Shell.NET is a set of console applications written in C#. It features some classic Unix applications like basename, cal, grep, tr, uniq, and wc, but also some unique tools like RunScript or TextTransform, an awk-like text processing application accepting scripts written in any .NET language.
GNOME Word of the Day is a GNOME applet that displays a new vocabulary word each day. No one likes to be lost in a sea of unknown words. With this applet, your vocabulary will evince perennial growth. It's a must when preparing for the SAT or GRE tests and for improving both reading comprehension and writing precision. It sits in the panel as a whole word or as a small icon. You can retrieve words from a selection of online sources and automatically cycle to a new source every few hours.
The DataOne Software XML VIN Decoder service is platform independent software. A VIN is simply passed to the software and a response is provided in XML format. This service represents a way to gain instant access to tier one industry automotive data without the overhead of development and server infrastructure.
HelPass is a program that aids users in choosing quality new passwords. This is done by giving suggestions based on a password they enter, by generating a password based on a paragraph, or by generating a random password. The user is then aided by a password "workshop", which allows them to attempt to type it repeatedly. It is intended to be extended with new password suggestion plugins of various kinds.