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Geertjan is involved with a variety of open source projects, in particular, with NetBeans IDE, the official IDE for the Java platform.

Hello World in Vaadin & DukeScript

On the face of it, Vaadin—and GWT in general—has a lot in common with DukeScript. Both are focused on providing browser-oriented solutions for Java developers and have good integration with IDEs, thanks to their native support for Maven. However, these aspects are really all that they have in common. From the programming model, to how the frameworks process the code, to how applications are ...

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Released: NetBeans IDE 8.1 Beta

NetBeans IDE 8.1 Beta has been released. NetBeans IDE has a track record, built up over 15 years, of delivering complete and comprehensive tools for Java developers. Over the last few years, NetBeans IDE has been achieving the same for JavaScript developers. In particular, NetBeans IDE 8.1 introduces complete and comprehensive tools for Node.js application development. Together with benefiting from a beefed ...

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Truly Unleashing the Power of Maven and Java EE

Ambition and vision can be the undoing of great solutions, if they are too complex to use. While Maven and Java EE are technologies that are well established throughout the Java industry, it can be extremely tricky to get started with them and to architect projects using all the techniques and patterns that their authors intended you to use. How often do applications, ...

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