Podcast Guests: Ashwin Rao (NetBeans-Oracle), Ken Fogel (Dawson College, Montreal)
NetBeans Community News with Geertjan and Tinu
- Take the NetBeans IDE 8.0 Satisfaction Survey! There's still time to tell the NetBeans team what you think about the release and what you'd like to see in future versions.
- Would you like to have NetBeans documentation and web content be available in your local language? Then volunteer to be a translator for the NetBeans Community Localization project.
- In our ongoing article series, find out what aspects of NetBeans IDE users from around the world think are really awesome: My Five Favorite NetBeans Features.
- Do you want to contribute to the series? Send a note to netbeans dot webmaster at gmail dot com
07:42 / Ashwin Rao - How Satisfied Are You with NetBeans?
Since NetBeans 7.0, the NetBeans team has sent out a satisfaction survey after each release to determine if it is meeting release objectives, innovating and improving the product, and addressing user concerns. Ashwin Rao, Senior Group Product Manager for the NetBeans Product Management team, shares how past survey responses have impacted the IDE and the community; he also discusses what the surveys reveal about NetBeans users and their expectations.
- Take the NetBeans IDE 8.0 Satisfaction Survey
21:10 / Ken Fogel - Teaching Java Programming with NetBeans IDE
There are many reasons why NetBeans IDE is a great tool for teaching Java Programming; through his "NetBeans in the Classroom" article series on NetBeans Zone Ken Fogel, an educator in Canada, has been documenting all the reasons that he knows of. He joins the podcast to discuss his methodologies, why he prefers NetBeans, and plans to involve more people in the teaching community to grow awareness of NetBeans as a great tool for education.
- Current articles in the series:
- Getting Started with NetBeans in the Classroom
- NetBeans in the Classroom: Code Templates
- NetBeans in the Classroom: The Beginners Template (Part 1 & Part 2)
- NetBeans in the Classroom: Console Input Using Scanners
- NetBeans in the Classroom: Teaching RESTful Web Services
- NetBeans in the Classroom: Scanners, Regular Expressions, and Beethoven
- NetBeans in the Classroom: How to Teach JavaBeans
- NetBeans in the Classroom: Mandatory Methods for Beans (Part 1 & Part 2)
- Follow Ken Fogel on Twitter: @omniprof