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NetBeans

18 Jul 2018

NetBeans is a development environment, tooling platform and application
framework.

NetBeans has been incubating since 2016-10-01.

Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:

  1. Brand and domain donation.
  2. 3rd donation, consisting of documentation, e.g., tutorials and related
images.
  3. Handing over of netbeans.org to Apache and related rerouting.

Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
aware of?

 None.

How has the community developed since the last report?

 - Currently 588 (557 in last report) on Apache NetBeans users mailing list
and 422 (406 in last report) on Apache NetBeans dev mailing list.
 - New splash screen discussed and accepted.
 - NetBeans represented at FossBack 2018:
https://blogs.apache.org/netbeans/entry/apache-netbeans-at-foss-backstage
 - NetBeans represented at COFAN 2018:
https://blogs.apache.org/netbeans/entry/netbeans-for-javaee-project-productiv
ity

How has the project developed since the last report?

 - May 2018: Apache NetBeans (incubating) 9.0 RC1 released:
https://netbeans.apache.org/download/index.html
 - Hats off to Emilian Bold, the first non-Sun/Oracle release manager, who
put the RC1 mentioned above together.
 - 2nd Oracle donation consisting of 1.5M lines of code grant accepted and
code handed over:
https://github.com/apache/incubator-netbeans/tree/2ndDonation

How would you assess the podling's maturity?
Please feel free to add your own commentary.

  [ X ] Initial setup
  [ X ] Working towards first release
  [ X ] Community building
  [ ] Nearing graduation
  [ ] Other:

Date of last release:

  2018-05-28 Apache NetBeans (incubating) 9.0 RC1

When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?

   * PPMC member Laszlo Kishalmi elected on June 12, 2018
   * PPMC member Reema Taneja elected on June 29, 2018

Signed-off-by:

  [ ](netbeans) Ate Douma
     Comments:
  [X](netbeans) Bertrand Delacretaz
     Comments:
  [ ](netbeans) Daniel Gruno
     Comments:
  [ ](netbeans) Mark Struberg
     Comments:

IPMC/Shepherd notes:

18 Apr 2018

NetBeans is a development environment, tooling platform and application
framework.

NetBeans has been incubating since 2016-10-01.

Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:

  1. Granting and integration of 2nd donation (mainly Java EE, JavaScript,
  PHP, Groovy) -- is being wrapped up at Oracle.
  2. Granting and integration of 3rd donation, consisting of tutorials,
  related images, and other documentation for populating netbeans.apache.org.
  3. Rerouting/switching from netbeans.org to netbeans.apache.org, plus new
  home for plugins.netbeans.org.

Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be aware
of?

None.

How has the community developed since the last report?

 - NetCAT (NetBeans Community Acceptance Testing) program has started up,
   preparatory to final release of 9.0.
 - Apache virtual VM has been set up (netbeans-vm.apache.org) and one tool,
   used for NetCAT, is already there: http://netbeans-vm.apache.org/synergy
 - New Apache NetBeans logo has been voted on and accepted.
 - Ongoing discussions re redesign of splash screen.
 - Apache NetBeans Day as a class of event has been approved by Apache
   trademarks: https://netbeans.apache.org/community/events.html
 - First official Apache NetBeans Day accepted via lazy consensus to be held
   April 27, in London, at the University of Greenwich:
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/328f564ac75   3165b39e7d96e67c929f7996a935ef75437c6c8e239fc@%3Cdev.netbeans.apache.org%3E
 - Currently 557 on Apache NetBeans users mailing list and 406 on Apache
   NetBeans dev mailing list.

How has the project developed since the last report?

 - Apache NetBeans (incubating) 9.0 Beta has been released (02/22/18)
 - Support for running on JDK 8, 9, 10 added, with Java editor support for new
   JDK 10 'var' type (JEP 286: Local-Variable Type Inference).
 - netbeans.apache.org is up and running.
 - Legal issue settled: Apache does not require and does not consider helpful
   list of 3rd party deps in grant:
   https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LEGAL-374

How would you assess the podling's maturity?
Please feel free to add your own commentary.

  [X] Initial setup
  [X] Working towards first release
  [X] Community building
  [ ] Nearing graduation
  [ ] Other:

Date of last release:

  2018-02-22 Apache NetBeans (incubating) 9.0 Beta

When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?

   * PPMC member Antonio Vieiro elected on Feb 18, 2018
   * PPMC member John McDonnell elected on Feb 18, 2018

Signed-off-by:

  [ ](netbeans) Ate Douma Comments:
  [ ](netbeans) Bertrand Delacretaz Comments:
  [ ](netbeans) Daniel Gruno Comments:
  [X](netbeans) Mark Struberg Comments: There is really lots of activity in
   the project

IPMC/Shepherd notes:

  johndament: Great progress by the podling.

