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NetBeans Weekly News (Issue # 478 - Mar 14, 2011)

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Microservices! They are everywhere, or at least, the term is. When should you use a microservice architecture? What factors should be considered when making that decision? Do the benefits outweigh the costs? Why is everyone so excited about them, anyway?  Brought to you in partnership with IBM.

Project News

Nominate NetBeans Governance Board Members

The NetBeans Governance Board exists to settle disputes in the community. This very important group will be elected soon, there's not much time to nominate appropriate community members, do so now, you have until Monday, March 21 at midnight!

GlassFish Server 3.1 Integrated in NetBeans 7.0

Vince Kraemer, working on the GlassFish plugin for NetBeans IDE, reports on its current status.

Plugin: Graphic Editor for Properties Files

Read about a new plugin for NetBeans IDE for helping you edit and manage properties files.

Articles

European Union & NetBeans

A lengthy interview with developers working for the European Union, on how ballistic crime will be counteracted via NetBeans.

Community

Video: Social Media Integration in South Africa

Oracle Java User Group in South Africa was instructed & entertained by Toni Epple recently. Find out how!

Video: Lightning Speed Java Development

Allan Gregersen from the University of Southern Denmark demonstrates how quickly & easily you can create desktop applications.

Tutorials

Using the Embedded EJB Container to Test Enterprise Applications

A tutorial on how to use NetBeans IDE to develop an enterprise application using EJB 3.0 technology.

Using the NetBeans APIs to Extend NetBeans IDE

An updated & enhanced tutorial on using the latest NetBeans APIs to extend NetBeans IDE.

Discover how the Watson team is further developing SDKs in Java, Node.js, Python, iOS, and Android to access these services and make programming easy. Brought to you in partnership with IBM.

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