MDIFramework provides a ready-to-use architecture to ease the creation MDI-style applications in Java. It takes care of the overall architecture of the main window of the application, with a tabbed architecture, the presence of an HTML printable message area, and so on. It provides a generic API to manage lengthy actions, keeping the interface responsive, and taking care that actions are performed one at a time, without having to bother about it. It can add metadata to already opened files. It manages loading and unloading of external plugins at runtime.
Blacken is a Java library for Roguelike development. It supports arbitrarily resizing the window. It maintains a "preferred size", changing the font size as needed. By default, all applications support Alt-Enter for fullscreen mode. It strives to support Unicode well. A cell contains a sequence of codepoints. Codepoints may be outside the Basic Multilingual Plane or zero-width accents. All key input consists of valid Unicode codepoints. Special keys are handled by codepoints in "private use" planes. Modifier keys are handled through a prefix character (like Unix systems handle Alt via the Escape character).
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). uimaFIT also makes it easy to instantiate UIMA components without using XML descriptor files by providing convenient factory methods. This makes uimaFIT an ideal library for testing UIMA components because the component can be easily instantiated and invoked without requiring a descriptor file to be created first. uimaFIT is very useful in research environments in which programmatic/dynamic instantiation of UIMA pipelines can simplify experimentation. For example, when performing 10-fold cross-validation across a number of experimental conditions, it can be quite laborious to create a different set of descriptor files for each run, or even a script which generates such descriptor files. uimaFIT is type system agnostic and does not depend on (or provide) a specific type system. This project has been superseded by the Apache uimaFIT project.
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.