NetBeans Weekly News (Issue #575 - Feb 18, 2013 )
The NetBeans community has approved NetBeans IDE 7.3 for GA release. 95% of users who responded to the NetBeans 7.3 acceptance survey found 7.3 stable and ready for its final launch. Read the full acceptance survey results to learn more.
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A new release of the NetBeans Scala plugin is available. The update includes SBT integration.
"Dark theme" fans can now enjoy two new color schemes--Dark Nimbus and Dark Metal--for the NetBeans workspace.
The CDI event model allows beans to send events to one another without a compile-time dependency, and beans may create their own event payloads - a class that contains information pertinent to the event. Using CDI events, one bean can define the event, another can fire the event and a third can handle the event. And unlike with other event models, you can add listeners (observers) without registering them as listeners.
Oracle Java evangelist Angela Caicedo shares her tips on how to manage screen transitions in JavaFX. (Watch the related video.)
Java Champions, the distinguished group of passionate Java technology and community leaders, has added one more to its ranks: JRuby expert and leader Charlie Nutter.
"What I really like about @netbeans is that it really increases productivity and simplifies development especially in #JavaEE".
The Java Developers' group on Linkedin is running an IDE usage poll. Cast your vote!
Memory profiling in the IDE has been simplified and improved.