Although I'm younger than most of my NetBeans colleagues, after reading this post of a 15-year old boy using NetBeans, I feel old. Gee, this reminds me of me "developing" using "command line" in Basic on a Commodore C64 and getting my first PC around the age of 15 when I got so excited about the old Turbo Pascal. The times are changing.P.S. Do you know about the comeback of Commodore? :)
Have you already seen the demo of ZFS (the new and opensourced filesystem in Solaris)? I haven't used ZFS extensively yet but it seems to be very flexible in handling disk space, creating partitions, defining raids, etc. Fdisk looks like last century tool if you see it in action.
Similary as Java Studio Creator is downloadable for free from www.netbeans.org, Sun Java Studio Enterprise 8 is available for free... you can get it from developers.sun.com. Why to try it? Two words: UML support.
I met a week ago Henry Story, he's the former tech lead of Yahoo's Babel Fish and works for Sun now. Next to all the other interesting work on web 2.0 goodies you can find in his blog he also works with James Gosling and others on an opensource blog editor called BlogEd.We met for a coffee and he told me a about his work related to semantic web and I showed him some new features in NetBeans. He came with a great idea to try to use NetBeans platform as a base for BlogEd. Few...
Ever wondered what issues people vote most for in IssueZilla? You can get the list on the top voted issues dashboard. Interesting issues, I'd really love to see some of these implemented in next release.