However, hyperlinks are not implemented everywhere you might want them to be. How about, for example, being able to use hyperlinks within HREF attributes in HTML files? I've just cobbled together a tutorial that goes into some detail on this subject, using a module I created and blogged about a few months ago. If you're interested in providing hyperlinks to your users (which is especially an interesting idea when you're providing support for a new web framework, because you might want the user to be able to navigate between referenced artifacts belonging to a framework), go to this brand new tutorial and give the NetBeans API HyperlinkProvider class a try. It is quite fun, once you know how it works:
In other news. Have a look at how easily JAX-WS web services are created in NetBeans IDE 5.5, in this brand new article on java.sun.com: Introducing JAX-WS 2.0 With the Java SE 6 Platform, Part 1.