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Blog Archive for rbair during October 2005

I've been developing with NetBeans for almost a year now. I always thought the Ant integration was pretty good. Today I found a new integration feature that I didn't know existed before, but was really cool. So I thought I'd share. In NetBeans, for any project that has a build.xml file, click on the "Files" tab, and then select build.xml. Now, check out the Navigator (if the Navigator window isn'...
Tired of "dealing with a dozen png representations of a single (logical) icon as separated files"? Tired of writing/debugging the code to treat multiple files as a single logical unit? Well, Daniel Leuck, SwingLabs, and Ikayzo bring you JIC : the simple multi-resolution cross-platform icon format for Java! Ok, ok, a little dramatic I know. But hey, it's cool technology and cool technology is what...
A new sub project has been added to SwingLabs today, http://deployment.dev.java.net. A few weeks ago Erik Vickroy approached me about starting a project related to deployment issues for rich client Swing applications. After a little brainstorming, it became clear that such a project would be a great addition to the SwingLabs suite of projects. Indeed, easing the deployment of rich client apps is...