If you want to become a NetCAT 10.0 participant, please perform the following three simple steps:

  1. subscribe to NetCAT mailing list
  2. register yourself in the table below or send an e-mail with requested information to the NetCAT mailing list you subscribed to in the previous step if you cannot edit this Wiki page
  3. create your account in Synergy NetBeans test case management system

Operating System

1Jiří KovalskýCzech Republic (GMT+1)jkovalskyjkovalskyjiri.kovalsky[at]oracle.comLinux Mint 18.12 x 2.6 GHz8 GB4 hoursJava Debugger
2Geertjan WielengaNetherlands (GMT+1)geertjangeertjangeertjan.wielenga[at]oracle.comMac OS X 10.13.6

2.4 GHz

16 GB

4 hoursJava Editor
3Unai ViviItaly (GMT+1)vvunaivvunaiunai.vivi[at]smalticeram.itOpenSuse Leap 15
2×3.8 GHz5 GB2 hoursJava Editor
4Eric BarboniFrance (GMT +1)skygoskygoskygo[at]apache.orgWindows 108 x 2.9 GHz32 GB1 hourMaven, RCP
5Luca MambrettiItaly (GMT+1)IrianIrianRluca.mambretti[at]bizeta.netWindows 102.9 GHz16 GB1 hourMaven
6Christian LenzGermany (GMT+1)ChrizzlyChrizzlychristian.lenz[at]gmx.netWindows 102 x 2.6 GHz15 GB1 hourPHP
7Don LiyanageUK (GMT)supunliyanagesupunliyanagesupunliyanage[at]yahoo.comUbuntu 16.4/ Windows 108 x 2.8 GHz32 GB2 hoursDB, Java Profiler
8Ricardo PachecoMexico (GMT-6)rcpachecorcpacheco ricardo.pacheco.roldan[at]gmail.comWindows 102.6 GHz16 GB2 hours

RCP, Java Editor

9Zsolt HolmanHungary (GMT+1)holzsolholzsolholman.zsolt[at]gmail.comUbuntu 18.04.1 LTS4 x 2.2 GHz8 GB1 hourJava Editor, Java GUI Builder, DB
10Glenn HolmerUSA (GMT - 6)gholmergholmercenbe[at]kolabnow.comDebian Stretch4 x 3.6 GHz16 GB8 hoursJava Profiler
11Ken JaegerUSA (GMT - 4)kjjaegerkjjaegerkjjaegerk[at]gmail.comMac OS X 10.13.62 x 3.0 GHz16 GB3 hoursJava Editor, Maven
12Josh JuneauUSA (GMT - 6)juneau001juneau001juneau001[at]gmail.comMac OS X 10.13.62 x 2.8 GHz16 GB1 hourJava Profiler, Unit Testing
13Constantin DraboBurkina Faso (GMT)pandaconstantinpandajavadrconstantin[at]hotmail.comFedora 262 x 2.7 GHz4 GB2 hoursJava Editor, C/C++
14Ulf ZibisGermany (GMT+1)UlfZibisUlfZibisUlf.Zibis[at]CoSoCo.deUbuntu 18.042 x 2.4 GHz6 GB3 hoursJava Editor
15Angelo QuagliaItaly (GMT+1)


aquagliaangelo.quaglia[at]gmail.comWindows 10 / Mac OS8 x 2.10 GHz / 2 x 2.5 GHz16 GB 16 GB2 hoursJava Editor, Maven, Groovy, Debugger
16Alied Pérez MartínezArgentina (GMT-3)aliedperezmartinezaliedaliedperezmartinez[at]gmail.comDebian Testing8 x 3.5 GHz16 GB4 hoursMaven
17Reema Taneja

India (GMT+5:30)


