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NetBeans Weekly News (Issue #651 - Aug 04, 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

Minesweeper Game Developed in NetBeans

Careful where you click! Install and experience a version of the classic Minesweeper game developed using DukeScript support in NetBeans IDE. The game runs in Java and displays in HTML5. Learn more.

What are Your Five Favorite NetBeans Features?

Can you name five things you love about using NetBeans IDE? Find out how to join the noteworthy list of developers from around the world who are writing about and sharing their favorite features!

Calendar

Call-for-Papers: JCertif Conference

The week-long JCertif Conference is one of the largest developer conferences in Africa. Share your development expertise and experience with the Java community and tech professionals in Africa by submitting a proposal for the 2014 conference agenda.

JCertif will take place in Brazzaville, Congo on September 8-14. The deadline for papers is August 15th.

Books

Interview: Java EE and HTML5 Enterprise Application Development

image Oracle Product Manager John Brock discusses his new book about tools and strategies for building next-generation enterprise applications. Co-authored with Arun Gupta (Red Hat) and Geertjan Wielenga (Oracle), the book also features the NetBeans IDE.


Articles

NetBeans in Education: Maven in the Classroom (Part 2)

NetBeans education blogger Ken Fogel continues his series on the importance of using Maven in the classroom.

Blogs

Karma: Debugging JavaScript Unit Tests

Learn to debug JavaScript unit tests using Karma natively in NetBeans IDE.

Tutorials

Video: Android SDK with NetBeans

Learn to install the Android SDK and use in NetBeans IDE.

Community

NetBeans Community Tweets: @kingletas

All I have to say is that the @netbeans and @git marriage is extremely happy in v8.0! Can't complain at all. Even dropped the CLI #mehappy.

NetBeans Community Tweets: @skatox

Definitely @netbeans is the best IDE for debugging PHP code.

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