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NetBeans Weekly News (Issue #573 - Feb 04, 2013 )

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NetBeans Weekly News (Issue #573 - Feb 04, 2013 )

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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.

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Java EE 7 and NetBeans IDE - Early Support Available

NetBeans IDE provides the best out-of-the-box experience for Java EE development, deployment, and debugging. Daily builds of NetBeans have already started providing support for several Java EE 7 features. Arun Gupta previews what's available now.

NetBeans IDE 7.3 Community Acceptance Survey

With the release of NetBeans IDE 7.3 Release Candidate, the NetBeans Team needs to know what you think about it! The survey asks if the NetBeans community accepts the RC as a measure of 7.3's readiness for wide use. Try out the release candidate and then fill out this short survey.

Codename One 1.0 Released

Codename One allows Java developers to build high performance native applications for all mobile platforms (iOS, Android, RIM, Windows and more). It integrates seamlessly with NetBeans IDE and provides all the pieces in the stack from GUI designer, simulator, testing tools, API and native application building. Download the Codename One for NetBeans plugin.


NetBeans Poll: Your Technology Usage

Android, AspectJ, Gradle, Objective C, Python, Scala, and UML. Which of these do you work with most frequently? Let the NetBeans tTeam know via the latest community poll!

JavaOne Shanghai 2013 Call-for-Papers

The effort to make JavaOne a truly global phenomenon moves forward! Share your ideas and expertise with the Java community at JavaOne Shanghai 2013. Call-for-papers deadline is March 1, 2013.

Join Steve Chin's Java NightHacking Tour

Java expert Steve Chin's NightHacking Tour around Northern Europe concludes this week in Sweden at JFokus, the most influential Java conference in the region. Join him via live feed and on twitter.


Creating and Using Contexts and Dependency Injection (CDI) Interceptors

Contexts and Dependency Injection (CDI) was introduced with Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE) 6 as JSR-299. The Contexts part of CDI allows beans to share and participate in the life cycle of another bean, while the Dependency Injection part of CDI allows beans to get a reference to an instance of another bean simply by injecting it. This tutorial looks at a particular kind of CDI service called an interceptor. In this tutorial, you create an interceptor binding type, which is an annotation used to associate an interceptor with either a method or a bean class.

Video: PrimeFaces and NetBeans IDE Integration

A quick introduction to PrimeFaces integration in NetBeans IDE.


JUnit and EJBs with Glassfish and NetBeans

Andy Bailey solves a problem while working with EJBs and JUnit in NetBeans IDE.

Tech Tip: Static Imports in NetBeans IDE

Software engineer Richard Nichols shares a few techniques he uses to easily set up static imports.

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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