17 Jan 2018

NetBeans is a development environment, tooling platform and application
framework.

NetBeans has been incubating since 2016-10-01.

Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:

 1. Donating remaining NetBeans code from Oracle to Apache. 2. Moving
 netbeans.org to Apache. 3. Voting in new committers.

Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be aware
of?

 None.

How has the community developed since the last report?

 - Voting process for new committers has been documented for the first time,
   with mentors:
   https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/NETBEANS/Becoming+a+committer
 - The start has been made in voting on new committers, though because the
   process wasn't clear, we stopped and put together the document above
   before continuing.
 - All NetBeans.org mailing lists have been contacted and everyone has been
   encouraged to move to Apache NetBeans mailing lists.
 - NetBeans.org mailing lists scheduled to be deleted (they're backed up on
   MarkMail) in the first week of 2018.
 - A new Apache NetBeans announce mailing list has been created for those who
   want high level occasional announcements only, not day to day NetBeans
   e-mails.
 - GitHub commits and notifications are now sent to new dedicated mailing
   lists to reduce the noise in the Apache NetBeans dev mailing list.
 - Standard footers have been added to mails with info about how to
   unsubscribe and where to get all the mailing list info
   (https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/NETBEANS/Mailing+lists).
 - Currently over 550 on Apache NetBeans users mailing list and over 350 on
   Apache NetBeans dev mailing lists
 - Continual activity on mailing lists, new pull requests coming in and being
   integrated, i.e., continually active community.
 - Status report done live with several Apache NetBeans community members,
   plus one Apache NetBeans mentor, at Devoxx Belgium December 2017:
   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EkfX-W0tgNo

How has the project developed since the last report?

 - Audit of 2nd code donation from Oracle is complete and is being processed
   for donation, see end of this page:
   https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/NETBEANS/Apache+Transition
 - Alpha of Apache NetBeans (incubating) has been released:
http    s://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/NETBEANS/Apache+NetBeans+9.0+Alpha
 - Beta of Apache NetBeans (incubating) is nearing completion and ready for
   vote threads:
htt    ps://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/NETBEANS/Apache+NetBeans+9.0+Beta
 - A special aspect of Apache NetBeans (incubating) 9.0 Beta is the ability
   for the user to need to specify whether they want to use the GPL-ed
   nb-javac (which is an Apache requirement, i.e., the user needs to take the
   onus of using binaries that are not compliant with Apache licensing
   requirements) or javac directly from JDK 9 (which thus complies with
   Apache licenses, though has less solid integration with NetBeans):
https:    //cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/NETBEANS/Java+Editor+Using+JDK+javac
   - see also https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LEGAL-279
 - Plan was to work on Beta release during last week of the year, but holiday
   season got in the way.
 - Repo created for cleaning up netbeans.org website, with content and
   instructions included:
   https://github.com/apache/incubator-netbeans-website-cleanup
 - New Apache NetBeans wiki-export tool has been added to
   apache-netbeans-incubator-tools:
   https://github.com/apache/incubator-netbeans-tools

How would you assess the podling's maturity? Please feel free to add your own
commentary.

 [X] Initial setup
 [X] Working towards first release
 [X] Community building
 [ ] Nearing graduation
 [ ] Other:

Date of last release:

 2017-11-29 Apache NetBeans (incubating) 9.0 Alpha [RC2]

When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?

 Process for becoming a committer has been documented
 (https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/NETBEANS/Becoming+a+committer)
 and can now be followed.

Signed-off-by:

 [X](netbeans) Ate Douma Comments:
 [X](netbeans) Bertrand Delacretaz Comments: +1 to Mark's comments
 [ ](netbeans) Daniel Gruno Comments:
 [X](netbeans) Mark Struberg Comments: The understanding of ASF 'mechanics'
  grows steadily. Think they are on a good way!

18 Oct 2017

NetBeans is a development environment, tooling platform and application
framework.

NetBeans has been incubating since 2016-10-01.

Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:

 1. Relicensing of files to ASF.
 2. Completion of NOTICE and LICENSE files.
 3. Increase the involvement of the community in release tasks.

Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
aware of?

None.

How has the community developed since the last report?

- Various discussions ongoing on Apache NetBeans dev mailing list.
- First pull requests have been received and community has been reviewing them.
- At NetBeans meetup in Munich, Sven Reimers, an Apache NetBeans committer, demoed Java 9 features (e.g., Jigsaw, JShell, JLink) in Apache NetBeans.

