Maverick is a Model-View-Controller (aka Model 2) framework for web publishing using Java and J2EE. It is a minimalist framework which focuses solely on MVC logic, allowing you to generate presentation using a variety of templating and transformation technologies.
In principle it combines the best features of Struts, WebWork, and Cocoon2, however:
Maverick is simple to use - this is a minimalist framework that anyone can understand easily. This is not a kitchen sink framework that tries to provide everything you need to build a web application; there are plenty of great database connection pools, application servers, validation frameworks, templating languages, etc already out there.