Oracle Linux 7.4

1 x 2 GHz14 GB2 hours

Java Editor, Debugger

18Bailey CampbellCanada (GMT -4)bcampbellbcampbellgeekyguy444[at]hotmail.comWindows 104 x 1.1 GHz8 GB3 hoursJava Editor, Maven
19Aldo BrucaleItaly (GMT+1)aldobrucalealdo.brucalebrucale[at]gmail.comUbuntu 18.048 x 1.7 GHz16 GB1 hourJava Editor, Java Debugger, RCP
20Thilina RanathungaSri Lanka (GMT+5:30)thilinathilina01r.thilina[at]gmail.comLinux Mint 19 2 x 2.7 GHz16 GB3 hoursRCP, Java Editor
21Efrem McCrimonUSA (GMT-5:00)efremmc2efremmc2efremmc2[at]gmail.comWindows 8.1/ Mac OS X 10.x.xi5 3.9 GHz, i7 2.2 GHz32 GB, 16 GB, 8 GB (Mac)4-6 hoursJava GUI Builder, DB
22Rick HegartyUSA (GMT-5:00)skomisaskomisaskomisa[at]gmail.comWindows 10i7 4.0 GHz32 GB6 hoursUnit Testing, DB
23Peter HullUK (GMT)peterhull90peterhull90peterhull90[at]gmail.comMacOS 10.14 / Windows 10i5 / i716 GB / 8 GB1 hourJava Profiler
24David Heffelfinger

USA (GMT-4:00)

dheffelfingerheffeldheffelfinger[at]gmail.comPop!_OS Linuxi732 GB1 hourVersion Control
25Walt NylandUSA (GMT-4:00) waltnylandwaltnyland


Mac OS X GHz16 GB2 hoursJDK 11, PHP
26Björn RaupachGermany (GMT+1)raupachraupachraupach[at]me.comMac OS X 10.14i7 2.2 GHz32 GB1 hourJava Editor, Maven
27Leonardo Mora

Costa Rica


lmoraobandolmoralmoraobando[at]hotmail.comMacOS 10.142 x 2.2 GHz8 GB1 hour

Java Editor, Debugger,

Version Control,DB

28Tito SanchezMexico (GMT-6)tmsancheztmsancheztmsanchez[at]gmail.comWindows 104 / i7 2.5 Ghz16GB2 hoursJava Editor, RCP
29JohnKostarasNetherlands (GMT+1)jkostjkostjkostaras[at]yahoo.comMac OS X 10.9.52 / i5 2.4 GHz8GB4 hoursJava Editor, Debugger, Profiler, RCP, JDK 11, Unit Testing, Python, Maven
30Vano BeridzeGeorgia (UTC+4)vanuatoovanuatoovanuatoo[at]gmail.comWindows 10
16 GB2 hoursJava Editor
31Tushar JoshiIndia (UTC+5:30)tusharjoshitusharvjoshitusharvjoshi[at]gmail[.]commacOS High Sierra10.13.62.2 GHz - i716 GB3 hoursRCP
32Alexander RomanenkoCanada (GMT-4)alextechalextechalex[at]alex-tech-adventures.comWindows 10
Kubuntu 18.04
4 x 3.4 GHz24 GB5 hoursPHP, Version Control, DB
33Sergio Antonio Ochoa MartinezBolivia (GMT-4)gnu.java.sergiognu.java.sergiognu.java.sergio[at]tgmail.com

Linux Mint 17.2

Deepin 15.5

2.2 GHz - i716 GB3 hoursJava Editor, Java GUI Builder, PHP, Version Control, Maven, Java Debugger
34Jannie van NiekerkSouth Africa (GMT+2)jannievanniekerkjannievanniekerkjannievanniekerk123[at]yahoo.comMac OS X GHz16 GB3 hoursJava Editor
35Carl J. MoscaUSA (GMT-4)carljmoscacarljmoscacarljmosca[at]gmail.comMacOS GHz - i716 GB4 hoursJava Debugger
36Timon VeenstraNetherlands (GMT+1)timontimontimon[at]corizon.nlLinux Mint 18.32 x 2.7 GHz32 GB2 hoursJava Editor, Maven, RCP
37Daniel WarrenUK (GMT)danielwarrendanielwarrendanielwarren[at]idrsolutions.comWindows 104 x 3.4 GHz8 GB2 hoursJava Editor, Version Control, PHP
38Oliver Rettig



