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NetBeans Weekly News (Issue #637 - Apr 29, 2014)

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NetBeans Weekly News (Issue #637 - Apr 29, 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.

Training

Oracle Massive Open Online Course: Develop Java Embedded Applications Using a Raspberry Pi - May 2014

image This course introduces Java developers to the world of embedded devices and the Internet of Things (IoT). Unlike a traditional instructor-led event, the course is delivered on-line. Take this course when you want, where you want, and at your own pace. Interact with your peers and the instructor panel through the forum.

Join Free Virtual Developer Day - May 2014

Virtual Developer Day: Java 2014 - May 6th (Americas), May 14th (EMEA) and May 21st (APAC). Hear from experts in Java SE 8, Java EE 7 and Java Embedded. Watch tutorials including NetBeans from the experts to improve your expertise in Java, and ask questions during live chats.

Tutorials

Using Oracle Java SE Embedded Support in NetBeans IDE

NetBeans IDE supports Java SE Embedded features, such as footprint, memory, power, platform support, and more. This tutorial gets you started on using the IDE's Java SE Embedded support.

Using Oracle WebLogic 12c with NetBeans IDE

Learn to use the latest NetBeans IDE with Oracle WebLogic Server. This tutorial walks you through installing and configuring all necessary components to get a simple Java EE project up and running.

Video: Create an MP3 Player in Java and NetBeans

The VertexDigitalArts YouTube Channel features a collection of fantastic video tutorials centered around Java and the NetBeans IDE, including this demo on creating a simple but functional MP3 player.

Articles

Getting Started with NetBeans in the Classroom

Computer programming instructor Ken Fogel outlines how the NetBeans IDE's straight-forward installation process gets new programming students up and running without a hitch.

NetBeans 8: Support for Java 8, HTML5 and Beyond

InfoQ.com takes a look at the new features in the latest NetBeans IDE release, including user favorites culled from a recent Twitter thread started by writer Mark Raible.

Plugin

Wanted: Contributors for NetBeans Plugin Projects

Two NetBeans plugin projects are looking for contributors. Chris Le is working on a revision of the PMD's Copy/Paste Detector plugin; and Gaurav Gupta is the lead behind the JPA Modeler plugin. Please get involved and help build these cool modules!

NetBeans Plugin: MineSweeper

The MineSweeper for NetBeans plugin demonstrates how easy it is to use DukeScript technology, and it's a fun throw-back to a classic computer game. Learn more about Jarda Tulach's work with DukeScript.

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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