The JET Code Generator connects to any JDBC-based database and exports the schema as an XML-formatted file, and then generates code based on XSL Transformations. The user is free to write/modify XSLTs to generate virtually any type of source code from the XML representing your database schema. A complete example is included with a database, support classes, XSL Transformations, and build scripts (ANT and batch).
Velocity is a Java-based template engine. It permits anyone to use the simple yet powerful template language to reference objects defined in Java code. When Velocity is used for Web development, Web designers can work in parallel with Java programmers to develop Web sites according to the Model-View-Controller (MVC) model, meaning that Web page designers can focus solely on creating a site that looks good, and programmers can focus solely on writing top-notch code. Velocity separates Java code from the Web pages, making the web site more maintainable over the long run and providing a viable alternative to Java Server Pages (JSPs) or PHP. Velocity also provides template services for the Turbine Web application framework, making a template service that allows Web applications to be developed according to a true MVC model.
UIML stands for User Interface Markup Language. It is an XML-family language for user interface description. The basic idea is to build user interfaces for various platforms from one description (source). The description consists of a widget structure definition, widget properties, reaction on events, widget set description, application logic, etc. The project aim is to build a Python renderer for UIML. It supports static rendering and wxPython. See additional info on UIML at www.UIML.org
CoolPackager is a program for developers which will allow users of your software to easily install your program. A CoolPackage is a self-extracting, and self-installing shell script. Creating a CoolPackage with CoolPackager only requires a .tar.gz and a simple installation script.
The EJBWizard is a graphical tool written in Java to assist in the rapid prototyping on Enterprise Java Beans (EJBs) and JavaServer Pages (JSPs) that manipulate them. Originally designed to work with the JOnAS EJB server system, the EJBWizard has been expanded to create beans suitable for use with virtually any EJB server system.
DbDesigner is a useful tool for constructing databases in an intuitive and easy-to-use environment, where you have a visual representation of the tables and relations contained in your project. You can quickly see the fields in a table or how each table relates to the others. After you are finished, it can export the schema of the database into an .sql script, or directly connect to a database backend and build it there. It can also import already existing databases from .sql scripts or db backends. It can save your project into its native format (XML) so all information is kept, and it has a plugin architecture to be easily extensible to work with many database servers (it comes with 2 plugins for PostgreSQL and MySQL).