Apache uimaFIT provides Java annotations for describing UIMA components which can be used to directly describe the UIMA components in Java code without the need for traditional UIMA XML descriptors. This greatly simplifies refactoring a component definition (e.g., changing a configuration parameter name). It also makes it easy to instantiate UIMA components without using XML descriptor files by providing convenient factory methods. It is ideal for testing UIMA components because the component can be easily instantiated and invoked without requiring a descriptor file to be created first.
AppInfo is a small library that provides an easy way to show always valid, automatically updated information about a version of running software in your Web or desktop Java application. It is especially useful with automatic builds from CI server deployed on QA. It currently supports displaying the name, version, build number, and build date of running software. This information is available as text from end application and can be customized to fit your needs. Source information can be passed via environment variables and works out-of-box with Hudson CI server.
Spring Batch Advanced Launcher (SBAL) is a tool based on Spring Batch. It allows launching batches from the command line. A set of advanced functionality is provided to allow enterprise deployment as an alternative to the CommandLineJobRunner. it provides advanced features like displaying the batch version, running resource validations, and configuring logging. It also defines a standard directory structure for deployments.
TIXI is a fast and simple XML interface library for applications written in C, C++, Fortran, Java, and Python. Although simplified and somewhat restricted compared to a fully-fledged XML processing library, it can create documents, create and delete nodes, and add and remove element attributes. Routines for reading and writing text nodes and nodes holding integer and floating point numbers are included, along with routines that process aggregates of these simple types for the processing of geometric data, multidimensional arrays, or arrays of vectors.
android-metadata is a utility library for Android designed to simplify reading metadata values from AndroidManifest.xml. It can quickly access metadata values from anywhere with a few lines of code, read individual metadata values into type-specific variables, and read one or more metadata values into annotated Java classes.
eXtcos is an extensible JVM component scanner, similar to the component scanning feature of Spring. It is a small library solely focused on the task of class path scanning. It provides an easy-to-use query language for requesting the classes. This is a refreshing change to the boiler plate code you need to use the Spring classes for your own needs. You can get several different kinds of classes with just one query. You can use eXtcos for finding plug-ins for your application, classes meant to be run inside your container or framework, and the like. eXtcos is basically a base library on which other applications, containers, and frameworks can depend on.