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NetBeans Weekly News (Issue #578 - Mar 11, 2013 )

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NetBeans Weekly News (Issue #578 - Mar 11, 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.

Project News

NetBeans IDE on Oracle.com

A section of Oracle.com has been dedicated to information about how NetBeans IDE supports Oracle technologies. Also, you will find a growing list of customer case studies highlighting NetBeans usage in companies around the world.

Plugin: Markdown for NetBeans IDE

Markdown is a simple markup language which allows you to write documentation fast and export it to different formats. GitHub's Readme files are markdown files. Adam Bien reports on how to get started using it.

Articles

NetBeans IDE with Superior HTML5 Support

Independent analyst Ovum believes that the new NetBeans IDE feature-rich HTML5 support will draw increasing numbers of developers to the NetBeans IDE. Read this excellent analysis of new features in NetBeans IDE 7.3.

Blogs

Python & NetBeans IDE 7.3

How to get started with Python development in the new NetBeans IDE 7.3? Read this blog entry for all the details.

Dictionaries & NetBeans Spellchecker

Jonathan Lermitage explains how he developed a French, German, and Spanish dictionary for the NetBeans spellchecker.

Document Tabs & NetBeans Dev Builds

Benno Markiewicz discovers new features for managing multiple projects in the post NetBeans IDE 7.3 dev builds.

Calendar

13 - 15 March: 33rd Degree, Poland

Several members of the NetBeans community, such as Adam Bien and Geertjan Wielenga, will be at the 33rd Degree conference in Warsaw, Poland, this week. Learn about Java web and HTML5 development from them and ask them questions!

15 March: CFP JavaOne Shanghai & India

The "call for papers" deadline to submit proposals for JavaOne Shanghai and JavaOne India is still open. Send in your best ideas to share with the Java community in either destination by Friday, March 15.

18 - 20 March: Eppleton NetBeans Platform Course

Eppleton hosts yet another NetBeans Platform training course in Munich, Germany! The course covers the key NetBeans Platform concepts and gives you a lot of practical experience with the NetBeans Platform.

Tutorials

Oracle Secure Java Coding Guidelines self-study

image This self-study describes the Oracle Secure Java Coding Guidelines, Java Security, Java Native Interface secure coding, and security vulnerabilities.To minimize the likelihood of security vulnerabilities caused by programmer error, Java developers should adhere to recommended coding guidelines. This self-study follows the Secure Coding Guidelines for the Java Programming Language, Version 4.0 in detail.

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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