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NetBeans Weekly News (Issue #623 - Jan 21, 2014)

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NetBeans Weekly News (Issue #623 - Jan 21, 2014)

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Project News

Released: NetBeans IDE 8.0 Beta

image NetBeans IDE 8.0 Beta provides out-of-the-box code analyzers and editors for working with the latest Java 8 technologies -- Java SE 8, Java SE Embedded 8, and Java ME Embedded 8. The IDE also has a range of new enhancements that further improve its support for Maven and Java EE with PrimeFaces; new tools for HTML5, in particular for Angulauc rJS; and improvements to PHP and C/C++ support. Try it out today!

Nominees Wanted for the NetBeans Governance Board

NetBeans needs a new duo for the next NetBeans Governance Board! Do you want to work closely with the NetBeans team, contribute to the NetBeans project and build your profile? Then consider running for a spot on the Board! Nomination deadline is Tuesday, January 28.

Articles

The Top 5 Features of NetBeans IDE 8

The primary driving force of NetBeans IDE 8 is the upcoming release of Java SE 8, Java SE Embedded 8, and Java ME 8. Simultaneously, however, there are significant enhancements for the NetBeans IDE key features Maven, Java EE, and HTML5. But what are the top 5 features? Read on!

NetBeans IDE 8: Impressive First Day

"An IDE I have never worked with for more than a couple of hours (NetBeans) beat an IDE I have lived 10 hours a day, 5 days a week for the past 10 years (Eclipse) with setting up this beast of a project." Read all the details in this article!

No Need to Wait: Java 8, it's great!

The Vaadin team, who have created a great Vaadin plugin for NetBeans IDE, uses NetBeans IDE 8.0 Beta and shows off some of the key features in Java 8.

Community

NetBeans Community Tweets: @JPeredaDnr

Testing @netbeans 8 beta & the new Remote Java SE Platform to deploy and run on the @Raspberry_Pi from my laptop. Works out of the box. :)

NetBeans Community Tweets: @giri1208

My First #Java8 Program using #NetBeans8 has been posted!

Tutorials

Java SE 8: Lambda Quick Start

Are you interested in taking a peek at the new lambda expressions feature in Java 8? Learn about Lambda expression syntax, Functional interfaces, and much more via this tutorial!

YouTube: Streams, Lambdas, and Method References

A silent movie showing the transformation of a verbose Java method into a concise Java 8 construct that makes use of streams, lambdas, and method references.

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