If you want to become a NetCAT 9.0 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
2Hermien PellissierSouth Africa (GMT+2)hermienmienamoomiena.moo[at]gmail.comWindows 102 x 2.6 GHz16 GB1 hourRCP
3Thilina RanathungaSri Lanka (GMT+5:30)thilina01thilina01r.thilina[at]gmail.comLinux Mint 18.32 x 2.7 GHz16 GB5 hoursRCP
4Constantin DraboBurkina Faso (GMT)pandaconstantinpandajavadrconstantin[at]hotmail.comFedora 262 x 2.7 GHz4 GB3 hoursJava Editor
5Vano BeridzeGeorgia (UTC+4)vanuatoovanobvanuatoo[at]gmail.comUbuntu 16.042 x 2.5 GHz8 GB1 hourJava Editor
6Luca MambrettiItaly (GMT+1)IrianIrianRluca.mambretti[at]bizeta.netWindows 102.9 GHz16 GB2 hoursMaven
7Carlos QuintanillaBelgium (GMT+1)carlos_qtcarlos_qtcarlosqt[at]gmail.comWindows 104 x 3.1 GHz32 GB1 hourJava Editor
8Manikantan Narender NathIndia (GMT+5:30)manikantannarenmanikantannarenmanikantannaren[at]gmail.comMac OS X 10.122.7 GHz16 GB4 hoursJava Profiler, Unit testing
9Giuliano MeiniItaly (GMT+1)giuliano.meinigiuliano.meinig.meini[at]civicae.itWindows 102 x 2.6 GHz8 GB2 hoursJava GUI Builder
10David HeffelfingerUSA (GMT-5)dheffelfingerheffeldheffelfinger[at]gmail.comPop!_OS Linux4 x 4 GHz32 GB4 hoursVersion Control
11Glenn HolmerUSA (GMT-6)gholmergholmercenbe[at]kolabnow.comDebian Linux 104 x 3.6 GHz16 GB4 hoursJava Profiler
12Ales SeifertAustralia (GMT+10)alesakalesseifert[at]alesak.netopenSUSE Tumbleweed16 x 2.4 GHz64 GB2 hoursVersion Control
13Tushar JoshiIndia (GMT+5:30)tusharjoshitusharjoshitusharjoshi[at]apache.orgMac OS X 10.122.5 GHz16 GB3 hoursRCP
14Itoro IkonNigeria (GMT+1)itoroikonitoroikonitoroikon[at]gmail.comWindows 102 x 2.6 GHz8 GB2 hoursRCP, DB
15Ryan CuprakUSA (GMT-5)rcuprakrcuprakrcuprak[at]gmail.comMac OS X 10.134 x 2.6 GHz8 GB3 hoursJava Editor
16Oliver RettigGermany (GMT+1)oliver.rettigoliver.rettigoliver.rettig[at]orat.deLinux Ubuntu 16.042 x 2.6 GHz8 GB1 hourRCP
17Don LiyanageUnited Kingdom (GMT)supunliyanagedon.liyanagesupunliyanage[at]yahoo.comLinux Ubuntu 16.048 x 2.8 GHz16 GB2 hoursDB
18Unai ViviItaly (GMT+1)vvunaivvunaiunai.vivi[at]smalticeram.itGNU/Linux2 x 3.4 GHz4 GB1 hourJava Editor, DB
19William BacchiItaly (GMT+1)william.bacchiwilliam.bacchiwilliam.bacchi[at]gmail.comUbuntu 17.104 x 2.4 GHz4 GB2 hoursJava Debugger
20Josh JuneauUSA (GMT-6)juneau001juneau001juneau001[at]gmail.comMac OS X 10.122 x 2.8 GHz16 GB3 hoursMaven, Java Profiler
21John KostarasBelgium (GMT+1)jkostjkostjkostaras[at]gmail.com

Mac OS X 10.9

2 x 2.4 GHz8 GB2 hoursRCP, Java Profiler
22Mark StephensUnited Kingdom (GMT)markee174markee174markstephens[at]idrsolutions.comMac OS X 10.132 x 2.9 GHz16 GB2 hoursJava Profiler, Version Control
23Dawn RaisonUnited Kingdom (GMT)dawnofclaritydawnofclaritydzr[at]lemur.co.ukWindows 74 x 4 GHz32 GB4 hoursJava Editor
24Dumitru BoldureanuMoldova (GMT+2)dboldureanudboldureanudboldureanu[at]gmail.comWindows 104 x 2.9 GHz16 GB2 hoursJava Editor, Java Debugger, Maven
25Eric BarboniFrance (GMT +1)skygoskygoskygo[at]apache.orgWindows 108 x 2.9 GHz32 GB1 hourMaven, RCP
26Georgia InghamUnited Kingdom (GMT)georgiageorgiageorgiaingham[at]hotmail.co.ukWindows 102 x 2.7 GHz16 GB3 hoursMaven
27Rick HegartyUSA (GMT-5)skomisaskomisaskomisa[at]gmail.comWindows 104 x 3.3 GHz32 GB6 hoursJava Profiler, Unit Testing
28Sven ReimersGermany (GMT+1)sreimerssreimerssven.reimers[at]gmail.comMac OS X 10.134 x 2.8 GHz16 GB4 hoursJava Profiler, Java Editor, Java Debugger
29Aldo BrucaleItaly (GMT+1)aldobrucalealdo.brucalebrucale[at]gmail.comUbuntu 16.048 x 3.6 GHz8 GB1 hourJava Editor
30Javier OrtizUSA (GMT-7)javydreamercswjavydreamercswjavier.ortiz.78[at]gmail.comMac OS X 10.124 x 2.2 GHz16 GB5 hoursMaven, Unit Testing
31Angelo QuagliaItaly (GMT+1)angelo.quagliaangelo.quagliaangelo.quaglia[at]gmail.comWindows 10

