NetBeans Weekly News (Issue #496 - Jul 18, 2011)
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Tom, Sven, and John, the currently elected members of the NetBeans Governance Board, recently met and have posted the minutes of their meeting.
Send a patch? Fix an issue? Throw your hands up in despair? The current NetBeans community poll asks how you respond to problems with NetBeans IDE. Please take a moment and take part in this poll!
Syntax coloring and code completion for SMARTY commands are just two of the cool features provided by this new plugin for PHP developers. Have you tried it yet?
From code templates to shortcuts, Nicklas Löf, a very experienced NetBeans user from Stockholm, Sweden, presents a very long list of tips & tricks for making you even more productive.
NATO's command & control software is being updated to run on the NetBeans RCP, for deployment to 20 NATO countries. Read an article written by its lead developer and see some interesting NetBeans screenshots!
Loiane Groner provides a very nice write up on the new Java 7 features, together with how to get started with NetBeans IDE 7.0 and JDK 7.
Want to try NetBeans IDE with a different look and feel? A new version of Wolfgang Zitzelsberger's Synthetica code has been released, including a NetBeans plugin. Take it for a spin?
Kirk Pepperdine, Jaroslav Tulach, Adam Bien, Petr Jiricka, and several other high profile speakers were at the recent NetBeans Day in Munich, Germany. Read about what happened here! And don't you want to host a NetBeans Day too?
Out of many NetBeans RCP training courses that have taken place in Belgrade, Serbia, a project team has been formed to focus on NetBeans projects such as Neuroph and NetBeans UML tools.
Periodically, students who have attended a NetBeans Platform training are sent a newsletter on the latest developments around student-related projects on the NetBeans Platform. The latest edition came out last week, take a look at what's going on around NetBeans Platform training courses.
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