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 2018-09-25 Preparation - schedule, pages, Synergy (2 days) 2018-09-27 NetCAT 10.0 invitation sent, volunteers start joining 2018-09-28 Creation of tribes (4 days) 2018-10-02 Review of existing test specs and creation of new ones where required (1 week) 2018-10-08 Full testing of 1st voting candidate build starts (3 weeks) 2018-10-29 Community Acceptance survey opened (2 weeks) 2018-11-05 Apache NetBeans 10.0 GA build check (3 days) 2018-11-09 PPMC thread for GA build started 2018-11-12 IPMC thread for GA build started 2018-11-12 NetCAT satisfaction survey (4 days) 2018-11-15 Apache NetBeans 10.0 released 2018-11-16 NetCAT 10.0 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