NetBeans simplified out-of-the-box experience is really nice and intuitive. That’s why it continues to be my favourite IDE!

This morning started a new Coffee on Couchbase webinar series. It will build a NetBeans plugin for Couchbase. This multi-part webinar series is going to be a discussion with Geertjan Wielenga (@GeertjanW, my esteemed friend and NetBeans PM) and Eben Haber (@ebenhaber, Couchbase Tooling Architect).

As part of this series, you’ll also learn how to build a NetBeans plugin from scratch and learn the awesomeness behind NetBeans platform.

The recording from part 1 is now available:

Part 1 covers:

  1. GitHub repository for the plugin
  2. Started a new NetBeans plugin – discussed Ant vs Maven approach for starting a plugin
  3. Couchbase node configured in NetBeans

All the code is evolving at:

For now, the plugin can be built and reloaded in a new or current instance of NetBeans. You’ll see:

NetBeans Couchbase Plugin Part 1

NBMs will be released going further.

Let us know by filing bugs on features that you’d like to see in this plugin.


NetBeans Plugin for Couchbase: Part 1 – Coffee on Couchbase

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About The Author
- Arun Gupta is the vice president of developer advocacy at Couchbase. He has been building developer communities for 10+ years at Sun, Oracle, and Red Hat. He has deep expertise in leading cross-functional teams to develop and execute strategy, planning and execution of content, marketing campaigns, and programs. Prior to that he led engineering teams at Sun and is a founding member of the Java EE team. Gupta has authored more than 2,000 blog posts on technology. He has extensive speaking experience in more than 40 countries on myriad topics and is a JavaOne Rock Star. Gupta also founded the Devoxx4Kids chapter in the US and continues to promote technology education among children. An author of a best-selling book, an avid runner, a globe trotter, a Java Champion, and a JUG leader, he is easily accessible at @arungupta.

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