiz before, the number of chances they are given to take that quiz is randomly generated from the quiz pools for that quiz. This provides an even (or changing) mix of difficult, medium, and easy questions through the various attempts. All output is created from editable HTML template files, which are separate from the program code. This was developed under Apache and Boa.
C-Cramp (the C-Cramp College Radio Audio Management Program) is a Web-based frontend to MySQL for managing the types of things that small radio stations might need: audio files, data, and "metadata"; DJ and staff information, schedules, live music and program logs, and all sorts of other data. Currently, a cross-platform PHP application is the focus of the project, but more features and types of programs are planned that will hopefully enable easier playback, storage, loading, and entering for all types of applicable data.
simena-io is a Linux tool written in Perl and designed to show ethernet interface statistics in bits/second and packets/second in real time. It requires at least Linux kernel 2.2 and Perl 5. It does not require a root account. There is only one command parameter: the refresh rate in seconds. If no parameter is provided, simena-io will refresh every 2 seconds by default. Detailed documentation can be obtained by running "perldoc simena-io".
Test::Class provides a simple way of creating classes and objects to test your Perl code in an xUnit style. Built using Test::Builder, it was designed to work with other Test::Builder-based modules. You can easily package your tests as classes/modules rather than *.t scripts. This simplifies reuse, documentation, and distribution, encourages refactoring, and allows tests to be extended by inheritance.
LON-CAPA (The LearningOnline Network with CAPA) is a learning content and course management system. It offers an underlying shared content pool from which instructors across departmental and institutional boundaries can assemble granular learning content for their courses. It has strong assessment capabilities, both formative (homework and in-class using wireless PDAs) and summative (online and bubblesheet exams), with a one-source multiple-target strategy for the content. It offers students portfolio space in which they can stage materials for submission to projects, and provides a number of tools for synchronous and asynchronous student-student and student-faculty communication. LON-CAPA scales well with number of students, as load-balancing is possible across the whole network of servers at participating institutions.
Daikon is an implementation of dynamic detection of likely invariants. An invariant is a property (such as "x=2*y+5" or "this.next.prev = this" or "myarray is sorted by <") that holds at a certain point or points in a program. Invariants are often seen in assert statements, documentation, and formal specifications. Invariants can be useful in program understanding and a host of other applications. Daikon runs a program, observes the values that the program computes, and then reports properties that were true over the observed executions. It can detect properties in Java, C, C++, Perl, and IOA programs, in spreadsheet files, and in other data sources.
Simple Continuous Integration Tools (scit) is an automated build and or test system consisting of a set of Perl and expect scripts utilizing common tools that are available for most Unix-like operating systems. The intention is to keep it lightweight while still providing a full set of features. The current version has a command-line and an HTML user interface. It should be possible to make it run on very modest hardware; part of the development and testing has been done on a Nokia N900 phone with both master and slave roles running on the same unit.