Tinu is a DZone Zone Leader and has posted 338 posts at DZone. You can read more from them at their website. View Full User Profile

NetBeans Weekly News (Issue #568 - Dec 18, 2012)

12.18.2012
| 2225 views |
  • submit to reddit

Project News

Interested in Lambdas and JDK8?

A preliminary NetBeans build supporting JDK8 Lambdas is available. Many features, including code completion, code highlighting, go to declaration, have been updated to know about lambda expressions and method references.

Plugin: Max 5 Plugin for NetBeans

Max is a programming environment which is fully aimed at providing multimedia solutions. Find out about the NetBeans IDE 7.2 plugin that provides support for Max!

Articles

NetBeans IDE 7.3: Null Dereferencing Hints

Null checks -- when should you include them in your code? Do you know? From NetBeans IDE 7.3 onwards, NetBeans knows and will be able to help you.

NetBeans IDE 7.3: Improved "Go To" Declaration

Michael Müller reports on a great performance boost for JSF developers, which he proposed and has recently been implemented.

NetBeans IDE 7.3: Class Element Reordering

When you're cleaning up your code, you'll be able to use NetBeans IDE 7.3 to set ordering rules and to apply them across scopes of interest, such as files, packages, applications, or multiple applications at the same time!

JavaFX: Designing for Multiple Screen Resolutions

JavaFX contains a wide range of features that help you support multiple screen resolutions. Designing for a very high resolution, and then using JavaFX's on-the-fly image scaling, ensures all your customers get a perfect end-user experience. Read more here!

Community

NetBeans Community at JavaOne 2012

Gerrick Bivins and Toni Epple report on their experiences as NetBeans community members at JavaOne 2012. Were you there too? Why not blog about the highlights of JavaOne for you?

Book Review: 20 API Paradoxes

"Paradoxes you probably haven't thought of before!" Read a new Amazon review of Jaroslav Tulach's new book on API design.

Tutorials

Video: Get Started with JRebel in NetBeans IDE

Learn how to install and configure JRebel in NetBeans IDE to handle dynamic class reloading and speed up your development time significantly.

Generate an HTML5 Application from JavaEE

In this YouTube movie, you are shown how to use the IDE to generate JAX-RS web services and then how to generate an HTML5 application from those services.

Spanish Java Programming with NetBeans IDE

In this series of Spanish-language YouTube tutorials, you learn Java step by step via NetBeans IDE.

Published at DZone with permission of its author, Tinu Awopetu.