By the way, last year there was also a NetBeans Platform application among the Duke's Choice Awards, as can be seen here, when ND SatCom Network Management System was awarded the prize.
Here's a pic of Gephi and here's an earlier interview about Gephi:
There will be a panel session on Tuesday 21 September at JavaOne, about the NetBeans Platform. Mathieu Bastian, the software architect from the Gephi team, has been invited to take part in that panel session to talk about Gephi. Hoping he'll be able to make it!