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NetBeans Weekly News (Issue #635 - Apr 14, 2014)

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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

Plugin: Scala for NetBeans

Caoyuan Deng has upgraded the Scala plugin for NetBeans 8! Get started with it today.

Python in NetBeans IDE 8.0

Build Python projects in NetBeans 8 using the NetBeans-Python plugin.

Blogs

Resource Library Contracts with NetBeans 8 and PrimeFaces

Josh Juneau tells you about how PrimeFaces includes a layout component that makes it easy to select the most fitting layout for your application. Find out how to use it with NetBeans 8.

Debugging Maven Mojo Plugin

Benno Markiewicz explains how NetBeans 8 helps with correctly and efficiently configuring the Maven Mojo plugin.

Tutorials

Nashorn Application with NetBeans 8

Use the Nashorn features of Java SE 8 to create an application in NetBeans.

Community

Java Magazine, March-April 2014

A new issue of the Java Magazine has been released. Read detailed articles from experts in the Java ecosystem about the new features in Java 8. And the Java Magazine is free!

New NetBeans Blog

Popular author David Salter has started a new category in his blog, all about NetBeans. Read about his work on new plugins, as well as tips for WildFly, JBoss, TomEE, and more!

NetBeans Community Tweets: @rchouinard

Just upgraded to NetBeans 8.0. Looks like another solid release from the @netbeans team!

NetBeans Community Tweets: @devronbaldwin

@netbeans is so good, you'll have many "oh wow it can do that!" moments for years. @GeertjanW & team have worked wonders.

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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