Apache Pivot is an open-source platform for building installable Internet applications (IIAs). It combines the enhanced productivity and usability features of a modern user interface toolkit with the robustness of the Java platform.
Pivot allows developers to easily construct visually-engaging, cross-platform,
Groovy, or Scala. Pivot is also the only truly open IIA framework: it is
completely open source, and is driven entirely by the software development
Pivot enables developers to build solutions using the tools they already know, decreasing delivery time and reducing technology sprawl.
" After initially considering a number of different technologies to use for a new cross-platform application, we decided to use Pivot both because of its wide variety of controls and ability to be seamlessly deployed as either a desktop application and a web applet. But since then, we have been impressed with the overall design of the framework, the ability (being an Apache open-source project) to add features, fix bugs and get improvements made, and with the responsiveness of the developers to answer questions and work through problems. So now we are just about to do our first commercial release of this product. "- Roger Whitcomb, Actian Corporation