'Tis a gift to be simple, 'tis a gift to be free,
'Tis a gift to come down where we ought to be,
To turn, turn will be our delight
'Till by turning, turning we come round right.
-- Old Shaker hymn
It was supposed to be a quick-and-dirty mini-project: add a visual unit test execution monitor to NetBeans, similar to the top part of my favorite test tool, JUnit's Swing-based TestRunner:...