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NetBeans Weekly News (Issue # 475 - Feb 21, 2011)

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NetBeans Weekly News (Issue # 475 - Feb 21, 2011)

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Project News

NetBeans IDE 7.0 Beta 2 Available for Download, with Git Preview

image NetBeans IDE 7.0 Beta 2 provides improved quality and performance with bug fixes, as well as a preview of Git support! To obtain the Git plugin: Download Beta 2; In the IDE, go to Tools --> Plugins --> Available Plugins.

NetBeans IDE 7.0 Beta 2 is available in English, Brazilian Portuguese, Japanese, Russian, and Simplified Chinese, as well as in several community-translated languages. Visit the 7.0 New and Noteworthy page for additional information and development updates. The final release of NetBeans IDE 7.0 is planned for April 2011.

Tom Enebo and Ruby Community Take Over NetBeans Ruby Support

Ruby developer Thomas Enebo and other experts in the Ruby/JRuby community (Yoko Harada, Charles Nutter, Nick Sieger, Erno Mononen) are taking the lead to continue development of Ruby support in the NetBeans IDE. Find out why this effort is important, and how to join them!

NetBeans Plugin - CUDA Plugin

This module provides NetBeans IDE 6.9.1 with a toolchain for the NVIDIA CUDA compiler (nvcc) under Linux.

Community

NetBeans Podcast #54: SodBeans & Intuitive Computer Programming

Get the latest NetBeans Community news; take a guess at the puzzler; learn a new API design tip; and listen to Computer Science professor Andreas Stefik discuss how his research is making computer programming easier for blind developers, and more intuitive for all.

Tutorials

Git User Guide in NetBeans IDE 7.0

The NetBeans IDE 7.0 Beta 2 provides support for the Git version control client. This tutorial gives an overview of Git Features in the IDE.

Video: Generating PHP Documentation With NetBeans IDE

This screencast shows how to generate PHP documentation using PHPDocumentor in the NetBeans IDE. The video includes details of installing PHPDocumentor with PEAR and configuring PHPDocumentor, NetBeans IDE and your php.ini file.

Video: WebLogic Server - Java EE 6 Web Profile

A short demonstration of a development build of WebLogic Server showing Java EE 6 Web Profile support with Servlet 3.0 and CDI examples, driven from NetBeans 7.0.

Articles

Interview: Tom Enebo, from the NetBeans Ruby Project

Thomas Enebo, co-lead of the JRuby project, recently stepped forward to lead community management of Ruby support in the NetBeans IDE. Learn more about Enebo's interest in NetBeans' Ruby support, the group's current development objectives and roadmap.

Blogs

Build a Web-startable NetBeans RCP App on Mac OS X

Petr Dvorak shows how to build JNLP (web-startable) applications on the NetBeans Platform.

Tech Tip: Useful JSF 2 / CDI Table Generation Wizard in NetBeans

NetBeans 6.9.1 comes with a nice and clean JSF 2 table generation wizard. Adam Bien demonstrates.

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