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NetBeans Weekly News (Issue #509 - Oct 17, 2011)

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NetBeans Weekly News (Issue #509 - Oct 17, 2011)

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Download NetBeans at JavaOne 2011 Session Slides

Slides for NetBeans-related sessions at JavaOne 2011 are now available for download. Revisit highlights from sessions you caught or missed at the conference.

Video: The Hitchhiker's Guide to NetBeans RCP

This video from the Jazoon 2011 conference explains why the NetBeans Platform has been chosen by so many organizations around the world.


Getting Started with JavaFX Using NetBeans IDE 7.1

Learn to use NetBeans IDE 7.1 Beta to create a simple JavaFX 2.0 application that includes graphics, visual effects, and animation.

Building JSF 2.0 Composite Components Based on JavaFX with NetBeans

This JSFCentral.com article shows how to create a JSF component that is based on JavaFX using NetBeans IDE.

Video: Running a Java EE PaaS using GlassFish 4.0

Arun Gupta shows how to deploy a Java EE application in a PaaS environment using GlassFish 4.0.

Project News

Updated: Free PDF Viewer Plugin for NetBeans

The team behind the NetBeans PDF Plugin has an update available.


Java SE7 Programming

image The second of two courses that cover the Java Standard Edition 7 (Java SE 7) Platform, this course covers the core Application Programming Interfaces you will use to design object-oriented applications with Java. Learn to create class files that subclass other classes, extend abstract classes, and program with interfaces. Learn how to properly use exceptions, how to use the Collections framework, and develop applications that manipulate files, directories and file systems. This course also covers writing database programs with JDBC and JPA, and how to correctly write multi-threaded applications.


Tech Tip: Scroll in NetBeans Editor to Increase/Decrease Font Size

Geertjan documents a neat little feature that's available in NetBeans 7.1--adjusting font sizes in the Editor by scrolling.

Tech Tip: JDK7 - String in Switch Example

Java evangelist John Yeary demonstrates the switch feature available in JDK7.

NetBeans IDE for PHP 7.1 Beta

ShinePHP.com tests and reviews the improved and new PHP features in NetBeans IDE 7.1 Beta.

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