Open source Java projects: Apache Phoenix
If you have strong SQL programming skills and would like to be able to use them with a powerful NoSQL database, Phoenix could be the database you've been looking for!
Open source Java projects: Docker
Set up and deploy a Java application to Docker, then integrate a Docker container into your Maven build process for easier testing and automated production builds.
Open source Java projects: Apache Spark
Set up and use Spark to analyze data contained in Hadoop, Splunk, files on a file system, local databases, and more.
Open source Java projects: Spring Batch
Spring Batch manages the batch processing scenarios that developers dread. In this tutorial, learn how to configure Spring Batch to read data in CSV format, process the data in any number of files, and write the results to a MySQL...
Open source Java projects: Spring Integration
Use Spring Integration to develop a robust message-passing architecture that integrates and coordinates enterprise components across an ActiveMQ message bus via JMS.
Open source Java projects: Spring Data
Find out how Spring Data lets you leverage the specialized features of NoSQL repositories like MongoDB, Neo4J, and Redis using the Spring framework coding conventions that you already know.
Open source Java projects: Vert.x
With the release of Vert.x 2.0, now is the perfect time to learn about this JVM-based distributed application framework that was inspired by Node.js, but built to leverage the Java platform APIs.
Open source Java projects: Akka
This installment of Open source Java projects showcases Akka, a JVM-based toolkit and runtime that implements the actor model as message-passing paradigm. Start with a simple example, then work through a more complex program using...
Open source Java projects: Storm
Find out why Storm could be the next big thing in distributed data processing, building on the lessons and success of Hadoop to deliver massive amounts of data instantaneously, in realtime.
Open source Java projects: GitHub
If you've been curious about GitHub then this short tutorial is for you. Get an overview of the source code repository that has changed the way that many developers work, both individually and collaboratively. Then try GitHub for...
Open source Java projects: JFXtras
Jeff Friesen shows you how Stephen Chin's JFXtras project fills the gaps in JavaFX, with dialog boxes, layouts, a unit-testing framework, and asynchronous thread support.
Open source Java projects: Terracotta
Get a primer on clustering, including its typical failure points in serialization and redundancy. Then find out how Terracotta overcomes these challenges in JavaWorld's hands-on introduction to enterprise clustering with Terracotta. ...
Open source Java projects: Java Caching System
Caching frequently accessed objects is a sure way to improve application performance. Steve Haines joins the OSJP series to introduce Java Caching System, a full-featured, easily configured tool for enterprise-level caching.
Open source Java projects: Java Binding for OpenGL (JOGL)
If you're planning to develop a game engine or other Java software that requires 3D graphics, you'll want to know about JOGL. Learn how to use this low-level API to introduce OpenGL's high performance and powerful features to your...
Open source Java projects: AnimatingCardLayout
Take another path to filthy rich clients -- AnimatingCardLayout is a free, open source layout manager that you can use to create animated transitions for your Java GUIs.
Open source Java projects: Java Native Access
The Java Native Interface offers a complex and potentially error-prone approach to accessing native code from your Java programs. This month Jeff Friesen introduces JNA: an open source Java project that lets you take what you need...
Open source Java projects: Balloontip for Java
Get clued in to lesser known open source Java projects that can save you time and money -- starting this month with Bernhard Pauler's balloontip project for Swing GUI development.
Web apps in a snap
WebWork is an open source Web application framework designed to simplify Web application development. This column provides an introduction to WebWork and illustrates the process of login page creation using WebWork and two different...
Chart a new course with JFreeChart
JFreeChart is a powerful and flexible open source charting library. JFreeChart allows you to easily incorporate advanced charting capabilities into Java applications. This article introduces you to the JFreeChart library and explains...
Simplify XML file processing with the Jakarta Commons Digester
The Jakarta Commons Digester is a popular open source utility that facilitates XML file processing. This article provides an overview of Digester, followed by an example that uses Digester to parse an XML configuration file.
Reports made easy with JasperReports
JasperReports, a popular, full-featured open source report-generating library, uses XML report templates to generate reports you can display on the screen, send to a printer, or save as a PDF document. In this inaugural Open...