At EO MediaLabs we are working hard to generalize, update, and release quite a number of custom Joomla! components (even resurrecting some old Mambo ones) that we have written for customers over the years. Our goal is to produce these under GPL v2 or v3 and release them to the Joomla! community as FOSS (Free Open Source Software).
We don't anticipate requiring club membership for access to the core components we are publishing. We have created a subscription option, the MediaLab's Workbench, for those users who want:
Our first transitional component is Time Ticket for Nooku. Completely rewritten using Nooku, Time Ticket has reduced code and added features including: