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Blog Archive for fabriziogiudici during January 2008

Just a quick note for now: we have just disclosed the details about the "NetBeans Innovators Grants", an initiative which is part of a bigger effort by Sun spending $1 million dollars on innovative open source developers. The total grants for the NetBeans section are about $160k. Since technically this is a grant, not a contest, the good news is that ITALY THIS TIME IS IN :-) So c'mon, italian...
"Beans binding" is, in general, any Java technology that allows to automatically bind some properties in a plain JavaBean class to a GUI form. There have been libraries around for beans binding since a few years, but the thing is getting more and more interest  because of JSR-295, an official specificaion from Sun together with its reference implementation ("Beans Binding in capitals)...
I've previously blogged (1, 2) about how to integrate plain J2SE projects developed with NetBeans with Hudson and Cobertura. Now it's turn to have a look at NetBeans RCP projects: same concepts, but some changes are required. There are two major things to change: The way JUnit is invoked, since the classpath for J2SE projects is different than the RCP case. Above all the fact that we have two...
Welcome to 2008 and Happy New Year to everybody. As Chris says, this is the season in which people sum up or predict things about your favourite technology, such as "this will be the year that Linux on the desktop really takes off" - boring stuff! - but don't worry, I'm not going to do that. Instead, I'm going to talk about what _I_ have done in 2007 and about what I will do in 2008. :-) Even...