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Harris Goldstone12/31/08
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Secret Grails Feature in NetBeans 6.5

If you have multiple domain objects and controllers in your Grails application, like here: ...it is easy to switch between a domain object and its controller, if you set shortcuts for doing this, which is (very hidden) here in "Keymaps" of...

Geertjan Wielenga12/30/08
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Best Article on NetBeans Zone in 2008

Based on the number of votes received and its obvious quality, the following article is judged the best article on NetBeans Zone this year: From Pain to Gain: Swing and the NetBeans Platform in the Real World

Rob Demmer12/29/08
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Tor Norbye on NetBeans Code Coverage (Part 1)

Tor Norbye presents a new feature for NetBeans 7.0: Code Coverage support! Take a look at the Python version which is already in the 7.0 builds.

Geertjan Wielenga12/28/08
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2009: Learn from a NetBeans Platform Trainer!

The NetBeans Platform Certified Training is a tried and tested introduction to the NetBeans Platform. It takes either 2, 3, or 5 days, depending on the preference of the students concerned, preferably in the local language, where possible.

Toni Epple12/27/08
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Quick NetBeans Platform Tip 2: Fix Navigator Mode in NetBeans Platform Applications

When you create a new NetBeans Platform application and use the default platform, there’s a little bug you should be aware of. When you create a new Window Component the Wizard will let you choose from the set of available Positions ( =Modes ) in your...

Hubert Klein Ikkink12/26/08
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NetBeans Can Suggest Variable Names

I am lazy and I type rather less than more if needed (which explains why my NetBeans tips are so short...). This applies to developing Java code as well. If the NetBeans editor can help me, I like it. When we create a variable in our Java code we can let...

Rob Demmer12/25/08
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NetBeans IDE 6.5: My New Favorite IDE

A month ago, the NetBeans community released NetBeans IDE 6.5. Since then users worldwide have enthusiastically reviewed the IDE's new PHP scripting, database and web development features, and more! Below are excerpts from satisfied users, and some converts!

Geertjan Wielenga12/24/08
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Photos from NetBeans Presentations in El Menoufiya, Egypt

Here are some of the many photos taken yesterday when I had the honor of doing some NetBeans presentations at El Menoufiya University in Egypt. First of all, here's a pic of the very enthusiastic Hamada Zahera, who is one of the Computer Science Department...

Hubert Klein Ikkink12/23/08
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Which Java Version Is Used To Run Our NetBeans Installation?

Ever wondered which Java version is used to run your NetBeans instance? I have a lot of JDK's installed and everytime I install a new one it ones to be the default JDK for my computer. To know which JDK is used for running NetBeans we go to Help | About and...

Toni Epple12/22/08
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Quick NetBeans Platform Tip 1: Fix External Web Browser in NetBeans Platform Application

There’s a little annoyance whenever you create a new NetBeans Platform Application project: When you run the aplication and open the Options there’s “Web Browser” at the top of the “General” section. This would be nice if it would work out of the...

Hubert Klein Ikkink12/21/08
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Getting Javadoc from Maven Repositories

In my previous tip on NetBeans Zone we learned how to get available sources for a Maven dependency. We can also get Javadoc for the library. The Javadoc must be available of course otherwise NetBeans is not able to download anything.We right-click on...

Nitin Bharti12/18/08
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Leaving Woodstock – ICEsoft Provides Migration Path for RIA Developers on NetBeans IDE

While Sun recently abandoned support for Project Woodstock, an open-source JSF component repository launched in early 2007, love and peace may still reign for NetBeans users as they look to migrate their Woodstock applications to ICEfaces. 

Fedor Savrasov12/18/08
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NetBeans & Sun Tech Days in Tomsk, Russia

Here are some remarks about the Tomsk Sun Tech Days 2008 that was held on 7th November in the student business incubator of Tomsk university of electronic management's systems (TUSUR).There were more than 100 people in attendance, mostly from TUSUR, some from...

Hubert Klein Ikkink12/17/08
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Create a Groovy 1.5.7 Script in NetBeans IDE 6.5

In this article we will write a little Groovy script using NetBeans 6.5. NetBeans has Groovy (and Grails) support. We will see how we can use the latest Groovy version, 1.5.7, to support our script.Groovy support in NetBeans is coupled to Java projects. There...

Geertjan Wielenga12/16/08
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Drawing a Path in 48 Lines with JavaFX

Click to see all the code in a larger picture: Though it is completely functioning, as shown above, there's a lot more that could be added, as shown in this tutorial: http://javafx.com/samples/Draw/index.html