An update on the NetBeansMobile: I expect to actually hit the road tomorrow or Sunday, depending on how much I get done between now and then. Kinko's didn't have the graphics ready on Wednesday, so I picked them up yesterday evening, and am about to try not to screw up sticking them on the vehicle.
I'm going to doing a road trip - part me moving to the east coast of the U.S., part NetBeans World Tour. So I'm loading up this truck with NetBeans books and t-shirts (along with my earthly posessions).
In an interview published today, Tom Wheeler and I talk a bit about how Boeing is using the NetBeans Platform for a number of internal software projects, and even has an internal distribution for building on called the Boeing Sha
Well, our new NetBeans book is not finished, but available in "rough cut" form.
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).
NetBeans has a selection model where whatever logical window has focus owns the selection (determines what actions are enabled/disabled, what the property sheet shows, etc.). Some applications need something different - for example, an image editor probably wants the current image to own the selection no matter what logical window has focus.
Bruno Souza tagged me in this game of "say five things probably nobody knows about you and pass it on".
My friend and former colleague Kiran Patel has been hard at work founding a new organization specifically about and of technology evangelism.
Since I published my friend Jarda's "most poetic CVS commit message of the year" I seem to have become a collector. Jarda points out the poignant beauty of the following
Date: 2006/10/25 15:33:26
I've got a bunch of writing projects going lately. There is a NetBeans DocBook module, if you like writing articles and books in XML (doesn't everyone?). I've had some fun enhancing it over the weekend...
Jesse Glick created the NetBeans DocBook module (
cvs -d:pserver:firstname.lastname@example.org:/cvs co contrib) a couple of years ago.