Monday Aug 19, 2013

Yet Another NetBeans Platform Application: Oracle SQL Developer Data Modeler 4.0

Yup, there's another NetBeans Platform application in Oracle's software stable. And it is Oracle SQL Developer Data Modeler 4.0:

Interesting that one can create diagrams and then export them. Maybe someone should look at those export formats and see whether one or more of them could be imported into NetBeans IDE and then converted into Java classes, methods, and so forth. At least the CSV format looks promising.

The flexible window system, as with Oracle SQL Developer 4.0 and Oracle JDeveloper 12c, is the NetBeans Platform window system, made possible by the fact that Oracle SQL Developer Data Modeler 4.0 is now integrated into the NetBeans Platform too, as evidenced by the NetBeans artifacts that you'll find in the installation directory:


Geertjan Wielenga (@geertjanw) is a Principal Product Manager in the Oracle Developer Tools group living & working in Amsterdam. He is a Java technology enthusiast, evangelist, trainer, speaker, and writer. He blogs here daily.

The focus of this blog is mostly on NetBeans (a development tool primarily for Java programmers), with an occasional reference to NetBeans, and sometimes diverging to topics relating to NetBeans. And then there are days when NetBeans is mentioned, just for a change.


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