Mark Stephens Mark has been working with Java and PDF since 1999 and is a big NetBeans fan. He enjoys speaking at conferences. He has an MA in Medieval History and a passion for reading.

Hacking the NetBeans IDE – 2. Dynamically reload modules into NetBeans IDE

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restored history

To help us prepare for our talks for our talks at Oracle CodeOne – “Writing Better Code (Faster) in the Apache NetBeans IDE [BOF4759]” and “Hacking the NetBeans IDE [BOF4760]”, we have been writing some blog posts on NetBeans. We hope you find them useful…

Last time

We deleted the localHistory module from and then ran NetBeans IDE.

So let us put it back while running from the IDE. I have now opened the LocalHistory NetBeans project, as well as the LocalHistory module

modules

NetBeans has a useful menu option which will allow me to dynamically load or reload the module in the running instance of NetBeans.

reload dynamically

et voila we have our history back.

restored history

 

So now we can run NetBeans from the IDE and we can also see how easy it is to reload a module into a running instance of NetBeans. Next time we will turn our attention to some debugging.

IDRsolutions develop a Java PDF Viewer and SDK, an Adobe forms to HTML5 forms converter, a PDF to HTML5 converter and a Java ImageIO replacement. On the blog our team post anything interesting they learn about.

Mark Stephens Mark has been working with Java and PDF since 1999 and is a big NetBeans fan. He enjoys speaking at conferences. He has an MA in Medieval History and a passion for reading.

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