TweetBox.fx is a Twitter desktop client. It lets users send updates, replies, and direct messages. Users can retrieve their friend's timeline, their own timeline, direct messages, replies, and their favorites. TweetBox also allows the user to view multiple timelines at the same time. TweetBox has a very user friendly entry box for typing updates. It shows you how many characters are left and provides a very easy-to-use URL-shrinking function. TweetBox can also detect links to pictures on Mobypicture and TwitPic and respond by showing, instead of the original URL, a link labeled "picture" that pops up a thumbnail when the mouse hovers over it.
ASTRA is a set of software tools for mediated interpersonal awareness, addressing the need to stay in touch with family and friends or the need to be reassured regarding their well-being. The software provides a service oriented architecture, user tools, and applications that support communities to appropriate Pervasive Awareness applications.
Griffon is dekstop application development platform for the JVM. Inspired by Grails, it leverages the Groovy language and concepts like convention over configuration. The Swing toolkit is the default UI toolkit of choice however others may be used, principaly SWT and JavaFX. Developers may use a combination of the Groovy and Java as well as other JVM languages such as Scala, Clojure, Mirah, and Jython. It encourages the use of the MVC pattern and follows in the spirit of the Swing Application Framework (JSR 296) by defining a simple yet powerful application life cycle and event publishing mechanism.
DEMUX Framework enables Java developers to build modular, cross-platform applications which can run on desktop, Web, and mobile and embedded devices. It is based on OSGI and supports creating JavaFX desktop applications, mobiles apps (Android, iOS, Windows), and Web applications.
Bear is a lightweight remote automation tool for Groovy/Java/JVM. It allows you to deploy projects, setup your cluster, and install software to your remote machines. It differs from other existing tools in that it uses a programmatic approach - your deployment is a regular Java class. It also uses static types, chained method calls, FP, and fluent programming techniques.