NetBeans Weekly News (Issue #502 - Aug 29, 2011)
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Do you enjoy playing with software and hunting for defects? If you are an experienced NetBeans IDE user and you have a few hours per week from September through November, you can join other community volunteers in the NetCAT 7.1 program. Get your NetBeans bug(s) fixed and make friends along the way.
The Struts2 support plugin for NetBeans IDE has recently been updated to support NetBeans IDE 7.0 and 7.0.1. Download it, install it, and provide feedback on the plugin's page!
Rotterdam harbor monitored via NetBeans? When Ordina, a leading software consultancy in the Netherlands, needed software to be both available and reliable, they found NetBeans with Java Web Start to be the perfect solution.
Network outages on Christmas eve could cost much more than the entire application. A safer bet is to create highly versatile Java desktop applications, argues an architect from an Italian software company. Read more in this article.
John Yeary, a NetBeans Dream Team member, has a great blog with many interesting insights, tips, and tricks. In his latest blog entry, he examines some interesting aspects of the Java 7 Project Coin enhancements.
The NetBeans PHP team blog continually reports on the latest enhancements in the NetBeans PHP editor. In the latest blog entry, you're shown how code completion is being optimized and finetuned.
NetBeans RCP developers frequently wonder about the difference between "Add Project" and "Add Cluster" in their application projects. In this blog entry, the difference is explained.
FindBugs, PMD, CheckStyle, and Dependency Finder are great & very popular tools used throughout the software development industry. How do you use them in NetBeans IDE? Dustin Marx explains how to set everything up and optimize your software quality experience.
Did you know there's a plugin providing a complete & visual XML schema editor for NetBeans IDE 7.0 and 7.0.1? Read this article for all the details.
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