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04.04.2009
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Seeing is believing. These are examples of  applications companies and institutions are building on top of the NetBeans Platform, as described in their own words.

Boeing Mass Properties Toolkit

Boeing Mass Properties Toolkit - click to enlarge  

The MassTk is an engineering analysis application by Boeing. It incorporates the functionality from several legacy mass properties analysis applications that were originally written in Java, Fortran, C, and even Perl.

MassTk is built on top of the NetBeans Platform 6.0. It provides a rich GUI with custom editors for all business objects including 2D & 3D visualization.

Boeing uses MassTk to perform payload balance solutions, loadability analysis, fuel management analysis, fuel mass property analysis, and mass distribution to finite element models. MassTk vastly improved pre- and post-processing of analyses, it has a shallower learning curve, and lower maintenance costs. Learn more...


Boeing Shared Platform (BSP)

Boeing Shared Platform (BSP) - click to enlarge

The Boeing Shared Platform is a logical outgrowth of building MassTk on top of the NetBeans Platform: BSP is a feature-rich platform created by factoring out the modules from MassTk that are not specific to mass properties analysis, but are useful to engineering analysis applications in general.

In addition to the NetBeans Platform, the BSP includes a number of third-party open-source libraries, as well as a number of Boeing-developed modules.

Currently there are a total of four applications being built with the BSP. Learn more...


Northrop Grumman Agile Client

Northrop Grumman - click to enlarge  

Northrop Grumman Corporation is a leading global security company whose 120,000 employees provide innovative systems, products, and solutions in aerospace, electronics, information systems, shipbuilding and technical services to government and commercial customers worldwide.

Agile Client is a NetBeans Platform application developed by Northrop Grumman in partnership with the US Defense Information System Agency. It brings the war fighter a 3-D common operational picture (COP) workstation designed for greater efficiency and mission effectiveness.

* Northrop Grumman
* War Fighter on the NetBeans Platform


Vinland Software Suite

Vinland Software Suite - click to enlarge  

Vinland, by Eriksfiord, is an application in the oil & gas exploration business. Its mission is to make the daily life of geoscientists easier and to avoid forcing them to become spreadsheet addicts, since typically that's what they need to be. Lots of the applications/formulas in the geomechanical arena are either hugely over-designed and hopeless-to-use spreadsheets or very time consuming Finite Element models, often run on poorly performing 32-bit based Windows boxes.

The decision to use the NetBeans Platform in this case was a combination of its OS independence, its 100% Java content, and the fact that it is fully Swing based, very well documented, and has a very strong on-line community.

 


blueMarine

blueMarine - click to enlarge   BlueMarine is an open-source application for digital photo workflow. The blueMarine project provides you with an all-in-one tool for managing your photos, from the shoot up to archiving and beyond. BlueMarine is expandable, platform-independent, and includes specific support for different photographers' communities, as well as the latest technologies. BlueMarine is based on the NetBeans Platform.

* BlueMarine Home
* NetBeans Magazine: From Pain to Gain: Swing and the NetBeans Platform in the real world.
* Interview with NetBeans DreamTeam Member Fabrizio Giudici
* blueMarine entry on netbeans.tv


UNESCO J-ISIS

J-ISIS - click to enlarge  

J-ISIS is a Java application that is being created by UNESCO on the NetBeans Platform. It will replace CDS/ISIS for Windows, which is a generalized information storage and retrieval system for bibliographic information.

CDS/ISIS is a menu-driven generalized Information Storage and Retrieval system designed specifically for the computerized management of structured non-numerical databases. One of the major advantages offered by the generalized design of the system is that CDS/ISIS is able to manipulate an unlimited number of databases, each of which may consist of completely different data elements.


ND SatCom Network Management Systems

Network Management Systems - click to enlarge  

With over 25 years of experience in the satellite networks and systems business ND SatCom has grown to become one of the leading companies in its field.

ND SatCom's Network Management System for defence networks, consisting of 1116 NetBeans modules on the NetBeans Platform, is based on an open and hierarchical architecture according to international standards. The System Management module performs network planning, resource management and configuration management on the system level, where the system can consist of several networks.

