Dolphin Platform has been released

We planed to release the Dolphin Platform before JavaOne but the preparation of the JavaOne Voting Machines took more time then expected and we can’t finish all the todos that we had to fully open source the Dolphin Platform. Since JavaOne is over for more than a week we found some time to finish all the steps and I’m proud to announce the first Dolphin Platform release :)

Dolphin Platform

As a first step we uploaded the Dolphin Platform website and added some descriptions and information about the framework. In addition we created a first tutorial and a getting started" guide. All the Java sources (client and server) are uploaded to GitHub, a first release has been created and was uploaded to Maven Central & JCenter.

If you want to try Dolphin Platform you can create your first application by simply adding the following dependencies:

For a Spring Boot based server you only need to add the following dependency:


For a JavaFX based client you need to add the following dependency:


If you are new to Dolphin Platform you can find some post about the API in my blog. In addition we spend some time to create the JavaDoc of the public API. If you have any questions please leave a comment or ask us on twitter. For news about Dolphin Platform you should follow the official twitter account @DolphinPlatform.

Java Script client libraries

As I mentioned before Dolphin Platform supports several client technologies. Next to the JavaFX library we hosted the sources for the basic JavaScript client library and the Polymer client library on github. We will add releases of the libraries this week. Once this is done I will blog how you can simply add Dolphin Platform to your web project by using bower.

Here is an overview of all important links:

Hendrik Ebbers

Hendrik Ebbers is the founder of Open Elements. He is a Java champion, a member of JSR expert groups and a JavaOne rockstar. Hendrik is a member of the Eclipse JakartaEE working group (WG) and the Eclipse Adoptium WG. In addition, Hendrik Ebbers is a member of the Board of Directors of the Eclipse Foundation.

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