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NetBeans Weekly News (Issue # 463 - Nov 22, 2010)

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NetBeans Weekly News (Issue # 463 - Nov 22, 2010)

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NetBeans IDE 7.0 Beta Available for Download!

image The NetBeans team is proud to introduce the NetBeans IDE 7.0 Beta with JDK 7 platform support, enhanced integration with Oracle WebLogic server, and support for Oracle DB and GlassFish 3.1.

Additional highlights include support for Maven 3 and HTML5 editing, a new GridBagLayout designer for improved Swing GUI development, enhancements to the Java editor, and more. Get all the details on the NetBeans IDE 7.0 New and Noteworthy page, and check out new tutorials and videos focused on the release.

Maven 3 Support in NetBeans IDE 7.0

The new Beta build of NetBeans IDE 7.0 offers complete support for Maven 3. In this interview, NetBeans engineer Jesse Glick speaks about what new and existing Maven users should know about Maven integration in the NetBeans IDE.

Plugin: toString Generator

Simon Martinelli’s plugin gives you an option to generate either Strings, StringBuilders, or StringBuffers.


How to Create Real Time Charts

Need live charts in your Java desktop application? JFreeChart won't help you, VisualVM charts will. Read about how to reuse those charts here.

Reloading of Maven Based NetBeans Modules

Allan Gregersen reports on the latest state of his JRebel-like solution for reloading features into running applications on Maven and keeping the state of deployed objects.


Tech Tip: java.io.IOException on NetBeans & Ubuntu

Emilian solves a problem by refreshing his NetBeans user directory.

Mac, Growl, and NetBeans

Info about new integration of Growl for the Mac on the NetBeans Platform.


Designing a Basic Java Form Using the GridBag Customizer

This tutorial guides you through the process of managing an application form layout using the NetBeans IDE 7.0 Beta GridBag Designer basic features.

Running a JavaServer Faces 2.0 Web Application on Oracle WebLogic Server

Learn to use the NetBeans IDE to create and deploy a JavaServer Faces (JSF) web application to the Oracle WebLogic Server. In this tutorial you will register the WebLogic Server with the IDE and then configure the domain to enable support for JSF 2.0 as a view framework.

Video: Rename Refactoring, Other Editor Improvements in NetBeans 7.0 for PHP

This screencast shows the new features of NetBeans PHP editor 7.0, such as Rename Refactoring, Type Hierarchy View, Line Wrap, and Show Non-Printable Characters.

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