The NetBeans IDE’s debugging tools is one of maybe the top 5 features that I simply cannot live without! And as you can imagine, debugging is something I do quite regularly. So I was rather surprised when I only recently discovered an AWESOME feature that has been around for a long, long time. 🙂 This … Read moreGetting More out of the Debugger
NetBeans 7.3 was officially released yesterday! Read more about what is new in this release on the wiki. It is available for download from netbeans.org.
The NetCAT program is your chance to be involved in acceptance testing of the new version of the NetBeans IDE! NetCAT 7.3 was announced yesterday. If you are interested in joining this very dynamic group of volunteers that are passionate about the NetBeans IDE, read more here.
Another cool new feature in the latest development builds of the NetBeans IDE: a new source navigation view! At the bottom of the editor window, there is now a new panel showing you where you are in the source code. It shows you which class, method and block you are in. And by clicking on … Read moreNew Source Navigation Panel
I discovered another cool feature in the latest development builds of the NetBeans IDE. When viewing a pom.xml file in any Maven-based project, you can now see the effective pom. This means that the configuration inherited from one or more parent pom.xml files is shown in this view too. Very useful indeed!