folders and projects and where-is-my-code?

Still, working with NetBeans on an everyday basis is a breeze, especially talking about the upcoming 6.1 release which indeed has seen quite a bunch of improvements in virtually every field of view (quite a job indeed, given that 6.0 was rather good already). By now, having all these months gone after moving here from

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NetBeans: Papier zur Plattform

Es drängt sich der Eindruck auf, daß NetBeans auch im deutschsprachigen Raum an Fahrt und Popularität gewinnt – nicht nur als IDE, sondern auch als Plattform zur Entwicklung von Rich Client – Anwendungen. Anders ist es wohl nicht zu erklären, daß man, während aktuelle Literatur sonst meist nur in englischer Sprache verfügbar ist, für die

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NetBeans 6.0 … final.

It seems, after a bunch of good beta and RC releases, by now they finally did it: NetBeans 6.0 has been released on December 3, 2007. Which is a good thing, as NetBeans contains quite a set of features that should be of quite some interest to developers not only limited to using the Java

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NetBeans 6.0 RC2 … finally groovy. :)

Oh well, I should calm down as far as my post headlines are concerned before things are about to get completely stupid. 🙂 Nevertheless, not-so-bad news today is that NetBeans 6.0 RC2 has seen the light of this world by now, which is good in two ways: At first, Release Candidate 2 points out that

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NetBeans, Eclipse, Community?

Reading through some recent discussion on javalobby.org, indeed I also read through the eWeek article they basically referred to feel like adding a few thoughts of mine to that very discussion – community-driven vs. company-driven: … Regarding NetBeans, Milinkovich said Sun does a good job of marketing the things NetBeans does better than Eclipse, such

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move #4: taggin’ the tag

Being into writing XML documents as well as XML schema definitions once in a while during my work days, so far I’ve enjoyed playing around with the Eclipse XML authoring tools, and by now after moving elsewhere I had to find my home in NetBeans 6.0 also in terms of XML authoring and support. Which,

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move#3: rebirth of vim

Another landmark discovered on my way through the NetBeans world: In situations in which I don’t use NetBeans (like editing configuration files, hacking up smaller scripts to serve whatever purpose, …), I still do heavily use the incredible vim editor, which, being lean and fast and yet loaded with the most commonly used features (especially

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NetBeans 6.0 beta 1 …

… is available for download and testing right now. So move on, get it while it’s hot, take some time to make your way through the vast set of documentation already around… So far, I have seen the NetBeans 6.0 pre-releases to be rather usable and stable, just stumbled across a few more major flaws

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