NetBeans Weekly News (Issue # 451 - Aug 30, 2010 )
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Highlights focus on enhancements in the areas of Java EE, GlassFish, WebLogic, Java, and PHP.
The NetBeans team and the broader NetBeans community are delivering a wide variety of presentations at JavaOne. Read the whole list here!
An introduction to a new community project for providing the next release of the NetBeans UML plugin. You are welcome to participate!
From the Netbinox project comes more news about how and why Equinox works better when combined with the NetBeans Platform.
The Flamingo library has been integrated for usage on the NetBeans Platform by PinkMatter.
DbWrench, a popular database tool on the NetBeans Platform, has a new release, focusing on support for custom data types, unique constraints, and MySQL routines.
Giorgio Sironi discusses the advantages and disadvantages of the NetBeans PHP Editor over Vim.
A report by Jaco Kornelius from Saab System Grintek in South Africa about an application used for military simulations using the NetBeans Platform as its basis.
A report by George Waldon on a NetBeans Platform based framework for bioinformatics focused on molecular biology and sequence analysis.
The first NetBeans Platform Certified Training in South Africa, held last week, exceeded expectations. There wasn't a seat left in the room, with students from the military, mining, manufacturing, and financial sectors.
A new tutorial that explains how unit testing, functional testing, and code coverage is done on the NetBeans Platform.
JSR 296 is no longer supported. Moving to the NetBeans Platform from that framework is not very difficult, as outlined here.
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.
Directly after JavaOne 2010, a NetBeans Platform training will be held in San Francisco, featuring several members of the NetBeans Platform team and community.
Open source training organization Eppleton is holding the first of a series of NetBeans Platform trainings in Munich on September 8th, 2010.
The Java User Group discussed the NetBeans Platform, with presentations by customers using the NetBeans Platform as the basis of their software development work.
Toni Epple reports on the growth of the XING NetBeans User Group. It's reached around 500 members already!
With CakePHP, it can be tricky to use xdebug. In this blog entry, you are shown how to set this up in NetBeans IDE.
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