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NetBeans Weekly News (Issue # 483 - Apr 19, 2011)

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NetBeans Weekly News (Issue # 483 - Apr 19, 2011)

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NetBeans Community Approves NetBeans IDE 7.0 for Release

The NetBeans IDE 7.0 Community Acceptance Survey ended on April 10th with 89% of community respondents giving their consent that NetBeans IDE 7.0 was stable enough to be shipped.

NetBeans Plugin for Scala Available on Java.net, GitHub

The NetBeans Scala plugin is now available on Java.net and on GitHub.


The 18th NetBeans Governance Board: Sven Reimers and Tom Wheeler

Sven Reimers and Tom Wheeler are the new community-elected members of the NetBeans Governance Board. The Oracle-appointed third member is John Jullion-Ceccarelli, NetBeans Engineering Manager. The NetBeans team thanks all the accomplished nominees for taking part in the Governance election, and the NetBeans community for voting.

NetBeans Poll: Your Favorite NetBeans IDE 7.0 Feature?

In the past months, you've had the opportunity to experience NetBeans IDE 7.0 in Beta and Release Candidate builds. The final release is due this week, and the NetBeans team would like to know: What NetBeans 7.0 feature has your top vote?


Automated Web Testing with Selenium and the NetBeans Platform

Software engineer Wade Chandler has developed tooling for Scripps to aid in creating automated user tests easily with Selenium. The tooling works alongside the JavaScript, Java, and Groovy support already in NetBeans.

Contexts and Dependency Injection in Java EE 6

In this technical article by Java EE expert Adam Bien, learn how and when to use the contexts and dependency injection model in Java EE 6.

Transmission Pipeline Integrity Management Program on NetBeans

Southwest Gas, a natural gas utility company in the United States, uses the NetBeans Platform.


Java EE 6 Interactive Hackathon at JAX London 2011

What do the London Underground and Java EE 6 have in common? At JAX London 2011, they shared the spotlight in a slides-free, NetBeans-driven, interactive hackathon conducted by GlassFish evangelist Arun Gupta. Find the sample code link in Arun's blog entry.

NetBeans IDE - Symfony Cheat Sheets

To help him work more efficiently while creating Symfony2 applications, developer Timo Haberkern created NetBeans code templates and shortcuts that he has made available as a set of cheat sheets for Symfony and Symfony2.

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