How has the project developed since the last report?

- SGA has been provided by Oracle and accepted by Apache.
- Apache Git repo now contains the 1st code donation, 2 more being worked on, consisting of around 45,000 files and 4 million LOC.
- Mirroring has been set up via GitHub.
- Around 29000 files have been relicensed to Apache via a converter tool created by Jan Lahoda, an Apache NetBeans committer.
- Repo has been set up for tools, e.g., the converter tool referenced above: https://github.com/apache/incubator-netbeans-tools
- Initial README, NOTICE, and LICENSE have been created and pushed.
- Jenkins build jobs have been set up and are working.
- Rat integration has been set up and is working as part of the build process.

How would you assess the podling's maturity?
Please feel free to add your own commentary.

 [X] Initial setup
 [X] Working towards first release
 [X] Community building
 [ ] Nearing graduation
 [ ] Other:

Date of last release:

 No release yet.

When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?

 Only initial committers, no additional voting has been done.

Signed-off-by:

 [X](netbeans) Ate Douma
    Comments:
 [X](netbeans) Bertrand Delacretaz
    Comments:
 [ ](netbeans) Daniel Gruno
    Comments:
 [ ](netbeans) Mark Struberg
    Comments:

IPMC/Shepherd notes:

 johndament: Now that they have their first SGA, podling is getting their feet wet in true ASF processes to get a release out the door.  On list activity is great.

16 Aug 2017

NetBeans is a development environment, tooling platform and application
framework.

NetBeans has been incubating since 2016-10-01.

Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:

 1. Legal process to hand over code. Still pending and frustrating to all concerned.
 2. Possibility that NetBeans 1st donation will not be done in time to release together with JDK 9.
 3. Slowness/thoroughness of the process of handing over code from Oracle.

Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
aware of?

The process will take time.

How has the community developed since the last report?

Various discussions about specific plugins, etc, and about the logo and website.

How has the project developed since the last report?

Progress is being made on the Oracle side, the progress is continual, but slow.

How would you assess the podling's maturity?
Please feel free to add your own commentary.

 [X] Initial setup
 [X] Working towards first release
 [X] Community building
 [ ] Nearing graduation
 [ ] Other:

Date of last release:

No releases as of yet.

When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?



Signed-off-by:

 [X](netbeans) Ate Douma
    Comments: Latest news is that Oracle is now at the final stage,
              reviewing the AL2.0 and CCLA itself, needed for the 1st code donation.
              So hopefully we finally can import and validate the 1st donation soon.
 [ ](netbeans) Bertrand Delacretaz
    Comments:
 [ ](netbeans) Emmanuel Lecharny
    Comments:
 [ ](netbeans) Daniel Gruno
    Comments:
 [X](netbeans) Mark Struberg
    Comments: NetCAT (Community Acceptance Testing) got set up. Could be a good chance to broaden the community.

19 Apr 2017

NetBeans is a development environment, tooling platform and application
framework.

NetBeans has been incubating since 2016-10-01.

Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:

 1. Licensing, i.e., identifying and solving GPL-related code.
 2. Coming up with a process of contributing code that makes sense to
    everyone.
 3. Working on roadmaps, features, and plans together as a community.

Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
aware of?

 None.

How has the community developed since the last report?

 - Several new entries added to Who's Who page:
   https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/NETBEANS/Who%27s+Who
 - Ongoing discussions on the Apache NetBeans mailing list.
 - Several updates to http://incubator.apache.org/projects/netbeans.html
   have been done.
 - Meetups planned in April: Athens, Bangalore, London

How has the project developed since the last report?

 - All repos relating to Java SE NetBeans IDE have been audited on Oracle's
   side (https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/NETBEANS/Apache+Transition).
 - Only the code that has been written since the audit started needs to be
   reviewed, of the Java SE NetBeans IDE.
 - Regular updates on process to Apache NetBeans mailing list.

How would you assess the podling's maturity?

 No releases yet, though active discussions and community enthusiasm.

Please feel free to add your own commentary.

 [X] Initial setup
 [ ] Working towards first release
 [ ] Community building
 [ ] Nearing graduation
 [ ] Other:

Date of last release:

 No releases yet.

When were the last committers or PPMC members elected?

 No one has been elected so far.

Signed-off-by:

 [X](netbeans) Ate Douma
    Comments:
 [X](netbeans) Bertrand Delacretaz
    Comments:
 [ ](netbeans) Daniel Gruno
    Comments:
 [X](netbeans) Mark Struberg
    Comments:

18 Jan 2017

NetBeans is a development environment, tooling platform and application
framework.

