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NetBeans Weekly News (Issue 423 - Jan 19, 2010)

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Project News

Beta-Test the New Java Card Plugin!

Java Card is a platform for developing Java programs that run on Smart Cards. The new Java Card plugins for NetBeans are now available in the development builds, and we would love to get feedback from real users! Please help us beta test this new plugin and tell us what you think.

DTrace GUI 1.1 Now Available for Download

A new version (1.1) of the DTrace GUI plugin is now available from the NetBeans 6.8 Update Center. The current release of the DTrace GUI has seven new Chime displays which can be used by PHP developers and users to debug and tune applications written in PHP. Go to Tools > Plugins > Available Plugins > DTrace to install the plugin.

Training

NetBeans Platform Fans Set New Record!

Geertjan and Toni returned to the Poznan JUG to offer a NetBeans Platform Certified Training last weekend: With 52 enthusiastic attendees, it was the biggest training so far. Luckily, organizer Adam Dudczak managed to find a larger venue--that's agile project management! If your school or JUG is interested in Platform Training too, contact us at users AT edu.netbeans.org!

Getting Started with Google App Engine and NetBeans

Get started with Google App Engine development! Sign up for the Google App Engine and download the SDK, install the NetBeans plugin and service, and run the guestbook sample application.

Creating a Java EE 6 App with JSF 2, EJB 3.1, JPA, and NetBeans

There are many articles that discuss how to use the individual technologies of Java EE 6 (such as JSF 2, EJB 3.1, JPA) to develop an application. This article however brings all these technologies together in one extensive end-to-end demonstration.

Developing Secure JavaFX Applications

This article provides insight on the basic Java and JavaFX concepts that you need to know when creating a secure JavaFX application, and how Java ME security works in general.

Blogs

Mobile Applications: Your First MIDlet

This blog gets you started with developing your first mobile application. You will learn what MIDlets are, how to use the NetBeans Visual Mobile Designer, and how to work with device configurations.

Creating a JFileChooser With NetBeans

This tutorial demonstrates how to leverage the NetBeans GUI Builder for implementing a custom file chooser. As a setup, we will also create a small Java desktop application. Download the sample project and go through the tutorial to learn more!

Tech Tip: Connecting to a HSQLDB Database

This quick tip shows how to configure the NetBeans IDE for work with your locally installed HSQLDB (Hyper Structured Query Language Database) using a JDBC driver.

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