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NetBeans Weekly News (Issue # 477 - Mar 07, 2011)

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Project News

NetBeans Governance Board Elections - Nominations Open!

It's time to elect new members for the 18th cycle of the NetBeans Governance Board! Participate in the process by nominating NetBeans community members that you think should be considered for the Board. You can even nominate yourself!

The DEADLINE for nominations is Monday, March 21 at midnight in the last time zone.

GlassFish 3.1 Available for Download

The newly released GlassFish Server Open Source Edition 3.1 offers full clustering capabilities, centralized admin and a host of other features. Check out the GlassFish team blog for links to documentation, articles, demos and more.

New Release of the NetBeans APIGen Plugin

A new build of the PHP APIGen support for the NetBeans IDE plugin (v1.0.3) is available for download.

Articles

Neural Networks on the NetBeans Platform

Learn about neural networks (computational models inspired by the way the human brain works) and how to use Neuroph Studio (a neural network development environment built on top of the NetBeans Platform) to create, test, and deploy Java components based on neural networks.

Tutorials

Developing an Enterprise Application for Oracle WebLogic Server

Learn how the NetBeans IDE can generate robust and easily maintainable code when generating JSF pages from entity classes.

Packaging and Distributing Java Desktop Applications

Create executable JAR files and distributing NetBeans projects using the NetBeans IDE.

Guarded Sections in Editors on the NetBeans Platform

This article outlines the steps for creating Guarded Sections in a NetBeans Platform application.

Blogs

JavaFXDev: NetBeans Platform with JavaFX 2.0 EA

How to integrate JavaFX 2.0 EA with the NetBeans Platform? Embed the JavaFX WebView (a WebKit based internet browser engine) inside a NetBeans-based application. This blog entry from Aljoscha Rittner describes with short code snippets how it works.

NetBeans IDE 7.0 Beta 2 for PHP on Ubuntu

A set-up guide for NetBeans 7.0 Beta 2 for PHP on Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid).

Community

Oracle TechCast: "Java and Oracle, One Year Later" Replay

Ajay Patel, Oracle VP of the Java Evangelist team, discusses "the state of the union" with regard to Oracle and Java.

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