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NetBeans Weekly News (Issue #529 - Mar 19, 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

New: NetBeans Groovy Development Blog

Development for Groovy support in NetBeans IDE is back on! Check out the new blog detailing what Groovy features NetBeans engineers are working on. Try Groovy support in NetBeans and leave the team feedback on the blog.

Enhanced Javeleon Plugin for NetBeans IDE 7.2

Get the scoop on upcoming improvements to the Javeleon plugin for NetBeans IDE 7.2.

Redmine Plugin for NetBeans

The RedmineNB dev team has launched the first alpha release of the RedmineNB Plugin for NetBeans.


What Say You? NetBeans Governance Board Term Extension

The current NetBeans Governance Board has submitted a proposal to extend the board term from six months to one year for itself and for future board cycles. The longer term will allow future boards more time to carry out and complete initiatives. Follow the discussion or give your opinion on the NB Discuss mailing list. (NB.org login required)

JavaOne 2012 Call-for-Papers Now Open

Do you have an insightful idea or an engaging topic about Java to share? Why not do so at the biggest Java conference in the world? The call-for-papers for JavaOne 2012 is now open. Submit your abstract for a chance to share your expertise with the Java community!

PreOrder: NetBeans Plugin Development, Beginner's Guide

Reserve your copy of Tushar Joshi's comprehensive guide to developing plugins for the NetBeans IDE.


Key to the Java EE 6 Platform: NetBeans IDE 7.1

Get a tour of the main Java EE 6 specifications in NetBeans IDE and the tools, templates, and code generators that support the platform.


How to Create MultiView Editors for Nodes

A quick look at using the NetBeans MultiView Windows component for non-file data.


Quick & Dirty Guide to NetBeans Java Hints

Coming to NetBeans IDE 7.2: A new wizard will allow users to create new Java Hints.

Java EE 6 Sample Code Resources

A collection of links to best practices and code samples for Java EE 6.

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