Wednesday, July 25, 2007

Communicating with the User (and Yourself)

(From Geertjan's Weblog)

If you use System.out and the JOptionPane to communicate with your users, or with yourself during debugging or testing, you might be interested in knowing about similar (better!) facilities that the NetBeans APIs make available...


Monday, July 09, 2007

Presentations from Sun Tech Days

Today I want to point to this post from Charles Ditzel blog with a list of the available presentations of Sun Tech Days.

Thursday, July 05, 2007

Closing JPA EntityManger in web applications

I want to note this post from my neighborhood JavaNotepad.

When working with resources it's always important to ensure they are closed when not longer needed.
Working with JPA there are two kind of resources we can take care of: EntityManager and transactions.


Wednesday, July 04, 2007

Status line elements order, build number and other thips

Some time ago I read this interview to Emilian Bold

here you can learn some useful tips (like the build number version I was looking for).

Monday, July 02, 2007

Hiding tabs

Follow the Geertjan post:
you can know how to hide the tabs on your NB applications.

Hide close button

Here is a little tip about how to hide the close button in the tabs.
As you can read here the sentences are:


but I put it the 'restored()' method of my ModuleInstall class and it works fine.

Here you can find a more extensive list of options.

New methodologies

Here is a link to some new methodologies definitions. I think those are more closely to the reality than XP, AUP, RUP, TDD, etc.
In my case the last being applied is the ADD, I think it will be present for a long time :( because there are many Mr. A.