One of the new features of the NetBeans IDE in version 7.1 is the Visual Debugger. The Visual Debugger allows you to easily find the source code for GUI components. Read the tutorial Using the Visual Debugger in NetBeans IDE for more information.
NetBeans 7.1 has been released! Read more about the new version in Geertjan’s news report. Edit: Also read Geertjan’s blog post.
The NetBeans Platform allows you to define file types. Each file type has its own behaviour associated with it. The File Type Integration Tutorial provides a lot of information about how the file types can be created and customised. With NetBeans Platform 7.1, it is now possible to register a file type with the @TemplateRegistration … Read moreManually Converting File Types to Use @TemplateRegistration
While searching for a NetBeans IDE related topic today, I discovered an absolute gem: a whole page full of useful NetBeans Tips! Have a look at http://wiki.gephi.org/index.php/NetBeans_Tips
I use the search features of the NetBeans IDE a lot. I have collected thousands of pieces of useless information in my life as it is, and I am not planning to add to that memorising every line of code I have ever written. 🙂 So I let my PC do what computers do best … Read moreNow where did I put that?