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From Jason Dillon <>
Subject Re: NetBeans plugin for Geronimo - anyone interested?
Date Thu, 27 Jul 2006 00:45:30 GMT
NetBeans is a very popular IDE and with the latest version sporting a  
bunch of JEE features, it would be great if we had support for it...  
so that instead of needing SunONE developers could use Geronimo :-)


On Jul 26, 2006, at 2:57 PM, Jacek Laskowski wrote:

> Hi,
> It's been a while when I approached the idea to build a serverplugins
> plugin for Geronimo. After some time, when I was about to announce it
> my hard drive crashed and everything flew away in the blink of an eye.
> Nothing left thus it needs to be started over. We've got an Eclipse
> plugin in the devtools project, but no NetBeans one.
> The serverplugins module is a bunch of plugins for J2EE application
> servers. There's no Geronimo plugin and I think we need to take
> appropriate steps to change it. There are some alternatives - Mevenide
> (M2 support and once Geronimo becomes M2-oriented it's going to be
> very easy to combine those two worlds), copying j2ee modules to
> hot-deploy directory of Geronimo and the last but not least Codehaus
> Cargo, but it's not the truly NetBeans-oriented approach. It's time to
> change it.
> Therefore, I'd like to ask you how important it is to have such a
> plugin for NetBeans. Would you care to help out and contribute? The
> work could be conducted in sandbox so no fear it'll be lost when your
> hard drive blows up.
> Jacek
> -- 
> Jacek Laskowski

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