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Direct Democracy Portal

Direct Democracy Portal is a project mixing open source with politics to create a portal for online organisations governed through direct democracy. It uses Maven, MySQL, hibernate annotations (EJB 3.0), the Spring framework, and the ThinWire RIA AJAX Framework.

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Recent releases

  •  23 Sep 2009 20:09

    Release Notes: Dependency upgrades: Spring 3.0.0.M4, Hibernate 3.5.0.Beta-1, and a few others.

    •  15 Jul 2009 02:30

      Release Notes: Some dependency upgrades were made to keep the source code more up to date. This will probably be the last update to this project, since development has moved on to, which is based on some of this code.

      •  23 Nov 2007 10:51

        Release Notes: Importers were started for lots of information about Swedish politicians from sites like and Most strings were externalized to support English and Swedish. Thinwire ActionListeners were refactored towards a cleaner MVC pattern. Some of the icons were updated and correct license information was added.

        •  05 Oct 2007 14:53

          Release Notes: This release replaces jstl,tiles with the Ajax application framework Thinwire, upgrades most of the tests to use junit4 annotations and spring framework junit4 test runners, and adds a basic Swedish government importer to load data from the Swedish parliament Web site.

          •  19 Aug 2007 15:59

            Release Notes: No new features were added, but development was switched to use Jetty instead of Jboss since it much more lightweight. Some new reports are generated to visualize object model and spring service beans.


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