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NetBeans Weekly News (Issue #583 - Apr 15, 2013 )

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NetBeans Weekly News (Issue #583 - Apr 15, 2013 )

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Project News

SASS and LESS Support in NetBeans Editor

Current development builds of NetBeans IDE now support two CSS frameworks in the Editor: SASS and LESS.

Newly Released: Ad-hoc Project Plugin

This plugin lets you treat any folder as a project; it provides a Favorites node that collects frequently edited files and a way to search files in sub-folders by type. No set-up or configuration is needed.

Tutorials

Handling Forms in Java EE 6 by Using Servlets and CDI

image This tutorial shows the basics of Contexts and Dependency Injection (CDI) for Java EE 6 by developing a sign-up form that uses servlets to process its data and inject Java beans.

Community

JavaOne 2013 CFP Deadline Extended (April 23, 2013)

Have you yet to submit a proposal for JavaOne 2013? The deadline has been extended to Tuesday, April 23. Hurry and send in your best ideas to share at the biggest Java conference of them all!

NetBeans Community Tweets: @devronbaldwin

"Many good things about @netbeans. I like the fact that I can have the same file open in multiple panels. Definitely made by coders."

Register for JavaOne India (May 8-9, 2013)

Register for JavaOne India 2013 by May 7 and save INR1,400 off the onsite price.

Articles

NASA Mission Operations on the NetBeans Platform

The Deep Space Flight Dynamics Support System (DSFDSS) is a proposed prototype for NASA's ground system support, and is built on the NetBeans Platform. (The article is available in two parts.)

Bending NetBeans Code Templates to My Will

Software developer Dustin Marx changes NetBeans code templates to suit his development needs.

Blogs

NetBeans PHP Blog: Toggling Comments

Toggling Comments is a new feature coming up in the next NetBeans IDE release.

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