The ASF is made up of over 100 top level projects that cover a wide range of technologies. Chances are if you are looking for a rewarding experience in Open Source, you are going to find it here.
Apache log4php is a logging framework for PHP.
Apache XML Commons External provides an Apache-hosted set of SAX, DOM and JAXP interfaces for use in other xml-based projects.
The External components portion of Apache XML Commons contains interfaces that are defined by external standards organizations. For DOM, that's the W3C; for SAX it's David Megginson (http://www.saxproject.org); for JAXP it's Sun. While we could send users to each of the primary sources for these deliverables, keeping our own versions of these in the XML Commons repository gives us a number of advantages: 1) Simplicity of downloads; users get the whole product from one place, 2) Better version control; we can only take fixes we want and add Apache-specific changes, 3) Better overview documentation of how these interfaces fit into...
XMLBeans is a technology for accessing XML by binding it to Java types. XMLBeans provides several ways to get at the XML: strong XMLSchema typed model, cursor API, streaming (SAX, Stax) and DOM. XMLBeans covers 100% XMLSchema support while giving access to full infoset of documents.
XMLBeans is a tool that allows you to access the full power of XML in a Java friendly way. The idea is that you can take advantage of the richness and features of XML and XML Schema and have these features mapped as naturally as possible to the equivalent Java language and typing constructs. XMLBeans uses XML Schema to compile Java interfaces and classes that you can then use to access and modify XML instance data. Using XMLBeans is similar to using any other Java interface/class, you will see things like getFoo or setFoo just as you would expect when...