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Creating the Sample CRUD Application
I was honoured to present last weekend at the Java 9 and Women in Tech Unconference in Sandton, South Africa. The topic of the presentation was a JavaFX makeover for the NetBeans Platform – get the slides here. Today I want to share the details of the process of transforming the [...]
Fri, Jun 10, 2016
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CRUD Application
I recently decided to use the Sample CRUD Application that is available in the NetBeans IDE as the basis for a demonstration that I did at a conference. (More about that in a future post.) It is a very useful sample that illustrates how to get up and running with [...]
Fri, Jun 10, 2016
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Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) at the Kennedy Space Center
As far back as I can remember, I have been facinated by everything about space. I have a whole shelf full of astronomy books, some of which I have had since primary school. And to this very day, my dream job is being an astronaut! So it was just natural [...]
Fri, Aug 01, 2014
Source Illumination
Beans binding makes life so much easier when designing GUIs with the NetBeans IDE. It is well integrated into the GUI builder, and usually it just works out of the box. Last week I developed a new options panel for a NetBeans Platform Application. Creating the framework for the new panel [...]
Fri, Aug 01, 2014
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Grand Palace
Thailand is a country with a wonderful culture and stunning beaches. And it is a remarkably affordable destination. Small wonder that many South Africans choose to visit Thailand. Two groups of friends recently independently asked me what is worthwhile seeing while you are there, so I decided to share what [...]
Wed, Jun 11, 2014
Source Illumination
refactor01
The NetBeans IDE has some great refactoring tools. It makes lots of tasks so much less error prone than doing them manually. In this article, I describe some of my favourite refactoring tools. (These tools can be accessed from the main menu bar (Refactor) or from the context menu of [...]
Sat, Nov 30, 2013
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community
I started a Google+ community for NetBeans Platform Application developers in South Africa. If you are interested, feel free to join NetBeans Platform Application Devs ZA. [...]
Fri, Nov 15, 2013
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We stayed at the Aloe Ridge Hotel this weekend. This morning I woke up to the sound of automatic gun fire in the distance. And I knew that it meant another day of filming of the movie Seal Team 8! Can’t wait to see the movie! [...]
Sun, Jun 09, 2013
Source Illumination
My husband and I recently visited Cape Town for a long weekend. We visited these amazing places, all of which I recommend highly: Castle of Good Hope Victoria & Alfred Waterfront – we went on a cruise from there, which was just fabulous! Lagoon Beach (the featured image above shows the view from there) Die [...]
Tue, Mar 12, 2013
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One of my Space Shuttle Enterprise photos (the one at the top of this post) has been published on the Intrepid Museum‘s new Enterprise Gallery! [...]
Wed, Mar 06, 2013
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Shadow
René reports heavy snow in Leverett. It looks like Shadow is enjoying it though. [...]
Wed, Feb 13, 2013
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