Load is a utility for Web application and SOAP-based Web services performance and scalability testing. It features a scripting language and a library of test objects for the creation of intelligent agents that drive the Web application or SOAP-based Web service. Running hundreds of agents concurrently shows how your software performs in production environments. Load is a Java application that runs on Linux, Solaris, NT, Win2000, and Macintosh. While Load continues to be maintained, the next generation is the TestMaker program.
LogiTest is a Java application for functional and regression testing of Web sites. It currently supports GET and POST methods, HTTPS, cookies, browser history, XML formatted tests, simple Testlet API for writing new tests, user-defined HTTP headers and parameters, and regular expressions. Tests are recorded and played back through a easy-to-use GUI and can be stored and loaded from XML files.
mod_backhand is a load balancing module for Apache. It provides per-request HTTP redirection within a heterogeneous Apache server cluster. Each request is processed and run through a set of "candidacy functions" to determine which server is best suited to respond. The request is then proxied to that server. Facilities are in place to allow you to write your own dynamically loadable decision making algorithms. Everything about the request and the current availability of resources can be used in the decision-making process.
mod_sequester is a module for the Apache Web server 1.3 which allows you to control access to Web documents according to the date and time of the request. It provides four basic ways to control access: allow until time t, allow after time t, allow between times t and t', and allow except between times t and t'. It is useful for controlling access to time-sensitive things like press releases (disallow until after), special offers (allow until), or windowed 'this week only' opportunities (allow between).
The JGenerator is a Web server production application that can dynamically combine text, graphics, and sound to build rich Flash content. It is a free alternative to and analog of Macromedia Generator. It supports most of the Macromedia Generator features, uses the same data format and the same set of commands, and emulates its behavior.
mod_pointer is an Apache module for making domain redirects easy. The configuration part of the mappings are handled in either a MySQL or Postgresql database, or in a NDBM or SDBM db file, which makes it it easy to build a web-based interface for letting users change it on their own.
SiteMesh was built upon the Java Servlet 2.3 API. It is a web-page layout system and web-application integration system to aid in creating large sites consisting of many pages for which a consistent look/feel, navigation, and layout scheme is required. It intercepts requests to any static or dynamically generated HTML page requested through the web-server, parses the page, obtains properties, and data from the content, and generates an appropriate final page with modifications to the original. It is ideally suited for Java based sites (particularly JSP) but can be dropped into any existing site that uses a Servlet engine including static, CGI, PHP, and ColdFusion generated pages.