* Network Management Systems


Nokia NetAct

Nokia NetAct - click to enlarge  

Nokia offers a complete solution for managing mobile networks and end-user services, called Nokia NetAct™, ranging from control-room software for 24/7/365 monitoring of the network to software for graphical optimization. Nokia NetAct™ has been delivered to more than 300 customers around the world. With the introduction of the NetBeans Platform as base for its tool development, Nokia hopes to boost the network operator's efficiency in carrying out network management tasks just in the same way as integrated development environments (IDEs) boost software development productivity.

The Topology window is an explorer for the network that is managed. Views is an explorer for the graphical views to the network. At the top right, some graphical network views are opened. The icons represent network elements, the coloring their state. In the middle right, you see an up-to-date list of alarms (problem reports) coming from the network. At the bottom right the Manual for the currently selected alarm is displayed.


Instant JChem

Instant JChem - click to enlarge  

ChemAxon's Instant JChem is an OS independent desktop application for scientists who need a powerful yet easy-to-use tool to manage chemical structures and run queries on local and remote databases. "NetBeans is Java-based and has a straight-forward framework that was very helpful in creating a Swing-heavy application like Instant JChem," says Petr Hamernik, one of the project leads, in a recent interview on netbeans.org.

For a free trial, download Instant JChem Personal. Instant JChem is based on the IJC platform which is based on the NetBeans Platform.


iReport

iReport - click to enlarge  

Jaspersoft's iReport is a powerful graphical design tool, which uses the JasperReports reporting library, for report designers and power users. iReport can meet the most complex reporting demands, such as creating print-ready output with absolute pixel-perfect positioning of report elements, and complex multi-component and multi-data source reports using sub-reports.

iReport is available as a standalone reporting tool as well as a native plug-in for NetBeans. Reports and ad hoc report components designed in iReport may be deployed to JasperServer, a report server accessible by business users from a web browser.

* JasperSoft Home.

Citra FX Image Filter

Citra FX Image Filter - click to enlarge  

Citra FX is a digital image editor from Kiyut Software Indonesia.

The application comes with many built-in filters, including color adjustment, contrast, exposure, water ripples, emboss, etc. It is based on the NetBeans Platform.

Learn more and download an evaluation version.


Sketsa SVG Graphics Editor

Sketsa SVG Graphics Editor - click to enlarge  

Sketsa is a SVG Graphics Editor from Kiyut Software Indonesia.

This cross-platform vector drawing application with various tools for optimizing content creation, giving designers unsurpassed support for creativity. The Tools include a property palette, a source editor, a defs editor, SVG specific shape tools, transformation tools, and additional illustration tools. It uses SVG as a native file format. Sketsa is based on the NetBeans Platform 5.5.

Learn more and download an evaluation version.

Ekspos Image Viewer

Ekspos - click to enlarge  

Ekspos is a platform independent Java image viewer from Kiyut Software Indonesia.

It support most popular image format: JPEG, PNG, and GIF, where an additional image format can be added through Java ImageIO plugin. It consists of 2 parts: a shell browser and a viewer. The Shell browser allows you to navigate your image collection and you'll be able to browse images in tree, detail, list, icon and thumbnail view. The viewer provide a progressive view of images with zoom and pan capability.

Learn more and download an evaluation version.

Nimue Platform

Nimue Platform - click to enlarge  

Nimue is a set of components for building applications relating to motion analysis. This includes a lot of mathematical algorithms for 3d analyses, graphical components for visualisation and also utilities to model the workflow of measurements and analyses.

The origin of the codebase comes from a project arranged by the University of Karlsruhe in Germany. It is mainly the work of Andreas Traupe and Oliver Rettig, completed in the years 1998-1999.

Learn more...


Java HotSpot Client Compiler Visualizer

Java HotSpot Client Compiler Visualizer - click to enlarge  

Java HotSpot Client Compiler Visualizer is a tool which displays the graphs of the client compiler. It records intermediate states of the graph during the compilation of a method. The user can then navigate through the graph and apply rule-based filters that change the appearance of the graph.

The tool calculates an approximation of the control flow to cluster the nodes of the graph into blocks. Using a visual representation of the data structures speeds up debugging and helps understand the code of the compiler.

Learn more...


VisualVM

VisualVM - click to enlarge

VisualVM is a light-weight visual tool that combines a variety of existing JDK software tools for application profiling and monitoring. Use it to monitor a Java application's memory consumption and threads, profile performance and memory allocation, analyze thread dumps, heap dumps, core dumps, and much more.

