About the Book
Whether a complete newbie to creating pluggable Java desktop software with the NetBeans Platform or interested in refreshing your knowledge and filling in the gaps, this is for you! The main themes of the book are modules, file systems, windows, nodes, and actions... and everything in between. Start your modular development process with the best set of texts and exercises available today.
For background on this book, read this interview with the authors, published on jaxenter.com.
About the Authors
Jason Wexbridge is an expert in Java software development, leading a team of engineers in a distributed development environment. He's found modularity to be the key factor in successfully setting up agile development teams and he initiated "NetBeans Platform for Beginners" to share the wealth of his experience. A technical writer by trade, his focus is always to ensure a strong mixture between theoretical and practical knowledge transfer. He's based in Orlando, Florida.
Walter Nyland has years of experience in the software industry. After development work with C and C++, he moved to Java and gradually moved all his software development activities on the NetBeans Platform. He has been responsible for a variety of corporate software development projects, particularly in unmanned vehicle control software, using the NetBeans Platform as the basis of a suite of development products. Delving into technical writing for the first time, Walter has provided a lot of the technical insights into the inner workings of the NetBeans Platform to the book. He's based in Boise, Idaho.