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The Dolphin Platform is a framework that implements the presentation model pattern and provides a modern way to create enterprise applications. The Platform provides several client implementations that all can be used in combination with a general sever API.
By doing so you can create enterprise application with a single server and several desktop, web and mobile client implementations. Here the Dolphin Platforms define a mechanism to automatically snchronize models between the server and the client.
For more information read the documentation of the Dolphin Platform.
How to use it
You can simply integrate Dolphin Platform in a Spring based application. To do so you only need to add our Spring plugin:
<dependency> <groupId>com.canoo.dolphin-platform</groupId> <artifactId>dolphin-platform-server-spring</artifactId> <version>0.14.0</version> </dependency>
Next to Spring we provide support for JavaEE. To do so you only need to add our JavaEE plugin:
<dependency> <groupId>com.canoo.dolphin-platform</groupId> <artifactId>dolphin-platform-server-javaee</artifactId> <version>0.14.0</version> </dependency>
For a JavaFX based client you need to add the following dependency:
<dependency> <groupId>com.canoo.dolphin-platform</groupId> <artifactId>dolphin-platform-client-javafx</artifactId> <version>0.14.0</version> </dependency>
In addition you can use our Maven archetype to create a complete server-client-project based on Dolphin Platform. If you want to create your new project from command line by using an archetype you can simply call this Maven command and select one of the shown Dolphin Platform archetypes:
mvn archetype:generate -Dfilter=com.canoo.dolphin-platform:
Currently the projects contains only a JavaFX based client but it’s planned to add a Polymer based client to the archetypes with the next release.
A complete "Getting started" documentation can be found here.
The following GitHub repositories provides additional sources for the Dolphin Platform
- Android client API Repository
- AngularJS client API Repository
- Polymer client API Repository
- Maven archetype Repository
- Lazybones template Repository
The project is released as open source under the Apache License Version 2.0