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February 24, 2021

OpenXava 6.5 released

In OpenXava 6.5 we have included some of your suggestions for the user interface to make your users happier. Also we have improved the programmer experience, with a better OpenXava Studio and simplifying the way you write code. Read below, to know how good is this first version of OpenXava for 2021.

We invite you to download it and upgrade your OpenXava applications. Look at the migration instructions.

January 19, 2021

University software made with OpenXava

The Gastón Dachary University of Misiones (Argentina) has developed two application portals using OpenXava. The first one for students and teachers that allows them to do all needed procedures with the university. The second portal of the university includes the Academic Management Systems and Administrative Management Systems for internal staff. The systems developed with OpenXava for the university cover student management from the moment they are interested in an academic offer, through the management of their degree course, to the management and issuance of their degrees.

Germán Beltrán tells us about his arduous journey to OpenXava:

"1. We are trying to develop a Student system with Java + JSP + Postgresql + Tomcat trying to propose a new totally object-oriented model, so that you have an idea; here we use Hibernate and assemble the persistence XML by hand.

2. We tested with JavaEE, for this we developed a smaller project, the first Student CRM, for this we use Java, JSF with IceFaces, we continue with Postgresql for the database and since it was JavaEE we always use Glassfish with the free versions developed by the community. Conclusion: we saw IceFaces (the free one) limited in terms of the components available to build the GUIs, we continued to maintain the idea of ??a new totally object-oriented model.

3. We test PrimeFaces; It was more complete, here we started again with the development of Students reusing and extending the business model of (1) changing to a JavaEE project, here we already used JPA, etc. Although developers came and went in each attempt, in this last one we were only 2 people in the area. and more specifically in development only one (me). I stopped developing the Student CRM and started looking for "how to" to develop software with very small teams. We started and tested Symfony, since everyone was talking about it. It was hard for Java programmers. Later in the same vein we tried Grails, I liked it, but it didn't convince me, if the business model changed (every day around here) it also involved a lot of refactoring the GUI.

4. Finally, we tried OpenXava, a framework that uses MDD, I modify the Business Model and with little work the GUI accompanies the changes, I can carry out CRUD applications quite quickly,  with a short learning curve. Today it also allowed us to incorporate programmers who are productive in the medium term.

OpenXava is what has allowed us not to lose heart in the UGD systems area."

December 15, 2020

The best Java frameworks of 2020

November 23, 2020

Coruña Harbor Market with OpenXava

November 13, 2020

XavaPro 6.4.2 released

November 11, 2020

OpenXava 6.4.2 released

October 13, 2020

ZX-Ed: Open source database editor

September 24, 2020

XavaPro 6.4.1 released

September 23, 2020

OpenXava 6.4.1 released

September 7, 2020

From Excel to OpenXava

August 4, 2020

XavaPro 6.4 released

July 29, 2020

OpenXava 6.4 released

June 15, 2020

Online Management Systems for Schools

May 18, 2020

XavaPro 6.3.2 released

May 13, 2020

OpenXava 6.3.2 released

April 27, 2020

Cloud ERP with OpenXava

April 6, 2020

XavaPro 6.3.1 released

April 2, 2020

OpenXava 6.3.1 released

March 16, 2020

Intelligent Transport Systems with OpenXava

March 2, 2020

XavaPro 6.3 released

February 27, 2020

OpenXava 6.3 released

February 10, 2020

From Visual FoxPro to OpenXava

January 20, 2020

Maven support for OpenXava

January 13, 2020

Custom Closet Designs in New York

December 11, 2019

XavaPro 6.2.2 released

December 10, 2019

OpenXava 6.2.2 released

November 25, 2019

Modern web apps without JavaScript

November 6, 2019

XavaPro 6.2.1 released

November 5, 2019

OpenXava 6.2.1 released

October 14, 2019

Belgian Chocolate with OpenXava

October 2, 2019

New issue and bug tracker for OpenXava

September 30, 2019

XavaPro 6.2 released

September 25, 2019

OpenXava 6.2 released

September 16, 2019

Hospitals, Buses and Funeral Parlors

July 8, 2019

Looking for a OpenXava developer in Misiones

June 21, 2019

Looking for a OpenXava developer in Cartagena

June 18, 2019

XavaPro 6.1.2 released

June 17, 2019

OpenXava 6.1.2 released

June 10, 2019

English NGO helping Africa

May 16, 2019

XavaPro 6.1.1 released

May 14, 2019

OpenXava 6.1.1 released

May 6, 2019

Financial software in Mexico

April 3, 2019

XavaPro 6.1 released

March 27, 2019

OpenXava 6.1 released

March 11, 2019

An example of custom visual style

February 19, 2019

iArchiva: Enterprise Content Management

February 12, 2019

New OpenXava site

January 24, 2019

A new version of XavaPro is available

January 23, 2019

OpenXava 6.0.2 released

January 16, 2019

XavaPro Corporate edition

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