Sunday Jan 24, 2010

40 NetBeans Platform Projects on Kenai.com

I wandered around Kenai.com the other day and came across this very interesting tag:

http://kenai.com/projects_tags/netbeans-platform

Click that link and find yourself in the midst of a great set of NetBeans Platform projects. Sure, some of them are plugins for NetBeans IDE, but many others are fullblown NetBeans Platform projects.

Here are some interesting titles, just snapshots of the whole collection, randomly from the first few I saw there:

  • Genetic Algorithm Experiment Environment. "Environment where you can run genetic algorithms and observe results."

  • Band Management. "Application to manage the following for a band: Parties (artists, musicians, contacts, etc), Engagements, Song sets to be played at an engagement. Built on the NetBeans Platform."

  • Campbell Prediction System. "An implementation of the Campbell Prediction System (CPS) used to predict potential fire behavior of a wildland fire."

  • Cinezoid. "Cinezoid is a modular, platform-independent application for data-management of camerafiles, generated by file-based motion picture cameras."

An application by UNESCO can also be found there, as well as the fun sounding DIAPER (Daily Application for Pregnant Mother). Some of them are in a beginning phase, with the projects just being set up, while others have LOTS of code already and are ready to be distributed to users.

Great to see so much NetBeans Platform activity on Kenai.com!

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Geertjan Wielenga (@geertjanw) is a Principal Product Manager in the Oracle Developer Tools group living & working in Amsterdam. He is a Java technology enthusiast, evangelist, trainer, speaker, and writer. He blogs here daily.

The focus of this blog is mostly on NetBeans (a development tool primarily for Java programmers), with an occasional reference to NetBeans, and sometimes diverging to topics relating to NetBeans. And then there are days when NetBeans is mentioned, just for a change.

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