"While eBay was once seen solely as the world's garage sale, it
is evolving into a general commerce marketplace, and that makes
auction monitoring applications all the more useful. JBidwatcher,
one of the best open source eBay utilities, has just released a
major update. Let's take a look.
"JBidwatcher is the work of Morgan Schweers, who has overseen
its development for close to eight years. It hasn't always been
easy, though--JBidwatcher 0.9 was released in 2003, but 1.0 didn't
come until 2006..."