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NetBeans Weekly News (Issue #517 - Dec 13, 2011)

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NetBeans Weekly News (Issue #517 - Dec 13, 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

NetBeans Community Greenlights NetBeans IDE 7.1

The results of the NetBeans IDE 7.1 Community Acceptance Survey are out! A majority of the respondents found 7.1 release ready. Read on for the survey details.

NetBeans PDF to JavaFX Plugin Released

With the PDF Viewer Plugin for NetBeans, you can display and convert PDF files to JavaFX. This is the first release; give the module a try and provide feedback to the JPedal team.

Rapid Drupal Development with NetBeans IDE

A new version of the NetBeans Drupal Development Tool module is now available, and integrated with Drush.

Community

NetBeans IDE on Facebook

The NetBeans team has set up a new Facebook page. Go ahead and "Like" us to get daily news, tech tips, insightful and topical articles about NetBeans and your development needs.

Tutorials

Spring to Java EE Migration Using NetBeans IDE

CTO and ardent Java EE fan David Heffelfinger demonstrates how easy it is to develop the data layer of an application using Java EE, JPA, and the NetBeans IDE instead of the Spring Framework.

Quickstart WebLogic 12c with NetBeans 7.1

A quickstart guide to the new WebLogic release, running the Java EE 6 Pet Catalog sample in NetBeans IDE 7.1 with MySQL.

Creating Web Application with NetBeans IDE Using JSF

An how-to on creating a web application using the JSF 2.0 framework and NetBeans IDE.

Articles

SSNNotify: Replacing Amazon Services Order Notifier with NetBeans

SSNNotify is a free, replacement application for the discontinued Amazon Services Order Notifier (ASON) which allowed Amazon merchants to manage their online orders. Find out how the team behind SSNNotify chose the NetBeans Platform to launch this new app.

Blogs

JavaFX Wows JavaOne Latin America

The audience at the recently concluded JavaOne Latin America was a-buzz about JavaFX. Geertjan Wielenga shares some of the highlights in his blog.

Why should I use NetBeans for PHP development?

Short and sweet. Two key reasons why you should be using NetBeans for PHP development--if you don't already.

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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