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NetBeans Weekly News (Issue #553 - Sept 03, 2012)

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NetBeans Weekly News (Issue #553 - Sept 03, 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

ESPN.com Lead Architect @ NetBeans Day 2012

The latest speaker to be added to the agenda for NetBeans Day 2012, to be held in San Francisco on Sunday 30 September, is Sean Comerford, Director of the ESPN.com Architecture and Platforms team. Join us and learn how NetBeans IDE is used to develop ESPN.com!

Plugin: javscazGChat

The Chat Client for Gmail, by Aristides Villarreal Bravo, has recently been updated for usage in NetBeans IDE 7.2.

Community

Hermien Pellissier: New NetBeans Dream Team Member

Congratulations to Hermien Pellissier, the newest NetBeans Dream Team member! Her blog, full of tips about NetBeans IDE and the NetBeans Platform, most recently with information for Maven developers, is highly recommended.

#netbeans irc on FreeNode

Did you know there's a dedicated irc channel where NetBeans users discuss topics of interest and share tips and tricks? Join the channel today and share your own user experiences of NetBeans IDE and the NetBeans Platform.

Tweet of the Week: @cagataycivici

"Don't miss NetBeans Day at J1, I'll show how to create an app with an elegant PrimeFaces UI in 15 mins with NetBeans & Java EE."

Dustin Marx on Community Session @ JavaOne

Dustin Marx, who blogs at http://marxsoftware.blogspot.nl, blogs about his presence at the upcoming NetBeans Day at JavaOne!

Calendar

NetBeans Platform Course in San Francisco

From 5 to 7 October, Eppleton will be hosting a NetBeans Platform training course in San Francisco, directly after JavaOne. Come learn how to make robust and pluggable software systems!

Tinkerforge/NetBeans Integration Course in Germany

Want to learn how to connect external devices to NetBeans IDE (and other NetBeans Platform applications)? Join the Tinkerforgeintegration course to be held in Nordhorn/Lingen in Germany.

Articles

How to Use NetBeans on Mac OSX

An article full of tips and tricks and information to be aware of when you're using NetBeans IDE 7.2 on Mac OSX!

How to Switch Off Dependency Scanning

When the dependency switch is disabled, NetBeans IDE does not scan for dependencies or update the error badges when you change a file.

Tutorials

YouTube: WorldWind Development on Terramenta

When developing on Java WorldWind, a lot needs to be done to get started before you can actually begin coding. Terramenta is a comprehensive application framework on the NetBeans Platform to help you get started with Java WorldWind. Watch the related YouTube videos that have very recently been released!

YouTube: App Inspector in JavaFX

Anton Epple, a NetBeans Dream Team member, introduces you to a new idea he's been working on: an application troubleshooter written in JavaFX for NetBeans IDE. Very cool animations, check it out!

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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