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NetBeans Weekly News (Issue # 450 - Aug 16, 2010 )

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Project News

NetBeans 6.10 Plan

The NetBeans 6.10 plan is available, including an overview of the release themes and schedule.

NetBeans: Fastest OSGi Container

Jaroslav Tulach shows that the NetBeans Platform + Equinox equals the world's fastest OSGi container.

Released: NetBeans Platform 6.9 Developer's Guide

The community project to translate Jurgen Petri's German NetBeans Platform developer's guide has resulted in a brand new book published this week by Packt: "NetBeans Platform 6.9 Developer's Guide". Congrats to all the translators involved in this project!

Released: Wicket Support in NetBeans IDE 6.9.1

The latest developments of the Wicket plugin are outlined, including the availability of the plugin for Wicket application development in NetBeans IDE 6.9.1.

Articles

Using Annotation Processors in NetBeans IDE

This two-part tutorial demonstrates a built-in support for custom annotation processors. Starting from NetBeans IDE 6.9, you can conveniently specify annotation processors to run with your project and see the results of annotation processing directly in the Java Editor through code completion and navigation.

Configuring a NetBeans PHP Project for WordPress

The NetBeans PHP Team's blog announces new information about getting started with WordPress via the NetBeans PHP editor.

Bioinformatic Research on the NetBeans Platform

Nils Hoffmann's PhD thesis at the Bielefeld University in Germany, which includes a NetBeans Platform application relating to gas and liquid chromatography mass spectrometers is introduced.

Sustainable Urban Development on the NetBeans Platform

Pablo Estrada from the Universidad de Zaragoza in Spain explains how urban energy demands can be calculated and evaluated via a Swing application created on the NetBeans Platform.

Calendar

NetBeans Platform at JavaOne

Anton Epple lists the presentations at JavaOne that will deal with the NetBeans Platform in various ways.

Training

SkillsMatter Video of "Intro to NetBeans Platform"

SkillsMatter in London has released a 90 minute video recording of a presentation by Geertjan Wielenga and Tim Dudgeon, introducing you to the NetBeans Platform and showing you how ChemAxon's Instant JChem benefits from being based on top of it.

South Africa NetBeans Platform Training

From the 23rd of August (Johannesburg) and the 1st of September (Stellenbosch) NetBeans Platform Trainings will be held in South Africa. There is still time to register for these courses!

Free NetBeans Platform Training in Goettingen

A NetBeans Platform Training will be held on 31 August and 1 September at the Source Talk Tage in Goettingen, Germany. The training is free for students, while others will have to pay a small fee.

Munich NetBeans Platform Training

Open source training organization Eppleton is holding the first of a series of NetBeans Platform trainings in Munich on September 8th, 2010.

San Francisco NetBeans Platform Training

Directly after JavaOne 2010, a NetBeans Platform training will be held in San Francisco, featuring several members of the NetBeans Platform team and community.

Blogs

How to Use Hibernate on the NetBeans Platform

Constantine Drabo from Burkina Faso explains how to integrate Hibernate in a NetBeans Platform application.

Visual Library Part 1: Creating Widgets

A simple scenario is shown to illustrate how to create new widgets in a Visual Library scene.

Visual Library Part 2: Connecting Widgets

The blog series continues, showing how to create more useful widgets and how to connect them together.

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