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NetBeans Weekly News (Issue #519 - Jan 09, 2012)

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NetBeans Weekly News (Issue #519 - Jan 09, 2012)

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Project News

NetBeans IDE 7.1 Released

image New year, new NetBeans IDE!

NetBeans IDE 7.1 is released and available to download, with support for JavaFX 2.0, Git integration, an enhanced Java Editor, and much more. Learn more about the release and download it to get your projects off to a productive start in the new year!


Video: Overview of NetBeans IDE 7.1

Watch some of the newest screencasts about NetBeans IDE 7.1. You'll learn what the highlights of the release are and see parts of NetBeans that you've never seen before!

Java.Net Poll: How soon do you plan to start using the just-released NetBeans 7.1?

Take part in the latest Java.net poll to indicate when you'll start using the latest NetBeans release.

Plugin: Copy and Paste History

A plugin providing the history cache for Copy actions in NetBeans IDE. Install it today.

Articles

InfoQ: NetBeans 7.1 Shipped with JavaFX 2.0 and CSS3 Support

InfoQ covers highlights of the NetBeans IDE 7.1 release.

TheServerSide: Digging into the NetBeans Java Editor

A new article on TheServerSide.com digs into the details of the Java Editor in NetBeans. For example, did you know javac is embedded within NetBeans? And what's the relationship between Oracle engineers and the NetBeans Team? Read all about it here.

PCWorld: Oracle Gears NetBeans for Building Better User Interfaces

Another article published over the past days about the NetBeans IDE 7.1 release.

Blogs

Java Source: NetBeans 7.1

Tori Wieldt, writing for the blog providing insider news from the Java Team at Oracle, welcomes NetBeans IDE 7.1.

Amis Technology: NetBeans IDE 7.1 Overview

JavaFX, refactoring, Maven, and more! Lucas Jellema, Oracle ACE Director for Fusion Middleware, gives a broad overview of the highlights of NetBeans IDE 7.1.

Scala in NetBeans IDE 7.1

The latest release of the IDE is ready to use with the Scala plugin. If you're a Scala user, try it out!

Training

January 4 - 6 in Amsterdam

A report on a recently held NetBeans Platform training course at the Vrijeuniversiteit in Amsterdam.

January 12 - 13 in Linz

Jaroslav Tulach, Toni Epple, and Thomas Wurthinger are running the 6th annual NetBeans Platform training in Linz, Austria.

January 18 - 19 in Munich

Join in with the first NetBeans Platform training course to be held this year at Eppleton IT Consulting in Munich.

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