Archive for the ‘Netbeans’ Category

Workaround BooleanStateAction in Mac OSX Global Menu

Monday, June 18th, 2012

If you are using BooleanStateAction and bitten by this bug #207477. And interestingly this bug is start to creep into Ubuntu Unity Global Menu as well (using Java Ayatana plugins). Below is the workaround. The idea is to maintain the JMenuItem reference ourselves and set the appropriate (checked/enabled) state. So you can inherit ...

Netbeans and Ubuntu Unity

Monday, June 11th, 2012

If you are developing application with Netbeans in Ubuntu Unity environment, most likely the Netbeans menu is black (hard to spot) and in bold text (ugly). And this things effecting all java program. It is due to the ambience theme employed by Ubuntu which result in menu black and bold. ...

How to build and sign Android APK using JDK 7 with Netbeans

Thursday, June 7th, 2012

If you build and sign android application using jdk 7, the result apk could not be installed on physical device, see It is because the default digest algorithm for Java 7 is SHA-256, see So one of the easiest way to sign android apk using jdk 7 is by adding the ...

Netbeans and Android Development with NbAndroid

Friday, August 12th, 2011

If you haven't aware that Netbeans support android development, please check out NbAndroid, it is a plugins for Netbeans IDE that provide support for the whole development cycle of Android applications. You just need to download the latest NbAndroid plugins from NbAndroid The Goto Menu - Tools - Options, on Miscellaneus ...

Oracle Java Roadmap for Client Side

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

Finally, Oracle speak about Java Roadmap especially for the client side at JavaOne 2010 JDK BOF session which you can see from Amy Fowler blog. From what I can understand, it boils down to several things:

Book Review: Netbeans Platform 6.9 Developer’s Guide

Wednesday, September 15th, 2010

Netbeans Platform 6.9 Developer's Guide by Jürgen Petri comes with 273 pages. This is not Java beginner book or learning Java book, and not about Netbeans IDE as well. The author assumes zero Netbeans Platform knowledge. This book is written for developers who are comfortable with Java and Swing, and ...

Netbeans Platform RTL (Right To Left) Component Orientation

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009

If you haven't aware Java have support for RTL (Right-To-Left) for the User Interface, and thank to Netbeans Platform based on Swing, it is easy as well to make Netbeans Platform application to support RTL (Right-To-Left) as well Step 1: Create ComponentOrientation support class This step is optional, but make the testing ...

Who are using Netbeans Platform ?

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009

Did you ever wondering who (companies or developers) are using Netbeans Platform as their platform of choice ? You will be surprised if you check this Netbeans Platform Screenshot Showcase. There are a lot of them from various categories: Aerospace & Defence, Oil & Gas Services, Geospatial, Bio & Chemoinformatics, ...

Netbeans Platform Friend dependencies

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

Recently on the nbdev ( mailing list someone ask a question regarding friend dependencies, because he/she I got the following Error: The module some.package.path is not a friend of some-path\some.jar So what is friend dependency anyways. Friend Dependency is caused by a Module that have an API which its author is ...

Java Penetration Statistics

Tuesday, January 6th, 2009

This Java statistics is based on (not this blog, this blog is tracked separately). Basically, it is a B2C sites which specialize in Java Desktop Application. If you are wondering how do we track Java version, please visit this step by step guide on how to track java version using ...