This pages briefly documents some of the open source software which has been used in developing the bioRegent framework.

Apache Software Foundation

Apache Maven™: Apache Maven is a software project management and comprehension tool. Based on the concept of a project object model (POM), Maven can manage a project's build, reporting and documentation from a central piece of information.

Apache Nutch™: Apache Nutch is an open source web-search software project. Stemming from Apache Lucene, it now builds on Apache Solr adding web-specifics, such as a crawler, a link-graph database and parsing support handled by Apache Tika for HTML and and array other document formats.
Apache Nutch can run on a single machine, but gains a lot of its strength from running in a .

Apache Solr™: Solr is the popular, blazing fast open source enterprise search platform from the Apache Lucene&trade project. Its major features include powerful full-text search, hit highlighting, faceted search, near real-time indexing, dynamic clustering, database integration, rich document (e.g., Word, PDF) handling, and geospatial search. Solr is highly reliable, scalable and fault tolerant, providing distributed indexing, replication and load-balanced querying, automated failover and recovery, centralized configuration and more. Solr powers the search and navigation features of many of the world's largest internet sites.

Apache Tika™: The Apache Tik toolkit detects and extracts metadata and structured text content from various documents using existing parser libraries.

Apache Tomcat™: Apache Tomcat is an open source software implementation of the Java Servlet and JavaServer Pages technologies. The Java Servlet and JavaServer Pages specifications are developed under the Java Community Process.


AJAX Solr is a JavaScript library for creating user interfaces to Apache Solr.