Major Enhancement to NetBeans Platform's Window System

Toni Epple (from Eppleton, the Munich-based NetBeans Platform consultancy) already mentioned it in his blog yesterday: as a direct result of user requests, see below...

http://www.netbeans.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=155926

http://www.netbeans.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=156693

...it is now possible to specify per-component (rather than only per-application, which has been possible since 6.5), whether a window should be closeable, maximizable, undockable, draggable, etc. As with so many new APIs in the past year or so, these changes are accompanied by ui improvements in the NetBeans Platform's SDK (i.e., NetBeans IDE), as can be seen below:

What then happens is that properties are added to the constructor, with the nice benefit that you can use code completion to work with them:

These changes are planned to be delivered with 7.0M2.

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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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