Groovy is an agile, dynamic language for the JVM which combines many features from languages like Python, Ruby, and Smalltalk and makes them available to Java developers using a Java-like syntax. It is designed to help get things done on the Java platform in a quicker, more concise, and fun way. It can be used as an alternative compiler to javac to generate standard Java bytecode to be used by any Java project or it can be used dynamically as an alternative language, such as for scripting Java objects, templating, or writing unit test cases.
This small tool connects to the P6Spy JDBC logger and displays in real time the queries going to the database. It uses an integrated SQL parser to build statistics on the most accessed tables and columns to enable database index creation. Other information is also gathered and displayed, such as the request time for a single request, for a class of request, and for all the requests. Sorting may be done on these views to detect database problems efficiently.
DBMonster is a tool which helps database application developers with tuning the structure of the database, tuning the usage of indexes, and testing the application performance under heavy database load. DBMonster generates as much random data as you wish and puts it into an SQL database. It provides a very pluggable interface and is trivial to use.
P6Spy is an open source framework for applications to intercept and optionally modify database statements. The P6Spy distribution includes P6Log, which intercepts and logs the database statements of any application that uses JDBC. This application is particularly useful for developers to monitor the SQL statements produced by EJB servers, enabling the developer to write code that achieves maximum efficiency on the server. P6Spy is designed to be installed in minutes and requires no code changes.
Solex is a Web application testing tool built as a plug-in for the Eclipse IDE. Based on a built- in Web proxy and a concept of extraction, replacement, and assertion rules, Solex provides functions to record a client session, adjust it according to various parameters and replay it. This is typically done in order to ensure the non-regression of a Web application's behavior.
MockDoclet is a tool for generating mock objects for Java classes and interfaces to aid in unit testing classes that are tightly coupled to other components. It is an active code generation tool that scans interfaces for JavaDoc style @mock tags at build time to generate the appropriate mock objects. It is built on top of XDoclet and the MockObjects framework, and is designed to be used with JUnit and Ant.
miniLogger is a very small (4 classes and a 10KB jar) and easy to use logger. It uses a logging API that is a subset of JDK 1.4 logging but works on all Java 2 versions. It has been tested on Windows, Solaris, IRIX, and Linux for versions 1.2 and 1.3 of the Sun JDK. It supports logger control from the command line. Logger names are hierarchical separated by dots, and selecting any name automatically selects all names below. If logger_name is an empty string, it will affect all loggers. The loggers and level options are evaluated from left to right. It prints the thread name, source file name, and number line by default, and output can be redirected from System.err to file or any PrintStream. Finally, the logger hierarchy can easily mirror a package/class hierarchy or can be arbitrarily defined by the user.