|jLibrary 1.0 released [message #9577]
||Thu, 18 May 2006 08:40
| MartÃn PÃ©rez MariÃ±Ã¡n
Registered: July 2009
jLibrary 1.0 final has been released. jLibrary is the first Open Source |
Document Management System based on Eclipse Rich Client Platform. It uses
a backend based on the JSR-170 reference implementation, Apache
Jackrabbit, and can run on any J2EE compliant application server like
jboss, Geronimo, or even Apache Tomcat.
Some of the most notable jLibrary features are:
* Based on the JSR-170 specification.
* Modulable architecture based on Eclipse Rich Client Platform.
* Ability to add third-party plugins.
* Support for multiple databases and storage systems.
* Local and remote repositories.
* Repositories are accessible with a Web Services based interface with
* Simple WebDAV and Web views also available.
* XPath search support to search on document contents and on every
* JCR Browser to browse JSR-170 based repositories.
* JAAS support for custom login module access.
* Security synchronization interface to easily synchronize users and
groups with your LDAP or user databases.
* Support for soft-deleted documents.
* Plugabble API to add new service and repository implementations.
* Easy to use desktop management interface.
* Ability to easily drag and drop contents between repositories.
* Copy-paste and drag and drop support from the operating system.
* 4 different perspectives to effectively separate responsabilities.
* 21 different views also configurable.
* GEF based relations diagram editor.
* Translated to English, Spanish, French, German and Italian.
* A welcome screen to guide users starting with jLibrary.
* Online update support thanks to Eclipse RCP update plug-in.
* ActiveX support offering the user the posibility to use their common
applications to edit their documents: Microsoft Word, Open Office, Adobe
Acrobat, Autodesk AutoCAD, etc.
* Wizards based user interface making user to work with the
* Tools management. The user can easy configure the tools that he
wants to use to externally open documents.
* Integrated properties view to show very fast
document,directories,resources and repository properties.
* Support of drag & drop between different views, allowing very fast,
easy and intuitive work.
* Easy export/import feature to share their repositories.
* Web crawling support, allowing the user to download entire web sites
to his repository.
* Easy security and category management.
* Multipage and multieditor support.
* Use of Eclipse RCP preferences API to manage user preferences.
* Possibility to load/store content from the operating system directly
* Modern editors thanks to the use of Eclipse Forms: attractive look,
flat widgets, expandable sections, ...
* Customized editors for all the entities: documents, directories,
repositories, users, categories, ...
* Source code editors for common text files like XML or HTML with
Take a look to the New and Noteworthy document to find more information
about the changes done on this release
You can download jLibrary from the downloads page
(http://jlibrary.sourceforge.net/0/index.html). You can find there Windows
and Linux distributions with or without JRE 1.5 bundled. Note that you
need a JRE 1.5 to run jLibrary.
Once downloaded feel free to follow the Installation, Configuration and
First Steps documents (http://jlibrary.sourceforge.net/5/index.html).
jLibrary user interface is internationalized both in English, Spanish,
French and Italian. If you want to translate jLibrary user interface to
another language (only one resources file has to bee changed) contact with
us - well, you can also contact if you want to help with the project. :-)
jLibrary 1.0 is the fruit of many months of hard work. Is an Open Source
Document Management System released with a BSD license, something that was
needed by the IT industry. This is a very big project with a small team,
so we are open to ideas, contributions, support, donations, etc. You can
contact directly with me to make business or with the jLibrary developers
mailing lists at sourceforge.
We really hope that you like jLibrary.
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