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Legislative Software on the Java Desktop

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KLISS (Kansas Legislative Information Systems) is legislative software by Propylon. It consists of various parts, such as the website http://www.kslegislature.org/li/. However, some of the units of work that the system deals with are "classic word-processor candidates, i.e, a 1500 page bill, a 25 page statute section consisting of a single landscape table with running headers, a 6 level deep TOC with tab leaders and negative first line indents".

For these kinds of data, KLISS provides a thick client application created on top of the NetBeans Platform, with embedded OpenOffice, UNO API integration, as well as Jython interaction. Identity management and role based access control are also included.

Here's a screenshot I found, which clearly has the NetBeans Platform beneath it:

Slides: http://www.propylon.com/index.php/technology/118

Very interesting webinar (free): Transforming Government Through E-Democracy

A great blog to read around this topic is http://seanmcgrath.blogspot.com, by Propylon Chief Technology Officer Sean McGrath, which is where the quotations and info above come from.

Propylon has recently applied to be an Oracle partner and they're interested in investigating where work can be done together. This is all very interesting and I'm hoping that soon an article/interview by the people behind this project will be made available.

 

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