For those who somehow missed seeing this on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and probably other social media sites... here it is, in very few bits and pieces a basic overview of what the NetBeans Platform entails:
It features Some Guy Who Left (without documenting anything):
And then it shows how to overcome the mess created by that guy.
(That guy looks a tiny bit like JB Brock, except that he's awesome, as proven in this recent interview with him about the recently released "Java EE and HTML5 Enterprise Application Development".)
The whole thing is here:
In other news. I am on vacation until the middle of August and will only sporadically be checking mail, blog comments, Twitter etc.