PersistClass provides access to relational databases for PHP. It attempts to focus on simplicity and convenience by eliminating the need for boilerplate, meaningless code. It can establish database connections (MySQL, Oracle, etc.), execute SQL queries, parse query results, provide convenience methods (read a single row or value, etc.), escape data (against SQL injection, HTML escaping for outputs), handle transactions, and provide strict error handling and object persistence (storing and retrieving PHP objects in db tables).
SDLbits is a very lightweight SDL wrapper for Java. This library was designed to be very small and simple. It does not use Swig, but goes directly from "native" Java definitions to the sdlbits C wrapper library to SDL or OpenGL (in C). All symbols are exposed as they would be in C, except the "SDL_" prefix has been removed, since all names are inside the SDL class. The SDL structures from C are translated to very simple Java classes, such as SDL.VideoInfo. Most fields are exposed as read-only "get" methods, but "set" methods for writable members are supported as well. These classes simply interface to the actual C data with a ByteBuffer "pointer".
The LogicBoxes API is a full-control set of programming interfaces that allow you and your resellers to develop your own Website and control panels and integrate them into LogicBoxes OrderBox. Every function of LogicBoxes OrderBox is exposed via the OrderBox API. You can duplicate any or all of the functionality at your end by integrating into the API. The API comes with a specification, client side kits, sample forms, sample code, and complete documentation. Integrating with the API is a breeze. The API is based on SOAP/WSDL. Client side kits are available in PHP, Perl, ASP.NET, and Java. Additionally, since the protocol is standards-based, the API is truly platform independent. Monitoring systems prevent API abuse and any denial of service attacks on the API servers. The API is scalable and secure.
Multicrush is a wrapper around pngcrush that distributes the work of brute-force compressing a single image over several pngcrush processes. This gets you a slightly less than a linear speedup, caused by different compression methods having slightly different durations. For example, the author has measured a speedup of 1.92 on a 2-core Intel T5300, and 3.86 on a 4-core Intel Q6600. The only requirements are a copy of pngcrush and at least Python 2.4. If you have version 2.6 or higher, multicrush can automatically detect how many CPUs to use.
Libfairydust is a small wrapper library intended for use with GPU clusters that 'hijacks' CUDA and OpenCL calls. It can be used to 're-route' calls to a certain GPU, so a process requesting GPU#0 might end up running on GPU#4 without knowing (or caring) about it. This works completely transparently and does not need any sort of 'cooperation' from the application, changes to code, or relinking.