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Emilian Bold

Emilian Bold is a Java and NetBeans Platform consultant from Timisoara, Romania, as well as a member of the NetBeans Dream Team. He has been working with the NetBeans Platform since version 3.6, starting with a project at Alcatel Romania and owns a NetBeans Platform-focused consulting company.

 

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NetBeans Editor Folding with style

Posted by emilian on September 2, 2008 at 6:06 AM PDT

The folding GUI is an often neglected part of the IDE. It allows you to focus on the work at hand by hiding the unneeded parts of the code. What it didn't have so far in the NetBeans IDE was... style.

Actually style and an extra feature: the ability to close a fold by clicking at the end of it not just at the beginning. This is folding so far:

FlyingSaucer in NetBeans Platform suites

Posted by emilian on February 6, 2008 at 5:02 AM PST

XHTML Renderer library provides us with way better looking HTML pages which can easily replace some of the Swing displays or make nice "preview" panels.

Furthermore, being included in the Platform, it's just a few clicks away to actually use it.