JCatapult is a development platform written in Java. Built for modularization, JCatapult allows developers to build modules such as a blog, content-management system, wiki, or any other reusable set of features and use them across multiple applications. Built on top of open source technologies, JCatapult is a robust and scalable platform. However, it is also agile and lightweight because it uses a convention over configuration approach.
The Netty project is an effort to provide an asynchronous, event-driven network application framework and tools for rapid development of maintainable, high-performance, high-scalability protocol servers and clients. In other words, Netty is a NIO client server framework that enables quick and easy development of network applications such as protocol servers and clients. It simplifies and streamlines network programming such as TCP and UDP socket servers.
jSieve is a Java implementation of the Sieve mail filtering language defined by RFC 3028. Sieve is an extensible mail filtering language. Its limited expressiveness (no loops or variables and no tests with side effects) allows user created scripts to be run safely on email servers. Sieve is targeted at the final delivery phase (where an incoming email is transferred to a user's mailbox). jSieve is implemented as a language processor that can be plugged into any Internet mail application to add Sieve support.
With MetaModel, you use a type-safe SQL-like API for querying any datastore. It is a data access framework providing a common interface for exploration and querying of different types of datastores. It isn't a data mapping framework. Instead, it emphasizes abstraction of metadata and the ability to add data sources at runtime, making MetaModel great for generic data processing applications, but less so for applications modeled around a particular domain.