Higgs.IO is a high performance, message oriented network library built for realtime systems. It provides a core extensible framework and libraries built on top of the core. Libraries include a WebSocket server, an HTTP server and client, and Boson, a custom serialization and RMI library.
Corn Httpclient is an HTTP client designed make HTTP requests from Java clients to Web servers as plain requests and form requests. Since authentication requirements are supported, you can make requests to secured Web resources behind the proxies. It supports multiple clients making requests simultaneously with different security credentials.