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Blog Archive for timboudreau during February 2007

Well, our new NetBeans book is not finished, but available in "rough cut" form. If you've ever wondered about writing NetBeans plug-ins or how you can architect a large, extensible application and have it actually work, I hope this will be a resource. The last one of these I wrote was a year and a half in the making; this was a six-week fire-drill. Sometime last fall, Geertjan,...
A while back I wrote a tool called BeanNetter that would take any library JAR file and generate a NetBeans module that added the library to the list of libraries you can use from your projects (a handy way to bundle source and Javadoc all together so people can debug). It also would add any JavaBeans in the JAR to the Matisse (Swing GUI Designer) component palette. Well, it is now also an Ant...