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NetBeans Weekly News (Issue # 390 - May 05, 2009)

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Portability and Performance Improvements in JAX-WS Clients Created in NetBeans 6.7

This tutorial demonstrates new features in NetBeans IDE 6.7 that make JAX-WS web service clients faster and more portable. The improved speed and portability come about because the client no longer has to find and parse a remote WSDL file. Instead, when you create a client from a WSDL, the IDE generates a copy of this WSDL and saves it in your project.

Best Practices for Improving Performance of JavaFX Mobile Apps

Sun engineer Michael Heinrichs captures lessons learned while preparing the JavaFX Mobile release and provides some hints on how to improve the performance of mobile applications built with the tool.

Creating, Publishing a RESTful API Using NetBeans IDE and Zembly

Learn how to create an API for a RESTful web service, using the NetBeans IDE WADL Designer plugin. Then learn how to publish this API to Zembly using Zembly's Bring Your Own API (BYOAPI) feature.

Securing a Web Application in NetBeans IDE

This tutorial shows the basics of adding security to a web application that is deployed to either the Tomcat server or the Sun Java System Application Server. The user configures security authentication using a basic login window and also uses a login form in a web page.


Using GlassFish v3 in NetBeans 6.7... Now Even Easier

Vince Kraemer has created a "marker" module that gives users an easy way to register GlassFish v3 builds in NetBeans 6.7.

Introduce Variable Feature

When is the Introduce Variable hint invoked? Get the answer from the NetBeans PHP team blog and also give the team feedback about the feature.

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