IRC-API is a stateful, asynchronous IRC API written in Java. It offers an (a)synchronous programming model to its user, and has the ability to save the IRC server state per IRC connection. It supports SSL. The API has been tested on various IRC networks, including EFnet, DALnet, and Undernet. It offers a useful, detailed interface to the Server it connects to.
NW.ORM is a simple wrapper for accessing databases using hibernate in Java. It makes working with multiple databases easy. Aside from adding dependencies to your project and placing your hibernate configuration files in your classpath, no extra configuration is required. NW.ORM provides base classes for JPA-based class definitions. You can query using your method of choice. NW.ORM supports Criteria, HQL, and raw SQL.