NetBeans Weekly News (Issue 386 - Apr 6, 2009)
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The NetBeans team is pleased to announce the availability of NetBeans IDE 6.7 Milestone 3 (M3). Highlights of the release include integrations with Project Kenai, GlassFish, and Hudson; and enhancements to Maven, PHP, Platform, Profiler, C/C++ and more. Learn more about what's new and noteworthy in this release, and give us your feedback!
We want to learn more about you and what you do with NetBeans! Take our new NetBeans User Survey and give us your perspective on NetBeans: what works and what doesn't; how you use NetBeans and how NetBeans can better serve you in the future. Your feedback is very valuable to us and will help us to continue to deliver a top-quality NetBeans IDE!
The NetBeans Platform screenshots page has grown significantly as more developers see the value in promoting their applications on the page. Have you built a cool application using the NetBeans Platform and would like to include a screenshot in our showcase? Write to "news at platform dot netbeans dot org" with details about your application.
Kristian Rink is the new Contribution Coordinator for the NetBeans Community Docs program. A native of Germany, Kristian has been an active participant in the program and an evangelist. He takes over the coordinator reins from Varun Nischal. The NetBeans team thanks Varun for his stellar work managing the program. And we welcome Kristian into his new role!
A short tutorial that demonstrates how you debug C/C++ projects in the NetBeans IDE. The gdb integration allows you to set breakpoints and watches, inspect the call stack, local variables, threads, and registers, and view assembly instructions in the Disassembler window.
This on-demand webinar demonstrates how to leverage the latest version of the NetBeans IDE to develop RESTful Web Services and clients deployed on GlassFish with MySQL. The talk provides an overview of the design process for a sample RESTful Pet Catalog service using JAX-RS, then shows how to build two sample clients for the Pet Catalog service, one using the Dojo AJAX framework and the other using JavaFX.
Consistent dialog layouts is one of the promises of the NetBeans Platform. One way this is done is through the Wizard API, which helps your applications have a standard appearance. This new tutorial describes how the API is used.
Many student developers report that the NetBeans Platform is an interesting topic for their college theses. In this NetBeans Zone interview, German student Fionn Ziegler gives the details of his thesis relating to modular development for distributed tendering platforms and the many benefits of this approach.
Developer MrHaki outlines the steps for downloading and installing a Grails plugin in the NetBeans IDE.
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