jCores is a Java library that feels like jQuery, with many shortcuts and transparent parallelism. It was made to denoise programming in the Java language and to increase execution speed. Its goal is to demonstrate that Java, the language, can be as sexy as Python in terms of hacking and as parallel as your hardware gets in terms of CPUs.
Stencil is a templating language for Java that makes layouts and template reuse a simple task. With support for macros, functions, and advanced expressions it's a truly useful language with a simple and elegant syntax. It has an advanced API and is suitable for use in standalone and server environments.