Expresso Framework is an open standards-based J2EE architectural framework that allows the developer to concentrate on application logic. It is a library of extensible Java Server application framework components for creating database-driven Web applications based on open standards. Expresso integrates with Apache Jakarta Struts, which emphasizes presentation and application configuration, and bringing a powerful tag library to Expresso. Expresso adds capabilities for security, robust object-relational mapping, background job handling and scheduling, self-tests, logging integration, automated table manipulation, database connection pooling, email connectivity, event notification, error handling, caching, internationalization, XML automation, testing, registration objects, configuration management, workflow, automatic database maintenance, and a JSP tag library.
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).
SecurityFilter is intended for use by Java Web application developers. It provides robust security and automatic authentication services for Web applications using FORM or BASIC authentication. It generally mimics the behavior and configuration format of container-managed security, but has some useful functional and portability advantages.
OSAccess is an entitlement security engine for prodividing fine grained security access. At the moment, the security spec for J2EE is silent on entitlement level security, so this project is an attempt to make a truly portable and reusable entitlement engine that can work with multiple backend security data repositories and be hosted on different application servers.
mod_authenticache provides a simple and generic method for caching authentication information on the client side in order to enhance performance. It has been tested with several Basic HTTP authentication modules, and has an Apache 2.0.x optional function exporter for caching credentials from any custom authentication module.