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NetBeans Weekly News (Issue #494 - Jul 4, 2011)

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NetBeans Weekly News (Issue #494 - Jul 4, 2011)

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Attend the Best Party of 2011: Introducing Java 7 (July 7th)

Join the Java team and your fellow developers as the latest innovations in Java 7 are unveiled. Celebrations will take place simultaneously in Redwood Shores, California; São Paulo; and London, and will be broadcast live in a webcast.

Discover what lies ahead for Java from the communities, user groups and organizations that are driving the continued evolution of Java. Find out how Oracle’s ongoing commitment to Java will benefit you.

Thursday, July 07, 2011
Redwood Shores, California, USA (9:00 a.m. PT - 1:00 p.m. PT)
São Paulo, Brazil (1:00 p.m BRT)
London, England (5:00 p.m. BST)

Attend the live events or watch the live webcast. You can also join the conversation on Twitter: @Java and use #java7

Get the New Animated, 3D Duke Screensaver!

Duke and Java are zooming into the future! As part of the Java 7 launch celebration, Duke the Java mascot has also received a makeover. Join in the global celebration of Java 7 by downloading the new 3D and animated Future Tech Duke screensaver.

Project News

New NetBeans Plugin: Quick Browser

This new plugin saves you a few steps by letting you quickly browse through and open folders and files. Read more about it in this blog post.


Interview: David Heffelfinger, Java EE 6 with NetBeans 7

A quick interview with author David Heffelfinger, focusing on the highlights of his new book: Java EE 6 with NetBeans 7; what has changed since the previous edition, and the benefits of working with NetBeans IDE 7.0 for Java EE 6 development.

Event Report: ADF/NetBeans Round Table Event in Beijing

An ADF/NetBeans round table seminar was recently organized in Beijing, China, and drew 40 attendees from a variety of companies. The June 10th event included discussions about ADF, NetBeans IDE, SOA and Web Services.


Tech Tip: Maven Hot Deployment with NetBeans 7 and Java EE 6

Adam Bien shares a hot tip: How to get super fast deployment of Java EE 6, Maven-based applications with the NetBeans IDE.

Tech Tip: Downloading OpenJDK7 for Mac OS X

A guide to installing OpenJDK7 on Mac OS X and testing within NetBeans IDE 7.0.

What's Your NetBeans and Eclipse Comparison?

A few IDE comparison posts have turned up recently. (See here, here and here.) This one is not so recent, but worth throwing into the mix. Do you have a comparison story to share? Let us know about it.

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