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NetBeans Weekly News (Issue #593 - June 25, 2013 )

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NetBeans Weekly News (Issue #593 - June 25, 2013 )

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Nominate Projects for a 2013 Duke's Choice Award

The Duke's Choice Award is the "Oscar Award" of the Java ecosystem. The award is open to all members of the Java community and nominations are accepted by anyone for any compelling use of Java technology. Nominate a project, including your own, today, by 22 July 2013!


JDK 8 is Feature Complete

Mark Reinhold reports: "All planned features have been implemented and integrated into the master forest, together with unit tests." Try out the feature complete JDK 8 today!

Released: Quorum 2.0

Quorum is a general purpose, object-oriented, programming language. Designed in formal empirical studies with human subjects, Quorum has been iteratively refined to make it easy to understand and use major software release of our tools, Quorum 2.0 and Sodbeans 4.0, this last week. More can be found on our new website for the project:

NetBeans Community Tweets: @thefuzzinator

"Started a project today in @netbeans using @java ee 7 and websockets. So far EE 7 seems to rock."


Scratching the Surface with JavaFX at JayDay Munich (July 1, 2013)

One of the very interesting and useful platforms for JavaFX is touch enabled devices such as Windows 8 tablets. A session on this topic at JayDay/Munich on 1 July 2013 will demonstrate a variety of JavaFX applications running on a Surface Windows 8 Pro, pointing out capabilities in JavaFX designed to leverage touch capabilities.

LibreOffice Integration Framework on the NetBeans Platform

Squibbly is a new framework for Java desktop applications that need to integrate with LibreOffice, or more generally, need office features as part of a Java desktop solution that could include, for example, JavaFX components.


Java EE 7 and NetBeans IDE 7.3.1 in 10 minutes

Lucas Jellema from Amis in the Netherlands gets you started, very quickly, shows all the links and info you need to work with the freshly released NetBeans IDE 7.3.1 and Java EE 7.

Video: Enterprise Application with MySQL NetBeans 7.3

In under ten minutes, Nguyen Thanh Tai shows how to do enterprise development with MySQL in NetBeans IDE 7.3.


JSF 2.2 and HTML5 Placeholders

Adam Bien highlights how Java EE 7 enables the definition of any arbitrary attributes, which are not going to be processed by the JSF runtime and directly passed to the browser.

Another NetBeans Source Adventure

Hermien Pellissier from South Africa reports on her latest deep dives into the NetBeans sources, this time related to debugging.


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