8 x 2.1 GHz

32 GB4 hours---
32Trevor John ThompsonUSA (GMT-6)tijettijettijet[at]me.comMac OS X 10.124 x 2.9 GHz16 GB4 hoursJava Editor
33Alied Pérez MartínezArgentina (GMT-3)aliedperezmartinezaliedaliedperezmartinez[at]gmail.comDebian Linux testing8 x 3.5 GHz16 GB4 hoursMaven
34John McDonnellIreland (GMT)mcdonnell.john


mcdonnell.john[at]gmail.comMac OS X 10.122.9 GHz16 GB2.5 hours---
35Jose J. RodriguezCuba (GMT-5)Joe1962Joe1962jose.rodriguez[at]cenpalab.cuSlackware Linux 14.24 x 3.2 GHz8 GB4 hoursJava Editor
36Efrem McCrimonUSA (GMT-5)efremmc2efremmc2efremmc2[at]gmail.comWindows 8.14 x 3.5 GHz32 GB3 hoursJava GUI Builder, DB
37Leo DonahueUSA (GMT-7)donahulf2donahulf2donahulf2[at]gmail.com Debian Linux 94 x 2.4 GHz8 GB4 hoursVersion Control
38Neil C SmithUK (GMT)neilcsmithneilcsmithneilcsmith[at]apache.orgUbuntu 16.048 x 2.4 GHz16 GB2 hoursRCP (or Java Editor)
39Jean-Michel BeaUK (GMT)beajeanmbeajeanmcode[at]jm-bea.netSolus Linux4 x 3.3 GHz8 GB4 hours---
40Joseph JalbertUSA (GMT-5)Diverjjalbertjjalbert[at]allegan.netWindows 104 x 3.0 GHz

8 GB

1 hourJava Editor
41Niklas MatthiesGermany (GMT+1)matthiesmatthies netbeans[at]nmhq.net Windows 74 x 3.4 GHz 8 GB3 hoursVersion Control
42Jukka LuotonenFinland (GMT+2 )jack57tjaskautljaskautl[at]gmail.comWindows 104 x 3,5 GHz32 Gb1 hour---
43Mohammed El MaayarMorocco (GMT)elmaayarelmaayarsynmohammed[at]elmaayar.comopenSUSE 42.38 x 2.2 GHz16 GB4 hoursVersion Control, Unit Testing
44Kai Uwe PelGermany (GMT+1)kaiuwepelkaiuwepelkaiuwepel[at]asia.comCentOS 7.44 x 3.4 GHz32 GB4 hoursJava GUI Builder, DB
45Chuck DavisUSA (GMT-5)cjgunzelcjgunzelcjgunzel[at]gmail.comopenSUSE Tumbleweed8 x 4.1GHz16 GB4 hoursJava GUI Builder, Maven
46Thomas WolfUSA (GMT-5)thwolf2919thwolf2919tjwolf[at]gmail.comMac OS X 10.13.24 x 2.8 GHz16 GB1 hourVersion Control
47Vladimir OrlyanskiyRussia (GMT+3)EnroiEnroienroi[at]mail.ruWindows 104 x 2.8 GHz32 GB1 hourVersion Control
48Alexius DiakogiannisGreece (GMT+3)alexius.diakogiannisalexius.diakogiannisalexius.diakogiannis[at]gmail.comopenSUSE Tumbleweed8 x 2.4 GHz8 GB4 hoursVersion Control, Maven
49Yonathan KidanemariamUSA (GMT-5)ytn01ytn01ytnwg[at]yahoo.comMac OS X 10.13.32 x 2.4 GHz16 GB2 hoursJava Editor
50Zsolt HolmanHungary (GMT+1)holzsolholzsolholman.zsolt[at]gmail.comUbuntu 16.044 x 2.2 GHz8 GB1 hourJava Editor, Java GUI Builder, DB
51Boris HeitheckerGermany (GMT+1)bheitheckerbheitheckerboris.heithecker[at]gmx.netLinux Mint 18.32 x 3.3 GHz8 GB1 hourRCP
52Ross LamontAustralia (GMT+10)rlamontrlamontrlamont[at]componentcorp.comMac OS X 10.13.34 x 3.5 GHz32 GB2 hoursMaven, Unit Testing
53Bailey CampbellCanada (GMT-3)bcampbellbcampbellgeekyguy444[at]hotmail.comWindows 104 x 1.1 GHz8 GB4 hoursJava Editor, Java Debugger, Maven
54Roman FunkGermany (GMT+1)funkrfunkrroman.funk[at]mailbox.orgWindows 72 x 2.6 GHz8 GB2 hoursRCP
55 Ricardo Pacheco Mexico (GMT-5) rcpacheco rcpacheco ricardo.pacheco.roldan[at]gmail.com Windows 10 2.6 GHz 16 GB 2 hours


Java Editor


  • 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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