AKFAvatar is a fancy graphical user interface for text oriented applications where an avatar appears on the screen and provides information in a balloon. It also supports recorded audio files. Applications for AKFAvatar can be written in Lua, and there are interfaces for C, Objective C, C++, Free Pascal, and GNU Pascal. A number of ready-to-use applications and modules are provided, including a text viewer and a module that makes question-answer exercises. For POSIX-compatible operating systems there is a man page viewer and a terminal emulator, which makes it possible to run many existing terminal-based programs in this fancy environment.
Multixterm creates multiple xterms that can be driven together or separately. It can be used to login via SSH to multiple hosts and control them simultaneously, or for ad hoc things where you want to see the results as you type. Each xterm may also be driven separately. Multixterm is scriptable so that you can easily fire up, for example, a dozen xterms with a single command, tiled nicely on your screen. In addition to SSH, multixterm can drive rlogin, telnet, passwd, or any program that runs in an xterm.
CCFE is a simple tool to quickly supply an interactive screen-oriented interface to command line scripts and commands. It prompts users for the information needed to run the commands, and can be programmed with your preferred shell to provide predefined selections and run-time defaults. It also provides a menu system to hierarchically organize them and a viewer to browse the standard output and standard error of invoked scripts or commands.
WebAbility is an advanced Web development platform that contains WebFlow, a content management system (CMS), a security advanced system (SAS), a powerful workflow engine, and Web site wrappers. It supports multiple database connections, multiple languages, multiple presentation templates, page, script, and library versioning, XML and Web Services integration, and advanced security management. It uses plugins to extend the software for tasks such as e-commerce, portals, intranets, and editorial systems.
PylotLight is a cross-platform, themeable, plugin-supporting system for general computing tasks. It is comparable to QuickSilver, which you may recognize if you use a Mac. Current plugins exist for Web searches, Firefox bookmark launching, filesystem browsing and managing, subversion control, terminal control, and more.
FrAid (Fr[actal] Aid) is a programming language that is appropriate for mathematical computations, visualization, batch processing, and more. It features both a standalone application that provides a programming environment for the language and a system for integrating the language with Java. The Java interface allows mathematical equations and formulas to be used with Java code, making it easier to process numerical computations, symbolic computations, imaging, CAD, and more.
The pickle module implements a fundamental, but powerful algorithm for serializing and de-serializing a Python object structure. Pedit is an interactive editor for such data structures, making them handy on the command line. The code is a work in progress, but is currently useful.
Perl OS is a program that provides an easy interface to run Perl/Tk programs. It was also created to be an easy working environment, complete with a text editor, paint program, and more. It comes with several programs, along with a utility to add many more which can be found on the Internet. From the outside, Perl OS looks like a simple operating system. But inside, it is a powerful system for working with Perl and Tk.