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Maven, Java EE and ... NetBeans

At the beginning, build tools capabilities were relatively simple, i.e. mostly compile and package the compiled sources. But over the years, those capabilities have largely evolved (e.g. complex build processes, dependencies management, documentation generation, testing integration, etc.). And it's probably fair to say that Maven has been, at least in the Java landscape, one of the main actors in that evolution... if not the most important one! Maven is widely used since many...

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 | NetBeans | Read More

jBatch Suite: Visual Development for the Java API for Batch Processing/Java EE 7

As many of you know, the Java API for Batch Processing (JSR 352) is one of the key APIs added in Java EE 7. The API is largely based on POJOs, annotations and some XML. As a result you can be pretty productive even without an IDE.As a Java developer, however, like me you probably enjoy the usability of modern IDEs like NetBeans and may be wondering what IDE support there is for the Java API for Batch Processing. Although Java IDEs have been very good about supporting Java EE...

Monday, September 29, 2014 | NetBeans | Read More

Take NetBeans 7.3 Satisfaction Survey!

With a focus on POJO development, annotations, intelligent defaults, portability and productivity, you can pretty much do Java EE development using a plain text editor these days if you prefer. In fact, as a consultant I've seen a handful of remarkable folks do exactly that. For the rest of us though, IDEs like NetBeans are incredibly helpful from basic code completion, inline warnings and code navigation to powerful wizards, refactoring tools and code generation. NetBeans...

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 | NetBeans | Read More

Ashwin Rao on HTML5/NetBeans 7.3

As you may know, NetBeans 7.3 is creating quite a buzz in the community. The 122th episode of the Java Spotlight podcast features an interview with NetBeans Group Product Manager Ashwin Rao. Although he generally keeps a pretty low profile, Ashwin is one of the key folks driving NetBeans forward. He talks with Roger Brinkley about the HTML 5 landscape, the new features in NetBeans such as excellent JavaScript editing capabilities powered by the Nashorn engine on par with...

Thursday, February 28, 2013 | NetBeans | Read More

Java EE 7 Early Support in NetBeans

As you are aware, Java EE 7 features have been rolling into GlassFish 4 promoted builds for a few months now. Keeping up with GlassFish, the good folks in the NetBeans team are beginning to put in early access features to Java EE 7 as well. Some of the features include: Registering GlassFish 4 Creating Java EE 7 applications Wizard for JAX-RS 2 Filters/Interceptors Initial support for Faces Flow Loading templates from a resource library Non-persistent EJB timers in the Web profile Wi...

Monday, February 4, 2013 | NetBeans | Read More

John Ceccarelli on NetBeans

The 113th episode of the Java Spotlight podcast features an interview with NetBeans head of engineering John Ceccarelli. John talks with Roger Brinkley about the recent developments in NetBeans - specifically NetBeans support for JavaScript/HTML 5 development via Project Easel. John discusses the HTML 5 landscape, Java EE 7, project Nashorn, project Avatar and the like. The podcast also covers JavaFX, Java SE 7/8, Java Embedded and Java EE 7, including the recent published surv...

Friday, December 21, 2012 | NetBeans | Read More