oliver.rettigoliver.rettigoliver.rettig[at]orat.deLinux Ubuntu 16.042 x 2.6 GHz8 GB1 hourRCP
39S.M. Ataur RahmanBangladesh (GMT+6)AtaurAtaurdev.ataur.rahman[at]gmail.comFedora 28 / Arch Linux2 x 2.10 GHz8 GB1 hourPHP
40Rodrigo Teixeira AndreottiBrasilia (GMT -3)rodriandreottirodriandreottiro.andriotti[at]gmail.comWindows 10 / Debian 9i5 66008 GB4 hoursPHP, Java Editor
41Michal Konrad Owsiak

Poland (UTC +2)

mkowsiakmkowsiakmichal[at]owsiak.orgMac OS GHz i516 GB2 hours

Java Debugger, Java Profiler

42David GreenUSA (GMT-6)dgreenbhmdgreendgreenbhm[at]gmail.comMac OS
i7 2.4GHz16GB1 hourJava Editor
43Yonathan KidanemariamUSA (GMT-5)ytn01ytn01ytnwg[at]yahoo.comMac OS 10.14i5 2.5Ghz16 GB1 hourJava Editor
44Pieter van den HomberghNetherlandshomberghphomberghppieter.van.den.hombergh[at] gmail.comUbuntu 18.04AMD Phenom(tm) II X6 24 GB4 hoursUnit Testing, Maven, PHP
45Leo DonahueUSA (GMT-6)donahulf2donahulf2donahulf2[at]gmail.comDebian 9.54 x 2.40GHz8 GB20 +/- hoursVersion Control


  • ID - registration number (just increment the number above your entry)
  • Name - your name and surname (we like cooperating with real humans :)
  • Country - country you will stay in the next 2 months most (determines your timezone to estimate ideal time for possible online meetings)
  • JIRA - your Apache JIRA username (for tracking your activity and identification of issues originating in NetCAT program)
  • Synergy - your NetBeans Synergy username (can be omitted if it equals to your Apache JIRA username)
  • E-mail - e-mail address subscribed to NetCAT mailing list (for private communication and distribution of invite to satisfaction survey with NetCAT program at the end)
  • Operating System - your primary operating system you will be testing NetBeans 9.0 Beta on most of the time (please don't include secondary system(s) at your disposal)
  • Platform - architecture of your operating system i.e. 32b or 64b (important if your RAM is 4GB or more)
  • CPU - rough description of your processor (number of core units and frequency in gigahertz, brand is not important)
  • RAM - total size of your computer's memory in gigabytes
  • Availability - minimal numbers of hours per week you will be able to dedicate to NetCAT program in the next 2 months (please be realistic and don't exaggerate)
  • Tribe - feature set you want to primarily focus on i.e. one of the following 9 tribes:
    • Java Editor - code completion, syntax highlighting, refactoring, navigation, hints, code folding etc.
    • Java Debugger - breakpoints, stepping in/over/out, threads, variables, patching etc.
    • Java Profiler - monitoring application, analyzing performance or memory usage etc.
    • Java GUI Builder - building client side graphical user interface, component palette, property inspector etc.
    • Version Control - support for versioning in Git, Mercurial, Subversion and CVS tools
    • Maven - specifics of Maven bundled Java project build tool
    • RCP - support for NetBeans Rich Client Platform, writing NetBeans modules and NetBeans based applications
    • DB - support for JavaDB, MySQL, Oracle and PostgreSQL databases
    • Unit Testing - support for JUnit and TestNG Java testing frameworks
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