Greetings from India

I'm spending the weekend in India where I'm doing the NetBeans Platform Certified Training with a group of developers from JUG Chennai:

There are a bunch of cool pics made from the 1st day of the course, including this one:

After having given this course for literally several years, I've recently finally managed to put together a coherent story around the 3 use cases of Lookup, i.e., of loose coupling in the NetBeans Platform via the Lookup class:


The image above shows all 3 use cases of Lookup in action, (1) service registry where loosely coupled processors are registered, (2) loosely coupled capabilities, a.k.a. cookies, here illustrated via SaveCookie, and (3) loosely coupled GUI components, in this case the editor/history windows.

Tomorrow is day 2 of the course, which will also be the final day. Two days can generally be enough, though 3 days (and definitely 5 days) allows for a slower pace and also more topics, but maybe we can do some additional days later in the year with JUG Chennai, now that they've got the basics.

Oh, and I'm not literally in India. Skype can be a wonderful thing, including its screen sharing capability, which is all it took for this course to happen.

Comments:

GJ

This is so fast post. :)

Let me thank you behalf of our java community in Chennai. That was really a great time with you. Guys here are so enthusiastic in participating. They just seen NetBeans as a ordinary IDE but they have really started realizing the Benefit of the Platform itself.

I soon looking forward for some program like this for more people in future. :)

Thank you again for spending time with us and sharing cool things about NetBeans :)

Posted by Rajmahendra on September 10, 2011 at 06:22 AM PDT #

Nice workshop :) looking forward to today's session :)

Posted by Anto Aravinth on September 10, 2011 at 08:32 PM PDT #

Hi GJ... Peace be upon you.... that was awesome workshop...thanks for making us NBA :) ... jugchennai is looking forward for more this kind of workshops...

Posted by Rahman on September 11, 2011 at 12:42 PM PDT #

I was delighted your sessions last two days. Its more useful. Thanks for this program.

Posted by guest on September 11, 2011 at 03:08 PM PDT #

Thanks a lot for the Workshop , I learnt a lot is a short time.

Posted by Gautam on September 11, 2011 at 03:37 PM PDT #

Thanks for your efforts and time. Its really a useful and interactive session.

Posted by Vijaykaran on September 11, 2011 at 05:11 PM PDT #

Excellent training and interesting hands on session.
Thanks Greetjan's.

Posted by vidhyadharan D on September 11, 2011 at 06:52 PM PDT #

It was great workshop!! learnt a lot!
thank u sir!!

Posted by pranav on September 12, 2011 at 06:08 AM PDT #

Presently I'm working on NetBeans Platform .I want to learn NetBeans Platform, is there any online courses for this.

Posted by guest on March 15, 2013 at 02:00 AM PDT #

Yes, here: http://netbeans.org/features/platform/all-docs.html

Posted by Geertjan on March 15, 2013 at 02:03 AM PDT #

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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.

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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