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NetBeans Weekly News (Issue #513 - Nov 15, 2011)

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What every Java engineer should know about microservices: Reactive Microservices Architecture.  Brought to you in partnership with Lightbend.

Project News

Plugin: NetBeans Cubeon Plugin

Active development is back on for the NetBeans Cubeon plugin project. Check out version 1.2.0.0, the latest release.

NBAndroid Plugin Updated

An update to the NBAndroid plugin is now available. The release now supports the current version of Android SDK tools, enhancing your work when developing Android applications in the NetBeans IDE.

Calendar

GOTO Prague 2011 Oracle Discount Offer!

GOTO conferences bring together the industry's best speakers sharing their unique insight about software technology with participants for unique learning, discussion and networking opportunities. GOTO Prague (Nov. 22-24) will feature famous speakers such as Terrence Barr (Oracle), Erich Gamma (Microsoft), Attila Szegedi (Twitter), Václav Pech (JetBrains) and many more.

Special Offer: Get 100 Euros off the regular ticket price (799 Euros) with the promotion code "oracle".

Java EE 6 & NetBeans at Oracle Java Day Turkey (Nov 21, 2011)

Join NetBeans Engineering manager Petr Jiricka at Oracle Java Developer Day in Ankara. The day-long event will explore Java EE technology, as well as feature a shootout of today's leading IDEs including NetBeans.

Java EE Trainings with Adam Bien (Dec 2011-Mar 2012)

Java EE expert and trainer Adam Bien wants you on the Java EE bandwagon! Over the next few months, join him at multiple locations in Germany to find out why Java EE 6 rocks and to get the tools and tips you need to build Java EE applications.

Articles

Preview: The Definitive Guide to NetBeans Platform 7

The Definitive Guide to NetBeans™ Platform 7 is a thorough and authoritative introduction to the NetBeans Platform, covering all its major APIs in detail, with relevant code examples used throughout. Buy an Alpha copy of the book to get early access to the book's content prior to publication. Your purchase also includes the final eBook when published.

How to Build a Successful User Group

From his years of experience presenting at user groups, GlassFish evangelist Alexis Moussine-Pouchkine outlines what it takes to build a successful one. Use these steps to create the next NetBeans (NUG) or Java user group (JUG) in your area!

Tutorials

Simple REST Service with NetBeans IDE 7, Java Servlet & JAXB

Using NetBeans IDE, Java servlet and JAXB, learn to build a simple REST service that returns some XML.

Java 3D in a NetBeans Platform Application

Software developer Diederick De Vries outlines the steps to embedding a Java 3D scene into a NetBeans Platform application.

Blogs

NetBeans PHP Formatting: Group Multiline Alignment

Two new properties are now available for formatting PHP code in NetBeans IDE 7.1: Assignment and Array Initializer. Give the NetBeans PHP team your feedback about these updates.

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