On this download site, we are releasing Piccolo.Java, Piccolo.NET, and PocketPiccolo.NET
to the interested development community as
Certified Open Source Software. We are launching this Open Source
campaign to make sure that the widest possible community has access to and
builds on the Piccolo platform. Jazz, Piccolo's predecessor is still available for download.
But, we prefer that all future projects use Piccolo, which supports the same basic
functionality as Jazz. To learn about the differences see
Piccolo in Comparison
Piccolo is copyrighted by the University of Maryland, and is available for all
users, in accordance with the Open Source
model. It is available as free software for license according to the
BSD Public License.
Note, we have recently switched from the Mozilla Public License to the BSD license to
give users more flexibility and freedom in their use of piccolo. Read more about
the Piccolo License
What Next? Once you have downloaded the source code, you can check out the
Getting Started tutorial which will guide you through setting up piccolo and writing your first
ZUI. The 'Readme.txt' file in each distribution also has
In addition, you can request to be added to the Piccolo
mailing lists to receive announcements and ask technical questions.