TideSDK is the new standard for creating beautiful and unique desktop apps using your web development skills. You can also use other scripting language such as PHP, Python or Ruby, it is the best way to create unique desktop apps using simple web technologies. TideSDK is just what is required by a web developer who wants to create a desktop application. TideSDK can be used with no more than a basic text editor. You do not need any special tools or an IDE (although many developers prefer richer tools).
You can contribute to tideSDK by contributing to the online documents section of their website providing examples whenever it’s possible to make it easy for the TideSDK users to create cool desktop applications.
TideSDK is in beta only and completely free, they rely on donations to keep building and growing their great business so if you like what you see then show your appreciation.