freeglut is intended to be a 100% plug-compatible clone, and is released under the Xfree license. The GLUT (OpenGL Utility Toolkit) is a widely used library for doing window control, keyboard, and mouse input, and other basic functions for OpenGL programs. However, GLUT is not OpenSourced - although it's source code is available under a somewhat ill-defined set of restrictions. Hence, 'freeglut'.
JChart2D is a Swing widget for precise runtime visualization of numerical tuples in an x-y plot. It is easy to use and is designed for runtime display. Unlike other charting tools that cover all kinds of views (pie, bar, etc.), it just creates precise x-y plots. It is thread-safe: many different threads in an application may each add data to plot. A single chart may contain multiple different traces. It also features automatic scaling, choice of unit, viewports (zooming), output to images (PNG, JPEG, and EPS), logarithmic axis, and custom rendering of datapoints (lines, dots, discs, and filled polygons).
The Zero Memory Widget library is as powerful as classic widget libraries, but it does not use a single bit of memory per widget. So with this library, there is no widget pointer/reference, instance creation/destruction, event handler function, functions to read/write data between widget and application, and so on. GUI programming with this library is done in the C language, and it is as easy as composing an HTML page.
GtkDatabox is a widget for the GTK+ library designed to display large amounts of numerical data quickly and easily. It allows for one or more data sets of thousands of data points (X and Y coordinates) to be displayed and updated in split seconds. It offers the ability to zoom into and out of the data, and to navigate through your data by scrolling. In addition to rulers and a simple coordinate cross, it allows you to add one (or even more) configurable grids like on an oscilloscope. Data may be presented as dots, lines connecting the data, or vertical bars. The widget allows you to easily transform pixel coordinates into data coordinates, thus allowing you to easily create powerful applications for data analysis.
Luxor is an open-source XML User Interface Language (XUL) toolkit in Java that lets you build UIs using XML and also includes an ultra light-weight, multi-threaded Web server, a portal engine, and a template engine. It is also Web Start-ready, as everything fits in a jar and requires no loose files.
SPTK (Simply Powerful Toolkit) is a cross-platform toolkit that provides a set of C++ classes for fast and easy application development. It provides GUI components that use FLTK, and features database support with seamless connection to GUI components. There are drivers for use of SQLite and PostgreSQL directly, as well as support for other database engines through UnixODBC. SPTK includes many classes for working with strings, dynamic arrays, and maps, and is faster and has a smaller footprint than STL. It also supports reading, writing, and creating Excel 7 files, high-level GUI components with dataset support, support for automatic layouts, and support for Aspell.
Jaffa (Java Application Framework For All) is an enterprise-focused Java framework for rapid application development. It provides a complete Java Web application development stack, extending exsiting projects like Tomcat and Struts at the frontend with MVC-based web widgets, all the way through to a high-performance lightweight O/R persistence engine, with plenty of rich features in between including rules engines, declarative application, and data security. In addition to the runtime framework, there is a suite of component templates and other tools for rapid application development, including a TogetherSoft plug-in for UML intergration.
hk_classes is a set of C++ libraries for rapid development of database applications with all features a modern database application should have, like forms and reports. hk_classes is database and GUI independent. It also includes command line tools to use hk_classes in scripts. hk_classes includes drivers for DBase, Firebird, MS Access, MySQL, Paradox, PostgreSQL, ODBC, and SQLite.