Yujian and I have just finished work on EMBclient. It’s a little program that grabs announcements from our school’s online notice board system, with offline caching for messages that you’ll need to refer frequently to, and it syncs with the (horrendously ugly) web version because it can.
I didn’t actually code (I tried though!), just helped get it from this:
A substantial improvement, if you ask me. Could be better, of course, but…
Anyway, you can get EMBclient from http://bit.ly/getembclient or look for it on SourceForge.