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Features for future releases



Stabilize editor APIs

 CSL removal - impossible in one release (?)
 Make Parsing and Indexing API stable (??)

View hierarchy

 Word Wrap
 Rendering performance

Rectangular tools

OSGi support (maybe with Jesse?)

 Jigsaw (???)

New applet support and JWS (maybe Milan Kubec)

  • Improve support for Applets (JDK 1.6u10) Issue 81678 (Tomas Z.)

JDK 7 features

 JSR 308

Annotations support

 (for the features already in JDK 6)

Jackpot 3.0 (???)

More refactorings

| From IDEA, Eclipse

More Hints

Better embeddings (SQL in Strings - Jirka Rechtacek?)

PelMel (?)

 Go to Implementation


Integrated search (???)

Code beautifier (reformat and fix imports on more files)

 Organize imports (?)

Stack trace analyzer

 integrate (contrib) 

Misc Features for future releases

  • Issue 60941 Javadoc Formatter (Honza P. 7)
  • (E) Issue 152749 Scanning of sources and compiling should be removed (Scan On Demand) (Vita 5 (evaluation))
  • Issue 47507 Transitively required libraries not automatically added to runtime classpath

General Infrastructure Improvements

  • isolate old formatting API to a deprecated autoload module (in progress)
  • cleanup GSF formatting related API
  • improve the new API, documentation, usecases, etc.
  • (B) Issue 102406 Stop using and deprecate Syntax (Vita 10)
  • get rid of Syntax based java indenter
  • rewrite or make Marian Petras to lexerify properties module
  • isolate all Syntax related classes to a deprecated autoload module

Usability Improvements

  • We have many issues with Search dialogs (details)
  • We should work on integration of those features: Find, Replace, Find in Projects, Replace in Projects, Find Usages


Quality Feedback

  • Dusan
  • Issue 74806 Code completion for method/variable/class names should offer used but undeclared identifiers
  • Couple of simple changes in code completion:
  • Issue 75503 Cross deprecated constructors in pop-up menu invoked by Ctrl-P
  • Issue 80733 Ctrl-P should work for generics type parameters
  • Issue 96008 Use simple name for inner classes
  • Issue 112742 Simple return value for methods returning wildcard generic
  • Honza L.
  • Hanz
  • Mila
  • Issue 103467 Explicit control of UndoableEdit chunking
  • Issue 86511 Create syntax coloring guide for Lexer
  • Issue 122856 Eliminate non-read/write-locked use of TokenHierarchy's methods
  • Issue 150197 Switch off Lexer's Token Hierarchy during formatting
  • Vita
  • Honza P.
  • Max
  • There was also an idea of hardcoding lists of the most common shortcut that are used by various OSes and to warn a user when they try to assign them to Netbeans actions.
  • Issue 133145 - Surround with try-catch needs user options
  • Issue 131873 - "add parameter to constructor" hint
  • Issue 148751 - Provide change type hint when there are incompatible generic type
  • Issue 145018 - Change return type hint!! Performance
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