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  • June 16, 2013

Porting Wandora to the NetBeans Platform (Part 1)

Geertjan Wielenga
Product Manager

Wandora is a general purpose information extraction, management and publishing application based on Topic Maps and Java. Wandora has a graphical user interface, layered and merging information model, multiple visualization models, huge collection of information extraction, import and export options, embedded HTTP server with several output modules and open plug-in architecture. 

Here it is: 

The sources are in a handy NetBeans project:

Interestingly, attempts have been made to port Wandora to the NetBeans Platform, for very good reasons:


But success has been elusive: 


The application is clearly large and understandably a massive undertaking to port it. But I'm going to try it nonetheless and report on my progress here. 

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