OpenLaunch is a Web-based content management system that integrates a broad array of services into a single, fully-featured, elegantly designed Web site. The project aims to eliminte the difficulty of integrating multiple systems into a single Web site by implementing a blog, forum, Web pages, wiki, and (coming soon) E-Commerce and support tickets. It is built around the Torpedo Framework, an open MVC framework which includes support for controllers, forms, and a large number of other very useful utilities.
AstroStack is an easy-to-use astronomical imaging and processing tool geared towards the use of inexpensive webcam CCDs. It provides a very tunable environment to produce the best quality images. It supports the following features: tunable webcam sampling; image stacking (averaging, additive etc.); pre and post-capture gamma (brightness) and contrast correction; dark-shot CCD calibration (subtractive); and an internal 16-bit grey-scale format for optimal resolution.
URL Router is a PHP class that can match URLs with routes for controllers and actions. It takes the definition of one or more routes with string expressions that define patterns to match given URLs. It supports a special route pattern syntax that allows defining how to extract the name of the controller and action from the URL. The class returns an array with the details of the matched route.
JS Measurer measures a webpage's width and height interactively. It lets the user define an area in the page by dragging the mouse pointer. The object renders the area outline as the mouse moves, showing the width and height of the area in pixels, as well the coordinates of the top-left corner of the area. A bookmarklet is also available, so this object can be used as a link placed, for instance, in the browser toolbar.
phpilelist is a file listing script that you can upload to a directory on your Web server. There's just one file to upload, and the script will list all files with extensions you specify and make them available for download. If you add, remove, or rename files, the listing will automatically update. If the directory contains a file named 'readme.txt', the script will show this file's contents above the download links.
node-cassandra-cql is a Node.js CQL driver for the Apache Cassandra CQL3 binary protocol. CQL is a query language for Apache Cassandra. It features connection pooling to multiple hosts, parameters in queries, the ability to get a cell by column name using row.get('first_name'), and bigints support.
Binary Puzzle Solver in Ruby is an automated solver for Binary Puzzles (a kind of logic game) featured on http://www.binarypuzzle.com/. The solver contains an API and a commandline program and explains why it thinks the player should place a 0 or a 1 in the box. Although it contains only a subset of the moves the authors could think of and does not use backtracking, it was able to solve all the puzzles from binarypuzzle.com which the authors tried.