TurnKey Drupal is an extremely easy way to get up and running with Drupal in just a couple of minutes. It's a pre-integrated turnkey server based on Ubuntu that is packaged as a Live CD image capable of supporting installations on both physical and virtual machines, including VMWare, Xen, VirtualBox, and KVM. It features a small footprint, automatic security updates, a rich Web administration interface, and an easy to use configuration and installation console. It includes a dozen popular Drupal extensions for convenience.
File Manager System (FMS) is a PHP class to manipulate files and directories stored on the server side. It can perform several types of operations on files and directories. It can list and retrieve information about files and sub-directories of a given directory, sorted by several types of parameters. Files and directories can be removed from a list. It can search for files and directories by name. Directories can be created, renamed, and deleted. Files can be created, renamed, moved, copied, deleted, uploaded, and highlighted.
smupcheck, which stands for Smart Update Checker, checks Web sites for updates automatically, even if they don't offer an RSS feed. It is a very basic tool, and does not offer advanced features such as checking password-protected Web sites, highlighting changes, or filtering results.
PSX is a PHP framework for creating RESTful APIs. It helps you to build clean URLs serving Web standard formats like JSON, XML, Atom, and RSS. It includes a handler system that abstracts away SQL queries from domain logic, a routing system that executes correct controller method for the location of the controller and the method annotation, and a flexible data system that converts database records into formats like JSON, XML, Atom, and RSS. A lightweight DI container handles dependencies. The controller supports request and response filters that can modify the HTTP request or response, and filters are provided for Basic and Oauth authentication.
TinyNews is a simple news/article publishing system for Web sites. Its main feature is that it doesn't require a database, so it's ideal for smaller sites where a full blown CMS would be too much. It provides search engine friendly URLs, RSS feeds, and a WYSIWYG editor with a file manager.
Silverstripe is a standards-compliant content management system that allows the user to manage a dynamic content site. It utilizes an MVC architecture and has a desktop feel with its use of AJAX-based controls. Running this application as a JumpBox allows you to be up and running in minutes on any operating system. It also features portability across computing environments, a Web-based admin console to simplify administration, and a built-in automated backup system to protect your work.