Consuming Zillow Web Services in NetBeans 6.1

With the release of NetBeans 6.1 Beta, a number of new web services have been added to the listing under the Web Services node in the Services window. One of them that caught my eye was the Zillow web service. For those readers in the United States, Zillow.com is an interesting real estate site. It [...]

Reviewing the NetBeans Unit Tests Code Coverage Plugin

The NetBeans Unit Tests Code Coverage Plugin has been around for several versions of NetBeans. It measures code coverage statistics and displays annotated & highlighted lines in the Source Editor in each class that were executed by unit tests. In a recent release of the plugin, it also provides a report that shows overall, package, [...]

Sharable Libraries Feature in NetBeans 6.1 Beta

I’ve been excited waiting for the new Sharable Libraries feature to be delivered in NetBeans 6.1 Beta. The concept is similar to the current Libraries features in NetBeans, but as I understand it has a few additional benefits. One of the big ones (at least from my perspective) includes better portability of NetBeans projects to [...]

NetBeans 6.1 Beta Available

The NetBeans team has released the BETA edition of NetBeans 6.1 (Download it here : http://download.netbeans.org/netbeans/6.1/beta/). Included in this release are : – Performance Improvements (JSP parsing, Incremental parsing in Java editor, faster cold start, Visual Web designer, and more). – Windowing system improvements – Sharability of libraries – JSF CRUD Generator – MySQL support [...]

Sun Releases Java 6 Update 5 (JDK 1.6.0.05)

Bug Fixes This release contains fixes for one or more security vulnerabilities. For more information, please see Sun Alerts 233321, 233322, 233323, 233324, 233325, 233326, and 233327. Other bug fixes are listed in the following table. BugId Category Subcategory Description 6647251 java classes_security Add DigiCert root CA certs to JDK 6647254 java classes_security Add TrustCenter [...]

Sun Release JDK 1.5 Update 15 (JDK 1.5.0.15)

Bug fixes are listed in the following table. BugId Category Subcategory Description 6587132 hotspot compiler2 Code changes behavior when compiled 6317397 hotspot runtime_system Hard hangs in concurrent code on Solaris and Linux 6633265 java classes_2d KCMS crash due to heap buffer out-of-bounds write with para-type curves 6633278 java classes_2d KCMS crash due heap-based buffer overflow [...]

Sun Releases JDK 1.4.2 Update 17 (JDK 1.4.2.17)

Bug fixes are listed in the following table. BugId Category Subcategory Description 6587132 hotspot compiler2 Code changes behavior when compiled 6593303 hotspot compiler2 CHA sometimes returns wrong answers 6558100 hotspot garbage_collector CMS crash following parallel work queue overflow 6647251 java classes_security Add DigiCert root CA certs to JDK 6647254 java classes_security Add TrustCenter root CA [...]