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The First Open Source Office Suite written in Java Released.

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After 30 days of intense development,
I'm pleased to announce the first release of Joeffice.

Joeffice is an open source office suite written in Java.

The web sites:

The characteristics:

  • Released under the Apache license
  • Works on Windows, Linux, Mac OS X and online thanks to Java™
  • Tab and docking windows thanks to NetBeans RPC
  • No hard-coded English (for internationalization)
  • Components: Word processor, Spreadsheet, Presentation, Database and Drawing
  • Supported documents: docx, xls, xslx, csv, pptx, h2.db, svg
  • Alpha 1 version, so still a lot to do and to fix (read Call for participation)

The core components:

  • Java 7 / Swing
  • The NetBeans application framework
  • Apache POI
  • H2 Database
  • Apache Batik

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