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Planning for NetBeans 6.8 (JET Team)

High Level Plan

Plan for previous release


QualityCriteria and milestones

Quality (Bug Fixes and Enhancements)

  • (B) Image:yes_EditorPlan68.pngIssue 121950 Fix error badges and error underlining (Dusan 10, Vita 1)
  • (B M2) Image:yes_EditorPlan68.png Issue 166027 Fix and clean up editor actions (Mila 10)
  • (E) Image:no_EditorPlan68.pngIssue 57767 Move method refactoring, 6 duplicates (Honza P. 5)
  • (B/E) Image:no_EditorPlan68.pngIssue 147849 depends on this (Honza P. 5)
  • (E M2) Image:yes_EditorPlan68.png Issue 102669 Javadoc refactoring (@params) (Honza P. 3)
  • (B) Image:yes_EditorPlan68.pngIssue 165017 Cover java refactoring code with tests - just performance tests added (Honza P. 5)
  • (B M2) Image:no_EditorPlan68.pngIssue 101843 Up-to-date status in error stripe (Lahvac)
  • (B M1) Image:yes_EditorPlan68.png Issue 105808 Implement Editor Annotation priorities (Max 3)
  • (B) Image:yes_EditorPlan68.png Issue 152192 Fix issues regarding import statements (Max 7),
  • (B M1) Image:yes_EditorPlan68.png Issue 150578 Force computation of Hints on Alt-Enter (Max 10),
  • (B M2) WIP Issue 152191 Fix compile on save and compiler issues (Dusan 10),


  • measure performance
  • define supported project setups
  • (B) Image:yes_EditorPlan68.png Issue 167098 Suspend scanning for VCS updates when many changes are coming in for long time period and repeated rescans would just slow everything down. (Vita 5)
  • (B) Image:yes_EditorPlan68.pngIssue 42683 Should avoid rebuilding shared subprojects: faster building of complex (enterprise) projects - with multiple dependencies on a common project. The current compilation with ant exposes the problem with bigger projects - does not scale. (Jesse)
  • (B M2) Issue 159756 Allow modules to bundle preindexed data (Vita 3)
  • (B) Investigate if Find Usages (and so most of refactorings) can be made faster via using all identifier index (Honza P.)
  • (B M1) Image:yes_EditorPlan68.png Files crawling is slow; mostly due to mime-type resolution (Vita)


  • (E) Image:no_EditorPlan68.pngIssue 13857 Cutting/Copying vertical blocks of text: Rectangular Edit Tools (Mila 10)


  • (B) Image:yes_EditorPlan68.png Rewrite JavaFX editor to Parsing API (Mila 15)


  • (E) Issue 142112 Go to Implementation (Hanz 5)
  • (E) Format code and fix imports on multiple files (code beautifier) (Max 10)
  • (B/E) Issue 89258 Handling of static imports needs large improvements (Max 10)
  • (E) Issue 164623 Print to HTML support could be improved with parsing API to show all highlights (Max 2)
  • (E) Issue 164398 Enhance folding for java (Max 15)
  • (E M2) WIP Issue 152194 Improvements in code completion (Dusan 5),

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