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NetBeans Java EE Tip #9: Create JSF Application from Database

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Do you need to create an database front-end very quickly?  The NetBeans IDE allows one to develop a JSF application front end for a set of database tables very quickly, and with very little coding.  Now this tutorial is an oldie, but a goodie…and it is worth mentioning again for those who are not aware of it. First, create your ...

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NetBeans Java EE Tip #8: Persistence Units

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The foundational goals of any good IDE are to simply and organize one’s code and development workflow.  NetBeans does a superb job of achieving these goals, and sometimes we take the basics for granted.  For instance, if your eyes have ever glossed over from trying to read XML in a plain text editor, you may have had issues configuring and ...

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NetBeans SQL Profiler – Take it for a Spin!

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The upcoming release of NetBeans, currently in active development and testing, boasts plenty of new features.  A few of them include EMCAScript 6 Support, Docker Support, JavaShell Support, and SQL Profiling.  In the latest nightly builds, the SQL Profiler is now available for use, so I took it for a test spin.  In this post, I’ll run through just a ...

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NetBeans Java EE Tip #3: RESTful Web Services from Database

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Many modern web applications are moving towards the use of stateless communications using HTTP.  The REST (Representational State Transfer) architectural style is oftentimes utilized to design networked applications, and with Java EE 7 it is very easy to develop a RESTful backend for database communication.  Using a simple POJO (plain old Java object), one can provide a complete solution for ...

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NetBeans Java EE Tip #1 – Entity Classes From Database

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The NetBeans IDE is an excellent choice for developing applications of all kind.  Specifically, I use it on a daily basis for developing and maintaining Java EE applications.  Not only has Java EE become much more productive over the past few releases, but the NetBeans IDE has also reduced the time that it takes to develop an application…making Java EE ...

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Released: NetBeans IDE 8.1 Beta

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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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JBoss Forge NetBeans integration – Getting Started

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JBoss Forge is the Fastest way to build Maven-Based Java EE projects. And as such it already has awesome features to make your life as a developer even easier. For the most part, people looking at Forge are likely interested in creating web-applications. There are plenty of ways to get started with the Forge basics. You can look at the ...

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How To Write a NetBeans Plugin

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Want to add a feature or automate something in your NetBeans IDE? Follow along as we write your first plugin for NetBeans. Let’s go beyond the simple Toolbar Example and create a plugin which can auto-update itself. This code is based on the WakaTime plugin for NetBeans. Our example plugin will simply print a Hello World statement and update to ...

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Three Common Methods Generated in Three Java IDEs

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In this post, I look at the differences in three “common” methods [equals(Object), hashCode(), and toString()] as generated by NetBeans 8.0.2, IntelliJ IDEA 14.0.2, and Eclipse Luna 4.4.1. The objective is not to determine which is best, but to show different approaches one can use for implementing these common methods. Along the way, some interesting insights can be picked up ...

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