Anthill is a tool that ensures a controlled build process and promotes the sharing of knowledge within an organization. Anthill performs a checkout from the source repository of the latest version of a project before every build and tags the repository with a unique build number after every build. It supports many reposistory adapters including: CVS (Concurrent Versions System), Visual Source Safe, Perforce, PVCS, StarTeam, MKSIntegrity, and FileSystem. Anthill also automatically updates a project intranet site with artifacts from the latest build. Anthill is an extension to the Apache-Ant project and is compatible with version 1.3, 1.4, and 1.5 of Ant.
ALF is a native logging framework for Java with the unique advantage of supporting automated method tracing. This platform-independent library allows developers to debug their applications quickly without adding any code. By simply adding an argument to the JVM, you will get immediate method tracing, which can be filtered by package or class and sent to the console or a file. You can also use the ALF logging library to integrate information, warning, error, or exception statements into the output.
Bork is a very small, cross-platform file encryption utility using a password-based RC4 algorithm. It is designed to be included in source code form along with the files it encrypts for long-term storage (eg on CD-R). Its minimal external dependencies are designed to make it fairly futureproof.
Checky is a document validation and analysis extension for Firefox, Mozilla, and Netscape. It provides an easy-to-use interface to many free and commercial online validation and analysis services. It allows the user to validate, analyze, view, and inspect documents containing HTML, XHTML, CSS, RDF, RSS, XML, P3P, hyperlinks, metadata, and many more. It can check Section 508 and WAI compliance of documents with many helpful services. It can help in the design, development, and maintenance of accessible documents for a semantic web.
DSML is the Directory Services Markup Language, an XML dialect for working with directory information. The DSML Tools provide for the querying of any LDAP directory (with search results output as DSML), the importing of DSML data into any LDAP directory, the directory-context validation of DSML (checking for illegal attributes in the entries, etc.), and the calculation of the differences (for a directory) between two DSML documents to provide an XML Diff algorithm for DSML data. This software makes all LDAP-supporting directories DSML-enabled. It can also check the integrity of DSML data, and show at a glance how two data sets, represented as DSML, differ.
Showcase is a Mozilla Firefox plugin that allows tabs and windows to be managed by showing them as thumbnails in a single window, tab, or sidebar. It includes a find bar that will filter the thumbnails and the capability to select the thumbnails in the same way you would select files in your system.
The Java Conduit Manager is a Java application for installing and uninstalling Java conduits to the Palm Hotsync manager. Featured conduits are the XML Java conduits for the basic Palm pilot applications (addressbook, todolist, memopad, and datebook). These conduits perform a full mirror synchronisation between the handheld and the desktop, saving the information in XML files.
LiquidMaya is a Maya to Renderman plug-in that handles full Renderman output support with a focus on speed, efficiency, and extensibility. Its features include procedural rib generation, full network rendering support, segmented rib files, a shader assignment interface, and much more. Along with the ability to write full C++ plug-ins, it is incredibly easy to script Liquid with Mel. Liquid was used for the visual effects of the "Lord of the Rings" movie.