Additionally, you can install various plugins from the VisualVM Plugin Center including JVM Capabilities overview, Kill App, and System Tray. Check the VisualVM plugin page for more plugins, such as the BTrace Plugin and the Thread Dump Analyzer.

You can run provided samples to see a first-hand feature demonstration. Visit visualvm.dev.java.net to download the tool or to get more information.


Sun GlassFish Performance Monitor

Sun GlassFish Performance Monitor - click to enlarge  

The Sun GlassFish Enterprise Server is a comprehensive support offering for GlassFish, the leading open-source platform for building and deploying applications and services. The Enterprise Manager delivers improved management and performance monitoring features, including a performance monitor: The Performance Monitor is a closed-source product from Sun built on top of VisualVM 1.1 and NetBeans 6.5 Platform.

Learn more...


NetBeans IDE

NetBeans IDE - click to enlarge  

NetBeans IDE is a free, open-source Integrated Development Environment for software developers. You get all the tools you need to create professional desktop, enterprise, web, and mobile applications with the Java language, C/C++, and even dynamic languages such as PHP, JavaScript, Groovy, and Ruby.

NetBeans IDE is easy to install and use straight out of the box and runs on many platforms including Windows, Linux, Mac OS X and Solaris.

Read more about NetBeans IDE here.


Sepix Sales System

Sepix Sales System - click to enlarge  

The Sepix Sales System is a customer relationship management system for sales managers on the road. At this stage, the application is running on the NetBeans Platform with a fully functional module for mapping and routing. The application offers a map display, works as a route planner, and is capable of displaying data from a database as geolocations. You can display any type of graphical layer over the map, with sales territories or any kind of POIs, such as speed limit zones.

Read more about Porting a Sales System to the NetBeans Platform in this NetBeans DZone interview.


Quotimation

Quotimation - click to enlarge  

Quotimation is a new and powerful Quoting and Business Management tool for the Smash Repair industry in Sydney, Australia. It is ideal for a single estimator in a small shop, and it works perfectly in a huge shop with a dozen estimators and other users. It works nicely on your existing PCs.

Technically, it is a distributed Java Swing desktop application based on the NetBeans Platform. It utilises many libraries, including Hibernate, JFreeChart, JasperReports, lots of Apache including Axis2, JGoodies, XOM, SwingX, XStream, and so on. It uses PostgreSQL as its database.

* Quotimation
* Collision Repair Shops on the NetBeans Platform


Domito Manager

Intelligent Home - click to enlarge  

Domito Manager, by MCD Electronics in Poland, configures a system that controls lighting, heating, and opening/closing of gates in houses. In the building sector, a system of this kind is known as an "intelligent home".

The goal is to provide a multipurpose system available for technicians managing a home's electrical needs.

* MCD Electronics
* NetBeans Platform Enables Intelligent Homes!


Kera Dental Workflow Manager

Kera - click to enlarge  

Kera manages the complete workflow for dentists, from customer to technician to material data to billing to statistics, as well as other miscellaneous tasks relating to dental laboratories.

Read more in this interview.


Epictetus

Epictetus - click to enlarge  

Epictetus is a free cross-platform database tool. Currently supports Oracle, MSSQL, MySQL, Firebird, HsqlDB, and H2. The latest version is 0.3.3 Beta.

* Epictetus
* Epictetus 0.3.3 Beta: Database Desktop Manager on the NetBeans Platform


Pharmacist Affiliates Manager

Affiliates Manager - click to enlarge  

The Affiliates Manager is used by the Tunisian National Order of Pharmacists. It manages member affiliations. Members have access to documentation sold by the organization, which is also handled by the application. Learn more...


Administration Intelligence AG

Administration Intelligence AG - click to enlarge  

Administration Intelligence AG, located in Wurzburg, Germany develops E-Procurement software for the public sector.

The NetBeans Platform modular architecture provides the ability to have an extended financial concept, meaning that customers must pay for every tendering-platform module they want to use.

