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NetBeans Weekly News (Issue # 453 - Sep 13, 2010)

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Microservices! They are everywhere, or at least, the term is. When should you use a microservice architecture? What factors should be considered when making that decision? Do the benefits outweigh the costs? Why is everyone so excited about them, anyway?  Brought to you in partnership with IBM.

Training

Video: Creating an Animated NetBeans Logo Application in JavaFX Composer

Learn to quickly create a small demo with animated graphics using the NetBeans JavaFX Composer. With the JavaFX Production Suite, you can prepare graphic files for use in JavaFX applications.

NetBeans E-commerce Tutorial - Securing the Application

This tutorial unit from the popular NetBeans E-commerce series demonstrates how to set up a login form using declarative security with form-based authentication, and configure SSL support between a web application and the GlassFish server.

Tech Tip: Setting Line Wrap in NetBeans 6.10

Line Wrap is a new feature in NetBeans IDE 6.10 Milestone 1. Harry Goldstone explains how to set it up.

NetBeans Platforms in London - No Slides, Just Code!

Join NetBeans Platform experts Jaroslav Tulach, Toni Epple, and Geertjan Wielenga in London on October 14 for a free evening of code. All questions about the NetBeans Platform will be answered with code! The session will be held at Skills Matter Exchange.

Community

Duke's Choice Award for Gephi, a NetBeans Platform App

Gephi, an open source network visualization tool built on the NetBeans Platform, will receive a "Duke's Choice Award" at JavaOne. That's the equivalent of getting an Oscar in the Java world! Congratulations to the Gephi team.

Java Survey in Oracle Magazine

Oracle Magazine is currently running a survey to find out what Java technologies and tools to feature in its pages. Take a minute to give your feedback.

Articles

Cycling Competition Timing Application

Jonathan Gillham explains how and why he used the NetBeans Platform as the basis of a competition timing application. He includes some cool screenshots!

Display Part of a Tree with Outline

Tim Boudreau's Outline component has been extended by Viacheslav Rudyuk, so that a single path rather than a whole tree is shown.

NetBeans Platform Book Review

A brand new book review of the new "NetBeans Platform 6.9 Developer's Guide".

Kuwaiba: Open Source Inventory on the NetBeans Platform

Find out about the latest release of Kuwaiba, an open source inventory system built on the NetBeans Platform.

Discover how the Watson team is further developing SDKs in Java, Node.js, Python, iOS, and Android to access these services and make programming easy. Brought to you in partnership with IBM.

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