NetBeans Weekly News (Issue 439 - May 18, 2010)
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An updated version of the Griffon plugin for NetBeans IDE 6.9 beta is now available. A special thanks to the community for testing the module! Grifon developers now have a stable set of features for creating RIAs (Rich Internet Applications) with Groovy and Java.
JavaOne 2010 is just four months away. Take an early peek at noteworthy sessions to attend, including presentations by NetBeans Dream Team members Adam Bien, Toni Epple, and Fabrizio Giudici, and NetBeans tech writer Geertjan Wielenga!
This tutorial shows how to define JavaFX bindings by using the JavaFX Composer in NetBeans IDE 6.9. You will learn how to create an application that allows users to enter a text that contains comma-separated list items. The user's input will be automatically parsed and loaded up to a list view using JavaFX binding.
A quick demonstration of how to create a simple NetBeans Platform application and module using Maven for the build framework. You will use Maven archetypes, the Swing UI toolkit and the "Matisse" GUI Builder. The modular aspect of the NetBeans Platform lets you develop and expand the functionality of your application simply by adding new modules.
Arun Gupta shows in detail how to create JSF composite components using the wizards provided in the NetBeans IDE. Scroll to the end to download the project sources!
Geertjan Wielenga shares illuminating points about why many developers choose the NetBeans platform over other tools.
In the upcoming NetBeans IDE 6.9, code completion in view (or template) files now also offers variables from controller (or action) files. This new feature works for both Symfony and Zend Frameworks. People who have been using a workaround will look forward to this new addition.
Built on the NetBeans Platform, Mopis is a commercial application that allows electronic payments via mobile phone.
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