NetBeans internally uses the concept of a virtual filesystem.
Support for writing annotation processors which generate XML layer fragments.
NetBeans internally uses the concept of a virtual filesystem. This module provide APIs for accessing such virtual files as well as some support classes to make writing of custom vitual filesystems easier.
getActions method in preparation
of splitting filesystems API into UI (e.g. depending
on Swing) and non-UI part (that can run on JDK8 compact
profile). Introducing general replacement
Files which have been deleted can be obtained by
javadoc for details
Warning: stability of this feature is development
new method to
FileChooserBuilder that determines whether the
should be used in the created file chooser.
new method to
FileChooserBuilder that adds all default
FileFilters to created file chooser.
FileObject now implements
and thus has new
For general overview of the filesystem concepts, related topics, together with code samples, see chapter 3, of NetBeans Platform for Beginners by Jason Wexbridge and Walter Nyland. Many of the usecases are described at the overall documentation, in a way how to register a mime type. Some of the additional usecases are covered here.
See documentation about dynamically changing the system filesystem.
The sources for the module are in the NetBeans Mercurial repositories.
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Read more about the implementation in the answers to architecture questions.
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