– Update Center has been reorganized around the concept of product features
– User-installed extensions can now be uninstalled
command-line tool for installing extensions
Manage Features and Updates
• Optimize JDev performance and user experience
– Disable features you don’t need
– Ability to uninstall extensions
The JDeveloper and NetBeans team have been working together to refine
and share a single windowing system in both IDEs.
• Ability to drag-and-drop to reorder editor tabs
• Ability to float editor windows outside of the IDE
– Useful when working with dual monitors
• Drag-and-drop reshaping/resizing of docking areas
• Ability to use editors in maximized state
Menu, Wizards and Dialogs
• Context sensitive menu’s
• Background processing
• Menu items are moved “View” –> “Window” (e.g. Application Server)
Menu, Wizards and Dialogs
• Fully customizable toolbar
• Refactor across projects
• Better information overview
• Besides standard “Find Usages” you can now use “Explore Dependencies” to find where
a component is used. For instance to find out where a view object or fragment is used.
• Does not apply to java classes
Design view (jsf / jsff)
• Browser button
• True Mode
The design view has a ‘True Mode’, this hides all expressions and component layout
information. e.g. facets names.
It gives a more realistic view of what the page will look like in the browser.
Design mode True Mode
Updated editors - HTML 5
• Editors now support working with latest HTML5 and CSS3 content
• Mash-up style for Code assist.
Compile / Build
• ‘Live Issues’ tab when compiling or rebuild a project or class.
– fix minor issues directly and check audit rules
• New feature: auto recompile after save (hot deployment)
Tools -> Preferences -> Compiler
• JDeveloper and NetBeans best of breed
– New functionality, improved performance and better user experience.
Available Profiler modes:
– CPU Profiling
Analyze your application's
impact on the processor and find
out what areas of code are
consuming the most time.
– Memory Profiler
Find out how your application is
using the Java heap, including
finding memory leaks. Available in
Quick (sampled) mode and
No-overhead monitoring of the JVM,
including telemetry graphs and
• Extension Development Design-time:
• New wizards and dialogs to make development of JDeveloper extensions
• Manifest.MF & extension.xml composite flat editor, new Extension Project
• Most noticable (IDE related changes)
– Windowing system
• Known issues (check release notes)
– Installer performance (can take as long as 20 minutes if low on memory 2GB)
– Deadlock (hang) in JSF Visual Editor on Mac OS (16734064)