Oh yeah, time passes quickly… Seems it was only yesterday to deal with the prerelease builds of NetBeans 6.0, by now things are already “beta” once again, steadily heading for the 6.1 release supposed to be released in late April 2008. One might wonder whether, just less than five months after releasing a stable 6.0 … Read more NetBeans: Beta, once again…
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 … Read more folders and projects and where-is-my-code?
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 … Read more NetBeans: Papier zur Plattform
After hestitating to do so for quite a while, by now I finally got along installing my working notebook using the 64bit enabled version of xubuntu 7.10 ‘gutsy gibbon’, and I have to report that most of the things moved along rather smoothly. The system works again, does run rather smoothly, not slower than it … Read more NetBeans, Java, linux x86_64: some light, and a very dark shadow.
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 … Read more NetBeans 6.0 … final.
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 … Read more NetBeans 6.0 RC2 … finally groovy. 🙂
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 … Read more NetBeans, Eclipse, Community?
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, … Read more move #4: taggin’ the tag
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 … Read more move#3: rebirth of vim