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Tulip Chain

A specialized browser , link checker, and editor for dmoz.org which presents the contents in an explorer view. (screenshot)

DMOZ Winter 2001 Editor Awards - Best Editor Produced Tool (Runner-up)
DMOZ Spring 2002 Editor Awards - Best Editor Produced Tool (Runner-up)
DMOZ Fall 2003 Editor Awards - Best Editor Produced Tool (Runner-up)


Included Languages:
  • Česky
  • Dansk
  • Deutsch
  • English
  • Espa˝ol
  • Franšais
  • Italiano
  • Polska
Translations gladly accepted. Please translate PasswordDialog.properties, Browser.properties, and TulipChain.properties.
You may want to use: Attesoro - A Java Translation Editor


Download and install the Java2 Runtime Environment (J2SE JRE) from java.sun.com if you do not already have it installed. Tulip Chain now requires Java 1.4

Download the latest version of Tulip Chain (Executable Jar - 828k)

All you need to do is double click the jar file to start Tulip Chain.

Some systems may not support executable jar files correctly. If double clicking on the jar file does not work, try the following command lines:
java -jar tulip.jar
java -classpath tulip.jar com.Ostermiller.TulipChain.TulipChain

Known bugs:

Upcoming Features:

Version History:

Tulip Chain 6.03 (Executable Jar - 828k)

Tulip Chain 6.02 (Executable Jar - 770k)

Tulip Chain 6.01 (Executable Jar - 770k)

Tulip Chain 6.00 (Executable Jar - 767k)

Tulip Chain 5.94 (Executable Jar - 356k)

Tulip Chain 5.93 (Executable Jar - 356k)

Tulip Chain 5.92 (Executable Jar - 349k)

Older Version History


This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

Tulip Chain
Copyright (C) 2001-2002 Stephen Ostermiller