Maven: Using defaultGoal to simplify creating feature branches

The manual execution of tasks like creating a git branch, setting the pom-versions, committing the changed pom.xml to setup a feature-branch can be automated.

See my example project at


NetBeans IDE: Updated plugins

Today there is only one short note about some updates I recently made to my NB plugins.

Both plugins are verified for 7.2/7.3 so they can be installed right away from within your IDE (using “Tools|Plugins|Available Plugins/Updates”).

For comments, bug reports or RFEs use the bugtracker at the respective project pages.