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NetBeans Weekly News (Issue #646 - June 30, 2014)

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NetBeans Weekly News (Issue #646 - June 30, 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.

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NetBeans IDE 8.0 Satisfaction Survey

The NetBeans team would like to know how the new NetBeans 8.0 has been working for you! Is it everything you expected or are there areas for improvement? In about 5 minutes, give the NetBeans team your feedback in this quick survey!

Plugin: Praxis LIVE Look-and-Feel

Change the appearance of NetBeans IDE in a few clicks via a look and feel created for PRAXIS Live, a video projection application created on the NetBeans Platform.


9 Tools to Help You with Java Performance Tuning

A new article lists many profiling tools, including the NetBeans Profiler, to help you enhance the performance of your Java applications.

Capture & Access System on the NetBeans Platform

In Brazil, developers announce a new framework that supports heterogeneous media capture and structured document generation, focusing on video, audio, slides, and screen capture, created on the NetBeans Platform.

Composite Material Calculator on the NetBeans Platform

Developers at the University of Dresden in Germany announce a new and free application for aerospace engineering, focused on composite material calculation, created on the NetBeans Platform.


NetBeans Dream Team: Our Favorite NetBeans IDE Features!

Maven, Profiling, and more... Zoran Sevarac, Kirk Pepperdine, and other NetBeans Dream Team members share with you their favorite NetBeans features.

NetBeans in the Classroom: How to Teach JavaBeans?

Ken Fogel, teaching Java in Canada, discusses approaches you can take when discussing JavaBeans in the classroom.


Video: Identifying Dead Code With Code Coverage

Adam Bien shows you how tools in NetBeans IDE can help assessing code coverage, while also detecting dead code.

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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