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NetBeans Weekly News (Issue #547 - Jul 25, 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 IDE 7.2 Now Available for Download

Yes, it's here! NetBeans IDE 7.2 comes with significantly improved performance and many new features in the Java Editor, with a special focus on FindBugs integration, providing new static code analysis capabilities. Download it today and spread the buzz!



Screencast: NetBeans IDE 7.2 Overview

In around 10 minutes, this screencast shows you the highlights of what is new and cool in the latest NetBeans IDE release.

Plugin: Jam 2 Beta

Developing mobile web applications with Netbiscuits BiscuitML or Tactile and NetBeans IDE.

Articles

NetBeans IDE 7.2 New & Noteworthy

The list is very long, but worth reading! Get up to speed with the latest enhancements in NetBeans IDE by browsing through the new and noteworthy document.

NetBeans IDE 7.2: Smarter & Faster

An overview of the newest and latest features, together with user feedback and links with more information.

Beefed Up Code Navigation Tools in NetBeans IDE 7.2

A powerful yet subtle feature of NetBeans IDE 7.2 is the significantly enhanced search functionality that this release provides. In this article, you learn about many small and subtle enhancements in the NetBeans IDE 7.2 release.

Blogs

NetBeans Team Responsiveness

Filing bugs when you encounter problems in NetBeans really helps and the NetBeans Team is always listening, as you'll find out when you read about this recent experience!

Top 10 New Features in NetBeans IDE 7.2

Many features are new and enhanced in NetBeans IDE 7.2, but what are the highlights? This blog entry lists them for you.

Hack Workspace in NetBeans IDE

Missing the workspace concept from Eclipse? In this blog entry you're shown a hack in NetBeans IDE enabling you to bring workspace functionality into the IDE.

Tutorials

Tutorial: Integrating JavaFX Charts into the NetBeans RCP

JavaFX is hot, buzz everywhere, but you'll need more than UI components to create your killer applications! Follow this new tutorial to put all the pieces together when developing powerful desktop applications in Java.

Video: Creating Composite JSF Component Wizard

NetBeans Dream Team member John Yeary demonstrates how to create an Apache Maven web project which uses JSF. He shows how to convert it into a composite component using NetBeans IDE refactoring tools.

Video: Nokia Series 40 Full Touch Java Apps

In this video, you're shown how to build a form-based application with a simple two element category bar in a few minutes in NetBeans IDE.

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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