* Administration Intelligence AG
* Modular Tendering Solutions on the NetBeans Platform


SpiderWeb

SpiderWeb - click to enlarge  

SpiderWeb is an intelligent network configuration tool. SpiderWeb uses a Graphical User Interface (GUI) to help users create configurations for routers and switches. Nowadays, networks include increasingly complex technologies, such as voice over IP (voip) or wireless (WLANs). SpiderWeb largely automates and streamlines the task of configuring a network. SpiderWeb will generate the required configuration of the routers and switches based on specific parameters relevant to the user network and policies.

Spiderweb lets you drag and drop devices on the canvas and create links between the routers and switches. You can view properties and configure devices, and you can create and store templates and drag and drop them on devices.

Learn more and download from lucipa.com


i-mail

i-mail - click to enlarge  

i-mail is an e-mail marketing automator that lets you embed almost any web page in an email and send it to a list of recipients (defined in a CSV file). The embed process includes encoding images in base64 and including them as attached files (thus avoiding the "Load images" button in most mail clients), and fixing any url in the html body so links, forms and references to css files will be maintained.

It lets you request read confirmation and supports SSL connection to SMTP servers.

We decided to build i-mail over NetBeans Platform beause the great amount of common plumbing work it saved and because it enforces the modular approach to software development. Specially important for us was the possibility for updating the software automatically via update centers, so we could easily send updates and bug fixes to our customers.

More information

Personal Contact Manager

PCM - click to enlarge  

PCM is an electronic Personal Contact Manager (address book). It will allow you to keep track of all your contacts nicely and easily. The application has a modular design which allows you to enable or disable features. This means that PCM can have as many or as little functionality as you need.

PCM is a modular application allowing for easy maintenance and additional features to be added. The application is written entirely in Java and makes use of some of the new features available with in Java today. More information

Spikeflow

Spikeflow - click to enlarge  

Spikeflow is an application for building and executing advanced web forms, spanning many pages. We have built-in support for many different kinds of components, validations, digital signing and connectors to back-end systems. We are targeting organizations who have a lot of paper-based forms and want to convert them into e-services. The target user for Spikeflow Creator is a non-programmer.

The editor, Spikeflow Creator, generates an XML file describing the flow (pages, components, styles and so on). This XML is deployed in the Spikeflow web application and evaluated in runtime. The end user is then guided (like in a wizard) through the questions, getting context sensitive help. In the end the data is signed, delivered to a Web Service, XML file or database. Or it could be rendered to a PDF and emailed. Learn more...

ThinkingRock

ThinkingRock - click to enlarge   ThinkingRock is a free, platform-independent Java application for collecting and processing your thoughts. This simple and easy-to-use tool follows the Getting Things Done (GTD) methodology from the best-selling book by David Allen. You can download this NetBeans Platform based tool from thinkingrock.com.au.

JFugue Music NotePad

JFugue Music NotePad - click to enlarge  

The JFugue Music NotePad is an open-source project aiming to provide a simple stand-alone application for composing music and generating MIDI files visually. The underlying functionality provided by this application comes from its reliance on the JFugue API, a simple yet powerful set of classes for playing and saving MIDI files. The user interface that is built on top of this API is based on the NetBeans Platform.

You can download JFugue Music NotePad binaries and sources for free.


Imagine

Imagine - click to enlarge  

Imagine is an image editor application. Originally written to be a tutorial for the NetBeans Platform on how to properly write an extensible application, it is a functional image editor with the potential to grow similar functionality to Gimp etc. Tools, filters, brushes, effects, fills and much more are pluggable.

Download Imagine (including NetBeans project with full source code)


TagsMe GUI

TagsMe GUI - click to enlarge  

TagsMe is an application development platform for portable devices (principally PDAs and mobile telephones), based in XML, with a simple and intuitive syntax. The TagsMe GUI editor is a complete development environment for TagsMe. The TagsMe GUI editor is based on the NetBeans Platform.

See TagsMe GUI in Action in this NetBeans.TV video!
Learn more at TagsMe.com


Alkitab Bible Study

Alkitab Bible Study - click to enlarge  

Alkitab is a free open-source Bible Study tool from Kiyut Software Indonesia.

Alkitab features parallel view, commentaries, lexicons, dictionaries, glossaries, and daily devotions. It also comes with powerful search capability. It based on the NetBeans Platform 6.1.

Learn more and download

Stock Trader Game

Stock Trader Game - click to enlarge  

Tom Wheeler's stock trading game is an example of the concepts he covers in his article Building A Complete NetBeans Platform Application.

