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Blog Archive for timboudreau during June 2008

Here's three blogs in one (I know, I know, you're not supposed to do that): My friend Geertjan and I just did NetBeans Day Manila, in the Philippines, followed by two days of plugin-writing training at the University of the Philippines. The students were wonderful and bright and motivated and it's always a joy to teach to people who are really interested in what you have to say. There's a...
My colleague Judith Lilienfeld did the MC honors at this year's NetBeans Day in San Francisco. I'm amazed that this went by and did not get blogged about, so I'll have to do the ungainly honors... The demo of the morning was using JasperReports iReport plug-in to create a report with pie charts based on a database, without writing any code. The Saturday before NetBeans Day, my colleague Brian...
Four years ago, I went on a hunt for best practices for doing tree table components in Swing. We had a tree-table component in NetBeans, whose maintenance was my never-ending nightmare and the biggest source of bugs on my bug list. It had been written, with the best of intentions, based on Scott Violet's Swing Connection article about how to quickly hack up a tree-table component in Swing (...