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Apache Cayenne

Provides clean, static API for data access. Also includes GUI Modeler for working with database mappings, DB reverse engineering and generation.
Featured Library // Category ORM

MapStruct vs ModelMapper

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  • MapStruct - Code generator which simplifies mappings between different bean types, based on a convention over configuration approach.
  • ModelMapper - ModelMapper is an intelligent object mapping library that automatically maps objects to each other.



Cross-platform XMPP client library.
Featured Library // Category Messaging

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2D chart library for Swing, JavaFX and server-side applications.
Synced from the Github list // Category Science

Apache PDFBox

Toolbox for creating and manipulating PDF.
Featured Library // Category PDF

Simple Token Auth for Java Apps

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SonarQube vs Error Prone

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  • SonarQube - Integrates other analysis components via plugins and provides an overview of the metrics over time.
  • Error Prone - Catches common programming mistakes as compile-time errors.

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The goal of OWNER API is to minimize the code required to handle application configuration through Java properties files.
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Fault-tolerant distributed coordination framework.
Featured Library // Category Distributed Applications

Easy Rules vs Drools

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  • Easy Rules - The simple, stupid Java rules engine
  • Drools - Drools Expert is the rule engine and Drools Fusion does complex event processing (CEP).


Integration testing framework with focus on client- and serverside messaging.
Featured Library // Category Testing

Jtwig vs Thymeleaf

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  • Jtwig - Modular, configurable and fully tested template engine.
  • Thymeleaf - Aims to be a substitute for JSP and works for XML files in general.

Dozer vs MapStruct

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  • Dozer - Mapper that copies data from one object to another, using annotations, API or XML configuration.
  • MapStruct - Code generator which simplifies mappings between different bean types, based on a convention over configuration approach.


Simple Binary Encoding, one of the fastest message formats around.
Featured Library // Category Data structures

Building JDK 11 Together

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Simple Flat Mapper

Fast and Easy mapping from database, cassandra, csv to POJO.
Featured Library // Category CSV

Grizzly vs Netty

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  • Grizzly - NIO framework. Used as a network layer in Glassfish.
  • Netty - Framework for building high performance network applications.

Cucumber vs Spock

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  • Cucumber - BDD testing framework.
  • Spock - JUnit-compatible framework featuring an expressive Groovy-derived specification language.

Persisting fast in database (with JPA)

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Java Local Variable Type Inference: Frequently Asked Questions

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Codename One

Cross platform solution for writing native mobile (iOS, Android, etc.)
Featured Library // Category Miscellaneous


Open source Java APM.
Featured Library // Category Monitoring

Java 11: The Great Removal

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WireMock vs MockServer

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  • WireMock - Stubbs and mocks web services.
  • MockServer - Allows mocking of systems that are integrated with HTTP/S.