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NetBeans Weekly News (Issue #516 - Dec 06, 2011)

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Microservices! They are everywhere, or at least, the term is. When should you use a microservice architecture? What factors should be considered when making that decision? Do the benefits outweigh the costs? Why is everyone so excited about them, anyway?  Brought to you in partnership with IBM.

Project News

Your Feedback: Is NetBeans 7.1 Release Ready?

Have you been using the release candidate builds? What's your opinion of the current state of your favorite NetBeans areas? Is the IDE fast and performant in your environment? The NetBeans team needs to know. Fill in this short form today!

NetBeans IDE 7.1 Release Candidate 2 Download

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A new, faster, and more stable candidate build of NetBeans IDE 7.1 is now available. Download it and try it out and give the NetBeans team your feedback on what you find.

 


NetBeans Podcast 58: Countdown to 7.1; Meet the 19th Governance Board

NetBeans IDE 7.1 is almost here; what's the community's verdict? Chats with Sven Reimers and Zoran Sevarac, the members of the 19th NetBeans Governance Board. And a new API Design book from Jarda Tulach as well.

Articles

Offshore Simulation Software on NetBeans

Simulation software is well suited for the Java desktop. Read here what a team of Norwegian developers are doing to support a large training framework for oil and rig platforms.

Adam Bien Video: Clean Java EE 6 Coding

See NetBeans Dream Team member Adam Bien in action at JAX London Nov 2011. His slides, his voice, his entire presentation on Java EE 6 principles are shown here in full context.

NetBeans Buzz: Batch Refactoring

Several NetBeans users have reported on the interesting and powerful inspect & transform feature in the upcoming NetBeans IDE 7.1. Read here what the buzz is about!

Community

Devoxx 2011 Interviews by Oracle Technology Network

Tori Wieldt from OTN interviewed during Devoxx 2011 many Java Community members including several leading Java engineers from Oracle. Watch her interviews here!

Java Magazine Looking for Interview Candidates

For the March/April 2012 issue of Java Magazine, the editorial team is looking for interview candidates for a cover story tentatively entitled "The New Java Developers". For each candidate selected, they will publish a short bio/profile and photo. Read more here!

Discover how the Watson team is further developing SDKs in Java, Node.js, Python, iOS, and Android to access these services and make programming easy. Brought to you in partnership with IBM.

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