Pivot is an open-source framework for building high-quality, cross-platform applications that are easily deployable both via the web and to the desktop. It began as an R&D effort at VMware and is now being made available to the community as an option for developers who want to build rich client applications in Java.
Pivot isn't just another open source web toolkit - it is a full-featured, professional-grade development platform that is sufficiently functional to create a broad range of production-ready applications. We've done our best to include what we think are the most essential features for a 1.0 release, and we have tested as extensively as possible. However, we are looking to the Java development community to help us continue to expand upon what we have accomplished thus far. We need support from developers who are willing to start working with Pivot now, to help us identify issues, complete features, and create reference applications. We are excited about this platform, and we want other Java developers to be excited about it as well.
The following screen shots contain a small sample of the features currently available in Pivot:
Pivot is currently being hosted at pivot.dev.java.net. We hope to see you there!