NetBeans Weekly News (Issue # 479 - Mar 21, 2011)
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Bug fixes and new functionality in the updated beta release of the NB Android plugin. With the plugin you can use a project created with Android SDK in the NetBeans IDE and vice versa.
The plugin provides code highlighting and syntax validation for Twig and also makes writing templates easy.
A new plugin for NetBeans IDE 6.9 and 7.0 that shows and lets you change the line endings of the file you are working on.
What type of applications are built on the NetBeans Platform? NetBeans Dzone is the place to read about them. Each week, developers around the world and from a variety of fields submit articles about their projects on the NetBeans Platform. Check out recent entries from the Defense, Healthcare technology, and Radio Communications sectors.
Comic relief from last week's TheServerSide Java Symposium in Las Vegas. 12 tips for becoming a "diabolical developer". (Evil laughter optional.)
The Java Spotlight crew chat with Java Champion Stephen Chin about Visage, the opened sourced Java FX Compiler for Java FX 2.0.
The Java Champions increase their ranks with five new members: Jonas Bonér, James Strachan, Rickard Oberg, Régina ten Bruggencate, and Clara Ko. A quick read about who they are.
The start of a series of blog articles by Jeff Schwartz that will cover Java EE6 and Wicket, and that demonstrates how the NetBeans IDE offers better tooling and plugin support for dynamic web projects.
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