Back In Business
By Tor Norbye on Nov 21, 2004
I just got back from a really nice week in Prague. I got to see some demos of upcoming NetBeans features. Unbelievably cool. The form editor has a new design mode which is just going to, well, kick ass. No more gridbag, dude. The new mobile stuff is also fantastic. NetBeans is really getting fabulous.
What's the deal with airports and power sockets? I really wanted to connect my laptop while waiting for my next flight (and the battery was flat) yet I couldn't find a place to plug in anywhere in Frankfurt airport. I had the same experience last year at Heathrow. That time I finally found one in the middle of nowhere, but as soon as I had gotten comfortable security came by and told me to leave because there's some kind of "danger" with having people connect their own hardware to the airport power net. In Frankfurt I walked around for 45 minutes before locating a place to plug in -- at the airport McDonalds. So I was lovin' it...