StupidZombie is a tool that can be used to "ping" several directories to notify then about a blog update. It does not need to be run from a Web page like Blogger or Wordpress. You can run StupidZombie from a cron job or using Java WebStart. Also, StupidZombie has a simple tag generator from directories that support it.
jbookshelf is an electronic book collection organizer and reader. It supports collecting plain files (text, HTML, PDF, etc.), has basic collection search, fulltext collection search (planned), internal viewers for plain text, HTML, RTF, and PDF, notes and citations, book categories, FB2 support (planned), and portability (removable drives support) (planned).
StoryText (formerly PyUseCase) is an unconventional GUI testing tool written in Python. It currently has mature support for PyGTK, beta status support for Java Swing, SWT/Eclipse RCP, and Tkinter, and very basic support for wxPython. Instead of recording GUI mechanics directly, it asks the user for descriptive names and hence builds up a "domain language" along with a "UI map file" that translates it into the current GUI layout. Instead of an "assertion" mechanism, it auto-generates a log of the GUI appearance and changes to it, so as to use that as a baseline for text-based testing, using e.g. TextTest. Instead of requiring the tester to add "wait" statements by hand, it includes support for instrumenting code so that "waits" can be recorded.
Metawidget is a "smart user interface widget" that populates itself, at runtime, with UI components to match the properties of your business objects. Metawidget does this without introducing new technologies. It inspects your existing back-end architecture (such as JavaBeans, existing annotations, existing XML configuration files) and creates widgets native to your existing front-end framework (such as Swing, Java Server Faces, Struts, Android). Metawidget does not replace or hide your existing UI framework and guarantees that your investment in its technology and knowledge is as valid as always.
CellarBoss provides a simple way to manage your wine cellar. It lets you easily update your database and includes printable reports. It uses an embedded Derby database so no separate database server is needed. The reports are created using Jasper Reports and can be printed and saved in many formats including PDF, HTML, Open Document, and XLS.
MSBLayout is a layout manager for Java AWT and Swing that combines the nested-boxes approach of BoxLayout with flexible constraints as used by GridBagLayout. A concise API with good defaults minimizes the code required to get the layout you want. MSBLayout makes it easy to align and justify components and to synchronize their sizes. Gaps between components can be inserted automatically. Optimized resizing behaviour keeps your dialogs looking good when displayed larger or smaller than their preferred sizes. The API is also well suited for constructing layouts dynamically at run-time.