Integrated development environments
When creating a Java program, manually compiling, debugging, and creating code can be a time consuming and often fault-ridden process. With an Integrated Development Environment (IDE), many of those tasks can be automated. An IDE is a software designed to facilitate computer application development. An IDE usually contains a source code editor, a compiler and interpreter, and a debugger, and many IDES include additional tools. Popular IDEs for Java programming include Eclipse, NetBeans, JBuilder, and Rational Application Developer. In this section on Integrated Development Environments, find news, research, and tutorials on how to use an IDE, and discover tips and and advice for choosing the IDE that's right from you. The IDE can be an invaluable tool in creating Java applications.
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30 Sep 2014
News - Prior to JavaOne 2014, Rob Terpilowski discussed his NetBeans apps and other development project plans.
Web-based development tools face challenges
28 Mar 2014
Conference News - At EclipseCon 2014, solutions architects discuss the challenges of Web-based development tools.
IntelliJ IDEA: What's at Fluent 2014?
27 Mar 2014
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Sasha Labourey on continuous integration environments
23 Sep 2010
Video - Interview with Sasha Labourey, former JBoss CTO, who just started a new company, CloudBees offering Hudson as a service. Labourey discusses continuous integration environments.
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Will 2015 be the year of the cloud-based, mobile IDE?
14 Jan 2015
Feature - With so many improvements in both cloud based technology and handheld devices, more and more developers want to develop in the same device they send texts with. Will 2015 be the year of the cloud-based, mobile IDE?
From web development to delivery: Deep front end knowledge is a must for 2015
02 Dec 2014
Feature - Web based deliver will be taken to new levels in 2015, as the technology used to deliver content over the web will actually become the technology used to built it as well, as development tools take to the web.
Turning a web page into a JSF 2.0 template with Facelets
19 Jul 2014
Tutorial - How do you take a web page and turn it into a template using Facelets as the template engine? It takes some JSF, some HTML, maybe some CSS, and lots of JSF UI tags, but overall, it's an easy and simple process if you follow this tutorial.
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Troubleshooting Java Code: Log or Re-Throw, but Don't Do Both
06 Mar 2013
Tip - When building Java applications, proper logging and proper exception handling go hand in hand. But there are times when putting the two together is just plain wrong. This article explains why rethrowing an exception and logging it at the same time is a...
Five Neat Things You Can Do Out of the Box with Liferay Portal
23 Feb 2012
Tip - If you've ever run a competitive portal, you know that so many of them have little more than the "weather portlet" or "bookmarks" portlet after installation. Liferay is amazing because it has such full featured functionality 'out of the box.' Here's just...
Digging into the NetBeans Java Editor
14 Dec 2011
Tip - Geertjan Wielenga, of the Oracle NetBeans Team, explains the inner workings of the NetBeans IDE and the Java Editor at its core.