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NetBeans Weekly News (Issue # 457 - Oct 11, 2010)

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Project News

NetBeans 6.10 Changes to NetBeans 7.0

The NetBeans team is renaming the next release, NetBeans 6.10, to NetBeans 7.0. The version change aligns NetBeans with plans for the Java platform; thus NetBeans 7.0 will provide support for JDK 7 language features and JDK 7 Beta. Learn more about this change to the NetBeans release roadmap.

New Plug-in: Confirm On Exit

"confirm.exit" is a new plug-in that solves this user pet peeve. Created by Anuradha Gunasekara, the plug-in adds the option of confirming before quitting your work. But you can also choose in the settings to "Always exit without prompt".

GlassFish 3.1 and NetBeans IDE

The alignment of the next release of NetBeans IDE and GlassFish are discussed in this article on the Aquarium blog.

Training

Jaroslav Tulach & Toni Epple in London - October 14

In this free SkillsMatter event, Jaroslav Tulach, Toni Epple, and Geertjan Wielenga will introduce you to the NetBeans Platform. (Thursday, October 14, at 18:30)

OSGi-enabled Java EE Apps Using NetBeans and GlassFish

A 6-part screencast showing how to develop OSGi-enabled Java EE applications using NetBeans and deploying them on GlassFish.

Using the C/C++ Tool Collection Descriptor

A short guide to creating a new custom tool collection for C/C++ in the NetBeans IDE.

Community

New NetBeans Poll: When Life Needs "Code Completion"

Take the latest NetBeans Community Poll and tell us in what real-world scenario would you most appreciate "code completion"!

Blogs

Formatting PHP and HTML in NetBeans IDE

NetBeans engineer Petr Pisl writes about fixes to formatting difficulties encountered when working with PHP and HTML.

Seven Indispensable NetBeans Java Hints

Dustin Marx identifies seven NetBeans Java hints that are extremely useful for Java development.

Setting up Subversion (SVN) on Local Ubuntu with NetBeans

Need to set up Subversion on NetBeans on Ubuntu? Developer Chris Nizzardini gives it a go in this blog entry.

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