nbRosary is a NetBeans plugin which adds the Holy Rosary to the IDE. If you are a catholic developer or NetBeans RCP user and has a devotion to Our Lady, this is a nice plugin for you to have.


This plugin presents you with a virtual rosary, which highlights the current beads for you. Also, the mysteries are presented with images and proper texts for reflection and meditation for each bead. You may also notice that all prayers are shown through a notification system, so you can follow them while praying. This plugin is non-intrusive, so you will be able to concentrate on your prayers. You can even localize the texts for your own language!


This plugin is licensed under the New BSD License. I want to call your attention to the fact that the New BSD License has been verified as a GPL-compatible free software license by the Free Software Foundation, and has been vetted as an open source license by the Open Source Initiative.


You can help me translating nbRosary to your language. Right now, the following languages are supported: English and Portuguese (Brazil). The translation process is very easy, just create a file named inside the net.sf.nbrosary.i18n package, where CODE is your country ISO 639-1 code. Take a look here for more info on internationalization and localization.


nbRosary is licensed under the New BSD License. You can download the application in the compiled format or the source code as well. Please check the available releases in the project page hosted at You may also contribute with code if you want.

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