JDock is a pure java swing docking framework for managing/moving/resizing inner windows or components working with a layout manager like a BorderLayout or a GridBagLayout.

Here are some key features of "JDock":

■ Compatible with standard java layouts (BorderLayout, GridBagLayout...)

■ Resize, move, fix inner windows or components

■ Maximize any inner windows

■ Use actions toolbar by inner window

■ Default actions for maximizing or extracting an inner window

■ Dynamic add/remove of actions

■ Shadow when moving / resizing an inner window

■ Save and restore the state of your environnement

■ Several samples for GridBagLayout and BorderLayout

■ UIManager for customizing the default colors

■ Hide / show any inner windows (depending on your layout for the result)

■ UI delegate for customizing inner components

■ Optional status bar for hiding/showing inner windows.

■ Avoid the usage of splitpanes

■ JDK 1.3, 1.4 and 1.5 compatibility


■ Windows XP

■ Java VM 1.4


■ 30 days evaluation

What's New in This Release:

■ Title bar size

■ InnerWindowPropertiers (title, icon, action model) wasn't taken into account

■ Maximize function (couldn't operate on some layouts)

■ Hidding a window at starting wasn't taken into account by the status bar/menu