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They are all free software.
These tools are distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

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Simple Rule Engine

A simple but powerful rule engine. See the blog for more information. This library is currently at version 2.1.0 and available under the LGPL licence. It has support of Scala as well as Java and Java 8 lambdas/streams. See the blog article for details on obtaining the library from Maven Central, or download the JARs from here.

DCI Tools for Java

A library for helping to implement DCI (Data, Context, and Interaction) solutions in Java. For more information about DCI, please see the white papers section. This library is currently at version 1.2.0 and available under the LGPL licence.

Additionally, there is an Eclipse DCI Plugin for viewing DCI contexts and roles within your Java projects. It can be added to Eclipse using the standard Eclipse update mechansim. The update site is:

download JAR

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download documentation

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maxant Eclipse Tools

A series of Eclipse tools, including:

  • AntTail2 - An Eclipse Plugin which allows you to "tail" log files, just like the original Unix tool. Files do not need to be inside the eclipse workspace.

These tools can be added to Eclipse using the standard Eclipse update mechansim. The update site is:


A tool for monitoring file sizes. Can monitor multiple directories recursively. Can be set to run periodically. Generates a report when it runs and sends an email notification, should large files be found.


maxant Spring Security Extension

A library for adding very simple security to your spring services using standard Java EE security constraints within your web application. See this blog posting for details.

download v1.1

JAX-WS Blog, Source Code

The source code to the JAX-WS blog entry found here.


maxant J2ME Library, binary, including Source Code

A small library for CLDC 1.1 / MIDP 2.0. More information here.

download v1.0.1

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