WaveMaker (formerly named ActiveGrid) is an open source software development platform that automates much of the process for creating Java web and cloud applications. WaveMaker provides a visual rapid application development (RAD) platform and is available as a free open source software download.
WaveMaker allows web developers to create Ajax applications. The WaveMaker framework itself integrates Spring, Spring Security(formerly ACEGI), Dojo Toolkit 1.0, authentication, Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP), ActiveDirectory and Plain Old Java Objects (POJO) and their products include Visual Ajax Studio for Rich Internet Applications (RIA) development and WaveMaker Rapid Deployment Server for Java applications. More Info »
WaveMaker applications are created using the WaveMaker studio, a WYSIWYG development studio that runs in a browser and enables drag and drop development of web applications following a model–view–controller architecture. WaveMaker supports rapid application development (RAD) for the web, similar to what products like PowerBuilder and Lotus Notes provided for client server computing.
Automatic generation of Hibernate mapping, Hibernate queries from database schema import.
Automatic creation of Enterprise Data Widgets based on schema import. Each widget can display data from a database table as a grid or edit form. Edit form implements create, update, delete functions automatically.
Visual, drag & drop assembly of web applications.
WYSIWYG Ajax development studio runs in a browser.
Developer sees live application data within the studio (LiveLayout).
Simplified (one-touch) deployment to Tomcat, Websphere, Weblogic, JBoss.
Data schema aware forms to edit, update, delete data (LiveForms).
Mashup tool to assemble web applications based on SOAP, REST and RSS web services, Java Services and databases.
Leverage existing CSS, HTML and Java.
Deploys a standard Java .war file. More Info »