Distinct Icons per Java Type in NetBeans IDE

Especially useful in the editor tabs, where you could have multiple documents open at the same time, often not with names that reveal the type, and now you can quickly ascertain the type via each tab, i.e., here you can immediately see which one is the interface:

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Many thanks Hermien Pellissier from South Africa for raising this issue! It will be available from NetBeans IDE 8.0.1 onwards.

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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.

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