Win a copy of TensorFlow 2.0 in Action this week in the Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning forum!
  • Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
programming forums Java Mobile Certification Databases Caching Books Engineering Micro Controllers OS Languages Paradigms IDEs Build Tools Frameworks Application Servers Open Source This Site Careers Other all forums
this forum made possible by our volunteer staff, including ...
  • Campbell Ritchie
  • Liutauras Vilda
  • Paul Clapham
  • Bear Bibeault
  • Jeanne Boyarsky
  • Ron McLeod
  • Tim Cooke
  • Devaka Cooray
Saloon Keepers:
  • Tim Moores
  • Tim Holloway
  • Jj Roberts
  • Stephan van Hulst
  • Carey Brown
  • salvin francis
  • Scott Selikoff
  • fred rosenberger

seeking advise on java based discussion forum software

Ranch Hand
Posts: 237
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Hi there,

I'm currently nearing completion of a project, written entirely in Java (JSPs and Servlets), which will soon be implemented as a web service. I am contemplating encorporating a java based newsgroup forum software to compliment the web service in an effort to providing support for the web service. The web service will be running on a Linux server.

You may be asking, "Why a Java based newsgroup forum software?" Basically, I am not as well versed with other programming languages and if possible, I'd like to keep with what I know and can tweek if necessary.

I don't know what JavaRanch is using for its newgroup forum software, but I did come across three Java Based Newgroup Forum software that are open source: eForum, Venice Web Communities System, and Yazd. There maybe more, I'm not sure.

I'd like some advise as to which is the better software to go for. I can't afford to buy any commercial software, at least not yet. I thought to go for free open source stuff first until my project gets off the ground and hopefully generates some money. I'm a supporter of open source and if there is anything out there that is worth keeping, I would want to do that.

Just need someone to steer me in the right direction. That is, someone with some background experience with dealing with the various newsgroup software that are out there.

Posts: 14112
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Moving to Other Open Source Projects...
Their achilles heel is the noogie! Give them noogies tiny ad!
the value of filler advertising in 2020
    Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic