Some of the drawbacks of the MATLAB syntax include the inability to use C-style block comments, lack of #includes and the requirement that each function be written in a separate file. The MATLAB Pre-Processor consists of a MATLAB function and PERL script to get around these problems and make MATLAB development much easier and faster.
John's MATLAB Library (JLib) is a library consisting of various functions useful for those writing MATLAB simulations. It is structured as a library covering a variety of areas rather than a set of toolboxes. Currently, functions from general utility operations to CDMA wireless specific routines are provided.
GDC is a C library that enables processes on networked machines to communicate in a group, with messages being sent in sequence across such groups. IP multicast is used as the underlying transport, which makes it an efficient means for communications in a large-scale clustering environment. Originally written as a short two week undergraduate project, it has now been released under the GPL for general use.
Advanced PHP database for those without mySQL or similar dedicated databases. Supports many data types and advanced features through a simple PHP object API. Low-level implementation very efficient with indexes. Example code and database manager supplied.
W3mon is a tool that can be used to monitor a set of web sites. By continually polling such web sites (say, once per hour), the respective webmasters can be notified by e-mail whenever an outage occurs.