Graph Layout in Java

11. February, 2009

If you need to layout a graph in Java, these might help:

  • yed Free version of a once commercial framework
  • prefuse.org very slick transitions; you will want to use Java 6
  • jung great demos, doesn’t look as slick as prefuse but might be more powerful.
  • gvf Just the basics, probably dead, too.
  • JGraph – commercial, thanks to David@jgraph.com.

There is also a collection of algorithms for graphs: JGraphT It uses JGraph as the default UI library but you can use the algorithms without that.


Being On The Losing End Can Help You Win

11. February, 2009

This one made me laugh: Damn the River