Web Services and XML
JAX-RS based WebDAV interfaces getting faster, less memory consuming, and more stable when switching over to latest release 1.2.1.
Don't ask what open source can do for you. Ask what you can contribute to open source. Adopt a zombie project and get it back to life!
Need to use a generic Range class but don't want to include rather huge all-inclusive libraries? Here is your solution: Simply add eu.headcrashing.treasure-chest:RangeClass as a dependency to your Maven POM descriptor!
These days I got a feeling as if professional software products get worse with every release. One cause is a fatal misunderstanding of best practices by the big stakeholders. Looking at their current products, one should ask them to "Release Late, Release Rarely"!
Sick of XALAN bugs in GlassFish? Time to pimp your container!
After years of absence, JGoodies now is available on Maven Central again!
hamcrest-reflection provides fluent assertions for reflection-based assertions. I uploaded it to Maven Central this week, so using it got even simpler now.
Like to use XSLT 2.0 but fear to switch to SAXON? Just drop saxon9he.jar into JRE's lib/ext folder and you're done! NO FEAR, IT WILL WORK.
As it seems, Marc and Paul (the leaders of JAX-RS / Jersey) really have understood what OpenSource really means: Communicate with the community, understand their needs and thoughts, accept their ideas. I would wish that more project leaders would assimilate this open mind and welcoming kind of leadership.