EvoChess is a scientific experiment that uses Internet-connected computers in the evolution of chess playing programs. You can participate by running qoopy, an environment for distributed computing as done by EvoChess. The users can start their own evolution to develop a variety of chess programs. The better ones will survive and produce offspring, who inherit their successful behavior encoded in their genotype. To run it, Java 1.3 must be installed.
Astro Battle is an online multiplayer space simulation game where players can design and pilot their space ships against each other. The spaceships are made up of modules. Modules are components that contribute some ability or property to the spaceship as a whole. Some examples of modules are bridges, thrusters, cannons, torpedo bays, reactors, and batteries. A Player can join an arena by challenging another player to a space duel or by joining a dedicated server (which can host several players at a time). Astro Battle also has a practice arena for testing ship designs offline.
SDLucid is a C++ wrapper library for the SDL media library. It aims to not only be a wrapper, but to also offer a cleaner interface than the original SDL, as well as increased functionality. This additional functionality includes fonts, PNG loading, graphical primitives, built-in mixing, mod playing, and MP3 decoding. SDLucid follows naming conventions, approximating those of the Standard Template Library.
C Scripting Language (CSL) is an embeddable scripting language with C syntax. A comprehensive set of libraries is included in the base package, and writing your own libraries is possible with an easy API for C programs, as well as a class interface for C++ programs. If you are looking for a compact and powerful scripting engine for your application, CSL might be the choice.
The Generic Software Wrappers Toolkit allows you to wrap closed-source applications to constrain or transform their behavior. Wrappers are written that intercept system calls and other system events, and allow you to deny, transform, log, or augment the system events. They are written in a custom language that abstracts away many of the gritty issues, allowing the wrapper author to concentrate on policy. Sample wrappers include dbfencrypt, which provides transparent access to "encrypted" files; controlledx, which limits the programs a process can execute; and id-seq, a trainable sequence-based intrusion detection wrapper.
ClearParse is a flexible engine that can be used for any parsing task including interpreting or compiling programming languages, analyzing or converting data files, processing command line parameters and user input, implementing markup languages and scripts, natural language processing (NLP), and more.
GoWeather displays an attractive representation the current weather conditions for a particular location, along with upcoming weather forecasts. The source of the data are small, text-based reports in a standard format (METAR and Zone Forecast (ZFP)) made available from an unchanging, reliable source (the National Weather Service (NWS)). GoWeather is FLTK-based, has a small form-factor, and the data files are very small and can be accessed offline. This means GoWeather is suitable for Linux handhelds (like the Agenda VR3 PDA).
TIGL-USB provides a driver for the the USB version of the well-known TI-GRAPH LINK cabled used for connecting TI graphing calculators to a computer. With this cable you can backup/restore your calculator, send/receive variables, do screenshots, FLASH your calculator (update the Operating System), etc.