What are some of the highlights of what you'll learn from NetBeans IDE 8 Cookbook, which was released last year?
Tips, tricks, insights, and other highlights will be featured on a new Facebook site dedicated to the book:
Three interesting recipes from the book are outlined below.
1. Learn how to create a JSF composite component. JSF is a rich component-based framework which provides many components. It also allows composite components to be created.
In the recipe "Creating a composite component", learn how to create a composite component that displays an input description and asks for the corresponding input, showing an appropriate error if the input is not validated:
2. Learn how to create a NetBeans module. NetBeans provides a massive amount of functionality within the base product. Occasionally though, specific demands require additional modules to be created.
The recipe "Creating a NetBeans module" shows the steps necessary to create a NetBeans module to quickly add unit tests into an existing class:
3. Learn how to manage SQL databases. Managing databases and the ability to create tables and views and easily run SQL queries against the database is no longer purely the domain of a DBA.
The recipe "Managing a SQL database" shows how to complete all of these operations, and more, all directly from within NetBeans:
And, remember, there's a Facebook site dedicated to this book: