Friday, January 6, 2012

Benefits From NetBeans BlueJ Plugging

NetBeans BlueJ plugin is the combination of NetBeans IDE and BlueJ teams. Blue J offers offshore java development team an introduction on how to program and NetBeans IDE offers a set of powerful tools that helps them in implementing the same.  Setting up of the NetBeans BlueJ plugin could be done by following the steps given below:

  • Install the NetBeans IDE and under Tools menu select Pluggins.
  • There is a box next to the BlueJ Project Support which when selected will pop up another window
  • Select install button on the window
  • Accept the conditions of the license agreement
  • Pluggin will be successfully installed

The NetBEans IDE is packed with advanced features that include highlighting of the errors even before you complete the compiling. There are several navigation commands that make navigation easy for the outsourved java development team. Code Templates helps in easy writing of long codes and also contains GUI builder for visual designing.

Opening of projects in Source Editor could be done in the following simple steps:

  • Open the calculator.zip file
  • Save the file in a location
  • On the file menu click on the NetBEans Diego and then select Open Project
  • Open the saved files and select Open Project option

Configuring of the source editor is very simple and easy to perform that any outsource Java development team will be able to achieve conveniently. From the tools menu select Options which will give out three panels. Editor panel is for code folding, indentation, code templates, and macros. Fonts and Colours are for changing the fonts, colours, bookmarks and so on. Keymap is for editing keyboard shortcuts.

When the codes are modified you can either create an individual class or can create an entire project. Go to the Build menu that is found on top of the screen that will open up another window. In the new window click on Clean and Build Main Project. From there, offshore java development team can select the Run and Run Main Project which will help in opening the Calculator Project. If there are any exceptions it will be taken to another window. In case of no exceptions the calculator will reappear. To test the calculator outsourced Java development team can feed in some numbers and verify the results.