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Web Frameworks

echo

Echo is a framework for developing object-oriented, event-driven Web applications. Echo removes the developer from having to think in terms of "page-based" applications and enables him/her to develop applications using the conventional object-oriented and event-driven paradigm for user interface development.

 

caramba

The caramba framework is built from bottom to top with one main goal: creating Responsive, Rich Internet Applications. With the AJAX technology we could already achieve this, but it was hard to debug, error prone and time intensive to make it work. We are sure that simplicity can be achieved by following the event driven architecture: Caramba is 100% event driven, so very, very easy to use. Using Caramba makes it possible to make fancy, responsive web-applications without having to write a single line of JavaScript. You don't need to learn another language. Just the good old java syntax and JSP, that's all you need to know to get started.

 

swingweb

Swingweb is an implementation of AWT toolkit that enables AWT/Swing application to be operating inside a web container and presented as a web application to the web browser, purely in HTML/CSS/javascript. There's no code conversion required for the swing application to run in the SwingWeb environment. Some of the features of SwingWeb include the following:

 * Support web-environment with multiple concurrent application sessions
 * Component-oriented architecture that allows developer to enable existing swing component to web environment easily
 * Support common AWT/Swing components in java.awt.
 * and javax.swing.
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 * Support all component layouts in jdk
 * Highly configurable use of jxp template for component presentation

 

hamlets

Hamlets (previously known as IBM Servlet-based Content Creation Framework) is an open source system for generating dynamic web-pages originally developed by René Pawlitzek at IBM. A Hamlet is a servlet extension that reads XHTML template files containing presentation using SAX (the Simple API for XML) and dynamically adds content on the fly to those places in the template which are marked with special tags and IDs using a small set of callback functions. A template compiler can be used to accerate Hamlets. Hamlets provide an easy-to-use, easy-to-understand, lightweight, small-footprint, servlet-based content creation framework that facilitates the development of Web-based applications. The Hamlets framework not only supports but also enforces the complete separation of content and presentation.

 

macaw

Macaw is an object-publishing framework designed for local web applications. Freemarker is used for presentation, Jetty is used as the default web container, and there is a basic integration with Hibernate (but other persistence mechanisms can be used). The framework requires two layers over the top of "business logic" classes: a Java web layer where certain simple method and class naming conventions are used to facilitate easy mapping of data to and from HTML, and Freemarker page templates. A small number of Freemarker tags are defined to enable references to Macaw-based objects within the page templates.

 

rsf

RSF is an open source web programming framework, with roughly the scope of Sun's JSF. RSF is written in Java, and is built on the Spring framework. RSF features a pure-HTML templating engine named IKAT, which achieves the cleanest separation between presentation and logic yet made - build "components" using pure HTML and libraries of code rather than heavy framework base classes. RSF also features a lightweight request-scope Spring clone, RSAC, which brings the magic benefits of inversion of control into the request scope. RSF currently has integrations for Hibernate, JSR-168, Cocoon and Sakai.

 

calyxo

The Calyxo framework encourages in MVC model 2 based web application development. It offers support for true modular applications, i18n, a flexible view manager, a powerful validation engine, and more.

 

anvil

Anvil is a Java based server environment and object oriented programming language with templating support, being especially well-suited to for web applications.

 


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