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NetBeans Weekly News (Issue # 481 - Apr 5, 2011)

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Project News

Survey: Is NetBeans IDE 7.0 Ready for Release?

Is NetBeans IDE 7.0 ready for release? If you have already downloaded and tested the latest Release Candidate build, we would like to know what you think. Take the NetBeans IDE 7.0 Community Acceptance Survey and tell us about your experience! The survey will be opened until April 6th.

Project Launch: Eidos UML Plugin for NetBeans

The Eidos UML plugin project, an offshoot of the NetBeans UML plugin, announces its launch. The project aims to redesign the plugin from scratch, and is seeking volunteers.

Vote for the 18th NetBeans Governance Board!

Who are the Governance Board nominees and how are they involved in the NetBeans Community? Read their profiles and vote your choice! The voting period runs from Monday, March 28 through Monday, April 11. The results and the new board will be announced Tuesday, April 12.

Articles

Revolutionizing Modeling & Simulation in Engineering with NetBeans

UK-based company deltatheta aims to revolutionize modeling and simulation in engineering, and bring model-based engineering firmly into the design process. Read about their software tools based on the NetBeans Platform.

NetBeans Testing Community Gets Tribal

For NetBeans 7.0, NetCAT, the NetBeans community testing program introduced a new concept of "Testing Tribes"--groups of participants focused on testing specific functionality areas. Find out how their efforts are making an impact on the quality of the upcoming release.

Community

Java Spotlight Podcast: Embedded Development with Vinicius Senger

NetBeans Dream Team member Vinicius Senger discusses embedded development on the Java Spotlight podcast.

Submit Your RCP App for the 200th NetBeans Platform Screenshot Competition

Do you use the NetBeans Platform for your development projects? Submit a screenshot of your application to be entered into the 200th NetBeans Platform Screenshot contest!

Blogs

NB Android Testing Support

Testing support comes to Radim Kubacki's NetBeans Android plugin. Get a quick summary of the types of testing functionality available, and what else Kubacki has planned.

Code Igniter 2.0 Debugging with NetBeans 6.9.1

A quick look at setting up Code Igniter 2.0 and XDebug in the NetBeans IDE.

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