This page presents a marketing-driven structure for Java Editor improvements relating to NetBeans IDE 8.0. In itself, this is not a list of priorities but provides the starting point for such a list.


  • P1: Hints categorization and effort estimate
  • P2: Quick hierarchy for methods
  * https://netbeans.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=139783
  * http://zvikico.typepad.com/problog/2008/01/eclipse-tip-qui.html
  • P2: Faster "go to file" and "go to type"
  * https://netbeans.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=195814
  • P2: Exclude from completion
  * http://blogs.jetbrains.com/idea/wpcontent/uploads/2012/09/exclude_from_completion.png
  • P2: Javadoc as a mouse tooltip
  * https://netbeans.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=95691
  • P2: A keyboard shortcut to show templates for current editor file
  * https://netbeans.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=167108
  • P4: Shortcuts in Insert code and Surround with
  * https://netbeans.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=126364
  • P4: Scrapbook
  * https://netbeans.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=191488
  * https://blogs.oracle.com/geertjan/entry/java_scrapbook_for_netbeans_ide


  • Sonar (PM analysis: needed and what are the use cases?)
  • Whitespaces and line endings
  * The color of HTML white spaces is ignored: http://netbeans.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=205854
  * EOL is not shown when non-printable characters are shown: http://netbeans.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=207508
  * Want to see white spaces only, not carriage returns: http://netbeans.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=207509
  * Default color of non-printable characters should be light grey: http://netbeans.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=207510
  * http://plugins.netbeans.org/plugin/36810/show-and-change-line-endings


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