MightyString adds array functionality and other tools for Ruby strings, including matching, indexing, substitution, and deletion. MightyString::HTML.strip_html provides more ideal HTML-to-ASCII formatting output. This is an advanced block "filtering" module. It works very well, with extremely rare cases which fall through its fingers.
SalatReminder is a simple Atom feed generator that displays today's Salat timings based on your IP address' geographical location. Prayer timings are sourced from Islamic Finders Prayer Web service. Default options can be configured in a config.ini file. It does not work well with proxies that affect geolocation, but the title of the feed contains the current city and country.
EXIP provides a C library for the parsing and serialization of Efficient XML Interchange (EXI) format streams. The focus is portability and efficiency for embedded systems development. The project was started at the EISLAB research group in the Department of Computer Science, Electrical and Space Engineering, Luleå University of Technology, and is part of research efforts to bring resource-constrained embedded devices, such as wireless sensor nodes, closer to the enterprise business processes taking place in processing, manufacturing, and communication industries.
PicoRSS is a complete RSS reader and aggregator for Java (J2ME, MIDP 2.0) or Symbian cellphones. It supports the ability to search for feeds using keywords, top 10 daily feeds, real time headlines, viewing of articles, an integrated HTML browser, the ability to save articles for offline viewing, sharing of articles using Twitter, SMS, and MMS, zoom, full-size, save, and OCR for images, compression to reduce wireless data charges, and support for Unicode and many character encodings.
Xidel is a command line tool to download Web pages and extract data from them. It can download files over HTTP/S connections, follow redirections, links, or extracted values, and process local files. The data can be extracted using XPath 2.0, XQuery 1.0, and JSONiq expressions, CSS 3 selectors, and custom, pattern-matching templates that are like an annotated version of the processed page. The extracted values can then be exported as plain text/XML/HTML/JSON, or assigned to variables to be used in other extract expressions or be exported to the shell. There is also an online CGI service for testing.
Sirix is a versioned tree-based storage system. It provides Snapshot Isolation through MVCC and is best suited for flash-based storage. The tree encoding is suited for heavy update operations. It provides diffing algorithms either to import diffs between currently shredded (imported) XML documents to update a tree structure or to get the differences between versions of a tree structure. A GUI provides several visualizations for comparing imported tree structures.
pg_xnode is an extension (module) which adds several data types to the PostgreSQL database server, allowing it to store XML documents, XML (tree) nodes, and XPath expressions. Unlike the in-core implementation of XML, pg_xnode does not require repeated parsing of XML data, and thus should be more efficient. In addition, the extension has functions to add/remove nodes to/from existing XML documents, and templates to create XML documents from tables.