Caramel is a collection of open-source Java utility classes and includes class utility methods, color utility methods and constants that let you use more than a hundred predefined colors by name (such as azure, chocolate, deepskyblue, indigo, etc.), data utility methods to get a timestamp in a RFC-1123 format, file utility methods to get file extensions or to save a stream to a file, MIME utility methods, net utility methods, string utility methods to fill in templates, and much more.
Cypress is an open-source Cascading Style Sheet (CSS) parser that lets you add well-documented, standardized name/value pairs (a.k.a. CSS style properties) to your own XML markup languages. It supports inline styles so you can add style properties to individual XML tags using the style attribute or external style sheets so that you can store style rules for reuse in separate, XML-free text documents. Cypress supports three forms of selectors to match your XML tags and style rules, that is, element selectors, class selectors, and id selectors.
The DPML SDK is a management platform for Java-based component development, resource management, and deployment. It is composed of the Transit resource management layer, the Depot multi-project build system, the Metro component management runtime engine, and the Station application management console.
Dozer is a powerful, yet simple Java Bean to Java Bean mapper that recursively copies data from one object to another. Typically, these Java Beans will be of different complex types. Dozer supports simple property mapping, complex type mapping, bi-directional mapping, implicit-explicit mapping, as well as recursive mapping. This includes mapping collection attributes that also need mapping at the element level. It not only supports mapping between attribute names, but also conversion between types. Many conversion scenarios are supported out of the box, but custom conversions can be specified via XML.
Drools is a Rete-based rules engine written in Java, but able to run on Java and .Net. it is designed to allow pluggeable language implementations. Currently, rules can be written in Java, Python, and Groovy. It also enables domain-specific languages (DSLs) via XML using a schema defined for your problem domain. DSLs consist of XML elements and attributes that represent the problem domain. An XML authoring tool provides a semi-rapid development environment with a drag and drop type interface based on the provided schema.
EJOE is a lightweight Java remoting framework built to send and receive objects through pluggable (de)serialization mechanisms. It offers a high-performance, simple, and clean object request broker (whereby ORB is meant in its natural manner and not in its relation with CORBA), with server and client components for your client/server applications. It's a highly scalable implementation of the common request-process-response pattern based on Java NIO. It does support optional remote class loading to avoid redundant classpath entries, but doesn't require stubs and/or proxy objects.