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OpenEstate-Tool-HelloWorld 1.0-beta42

OpenEstate-Tool-HelloWorld is an addon for the freeware real estate software OpenEstate-ImmoTool, that does not provide any features for end users. Instead this addon

  • is a starting point for developers, who want to create custom addons for OpenEstate-ImmoTool.
  • provides a build environment, that can easyliy be adapted by developers for their custom addons.
  • illustrates how to extend main menu and sidebar.
  • illustrates how to specify custom extension points.
  • illustrates how to accomplish operations on a project database.
  • illustrates how to implement a basic workflow on database objects (create, update, remove).
  • illustrates how to implement permissions on a multi user project.
  • illustrates how to implement internationalization based on GetText.


  • Java 7 or newer (Oracle Java or OpenJDK)
  • OpenEstate-ImmoTool 1.0-beta42 (including its dependencies)

Requirements for developers

  • Java Development Kit (JDK) 7 or newer
    • Oracle JDK and OpenJDK are known to work
  • Netbeans 8 (recommended but not required)
    • Other IDE's like Eclipse or IntelliJ should also work. But we can't provide support for these applications.
  • Apache Maven 3
    • The latest Netbeans packages already contain Apache Maven. In general it is not neccessary to download / install Apache Maven separately.
  • GetText
    • Almost all Linux distributions provide packages for GetText.
    • Windows users may use the binaries by gnuwin32
    • Mac OS X users may install GetText via brew or MacPorts.


Take a look at for the full changelog.


This library is licensed under the terms of Apache License, Version 2.0. Take a look at LICENSE.txt for the license text.


  • add missing javadoc comments
  • add more comments & documentations for developers
  • maybe implement some more extensions to illustrate how to use available extension points

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