NetBeans Weekly News (Issue #504 - Sept 13, 2011)
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NetBeans is going to be strongly represented at JavaOne 2011, with technical sessions, BOFs, and hands on labs. Here's an overview of the many NetBeans-oriented topics you'll find when you get to San Francisco this year!
Dhawal Saiya reports on the recently held kick off meeting for the NetBeans IDE 7.1 NetCAT program, which is the NetBeans beta testing program. Read it and find out what happened!
Nikolay Krasilnkov reports that his NetBeans plugin for Antlr files has been updated to support NetBeans IDE 7.0 and 7.0.1. Syntax coloring and other cool features are all there to help you as you work on Antlr files in NetBeans IDE.
In the Java editor, the code completion box probably offers more functionality than you're aware of. Read this blog entry to find out about some of the cool code snippets that can be generated right from the code completion box.
@msafi: "If I were a PHP IDE maker and then I stumbled on NetBeans, I'd shut down and go make something else with my life... NetBeans is AWESOME!"
NetBeans user Mark Barnes writes: "Since installing NB 7.0.1 (from 6.9) I have seen MUCH better memory usage when looking at the Memory Meter." Read on for details.
Eppleton and Marakana are partnering to bring you the latest NetBeans training in the US. Set to be held right after JavaOne, you're warmly invited to attend and bring others with you!
JUG Chennai in India hosted a NetBeans training. The participants were in India, while the trainer was in Amsterdam... and they were connected via Skype for two interesting days, learning about the NetBeans APIs.
A NetBeans Platform Certified Training has been held at the Hanze University Groningen - Applied Sciences, in the Netherlands. Read all about it and about the farm management application being developed there.
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