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By Diego Pino García.
NavalPlan is a free software web application for project planning. It is written in Java and licensed under AGPL license. It is one of the main free software alternatives to Ms Project with tha advantages of being web. Main features are: * Multiproject management. It offers a global vision of the company managing several projects sharing resources. * Group resource allocations: dynamic groups based on criteria. * Flexible calendars. * Configurable Gantt chart from Work Breakdown Structure (WBS). * Resource Breakdown Structure (RBS) chart. * Overload resource allocation control. * Earned Value Management. * Cost analysis based on work reports. * Integration with other NavalPlan instances and third-parties. * Other features: Materials, quality forms, project templates, planning scenarios, multiple task progress measurement ...
Since NavalPlan contains naval references in its name, it is important to stress that it is a general web application useful for any organization/person who wants to plan several projects and resources.
NavalPlan was developed in Java using:
* ZK as UI framework.
* Spring as dependency injection framework.
* Hibernate as object relational mapper.
* Other frameworks: Jasper Reports, JFreeChart, Maven2, etc.