Saturday, 8 October 2011

NetBeans 7.1 Beta released

I took NetBeans 7.1 beta for a spin, feels faster and stable.

Will post more when I have had a chance to check it out further.

Friday, 22 July 2011

Web app builds with NB

Some of the Java libs I use when building web apps with nb :-

Monday, 4 July 2011

Useful netbeans plugin anyone?

A really useful netbeans plugin can be found in the plugin portal here , thanks to Geertjan Wielenga

Sunday, 12 June 2011

Netbeans Geronimo Plugin

I was excited to find that a plugin available here was finally available for Geronimo app server in NB7 only to find it doesn't work for the latest versions of Geronimo.

There is a dependency on Geronimo version 2.0.2 which is still available from Apache archives, however there has been several security fixes since this release.

So I thought lets give Geronimo v2.0.2 a try and see if the plugin works, it doesn't. I can get web apps deployed if I manually start Geronimo via the plugin. The plugin fails to start Geronimo though.

Platforms RHEL5 and win7 have the same issues.

Oh well perhaps one day......

Thursday, 21 April 2011

netBeans 7 Has Been released

Netbeans 7 has been released go get it here

Its the best version yet :)

Wednesday, 30 March 2011

NB7 RC1 is Out

Not had too much to write home about with netbeans since the demise of Sun.

I was disappointed with the NB7 beta releases which were pretty much unusable due to crashing. NB7 RC1 is much more stable and polished and does seem a whole lot more responsive.

Web improvements seem to have been put on the back burner apart from PHP,  HTML5 support and new versions of Glassfish.  What happened to JavaScript lib support in the Library Manager and Apache Geronimo support?

Database improvements are also minimal, would have thought SQLDeveloper would have been integrated by now, oh well.

I do like the improvements in responsiveness and the terminal is a useful edition.

Keep up the good work guys, great job.