Jat (Java Application Template) is a Java framework that is easy to extend. It supplies modular and flexible basic functionalities to develop Web and standalone applications. It can improve application start-up time. Jat Portal is an enhanced version of Jat. It provides several pre-configured features to build a complete Web application.
The goal of dzo is to treat application database objects the same way the application's source code is treated, with respect to development, revision control, and deployment. Dzo uses a text file that contains native create statements for all database objects and compares them against the actual database-schema. As a result, dzo creates the SQL statements needed to update the database schema (or you can let dzo execute the SQL statements directly). If your application lives in a Tomcat or Java EE application server, dzo has a servlet that controls the deployment process, inspects and executes the necessary database changes, and finally deploys the application. Dzo currently works with HSQLDB, MySQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL, and SQL Server (more to come).
Perfmon4j is a suite of performance monitoring tools that are intended to be used to diagnose performance bottlenecks and monitor throughput and response time in production Java applications. Its main features include servlet response time monitoring, detailed thread trace sampling, Java instrumentation that enables Package, Class, and Method monitoring without code modification, snapshot monitoring of system metrics including Garbage Collection, Memory Pools, etc., an API for applying additional monitoring points via method annotations or in-line timers, and support for dynamically enabling monitors in running applications.
SlimWeb aims to replace Struts or JSF in your J2EE application, but is closer to Rails or TurboGears in its heavy use of convention-over-configuration, simplicity, and power. It aims to reduce (and most of the time completely eliminate) all boilerplate code, XML configuration files, and even deployment times.
Moterako is a Semantic Web operating system. It provides users with a tool for integrated management of knowledge. It proposes a model of representation, manipulation, and exploitation of all human knowledge. On a collective level, Moterako aims for the establishment of an open and shared knowledge base.
Athena Framework for Java is a full fledged enterprise object-relational mapping (ORM) framework that employs metadata as mapping configuration. It greatly simplifies Java Web application development by removing the requirement of manual mapping and manual database schema updating. In addition to features like Java object persistence, powerful EJBQL querying execution, and comprehensive code generation, Athena has built-in support for multi-tenancy, which enables developers to build cloud applications easily. Athena can be easily integrated with other libraries like Struts or Spring to provide full stacks of service.