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Swing Explorer 1.3: NetBeans Plugin & "Addition Trace" Feature

After quite a long summer delay I'm proud to announce a new version of Swing Explorer. Swing Explorer is a tool for debugging of Swing applications, researching their internal structure, event monitoring, catching problems with event dispatch thread and more. The release can be downloaded from here. There are two major additions in this release:

NetBeans plug-in
Now NetBeans users can easily launch Swing Explorer from IDE using just one menu item. The plug-in also supports direct navigation from Swing Explorer to the source code in the NetBeans. See more information here.

"Addition trace" functionality
The functionality allows you to find the source code instruction responsible for adding a component into a container. The functionality is very useful when you have some old very complicated UI and want to understand the connection between what you see on the screen and what you see in the code. Here you will find more information about this feature.

I'm looking forward for your feedback about the new release. If you encounter a problem feel free to contact me by this e-mail: maxz1 {at} dev.java.net or through this mailing list: users@swingexplorer.dev.java.net.

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