NetBeans has been incubating since 2016-10-01.

Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:

 1. Licensing, i.e., identifying and solving GPL-related code.
 2. Coming up with a process of contributing code that makes sense to
    everyone.
 3. Working on roadmaps, features, and plans together as a community.

Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
aware of?

 None.

How has the community developed since the last report?

 Our first vote for the new logo, still ongoing.

How has the project developed since the last report?

 The 1st (out of 12) repository has been cleared by Oracle legal / technical
 review for donation.

 Dependencies optionally downloaded from Maven Central instead of the
 project's own public dependencies server.

 Converted Git repositories pushed to GitHub by a community contributor.
 These are not canonical since we are waiting for the Code Grant to be
 signed.

 First community member pull request on the GitHub repository.

 Ticket created for a new website.

Date of last release:

 No releases yet.

When were the last committers or PMC members elected?

 No one has been elected so far.

Signed-off-by:

 [X](netbeans) Ate Douma
 [X](netbeans) Bertrand Delacretaz
 [ ](netbeans) Emmanuel Lecharny
 [ ](netbeans) Daniel Gruno
 [X](netbeans) Jim Jagielski
 [ ](netbeans) Mark Struberg

Shepherd/Mentor notes:

 Drew Farris (shepherd):

   6(!) Mentors active on mailing lists. Healthy progress over the past
   couple months.

21 Dec 2016

NetBeans is a development environment, tooling platform and application
framework.

NetBeans has been incubating since 2016-10-01.

Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:

 1. Licensing, i.e., identifying and solving GPL-related code.
 2. Coming up with a process of contributing code that makes sense to
    everyone.
 3. Working on roadmaps, features, and plans together as a community.

Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
aware of?

 None.

How has the community developed since the last report?

 Discussed CCLA/SGA on the dev mailing list.

 Discussed existing mailing lists migration plan to Apache:
 https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/NETBEANS/Mailing+lists+migration

How has the project developed since the last report?

 CCLA and SGA still in the process of being approved and signed by
 Oracle, which will also apply the copyright headers as instructed on
 the dev mailing list.

 Started initial code cleanup analysis
 https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/NETBEANS/Overview%3A+NetBeans+Structure

 Oracle has already agreed to relicense the Graal.js parser under the
 Apache license.  Resolved in LEGAL-279 the nb-javac dependency
 license.

 Almost finished new static website for Apache NetBeans.

 Experimented Mercurial to Git repository migration with a focus on
 repository size. Solution found, size not an issue anymore.

Date of last release:

 No releases yet.

When were the last committers or PMC members elected?

 No one has been elected so far.

Signed-off-by:

 [X](netbeans) Ate Douma
 [X](netbeans) Bertrand Delacretaz
 [X](netbeans) Emmanuel Lecharny
 [X](netbeans) Daniel Gruno
 [ ](netbeans) Jim Jagielski
 [ ](netbeans) Mark Struberg

16 Nov 2016

NetBeans is a development environment, tooling platform and application
framework.

NetBeans has been incubating since 2016-10-01.

Three most important issues to address in the move towards graduation:

 1. Licensing, i.e., identifying and solving GPL-related code.
 2. Coming up with a process of contributing code that makes sense to
    everyone.
 3. Working on roadmaps, features, and plans together as a community.

Any issues that the Incubator PMC (IPMC) or ASF Board wish/need to be
aware of?

 None.

How has the community developed since the last report?

 Mailing lists and Wiki set up.

 Discussions about voting, the CCLA/SGA, are taking place in the private
 mailing list, all other discussions in dev mailing list.

 We want as many discussions as possible in dev mailing list, i.e., as
 public as possible.

How has the project developed since the last report?

 Apache NetBeans Proposal has been published and accepted into incubation.

 Apache Transition plan, listing everything needing to be done, including
 proposed milestones, is being worked on:
 https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/NETBEANS/Apache+Transition

 CCLA and SGA have been provided in draft form by Oracle and have been
 approved by ASF. Currently they're in the process of being approved and
 signed by Oracle.

 Once that's done, experiments with migrating hg.netbeans.org/releases to
 Apache Git can proceed.

Date of last release:

 No releases yet.

When were the last committers or PMC members elected?

 No one has been elected so far.

Signed-off-by:

 [X](netbeans) Ate Douma
 [X](netbeans) Bertrand Delacretaz
 [X](netbeans) Emmanuel Lecharny
 [ ](netbeans) Daniel Gruno
 [X](netbeans) Jim Jagielski
 [x](netbeans) Mark Struberg