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NetBeans Weekly News (Issue # 449 - Aug 09, 2010 )

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NetBeans Weekly News (Issue # 449 - Aug 09, 2010 )

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Project News

NetBeans IDE 6.9.1 Now Available for Download

NetBeans IDE 6.9.1 is an update to NetBeans IDE 6.9. The release supports the JavaFX SDK 1.3.1, and includes performance improvements and integration of June 2010 and July 2010 patches. The release is also available in Simplified Chinese and Japanese.

Training

JavaFX Composer Grid Preview Tutorial

This tutorial shows how to use NetBeans IDE's JavaFX Composer to add a Grid container to a JavaFX application. JavaFX Composer helps the developer create the grid, add cells to the grid, and add UI components to the cells.

Overview of the XAM and XDM Models in NetBeans IDE

This technical doc explains the use and capabilities of the XAM and XDM models in the NetBeans IDE--useful if you want to implement your own XAM-based model or fix issues in the existing models. The doc covers the most important aspects of model implementation and provides source code analysis.

Video: Preview of IntelliJ IDEA Plugin for NetBeans RCP Development

A quick preview of a plugin currently in development to help IntelliJ IDEA developers get up and running on the NetBeans Platform.

Articles

Highlights from NetBeans Platform Talk in London

NetBeans Platform expert Geertjan Wielenga gave a talk in London to an audience of developers, tech firms and educational outfits. Catch up on highlights of the session, and check out his blog for the video recording.

Community

Community Docs Program - Write Tutorials for NetBeans!

The NetBeans Community Docs program has accumulated over 340 community-authored tutorials since its start. From full-length tutorials and screencasts to pithy submissions such as tips-n-tricks and FAQs. Do you have programming or NetBeans knowledge to share? To get started, check out Guidelines and Hints for Contributors.

Blogs

"NetBeans and JavaFX Composer in excellent form" (Dr. Dobb's)

Dr. Dobb's blogger Eric Bruno calls recent critical remarks about JavaFX "misleading" and offers his positive experience using the technology.

Generating PhpDoc in NetBeans IDE

The NetBeans PHP team shows how generating docs for PHP projects in the NetBeans IDE is a very simple task.

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