XmlBlaster is XML based MOM (Message oriented Middleware) with a lot of features. It is a publish/subscribe and point-to-point MOM server which exchanges XML-encoded messages. Communication with the server is based on CORBA (using JacORB), RMI, XML-RPC, native socket, or a persistent HTTP plugin. Subscribers can use XPath expressions to filter the messages they wish to receive and add their own MIME-based filter plugins. C/C++, Java, Perl, Python, VisualBasic.net, C#, and PHP client demos are included in the xmlBlaster test suite, and Tcl and Python demo clients are scheduled. XmlBlaster also provides a browser callback framework, allowing browsers (Netscape, Mozilla, MSIE) to receive instant callbacks over a persistent http connection. A security plugin framework allows authentication/authorization in many ways. Currently there are LDAP- and passwd-based plugins available.
ulxmlrpcpp is a library to perform calls via XML-RPC in an object oriented approach. It is possible to create both client and server applications in multithreaded environments. Unlike other implementations, it does not insist on HTTP for transportation, but might also accept other ways (e.g. a simple serial line with a user-defined protocol). For HTTP as a transportation protocol, the following features are supported: cookies, SSL/TLS, proxy, SSL/TLS over a proxy, and chunked transfers. ulxmlrpcpp is also able to transmit data faster with binary XML.
JBoss is an Open Source, standards-compliant, Enterprise JavaBeans application server implemented in pure Java. JBoss provides JBossServer, the basic EJB container and JMX infrastructure, JBossMQ for JMS messaging, JBossMail for mail, JBossTX for JTA/JTS transactions, JBossSX for JAAS based security, JBossCX for JCA connectivity, and JBossCMP for CMP persistence. It integrates with Tomcat Servlet/JSP container and Jetty Web server/servlet container, and enables you to mix and match these components through JMX by replacing any component you wish with a JMX-compliant implementation for the same APIs. The goal is to provide a full J2EE stack in the Free/Open Source software world.
j-Interop is a Java Open Source library (under LGPL) that implements the DCOM wire protocol (MSRPC) to enable development of Pure, Bi- Directional, Non-Native Java applications which can interoperate with any COM component. The implementation is itself purely in Java and does not use Java Native Interface (JNI) to provide COM access. This allows the library to be used from any Non-Windows platform. It comes with pre- implemented packages for automation. This includes support for IDispatch, ITypeInfo, and ITypeLib. For more flexibility (in the cases where automation is not supported), it provides an API set to directly invoke operations on a COM server.
RMIIO is a library that makes it as simple as possible to stream large amounts of data using the RMI framework (or any RPC framework). The RMI framework makes it very easy to implement remote communication between Java programs, yet does not provide any ready solutions for sending large files without blowing out memory on the client or server. What you really want to do is stream data from the client to the server using a framework that does not really expose streaming. The RMIIO library provides some very powerful classes that enable a client to stream data to the server using only a few extra lines of code.
omniORB is an Object Request Broker (ORB) which implements version 2.6 of the Common Object Request Broker Architecture (CORBA). It supports the C++ and Python language bindings, is fully multithreaded, uses IIOP as the native transport, and comes complete with a COS Naming Service. omniORB is one of the fastest available C++ ORBs.
Gentle.NET is a CLS-compliant, database independent object persistence framework. It has an extensive feature set, excellent performance, and reasonably complete docs. It features automatic SQL generation, object construction/caching/uniquing, validation, bindable list support, relation management, transactions, and much more. Oracle, PostgreSQL, MySQL, Firebird/InterBase, MS SQL Server (incl. CE), MS Access, SQLite, Sybase, and Sybase ASA are supported. It includes a NAnt build file as well as VS.NET project files for building under Windows. Mono 1.1.4 and higher is fully supported.