Welcome to the Apache NetBeans IDE community acceptance testing (NetCAT) initiative! If you have not heard about NetCAT before, please read what it's all about. Simply put, the goal of NetCAT program is to get early feedback on the main features and confirmation from NetBeans community that quality of the product is ready for the official release.
This is a rough plan of important announcements, milestones and tasks scheduled for the following couple of months that the NetCAT program typically takes.
Start Date Description 2019-02-01 Preparation - schedule, pages, Synergy (3 days) 2019-02-04 NetCAT 11.0 invitation sent, volunteers start joining 2019-02-07 Synergy test run prepared, 2019-02-11 Tribes updated, test assignments created (1 per participant), testing starts on vc1 2019-02-21 Request to switch to vc2 sent 2019-02-25 1/2 way sync-up with tribe leaders 2019-03-07 Request to switch to vc3 sent 2019-03-11 Community Acceptance survey launched for vc3 2019-03-18 Certification completed, blockers fixed in vc4 or waived 2019-03-22 Community Acceptance survey closed and results published, satisfaction survey launched 2019-03-28 Apache NetBeans 11.0 released 2019-03-29 Satisfaction survey closed and results published, NetCAT 11 closed
- Synergy - test specifications and test run management system for the NetCAT program
- NetCAT participants - list of volunteers who signed up to participate in the NetCAT program
- NetCAT tribes - overview of teams responsible for respective functionality areas in the Apache NetBeans IDE
JIRA dashboard - main dashboard providing basic statistics about quality of the Apache NetBeans IDE