When you begin playing the game, you're given a limited amount of money and the goal is to buy low and sell high in order to build your fortune. News stories affect the price of stock and are published at the beginning of each trading day.

More information is available from the Building A Complete NetBeans Platform Application article.

AIOTrade

AIOTrade - click to enlarge  

AIOTrade is a free, open-source stock technical analysis platform.

The tool's pluggable architecture is ideal for extensions such as indicators and charts. AIOTrade is a 100% Java stand-alone application built on the NetBeans Platform. The source code is organized as a NetBeans module-suite project.

More information is available from the AIOTrade homepage and the AIOTrade Blog.

Fiorano Studio

Fiorano Studio - click to enlarge  

Fiorano Studio offers a complete solution for implementing SOA using Service Components as Lego Blocks.

Fiorano chose NetBeans as the base platform for developing next generation of its toolset, to build upon the strong foundation of NetBeans. The open platform APIs allow easy extension and customization of the platform as well, which was particularly important to implement advanced BPEL-based process composition tools.

Learn more at the Fiorano Studio Homepage.


jCAE

jCAE - click to enlarge  

jCAE is a JAVA based environment for CAE (Computer Aided Engineering) applications. It provides meshing and visualization capabilities and is targeted to run on a maximal number of platforms.

jCAE features a simple volumes modeler and a finite elements mesher. It has inherited the module architecture of the NetBeans Platform and is portable to all platforms which support Java and OpenCascade. More information is available at the jCAE homepage.

MC4J JMX Console

MC4J JMX Console - click to enlarge  

MC4J is a project to create management software for J2EE application servers and other Java applications.

The MC4J JMX Console is a Swing application for remote monitoring and administration using Java Management Extensions (JMX). It includes support for all major application servers and advanced features such as live attribute graphing and customizable dashboards. It is designed to utilize the JMX specification to connect to and introspect information within supported servers and applications. It provides the ability to browse existing managed beans (MBeans), update configurations, monitor operation and execute tasks. You can get more information at MC4J Home.

MultiTrode

MultiTrode - click to enlarge   MultiTrode designs and manufactures pump station controllers, pump station supervisors, liquid level sensors, SCADA software and web-based monitoring and control.

MultiTrode announces PumpView V2 © built on Sun Microsystems robust J2EE platform. "Not only do we leverage the J2EE platform for PumpView, but also the NetBeans 4.1 RCP;" said Paul Gibson, Team Leader for the MultiSmart suite of products. The team at MultiTrode will release a redesigned client configuration tool called Configurator V2 ©

"We used the NetBeans 4.1 RCP as the basis for Configurator V2 ©because of its proven stability, install base and multiple platform support . NetBeans Platform delivers on its ability to allow our focus to be the application features not infrastructure," said Paul. Configurator V2 © will deploy to PumpView customers world wide. Configurator V2 was a built jointly by Kcc Tech Pty Ltd and MultiTrode. "Kcc Tech had large and small enterprise experience with the NetBeans Platform this got us going immediately and accomplish our project goals," said Paul.

More Information on MultiTrode and Kcc Tech can be found at http://www.multitrode.com.au/ and http://www.kcctech.com.au/netbeansrcp

Casemix

Casemix - click to enlarge   The Casemix project is developed by the Team Of Information Systems Unit, at the Hospital of the University Sains Malaysia.

The NetBeans-based application is used for International Disease Code (ICD10 & ICD9) and drug table lookup.

Icasim Weight & Balance

Icasim Weight & Balance - click to enlarge   Icasim Weight and Balance is an application based on NetBeans Platform 4.0 to calculate the centre of gravity of tactical aircraft (e.g. F/A-18) during test-flights. The software allows test pilots and test engineers to track the weights and moments of aircraft, test equipment, armament, missiles and other loads and to accurately predict and verify the travel of the centre of gravity. Icasim Weight and Balance Homepage

studioSL

studioSL - click to enlarge   Traditional ways of numerically modeling multiphase flow in oil reservoirs are based on finite element/finite difference methods. However, such methods can pose computational inefficiencies for specific modeling scenarios. Streamline- based flow simulation is an alternative to cell-based methods and can dramatically improve the computational efficiency of numerical models.

