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NetBeans Weekly News (Issue 443 - June 16, 2010)

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NetBeans Weekly News (Issue 443 - June 16, 2010)

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Project News

The Smart Way to Code - NetBeans 6.9 Now Available!

image NetBeans IDE 6.9 is now available for download! Get support for the JavaFX Composer, OSGi interoperability, PHP Zend, Ruby on Rails 3.0 and more.

Download the new release today and discover the smart way to code!


NetBeans Community Approves NetBeans IDE 6.9

We are pleased to announce the results of the NetBeans IDE 6.9 Community Acceptance Survey: 88% of respondents gave NetBeans IDE 6.9 the green light to be released! A big thanks to the community for this valuable and encouraging feedback! Get detailed survey results.

Training

Video: Ruby Support in the NetBeans IDE 6.9

Watch this screencast to get a high-level overview of the NetBeans IDE's Ruby support. This video is part of the Guided Video Tour of NetBeans IDE 6.9 that shows you first-hand how to get started.

Parallel Application States and State Variables in JavaFX Composer

In this tutorial, you design a simple UI with a label and two buttons. The application has two sets of parallel states. One set of states relates to the text of the label and the other set of states relates to the color of the label. Press one button, and the text in the label changes. Press the other button, and the color of the label changes.

Creating NetBeans Platform CRUD Application Using Maven

This tutorial demonstrates how to use the Maven build framework to create a simple NetBeans Platform application that can read and write to a database. In this document you will use Maven archetypes to create the NetBeans Platform application and module, and the Swing UI toolkit and NetBeans GUI Builder to create window components.

Articles

Network Inventory Manager on the NetBeans Platform

Kuwaiba is a free Network Inventory System for enterprises, developed in Java. Read in this interview how the NetBeans Platform's modularity helped these open-source developers to create a tool that also takes the end user's needs into account.

Blogs

Blog: NetBeans Eclipses Eclipse

"In about ten minutes, NetBeans has helped me accomplish what I set out to do!" says Mike as he is trying to make sense of an existing C/C++ project. He used NetBeans to index the code and then explored the project using code navigation and the call graph. In conclusion, he says, "I prefer NetBeans over Eclipse, at least for C/C++ development".

Developing 2D Games with Pulpcore and NetBeans

PulpCore is an open-source 2D rendering and animation framework that you can use to develop 2D browser games in Java. NetBeans user Samson shows you a new plugin that installs a ready-made project template for PulpCore into the NetBeans IDE.

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