Geertjan Wielenga

Geertjan Wielenga
Geertjan is product manager of NetBeans IDE and lives in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. He blogs at


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IDE 101

NetBeans IDE: Features, tips & future

NetBeans has had a long and storied history. In this article, Geertjan Wielenga goes over some of that history to explain NetBeans’ unique features, as well as some tips and tricks to make your app development even easier.

Open source air traffic controller for container platforms

Very Awesome Microservices Platform

If you ask Olaf Molenveld, CEO and co-founder of Amsterdam-based, about containers and microservices, he will say they are a perfect match. Although complications do exist, Very Awesome Microservices Platform (VAMP) aims to iron them out.

Getting some REST

How to export data to REST

Standardisation, automated tasks and “content negotiation” –– there are plenty of reasons to use REST for exposing data. Geertjan Wielenga shows us how to get started using NetBeans in a few easy steps.