I've been actively and naturally using Ubuntu since Ubuntu 7.04 "Feisty Fawn", which means, of course, April 2007, as described here. Now let's flash forward six years or so to yesterday. Yesterday I was on 12.04 "Precise Pangolin", today on the latest version 13.04 "Raring Ringtail", which (more...)
The question of the day comes from Michele Vigilante from Italy who wants to combine a Palette with a MultiViewElement.
The two key references to solving this are the following:
Here's step by step how to put the pieces together, starting (more...)
Tough times in the world of Fosfor, the EPUB Open Toolbox. Turns out that while the JavaFX WebView has perfect rendering but no editing capabilities, the JavaFX HTMLEditor has perfect editing capabilities but crap rendering.
Exhibit one is right here, with the JavaFX HTMLEditor on the left and the JavaFX (more...)
So you're using NetBeans IDE to teach programming to your class. What kind of features would be specifically relevant to you, during teaching?
- Increase/decrease font size. Hold down the Alt key and scroll the mouse up/down and you'll see the font size magically increase/decrease. Same thing in the Output window, (more...)
Speaking of terminal emulators, which I did yesterday, here's another terminal application on top of the NetBeans Platform, one that's been in production for several years, by and for Thrifty White Pharmacy. It is named JTerm.
After Windows 7 came out, the company needed a Telnet/Terminal emulator that (more...)
I've been looking into how to interact with the terminal in a NetBeans Platform application. The related APIs are not public or stable yet, but if you're OK with implementation dependencies (i.e., that means you know upfront that incompatible changes could be included in these APIs in the (more...)
Global Information Solutions is a value added services provider that specializes in content delivery via USSD, SMS, and MMS. Based on their experience, the company saw that it was crucial to deploy stable services quickly to market, especially in a climate where multiple providers and operators already exist. If this (more...)
Is there any way to handle what happens whenever I try to open a file. The file is a serialised ArrayList. when I open the file, it is de-serialised to an array then the information from the array is opened. The (more...)
If a CloneableTopComponent has a DataObject in its Lookup, the DataObject will be added to "File | Open Recent File", after the CloneableTopComponent has closed.
The relevant classes are in the "org.netbeans.modules.openfile" package in the NetBeans sources. To include the package in your application, put a checkmark (more...)
Since 1998, Itransition has been a software development innovator providing full-cycle high quality services to its customers in over 30 countries worldwide. One of its many applications is Eltim Reporter, a sales-data analysis application on the NetBeans Platform:
Mihail Rukavishnikov, Eltim Reporter's lead developers states:
We developed Eltim Reporter as (more...)
AdvancedMiner Professional is developed by StatConsulting in Warsaw, Poland, on the NetBeans Platform. It is a modern and advanced analysis application that provides a wide range of tools for data transformations, construction of data mining models, advanced data analysis, and reporting.
Mike Gordon is a secondary math-science teacher at Piedra Vista High School in the state of New Mexico, USA. He's put together an application that was originally intended to simply save time on grading student work by allowing the computer to do it for him. It has evolved over time (more...)
In part 1, the problem of the superfluous expansion icon is discussed and solved. However, the solution is incomplete as Michael Bishop indicates in the comment to part 1:
I recently implemented this solution. The explorer tree appeared correctly, but no longer updates correctly; adding and removing nodes don't (more...)
There's a folder in the NetBeans repo where NetBeans Platform application screenshots are stored, one per application (together with a thumbnail image) for publication on the NetBeans Platform Showcase. New images are added there whenever we identify new NetBeans Platform applications. Once in a while, I go to that folder, (more...)
Sometimes there's a need to integrate undo/redo functionality into the NetBeans Properties window. In other words, when the user types something in the Properties window, and presses Enter, you want the "Undo" action to become enabled, and later the "Redo" after you've undone the change.
Tim Boudreau once sent me, (more...)
Coalescent is an open source tool in coalescent theory.
It provides solutions for the exact calculation of likelihood under infinite sites and infinite alleles models of mutations in population genetics.
Additionally, it checks phylogeny and draws gene trees for infinite sites data.
Planned features for the upcoming releases will focus (more...)
Many more screenshots can be found here: http://www.vobium.com/health/screenshots