ReadingBug is a designed to help in memorizing words, spelling, mathematics, and other things. ReadingBug may look like just another flash card program, but it can do much more. The program will track the progress of the student in a simple HTML table that can be imported into other programs for further evaluation. The program is fully configurable. Sounds and graphics are left in a simple format, allowing users to make changes as they see fit.
Kana no quiz is a little educational tool to memorize the pronunciation of Japanese kana (hiragana & katakana) in an easy way. The method is quite simple: a kana appears randomly and you have to find its romaji transcription. Kana no quiz may thus fit the needs of both a beginner and a master of kana. It has been translated into several languages, and many quiz options are configurable. Kana images have been initially modelled in SVG and are placed under the Free Art License (http://artlibre.org/licence/lal/en/).
Suri Pluma is a satellite image processing tool and visualizer. It can open the most common image formats without importing to an internal format and minimizing the memory required for visualization. It is designed to be modular and extensible. It has a meassurement tool (distance and areas with error estimation) and geographical and map coordinate information.
Samurai Kanji a flash-card application for memorizing kanji. It is inspired by "Remembering the Kanji I" by James Heisig. It can run on any PDA or mobile device running PalmOS, SymbianOS, or Windows CE. What primarily makes this different from other, similar applications is that the kanji are divided into the same lessons that Heisig uses in his book. The user can then choose which lessons to drill on as the user progresses through the book.
The goal of MyChineseFlashCards is to ease the visual and auditory memorization of the 1,500 most used Chinese characters. To reach that goal, MyChineseFlashcards allows the user to learn characters with flash cards method; to access the characters of the dictionary in random, ascending, or descending order; to filter the characters, using one of 31 available filters; and to consult statistics on characters.
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.
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.
BDDs [bry86] (or more precisely ROBDDs) are efficient data structures for representing a boolean formula. They are widely used in formal verification, in particular symbolic model-checking. Ruby- BDD, based on Buddy, provides access to BDDs from Ruby, a powerful and very easy to use object-oriented language. The purposes are quick prototyping and education.