- Eight New Members added to the NetBeans Dream Team.
NetBeans Dream Team
The NetBeans Dream Team is a community-driven group of highly skilled NetBeans users and contributors. They participate at NetBeans developer events, on mailing lists and developer forums, providing new, interesting and informative content as well as developing new and creative ways to promote NetBeans.
The NetBeans Dream Team strives to make the NetBeans open source project more accessible to our user, contributor, and partner communities.
Dream Team Information
- Dream Team Mission Statement, Processes, Guidelines, and Rules
- Current Members
- Becoming a Dream Team member
- Dream Team Ideas, Projects, and Feature Discussions
- Past and Honorary Members
Our Founding Members
The 11 charter members of the NetBeans Dream Team, led by Bruno Souza, founded the Dream Team in 2007.
|Adam Bien||Germany||Instructor, Consultant, Author, Blogger|
|Vincent Brabant||Belgium||Writer, Speaker, Blogger|
|Aristides Villarreal Bravo||Panama||Professor, Blogger, Writer, Translator|
|Wade Chandler||USA||User Support, Module Developer, Blogger, Writer|
|Fabrizio Giudici||Italy||Software Architect, JUG leader, Blogger|
|Masoud Kalali||Iran||Module developer, Community leader, Blogger|
|Jörg Plewe||Germany||Speaker, Blogger|
|Vinicius Senger||Brazil||Instructor, Speaker|
|Edgar Silva||Brazil||JUG leader, Speaker, Blogger|
|David Strupl||Czech Republic||Platform Developer, Consultant, Now an honorary member since becoming an employee of Oracle|
|Ibon Urrutia||Spain||Community Leader|
Current Dream Team Members
As we have grown, we now have a devoted current members page. Geertjan Wielenga is the Dream Team's current liaison at Oracle Corporation, NetBeans's Project Sponsor.
You can also view the matrix of expertise of each NetBeans Dream Team members
Roles & Responsibilities
- Act & represent the interests of NetBeans in a positive, professional manner
- Spend a pre-determined (by each individual person) amount of time on NetBeans related activities a week.
- Can include: blogging, writing content, localization work, answering questions on mailing list & representing NetBeans on industry forums, NetCAT participation, and other forms of contributing. See the new members section.
- Act as a local representative and contact for NetBeans & their skill set
- Work to improve the NetBeans IDE and Platform
- Has a proven strong allegiance to and is passionate about NetBeans
- Selection Criteria
- Not an employee of Oracle
- Actively involved in the NetBeans community & project
- Specialist in one or more areas of NetBeans (including packs & Platform)
- Individuals who can influence others (for example):
- Active on NetBeans mailing lists, industry forums and/or at industry events
- Leader or Member of a Java User Group (JUG), open source project or other complimentary community
- Lead in a large development team
- Experienced blogger
- Industry analyst
- NetBeans Module Developer
- NetBeans Patch Contributor
- Other Considerations:
- Language skills
- Research projects
- Strong character: honest, reputable and knowledgeable
- 1 year term with a simple confirmation process to continue if the member elects to continue to be a member. Members are asked if they would like to continue to be a member every year.
- Access to NetBeans conference materials: Presentations, CDs & ISO image, T-shirts, Print Materials
- NetBeans Gear: T-shirts, use of NetBeans Dream Team logo & title, listed bio on www.netbeans.org, other special promotional gear
- Increased individual Visibility & Prestige
- Special inside NetBeans access - roadmap planning meetings, discussions, etc.
- Publication opportunities
- Access to preview certain published material before it is released
The NetBeans Dream Team works on the following proposals to enhance the NetBeans project: