NetBeans Weekly News (Issue #568 - Dec 18, 2012)
A preliminary NetBeans build supporting JDK8 Lambdas is available. Many features, including code completion, code highlighting, go to declaration, have been updated to know about lambda expressions and method references.
Max is a programming environment which is fully aimed at providing multimedia solutions. Find out about the NetBeans IDE 7.2 plugin that provides support for Max!
Null checks -- when should you include them in your code? Do you know? From NetBeans IDE 7.3 onwards, NetBeans knows and will be able to help you.
Michael Müller reports on a great performance boost for JSF developers, which he proposed and has recently been implemented.
When you're cleaning up your code, you'll be able to use NetBeans IDE 7.3 to set ordering rules and to apply them across scopes of interest, such as files, packages, applications, or multiple applications at the same time!
JavaFX contains a wide range of features that help you support multiple screen resolutions. Designing for a very high resolution, and then using JavaFX's on-the-fly image scaling, ensures all your customers get a perfect end-user experience. Read more here!
Gerrick Bivins and Toni Epple report on their experiences as NetBeans community members at JavaOne 2012. Were you there too? Why not blog about the highlights of JavaOne for you?
"Paradoxes you probably haven't thought of before!" Read a new Amazon review of Jaroslav Tulach's new book on API design.
Learn how to install and configure JRebel in NetBeans IDE to handle dynamic class reloading and speed up your development time significantly.
In this YouTube movie, you are shown how to use the IDE to generate JAX-RS web services and then how to generate an HTML5 application from those services.
In this series of Spanish-language YouTube tutorials, you learn Java step by step via NetBeans IDE.