Free Builder
A Free Java IDE Initiative

The Free Builder Project is initiated by a group of Java-Linux members who cooperate to develop a free Java Integrated Development  Environment. We believe that Free Builder will make our life much easier, as Java becomes the most widely used language for distributed and general purpose programming.

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Current state of development 

System requirements |  System Design 

Software Requirements 

Download the latest FB (0.4.97) version from: *

Future goals 
When FB reaches all the specifications given above, we will move ahead for: 


Our Team 
Here goes an incomplete list of active FB developers: 

Our mailing list: with 69 members by 1 April, 1997
To subscribe send a message to with the "subscribe free-builder <your@email.addr>" message in the body (not in the subject line).

We have open positions for developers, technical writers, quality testers and fans! 

If you wish to join our team, please contact us

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This page last updated on 1 Apil, 1997.

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