frameworks worth to checkout
kauri a restfull web application framework that does not need to run in an EE or servlet container.
lilly a HBase – solr based scaleable storage and retrieval system with versioning and mixing.
geomajas – a web mapping framework java backend – gwt frontend (I already knew that but hey.. advertisement )
SOLoist – design uml – compile to java and gwt as front end, kinda cool idea but I will not use it
JCite – a java source code citation tool, very cool for creating manuals from your framework for developers
Bumbelbee – a tool that transforms your javadoc written in tests to a manual for developers
lzPack – installer tool