VRaptor 2 is a Web-based MVC and IOC framework based on many frameworks and ideas (Seam, Stripes, Webwork, Hibernate Annotations, etc). It makes full use of Java 5 Annotations. It favors convention over configuration, because configuration in XML/properties/annotations is always easy to make mistakes and repetitive (aka copy and paste in many places). This framework uses a more imperative approach, instead of having many XML files to configure lifecycle and other properties. Most of the settings go inside plain Java objects (POJO), so the team knows exactly what is going on and where.
The ZK Mobile is a ZK extension that enables ZK applications to run on mobile devices with little programming. With the event-driven components and a markup language, programming is as simple as programming desktops and designing screens is as easy as authoring HTML pages. No JavaME prerequisite is required.
Architecture Rules is a Java library that allows a programmer to assert code's architecture via unit tests or ant tasks. This test is able to assert that specific packages do not depend on others and is able to check for and report on cyclic dependencies among your project's packages and classes. This project wraps a industry accepted JDepend to simplify the process of maintaining a solid software architecture.
IT Mill Toolkit is a server-side RIA (Rich Internet Application) library that provides a versatile set of AJAX widgets for Java programmers. Applications are programmed in Java and executed server-side. At the client-side (i.e. in the browser), enhanced GWT widgets are used for presentation.
The mission of the Apache Portable Runtime (APR) project is to create and maintain software libraries that provide a predictable and consistent interface to underlying platform- specific implementations. The primary goal is to provide an API to which software developers may code and be assured of predictable if not identical behaviour regardless of the platform on which their software is built, relieving them of the need to code special-case conditions to work around or take advantage of platform-specific deficiencies or features.
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.
Reverspring is a Java library that allows you to create Spring IoC XML files from POJO at runtime. CoI stands for Control of Inversion: Reverspring just inverts the inversion of control mechanism of Spring Framework, allowing you to (re)write Spring descriptors starting from your Java objects. With Reverspring, you can write process descriptors on XML files without reinventing a new DTD or XML schema, but just using the well known Spring IoC syntax.
The Spiffy Framework is a collection of well-tested and often used helper methods and utility classes. Such methods and classes solve existing and recurring practical problems, and remedy annoying features of the Java language or its frameworks. The value of this framework is not only the code, but also the ideas for solutions to the problems. The goals are to collect and centralize "utility abstractions", and to serve as a repository of knowledge/smart ideas for programmers to learn.
Amiba is a Gene Expression Programming (GEP) framework for Java. GEP is, like genetic algorithms, a branch of evolutionary computing. The framework separates the process of evolution from the process of interpretation of the chromosome, allowing the use of various schemes. For example, graphs may be used as terminals and graph operations as operators in the chromosome instead of the usual double precision numbers. It implements mutation, transposition, and recombination. Options and rates are easily configured through an XML file. A mechanism to load fitness cases in bulk is also provided.