A plug-in (plugin) is a software component that can be ‘bolted on’ to existing software and can add a specific feature to an existing software application.


How to run CheckStyle, PMD and FindBugs from Maven

What is static program analysis? Static analysis provides testing against code bases and binaries without the execution of any code. IDEs do this too...
Ovidijus Okinskas
2 min read

My top 5 NetBeans IDE plugins

Here at IDRsolutions most of us use NetBeans for Java development. There are loads of plugins you can get, so I thought it would be...
Bethan Palmer
1 min read

Accessing files from inside NetBeans

At IDR Solutions we are constantly working on adding new functionality and improving our applications. In my previous article “How to write JPEG images...
Sylwia Dorota Kedzia
1 min read

The top 11 Free IDE for Java Coding, Development…

At IDR Solutions we spend a lot of our time working with Java as our JPedal Java PDF Library, BuildVu PDF to HTML5/SVG converter ...
Alex Marshall
6 min read

Java testing using FindBugs and PMD in NetBeans

As we all know bugs in a software could be difficult to find and fix. Therefore many tools and techniques have been developed in...
Sylwia Dorota Kedzia
2 min read