Meaningful HTML/Java DukeScript Framework Applications (Part 2)

| Apr 24, 2014

OK, so now the application I started working on is even more meaningful.

Firstly, what is it all about? Well, with the DukeScript Framework, you use Java to write application logic, with HTML5 to render the UI. No Swing. No JavaFX. HTML takes the place of those toolkits. Then you can manipulate the HTML page from Java, use REST or WebSockets, and do anything else with Java that you might want to do.

So (more...)

Register Today for Virtual Developer Day!

| Apr 22, 2014

Virtual Developer Day: Java 2014 is on May 6th (Americas), May 14th (EMEA), and May 21st (APAC).

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Watch tutorials from the experts to improve your expertise in Java, and ask questions during live chats. This FREE virtual event will cover:

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Live Band Music Manager on the NetBeans Platform

| May 20, 2013

Chord Maestro is an application on the NetBeans Platform that displays chord charts on a computer, TV, or large (confidence) monitor, without requiring a lot of unnecessary effort. Chord Maestro was made for live bands and church worship leaders tired of using music stands and having to deal with an (more...)

Open Source Financial Platform on the NetBeans Platform

| May 18, 2013

Gaia Transparence is a software vendor specialized in financial markets. It is a pioneer in the open source community for financial markets. The Gaia Transparence team is building an open source solution for the finance industry based on the NetBeans Platform.

The Gaia Transparence open source financial platform will address (more...)

Towards an Integrated WYSIWYG JavaFX WebView

| May 18, 2013

Last week I blogged about the free and open source EPUB Open Toolbox which I am creating for publishers and authors. Officially, it is now known as Fosfor, since it is initially being developed for the Fosfor Uitgeverij, that is, an on-line e-book publisher based in Amsterdam, as a (more...)

Network QoS Simulator on the NetBeans Platform

| May 17, 2013
qSim is a computer network simulator with emphasis on Quality of Service (QoS) mechanisms. It lets you observe how computer networks react to different QoS mechanisms, including network node usage (input/output queues, RX/TX buffers usage), data flow delay time, and packet drop statistics.

13 QoS mechanisms are supported, which can (more...)

Model Based Embedded Development on the NetBeans Platform

| May 16, 2013

SimuQuest is a Michigan-based software development company that specializes in working with electronic hardware companies that produce electronic controls for such things as car engines or wind turbine generators.

UniPhi is one of SimuQuest's software tools. It is created on the NetBeans Platform. It is a model-based development tool for (more...)

Brand Independent PLC Programming on the NetBeans Platform

| May 15, 2013

Most modern automation installations, such as controlers of machinery on factory assembly lines, amusement rides, or light fixtures, are driven by Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs). Low level programming languages that have been used for decades, such as Ladder Diagrams (LD), are still being used to develop new PLC software. Together (more...)

Corona SDK Lua IDE on the NetBeans Platform

| May 14, 2013

The Corona SDK lets you build rich mobile apps for iOS, Android, Kindle, and Nook. The Corona SDK uses Lua as its programming language. Lua Glider has been created by the Corona SDK team on the NetBeans Platform and NetBeans IDE as an advanced IDE for Corona SDK professionals and (more...)

WYSIWYG Editor for Java Desktop Applications

| May 13, 2013

The EPUB Open Toolbox (introduced in the last two blog entries) includes a WYSIWYG editor based on the Swing HTML Editor Framework (SHEF), but extended in small ways. For example, keyboard shortcuts can be used for bold, italics, etc.

One of the holy grails of the Java world, that is, (more...)

EPUB Open Toolbox

| May 12, 2013

The start of an EPUB tool in Java. Right now, you're able to open EPUB files, view its content (the JavaFX WebView is used to display the XHTML content), and even extract the content of EPUB files so that they can be edited, prior to recreating the EPUB file.


Ultimately, (more...)

EPUB Open Toolbox (Part 2)

| May 12, 2013

In the absence of a WYSIWYG editor in JavaFX WebView, the SHEF project provides a fine alternative. Click to enlarge the image below.

Aside from being to generate to/from EPUB, project templates are provided for creating new EPUB 3.0 and EPUB 2.0 books:


The structure of the app (more...)

Aquatic Robotic Management Software on the NetBeans Platform

| May 10, 2013

Jessiko is robot fish technology created by Robotswim in France. The technology was first exhibited at the French Pavilion at the 2012 World Expo in South Korea. It is currently marketed at events and for luxury decorations, such as at luxury hotels, restaurants, commercial centers, museums, and waiting rooms.

The (more...)

Military Chemical & Biological Modeling Software on the NetBeans Platform

| May 9, 2013

The Joint Expeditionary Collective Protection (JECP) Program is part of the Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological Defense, which is the Joint Services single focal point for research, development, acquisition, fielding, and life-cycle support of chemical and biological defense equipment and medical countermeasures.

In developing a family of (more...)

RunStopSimulator: Complete Infrastructure for Simulator Software

| May 7, 2013

Let's imagine we're creating simulation software. In other words, we have some kind of XML file (such as a SubSim Simulation File) and we want to process that file, i.e., use it to simulate something. What are the requirements for software that has the above (admittedly vague) (more...)

JavaOne Russia 2013

| May 6, 2013

I'd like to interrupt the relentless stream of data on new NetBeans Platform applications, made possible despite the fact that everyone is supposedly only creating mobile and web apps nowadays, which has been going on consistently one per day in this blog every day for over a month, weekends included, (more...)

Gas Meter Maintenance Software on the NetBeans Platform

| May 5, 2013

Elster is worldwide market leader and specialist in Flow Measurement & Control Equipment and Systems focused on gas.

enSuite is software created by Elster on the NetBeans Platform for parameterization and maintenance of new Elster meters, such as the EK280 volume converter, flow computer FC1 and ultrasonic meter Q.Sonic-plus. (more...)

Physical Security Visualization Software on the NetBeans Platform

| May 4, 2013

AVERT by the ARES Corporation is a 3D security optimization software on the NetBeans Platform for visually depicting, analyzing, and optimizing physical security. It measures security investment costs, evaluates the effectiveness of existing and planned countermeasures, and allows you to make the most of your existing or planned security budgets.

(more...)

Workflow Modeling on the NetBeans Platform

| May 2, 2013

With the Process Designer by Consol, you can constantly optimize your business processes. Whether individually based on your needs or on the basis of best practice workflows from over 10 years of project experience, this NetBeans Platform application is a tool for workflow modeling:

Medical Informatics Software on the NetBeans Platform

| May 1, 2013

Candelis, a medical informatics company based in Newport Beach, California, develops innovative, cost-effective solutions for the healthcare IT industry, specifically focused on image visualization, workflow, archival, and reporting.

The ImageGrid Platform by Candelis is a feature rich and yet cost effective modular application created on top of the NetBeans (more...)