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NetBeans Weekly News (Issue #521 - Jan 23, 2012)

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NetBeans Weekly News (Issue #521 - Jan 23, 2012)

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Project News

NetBeans at Free Virtual Developer Days!

Starting this week, several virtual developer days will be held. NetBeans will be present too. Watch presentations and follow hands on labs where the IDE will be used for rapid Java EE 6 development.

Java Spotlight Episode 64: NetBeans 7.1 Release

A very recent edition of Roger and Terrence's Java podcast focuses on the newest and coolest features in NetBeans IDE 7.1. Take a listen!

Plugin: Jindent

Jindent is a powerful source code formatter for Java and C/C++. Jindent empowers you to transform any foreign Java/C/C++ source code to meet your preferred coding style or any common Java code convention.

Articles

Microchip’s MPLAB X IDE Wins ECN Readers’ Choice Tech Award

In a matter of months, Microchip's NetBeans-based IDE has won its second award. Congratulations Microchip, from the NetBeans Team!

Running RichFaces 4.1.0 on WebLogic 12c and NetBeans

Markus Eisele loves JSF and steps you through a scenario using RichFaces and WebLogic via NetBeans IDE.

Interfaces on Demand with CDI and EJB 3.1

NetBeans Dream Team member Adam Bien writes: "Interfaces are no longer required with Java EE 6, so you can use them more consciously for the realization of business logic."

Community

NetBeans Poll: How Do You Create Rich Web UIs?

jQuery? DOJO? What do you use to implement rich web UI in your application? The NetBeans Team would like to know what your preferences are, please let us know!

Video: Apache Commons IO 2.0 from JDK 5 to JDK 7

John Yeary shares a video showing how to use NetBeans IDE 7.1 to migrate Apache Commons IO 2.0 from JDK 5 to JDK 7.

Blogs

Debugging GUIs Just Became Easier

Hermien Pellissier has a number of interesting blog entries. In this one is a quick hint about a new NetBeans IDE feature!

Javac AST Visualization on NetBeans

Starting a new NetBeans blog, Martin Skurla shares how he uses NetBeans APIs to visualize the Javac abstract syntax tree.

NetBeans and Ceylon

Ceylon is a new JVM language. Read this blog entry about a project that's already created editor coloring for the Ceylon syntax.

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