Sunday Feb 07, 2010

Inventory Management Software on the NetBeans Platform

Recently I mentioned the E-Mail Management System that is part of a customer service suite provided by Artificial Solutions in Stockholm Sweden:

However, it turns out that that same organization also has inventory management software on the NetBeans Platform. Their internal Time Reporting, Project Management and Resource Allocation system is based on the NetBeans Platform, while they've worked on quite a few different prototypes and mock-ups, using the NetBeans Platform as a natural base, using a wide array of the different APIs provided.

And the NetBeans Platform was also chosen for the UI for their internal computer hardware, server and virtual machine inventory system:

All three of the above applications are extremely data-intensive, which is a typical reason for wanting to use the NetBeans Platform, since it provides so much UI (especially complex Swing components that aren't found in standard Swing) for managing large sets of data out of the box.

In other news. Read an interview, published today, with the developers behind these applications here on NetBeans Zone!

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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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