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NetBeans Weekly News (Issue # 473 - Feb 07, 2011)

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NetBeans Weekly News (Issue # 473 - Feb 07, 2011)

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Calendar

Register for NetBeans Day Munich (June 18)

Join members of the XING NetBeans User Group and Munich-based training company Eppleton for this free community event where you can meet Java experts Adam Bien and Kirk Pepperdine, and learn about exciting new developments about the NetBeans IDE and NetBeans Platform. Register here. (Registration information is in Deutsch.)

NetBeans, JDK 7 and Java EE 6 at JFokus, Sweden (Feb. 14-16)

Join Oracle evangelists Arun Gupta, Alexis Moussine-Pouchkine, Roger Brinkley and Tomas Nilsson at JFokus 2011 in Stockholm, Sweden to learn about the latest features in Java EE, GlassFish and JDK 7, how the NetBeans IDE in tandem with these technologies helps developers be more productive, and more.

Oracle Sessions at JFokus:
The Java EE 6 Programming Model Explained
Java EE 6 Toolshow
Running your Java EE applications in the clouds
Learning Nuts & Bolts of Java EE 6 in a Code Intensive Tutorial
JDK7 Update
It's All About ME (Mobile and Embedded)

Project News

NetBeans Plugin: Perl On NetBeans

A community-contributed plugin for Perl enthusiasts in search of a Perl IDE on the NetBeans platform.

Articles

James Gosling & The Massive Popularity Of The Java Desktop

Inspite of the current trend for all things "web", interest continues to grow among enterprise users for Java desktop development. In this blog entry, NetBeans platform evangelist Geertjan Wielenga points out why.

JavaDoc: The Unloved Child, A Pragmatic Approach

Software architect Markus Eisele presents a pragmatic approach to JavaDoc and outlines the general best practices for successful sourcecode documentation.

Modular Farm Management on the NetBeans Platform

Software engineer and technical architect Timon Veenstra gives an overview of "Cloudfarming", a rich-client platform built on the NetBeans Platform and that provides a highly modular farm management system.

Blogs

Running NetBeans with an Option

From the NetBeans PHP team blog, two ways to run the NetBeans IDE with an option.

Tech Tip: Work with Multiple Instances of NetBeans IDE

This tip shows you how to create multiple workspaces in the NetBeans IDE.

Zen Coding with the NetBeans IDE

A Zen coding plugin for the NetBeans IDE, and a quick-start guide to setting up on Windows and the basics of Zen coding.

Community

What Comes After Git? Take the NetBeans Poll!

Git support is on its way with NetBeans 7.0. Check out development plans here. But what other version tool would you nominate to show up in the IDE? Tell us in the NetBeans Community Poll.

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