German Word Searches allows you to play on-screen word searches to reinforce core German vocabulary. The user can select any combination of 20+ built-in topics, containing a total of 1,200 items of vocabulary. The size and overall difficulty of word searches can also be configured.
Spanish Word Searches allows you to generate and play randomly-generated word searches based on 1,200 items of basic Spanish vocabulary split into topics. You can select to play the word searches on vocabulary from any combination of themes and specify the size of the grid, number of words, and difficulty parameters. The program also contains a link to the iPad version of the word search application.
Vocabularium creates Spanish-English podcasts to help with vocabulary learning. A vocabulary topic and the subtopics which you want to include in the podcast can be selected. The program outputs a WAV file (or MP3 if Lame is installed) that reads a list of Spanish words and phrases with English translations based on that topic. Several vocabulary topics are built into the program. Under Windows, Vocabularium is designed to work with any SAPI 5 voice. Under Linux and Mac OS, it currently works with Cepstral voices, including the free demonstration versions.
Run BASIC is a powerful, all-in-one Web programming system and application server, designed to make Web programming easy. Its capabilities include the use of the BASIC scripting language, graphics, XML, SQLite database, Cascading Style Sheets, and more. A help file, a tutorial, and example programs are included. This free edition lets you experiment with the Run BASIC system on a single computer.
Greenfoot is an integrated development environment that makes it easy to write games and simulations in Java. It comes with a broad range of demo scenarios and documentation that gets newcomers started very quickly. Greenfoot may be used to learn or teach programming, or just to write a cool game and maybe put it up on a Web site. (it can export the game to a Web page). It was originally developed for school age learners, but is now used by all age groups.
Daily Diabetes Diet Counter is a Web-based tracking program for people with diabetes. Just open the Counter and leave it open throughout the day, adding foods as you eat them. The Counter keeps track of calories, starches, vegetables, fruits, milks, meats, and fats. As you add foods, the Counter keeps a list that can be printed at the end of the day.
The Anti-Diet Pill is a tool you can add to your Web site that your dieting visitors will appreciate. The Anti-Diet Pill displays a randomly generated, daily-oriented, practical health tip to your visitors whenever they visit. The program is easy to install and visually appealing. The program is XML based, so adding more tips is easy.
Kallimachos is a simple Web-based digital book-catalog intended for personal use. Books are indexed by title, author, translator, edition, genre, page number, and ISBN. You can insert a new book, enter the library, and search by any item. It also provides a system-info viewer. The installation is quick and simple, and the program has a user-friendly interface.