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NetBeans Weekly News (Issue #556 - Sept 24, 2012)

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NetBeans Weekly News (Issue #556 - Sept 24, 2012)

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Nominations Open for the NetBeans Governance Board

There's another election on the horizon this season--the 20th term of the NetBeans Governance Board! Get involved by nominating NetBeans community members that you think should be considered for the Board. You can even nominate yourself!

The deadline for nominations is Monday, October 8, at midnight in the last time zone.


NetBeans Speakers to Watch at JavaOne 2012

JavaOne 2012 is less than a week away. Still need convincing about which sessions to attend? Listen to four conference speakers sum up why their sessions should be at the top of your conference schedule builder.

Four Days, Two Schedules at JavaOne 2012

What does a NetBeans Product Manager do at JavaOne 2012? Geertjan Wielenga shares details of his schedule at this year's conference. Check out Adam Bien's equally packed speaking schedule as well. If you have a schedule or list to share send us a tweet! (@netbeans)

JavaOne Latin America 2012 Call for Papers

Olá! The call-for-papers for JavaOne Latin America 2012 is ongoing. Submit your best proposals for topics ranging from JavaFX to Java EE, Web Services, Java ME and more. Submission deadline is Friday, October 4, 2012. Good luck!


Free Java Certification Resources

The Greenville Java Users Group has launched an Oracle Certified Java Programmer Boot Camp, with training modules available to the public. The project is Apache and Creative Commons licensed for free use by anyone who wants to use it as the basis for providing certification training to their JUG members. (Visit GreenJUG president John Yeary's blog to download module 3 and module 4.)


Using Asynchronous Servlets for Push Notifications

image Asynchronous Servlets is a feature of the Servlet 3.0 Specification in the Java EE 6 environment. Using Asynchronous Servlets allows you to interact between requests and responses from different threads and free the request handling thread to optimize the performance of the server. This tutorial will guide you through the process of creating a simple application that will use Asynchronous Servlets for push notifications.

Adding JavaFX Component to a NetBeans RCP Application

Learn to create a JavaFX component built with Scene Builder and FXML, and add it to a NetBeans RCP TopComponent window alongside a simple Swing JLabel.


Why NetBeans? Productivity, Great Features, and Fun

Adam Bien is open about why he often demoes with the NetBeans IDE; now he turns the tables on Geertjan Wielenga to find how the Oracle Product Manager convinces others to use the NetBeans IDE.

Java Musings from 2012 JAX Innovation Awards Winners

The four grand prize winners of the 2012 JAX Innovation Awards share their thoughts on the current Java ecosystem.

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