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NetBeans Weekly News (Issue #525 - Feb 20, 2012)

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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 is Hiring!

Want to join the NetBeans Team? Several open positions are available and you're welcome to apply. Moving to Prague and joining the NetBeans Team can be a defining moment in your career!

Plugin: NCAR Command Language Support

Take a look at our latest features community plugin, which lets you edit NCAR Command Language files.

Articles

NetBeans IDE 7.1: Unlocking the Java EE 6 Platform

The Java EE 6 specification is large, but NetBeans IDE 7.1 is the key you can use to unlock it. Read this article on TheServerSide.com that maps Java EE 6 features to NetBeans tools.

WebLogic 12c: Use JPA in your Web Application

Michel Schildmeijer from Amis shows a procedure for developing Java EE applications with WebLogic 12c and JPA.

Blogs

Beanshell Development for NetBeans IDE

Thomas Werner, who attended a recent NetBeans course, reports on a plugin he's created for using Beanshell in NetBeans IDE 7.1.

JOGL Development for NetBeans IDE

Michael Bien's JOGL plugin can be used in NetBeans IDE 7.1 too. Read how to get started here.

Video: DSL Code Generator

Do you have a domain specific language and would you like to edit it in NetBeans IDE with the help of syntax coloring? This video shows you all the steps needed for this process.

Community

Oracle University & Elance: Putting Your Oracle Certification to Work

Oracle University announces a new resource to connect Oracle Certified professionals to contract job opportunities in the cloud. Oracle University is working with Elance, an online employment platform for freelancers and consultants, to help Oracle Certified professionals find work in the cloud.

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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