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NetBeans Weekly News (Issue #604 - Sept 09, 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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Atoum Support in NetBeans 7.4

Support for atoum--the powerful PHP unit testing framework--is now available in NetBeans IDE 7.4.


All About NetBeans at JavaOne 2013

image All the sessions around NetBeans IDE and NetBeans Platform at JavaOne 2013 conveniently listed on one page. Build your NetBeans-JavaOne schedule now.

Best Tips for Attending JavaOne

A mashup of things to do to have a productive and fun experience at JavaOne this year. Add your thoughts to the mix!

Video: Nighthacking Interview with Toni Epple

Stephen Chin interviews Toni Epple about his upcoming JavaOne sessions and gets a preview of Toni's new gaming framework.


Java EE 7: Adding a JavaServer Faces 2.2 viewAction Component to a Web Application

image This tutorial covers the steps required to add a JavaServer Faces 2.2 (JSF 2.2) viewAction component to a web application.


Integrating NetBeans Visual Library and JUNG

Visual Library is a library in NetBeans that can be used in standalone Java apps to create beautiful, complex, animated layouts. JUNG is a library for exploring graphs of connected data. Tim Boudreau shows what happens when the two mix.

Tech Tip: Maven, Java EE 7, Backbone.js Mashup

Geertjan Wielenga shows how a mixed Java EE 7 / HTML5 application can be created from templates and wizards in NetBeans IDE 7.4.

A COMTOR Plugin for NetBeans

COMTOR provides an infrastructure for assessing the quality and other characteristics of source code comments in Java.


Free Live Webcast: The JVM and Java Garbage Collection (Sept. 11, 2013)

This webcast provides an overview of how garbage collection works on Java 6 and 7. The talk starts with a discussion of generational garbage collection, why that method of garbage collection is used and how it works in the JVM.

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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