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Planning for NetBeans 6.9 (JET Team)

High Level Plan

Plan for previous release

Plan for further releases

Features for 6.9

View hierarchy

(M1) Issue 121357 New View Hierarchy (Mila 25)

(M1) Issue 97517 Rewrite the remaining DrawLayers (Vita 5) Image:yes_EditorPlan68.png

Word Wrap

Issue 89894 Add word wrap for text files (Mila 10) --- top voted ENH.

Invisible characters

Issue 4619 Editor should allow you to view non-visible characters such as tabs, spaces, carriage returns, and EOF. (3rd top voted ENH). (Mila 5)

Rectangular tools

Issue 13857 Cutting/Copying vertical blocks of text: Rectangular Edit Tools (Vita 10)

New applet support and JNLP

Improve support for Applets (JDK 1.6u10) Issue 81678 (Tomas 5)


Integrate (in contrib now) (Hanz 10)

Stack trace analyzer

(M1) Integrate (in contrib now) (Hanz 5) Image:yes_EditorPlan68.png

More Hints

From IDEA, Eclipse

Internal Wiki Categories:

  • Portability Issues (10 Hints) (Lahoda 2)
  • (M1) This in Anonymous hint (Max 2) Image:yes_EditorPlan68.png
  • General (3 Hints) (Lahoda 4)
  • (M1)Initialization issues (10 Hints) (David 5)
  • Code Maturity Issues (5 Hints) (Hanz 3)
  • (M1) Bitwise operation issues (1-3 Hints) (Hanz 6)Image:yes_EditorPlan68.png
  • Abstraction issues (17 Hints) (Lahoda 7)
  • (M1) Finalization issues (4 Hints) (Zezula 3) Image:yes_EditorPlan68.png
  • (M1) Logging issues (3 Hints) (Vita 2) Image:yes_EditorPlan68.png
  • (M1) Encapsulation issues (cca 10 Hints, possible merge) (Zezula 5) Image:yes_EditorPlan68.png
  • Assignment issues (5 Hints) (Balek 3)
  • (M1) Performance issues (cca 19 Hints) (Lahoda 5)
  • (M1) Class structure (cca 7 Hints) (Balek 10) Image:yes_EditorPlan68.png
  • (M1) Probable bugs (several Hints posssible) (Lahoda 10)

(M1) Issue 176212 Extract Method (enhance Introduce Method to find duplicates) (Lahoda 5)

Jackpot 3.0 for the hints work

http://kenai.com/projects/jackpot30 (Lahoda 5)

Annotations support


  • Issue 111063 Support JSR 269 (annotation processors)
    • Issue 111065 Support Annotation Processors in Java Editor
      • Issue 111292 Use code completion hints supplied by annotation processors (Dusan 5)
      • (M1) Issue 111293 Editor should run annotation processors and display their messages (Dusan 10)
      • (M1) Issue 111294 Editor should run annotation processors and be aware of generated classes (Dusan 15)
      • (M1) Change java infrastructure to support Annotation Processors (Tomas 5)
    • (M1) Issue 111080 Minimal Support for Annotation Processing related javac options (Dusan 5)

Something is already here http://kenai.com/projects/pelmel/pages/AnnotationProcessors

Misc Features

Issue 105927 Support for Class-Path attribute in manifest (Tomas 5)

(M1) Issue 177163 Support top level directory import Image:yes_EditorPlan68.png (Tomas 2)

Issue 46863 Issue 43601 Permit library names to contain spaces and rename (Tomas 7)

Issue 174506 Run File for any java file with main methods should accept command line parameters (Tomas 3)

Issue 17309 Support of decompiler (Tomas 5)

(M1) Issue 92815 Improve editor tooltips (Vita 10)

Various fixes/improvements in indexing (eg. Issue 170521, Issue 177511, Issue 170939, Issue 176271, Issue 159756, Issue 170915, Issue 176706 Image:yes_EditorPlan68.png, etc.) (Vita 10) (Tomas 5)

Issue 101843 Up-to-date status in error stripe (Lahoda 3)

Issue 178311 remove projectapi and projectuiapi dependencies from options.editor (Vita 2)



  • (M1) support for URLs in the editor (Ctrl-click works on URLs) (Lahoda 1(done)+1)
  • (M1) Go to Implementation action for Java (Lahoda 5(done)+3)




The following enhancements are required in CSL:

Issue 177571 CSL API for overrides/implements annotations (Lahoda 5)

Issue 169991 Scalability for CSL languages (Vita 5) Image:yes_EditorPlan68.png

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