Today I've successfully made a command that with a push of a button simulates the Win+Left (or Right) on windows. Just to clarify, we are talking about Gnome->Metacity. Essentially it moves the window to the side you choose and makes it as big as half the screen, very convenient for...
I started searching through small projects of Gnome (Tasque, Tomboy, Glipper)
and I was sad to see that a lot of them are less than active.
Now, as for comparison, I searched a couple of KDE projects and things are very different.