JavaEETasksAfter60Progress

Progress on Tasks after NetBeans 6 - Web & Java EE team

This page tracks progress on the tasks discussed on the "Tasks after 6.0" page.

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Fix tests, make them all run + Write new tests where they are lacking

Here is the overall tests status on Nov 6, 2007). We will evaluate this again on Dec 4. Also, write here what you have done in this area:

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Fix more P3s

Here is the status on Nov 8, 2007).

Restructure code, refactor, clean up, eliminate code duplication

Write here what you have improved in this area:

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Fix build warnings

Initial status is here. We will evaluate again on Dec 4. Also, write here what modules you have cleaned up:

  • web/freeform fixed, DavidKonecny
  • j2ee/earproject fixed (formerly), TomasMysik
  • j2ee/clientproject fixed (formerly), TomasMysik
  • j2ee/ejbjarproject fixed, TomasMysik
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Stabilize APIs

Write here what has improved in this area:


Run FindBugs on all the code and fix the warnings. Start using FindBugs regularly.

Write here which modules you have cleaned up:

  • tomcatint/tomcat5 (the first pass - fixed obvious bugs and performance issues), PetrHejl
  • serverplugins/jboss4 (the first pass - fixed obvious bugs and performance issues), PetrHejl
  • serverplugins/weblogic9 (the first pass - fixed obvious bugs and performance issues), PetrHejl
  • serverplugins/oc4j (the first pass - fixed obvious bugs and performance issues), PetrHejl
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Get into the habit of reading commit logs and reviewing other people's code.

Write here what you have observed, what's your experience:

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Update specifications so they are up to date with the current state of the IDE.

Write here which specifications you have updated:

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Review the FAQs.

Write here which FAQs you have reviewed and updated.

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Submit session and BOF proposals for JavaOne 2008

Track them here.

Test the IDE, play with it, file bugs.

Write here what you have observed, or add a link to your notes.

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Look at all the other IDEs and see where they are better (and where we are better).

We will have a demo where you will show the IDE you have evaluated to other people. Write what you've looked at.

Who IDE you've looked at Area(s) you've looked at
ErnoMononen IntelliJ IDEA 7 JPA, Hibernate and Spring support
DavidKonecny IntelliJ 7, Eclipse 3.3 Handling of J2EE platform in their projects
AndreiBadea (planned) SpringSource (former Interface21) Spring IDE Spring support
MarekFukala IntelliJ IDEA Web related editors features
Martin Adamek Intellij IDEA Projects - modules - facets
Martin Adamek IDEA & Eclipse Groovy & Grails
Tomas Mysik Eclipse PHP support


Play with new and emerging technologies and frameworks, see what's happening elsewhere.

Write here what you have observed, or add a link to your notes.

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Write some realistic web apps using the IDE and observe what you like and don't like, file bugs.

Write here what you have observed, or add a link to your notes.

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Post a user survey about the IDE or particular areas.

A cross-team webapps survey is being prepared, see this page.

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