NetBeans Weekly News (Issue #531 - Apr 02, 2012)
Do you own a plugin on the NetBeans plugin portal? New changes to the portal now require all plugins to identify at least one version of the NetBeans IDE that they function with. Learn more about how to make this update before the April 16th deadline.
How are you targeting mobile devices with your current applications? Share your methods in the latest NetBeans Community Poll.
This screencast demonstrates how to use the Visual Debugger in NetBeans IDE to locate and debug the code for visual elements in your GUI application. You can use the visual debugger in Java and JavaFX GUI applications.
Ever wonder what those hints in the NetBeans IDE mean?
Part 3 of a series by Java EE fan David Heffelfinger, demonstrating 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.
A closer look at working with multiple linear gradients in JavaFX.
Developer Steve Jin--founder of the VI Java API project--is testing out the NetBeans Platform and so far finds it simpler than Eclipse, and also recommends the "great documentation and samples" available on NetBeans.org!
NetBeans architect Jarda Tulach recently presented at OSGiCon, detailing the trial and triumph of Netbinox. Get the slides and watch the demo of the "fastest OSGi container on the planet!"
Geertjan Wielenga has already logged an impressive number of miles this year giving presentations about Java and the NetBeans IDE at developer events across Europe. Get the scoop on his recent stops in Poland and Romania for Oracle Developer Days.