I spent a little bit of time check out both webtest and jWebUnit. Here are my first impression: webtest is declarative and XML configuration file driven. If you like configuration management more than programming, you might like this format. All you need is edit the test definition and hit the run command, no compilation necessary. […]
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When I tried to use jMaki’s dojo.editor, I first thought “Hay this is dojo, so I can just use it the way dojo related documentation stated it, right?” No. jMaki created a wrapper for dojo and the configuration argument doesn’t match 100%. So, After reading across several documentations, here is one trick for configure dojo.editor […]
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I found repeated need to search and replace a lot of known little text strings all over a text configuration file, private.properties for NetBeans. Since I expect to do this several times in the future, I used sed commands in a script do the trick. With examples on this page and a little bit of […]
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Subversion can ignore certain files when you attempt to commit. In NetBeans, it is just as simple as right click on the Locally Modified file in Subversion panel and choose Ignore option. On the command-line, you can see this section from the documentation. you can also configure the global-ignore property in Subversion’s configuration file.
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NetBeans 5.5 hard-wire some of the environment information, such as where libraries are located on the file system. You can certainly right click on a project and choose “Resolve Reference Problems…”, however you will have to figure out where each library is located. Personally, I feel it is more painful than manually tweak [YOUR_NETBEANS_PROJECT_HOME]/nbproject/private/private.properties file. […]
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Belenix “is an OpenSolaris Distribution with a Live CD (runs directly off the CD).” Just a couple days ago, Belenix DVD just released, which has NetBeans 5.5 and Glassfish. After downloaded the image off the net and burned onto a DVD, here are my initial observations on one system: + It recognizes ATI video chip […]
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I was looking at a blob of code that I don’t know where to start to get a handle on what it does. The code also didn’t come with documentation. So, I turned to NetBeans Enterprise Pack 5.5 beta. The feature that I wanted to try was it’s UML reverse engineering features. I downloaded it, […]
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What does Eclipse and Google Web Toolkit have in common? Both uses libswt-pi-gtk library. This library doesn’t work too well with Ubuntu Drapper Drake on AMD64. On Eclipse the following error would display: libswt-pi-gtk-3235.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory When attempting to use NetBeans 5.5 rc1 with GWT NetBeans plug-in, […]
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JUnit has been around for a long time. And Junit has been in NetBeans for sometime now. If I remember correctly, I did play with integrated JUnit in NetBeans a year or two ago. Now I am trying it out again and it certainly is pretty easy to use. I just click my way through […]
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