Because fluid flow simulators can be difficult to use and require significant expertise and understanding of Reservoir Engineering concepts and experience, an efficient and flexible interface between the complex numeric algorithms of the simulator and the engineer is vital for ensuring best-practice use of the software. An Interactive Development Environment (IDE) allows to rapidly adapt the interface and simplify the use of a simulator as well as help the engineer analyze output data graphically, manage large quantities of data and adjust input parameters to ensure optimal performance.

Streamsim's IDE is called studioSL and it is a NetBeans branded application written in Java using NetBeans platform's code and API's. http://www.streamsim.com/.

SmartBlobz

SmartBlobz - click to enlarge   SmartBlobz is a new way to share. Aimed initially at the consumer market, SmartBlobz enables everyone to share what they want with the people they want to share with.

Taking the best elements of Podcasting, peer-to-peer and blogging and wrapping them into an interface that any computer user can understand, SmartBlobz allows people to share photographs, documents, movies and any other digital asset either in secure, private groups or publicly, all with the simplicity of drag-and-drop.

In addition to this, SmartBlobz puts an end to the duplication and mistakes caused by using e-mail as a file-sharing mechanism. SmartBlobz connects you and keeps you up-to-date using its enterprise- class object data management engine.

Nerd Alert - SmartBlobz is a software service deployed using Java Web Start to initialise a Java NetBeans-based peer-to-peer application that creates a distributed object database and transacts it via Sun JXTA. SmartBlobz uses a permissions system to ensure security - End of Nerd Alert.

DARPA Grand Challenge Vehicle Control

DARPA Grand Challenge Vehicle Control - click to enlarge   This project is Matteo Di Giovinazzo's engineering thesis - a UI for monitoring an unmanned vehicle which will be entered (we hope!) in next year's DARPA Grand Challenge.

The application is used to view data transmitted by telemetry from a Range Rover over 175 miles of desert terrain featuring natural and man-made obstacles. Good luck, Matteo and team!

SysUpTime

SysUpTime - click to enlarge   SysUpTime is a powerful distributed network/systems management product. It provides users out-of-box capabilities to efficiently and proactively manage any network of any size. http://www.ireasoning.com/sysuptime.shtml.

JSwat

JSwat - click to enlarge   Bluemarsh JSwat is a standalone, graphical Java debugger front-end. It was written to use the Java Platform Debugger Architecture and based on the NetBeans Platform.

JSwat is open-source software and is freely available in both binary and source code form. Its features include breakpoints with conditionals; colorized source code display with code navigator; movable display panels showing threads, call stack, visible variables, and loaded classes; command interface for more advanced features; and Java-like expression evaluation, including method invocation.

Poseidon for UML

Poseidon for UML - click to enlarge   Gentleware's Poseidon for UML is a fully-fledged UML CASE tool from Germany.

It evolved from the open-source project ArgoUML and turned it into a world-class modeling tool with over 1,200,000 copies distributed to over 100 countries. The strong focus on usability makes it the easiest tool to learn and work with. It is delivered in several editions to meet different needs of different users.

More information.

Project XEMO

Project XEMO - click to enlarge   Project Xemo (eXtensible Electronic Music Object architecture) was an open-source, modular software environment for the development and delivery of interactive music, audio and sound applications.

The NetBeans Platform provides Project XEMO with a strong application architecture and infrastructure, including advanced windowing services, project management, remote update and other utilities. XEMO ICE - the Integrated Composition Environment - is the desktop delivery platform for the integration of application modules into an interactive musical application.

It provides those services needed for all musical applications, such as common data representations, music file formats and common interface components, e.g. playback controls. These services are implemented as a set of shared APIs that are available to music application developers.

More Information.

Surpac Minex 5

Surpac Minex 5 - click to enlarge   Surpac Minex 5 is an outstanding suite of geology, mining and engineering software products.

Surpac Minex Group was formed by the merger of ECSI (Minex) and Surpac Software International in October 2002. Over the past 30 years, ECSI and SSI had developed a client base of upwards of 5,000 users, spanning more than 89 countries, with seven dedicated company offices and many global agents.

Minex 5's interface provides a 3D working environment with a range of options for visualising data in a real world perspective based upon the open-source NetBeans Platform.

Read more (PDF).

From http://platform.netbeans.org/screenshots.html

 

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