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Web Frameworks


JAT is a flexible Java base-framework which can be easily extended to improve projects start-up time. JAT allows to build Web applications (J2EE) or standalone application (server, batch, etc.). JAT supplies the main basic functionalities of any Java application, such as:

 * High Business Object abstraction
 * Integration facilities (provided for DBMS, LDAP and open to any software product)
 * Authentication and user privileges management
 * MVC pattern implementation (with privileges management and page flow control)
 * HTML layout structure management (header, footer, menu, etc.)
 * HTML dynamic contents and facilities (form, report, paging)
 * Logging feautures
 * Help on-line utility
 * High configuration of all described functionalities
 * Administration and configuration GUI



Pustefix is a framework that helps you to develop web based applications. The framework consists of two more or less independent parts: A machinery to apply recursive XSLT transformations that produces the UI of the web application. A Java framework that takes input from the UI to change the application data and supplies changes of the application data back to the UI. Together, the framework acts similar to the Model-View-Controller pattern (as far as this is possible in the context of a web application).



[fleXive] is a Java EE 5 open-source framework for the development of complex and evolving (web-)applications. It speeds up development by easing many tedious and repetitive programming tasks and helping to keep your application(s) flexible during the development-cycle and in production. [fleXive] concentrates on enterprise-scale content modeling, storage and retrieval, and includes comprehensive JSF support for displaying and manipulating these contents in (web) applications. The runtime environment can be included in existing Java EE applications, but you can also build new applications and package them into stand-alone Java EE applications. [fleXive] provides essential features for data-centric applications:

 * Secure EJB-based persistence engine
 * Web development JSF toolkit
 * Powerful administration interfaces
 * Based on the latest industry-standards like Java 6, EJB 3, JSF, etc.



MyFaces is an implementation of JavaServer(tm) Faces (JSR 127), a new and upcoming web application framework that accomplishes the MVC paradigm. It is comparable to the well-known Struts Framework but has features and concepts that are beyond those of Struts.



TrimPath provides open-source (GPL & APL) web technologies, focused around JavaScript, synchronization, MVC, occasionally connected computing, and Google Gears. The open source Junction framework is a conventions-over-configuration, synchronizing web MVC framework for JavaScript. Features of Junction:

 * Junction is a riff of the Ruby on Rails framework into the world of JavaScript.
 * Junction makes your web application perform great.
 * Junction is a synchronizing MVC framework for building applications on top of Google Gears, but also does not require Google Gears if you don't want it.
 * Junction automatically synchronizes your client-side and server-side code and RDBMS's.
 * Junction still works even if the network is occasionally-connected or offline.
 * Junction can run your application in the web-browser or on a Rhino-based server, or both. It's your choice. And, you write your application code just once to support these different runtime options. No duplicate logic.



Jaffa (Java Application Framework For All) is an enterprise-focused Java framework for rapid application development. It provides a complete Java Web application development stack, extending exsiting projects like Tomcat and Struts at the frontend with MVC-based web widgets, all the way through to a high-performance lightweight O/R persistence engine, with plenty of rich features in between including rules engines, declarative application, and data security.



Tapestry is a powerful, open-source, all-Java framework for creating leading edge web applications in Java. Tapestry reconceptualizes web application development in terms of objects, methods and properties instead of URLs and query parameters. Tapestry is an alternative to scripting environments such as JavaServer Pages or Velocity. Tapestry goes far further, providing a complete framework for creating extremely dynamic applications with minimal amounts of coding.



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.


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