Not only do the editors here at Lifehacker feed your head with a feast of posts every day, every once in awhile we put our programming chops to good use and build custom software for our readers. If you've missed any of the Lifehacker Code line of applications, scripts, and plug-ins, here's your chance to get caught up.
All of the Lifehacker Code projects listed below are free to download, and they're licensed under the GNU GPL with source available, so we invite you to use, modify, and enhance to your heart's content.
Save countless keystrokes by automatically replacing abbreviations with commonly used phrases you define, like email signatures and common acronyms.
A simple system tray utility that automatically minimizes applications that you aren't using.
Set up an automated mouse click to run on a window after a user-defined period of time.
A mouse navigation tool that lets you perform common tasks, like moving forward and backward in your browser, by simply rocking your fingers across your left and right mouse buttons.
Instantly blank out your desktop and all of your running apps with Dropcloth, a Windows copy of previously mentioned Mac-only app Backdrop.
Automatically runs user-defined actions on folders and files (like deleting files X weeks old from your Downloads folder.)
Enhance Gmail with some of the best available Greasemonkey scripts which add over 30 additional features like keyboard shortcuts, saved searches, secure access, conversation previews, attachment icons and more. Translated into over 25 languages.
Enhance Gmail's new interface with a collection of the best Greasemonkey user scripts available, which add keyboard shortcuts, secure access, attachment icons and more.
Enhances Google Calendar with a collection of the best Greasemonkey user scripts available in a single interface.
Enhances Google Reader with a collection of the best Greasemonkey user scripts available in a single interface.
Enhances Flickr with a collection of the best Greasemonkey user scripts available in a single interface.
Enhances YouTube with a collection of the best Greasemonkey user scripts for YouTube available in a single interface.
Quick access meta lookups about the web page you're viewing. (Featured in PC Magazine)
Command Line Tools
Manage that todo.txt file sitting on your desktop with a simple shell script that makes adding, prioritizing, editing, and marking tasks as complete simple from the command line.