NetBeans Weekly News (Issue #611 - Oct 28, 2013)
Project NewsJava Spotlight Episode 149: NetBeans IDE 7.4
What's new and cool in NetBeans IDE 7.4? Roger Brinkley, who host the Java Spotlight podcast, investigates!Plugin: PHP WordPress Blog/CMS
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ArticlesSurvey: Are you interested in a free course on Java Embedded on the Raspberry Pi?
We are developing a free, on-line course on developing Oracle Java Embedded applications using a Raspberry Pi as the development platform. Interested? Read more about the course and give us your feedback in this short survey.NetBeans Tools for "Too Many Parameters in Java Methods"
Dustin Marx reports on the new "NetBeans Java Code Metrics Hints", in the context of his "Too Many Parameters in Java Methods" article series.Pros and Cons of Moving from Swing to JavaFX
Rob Terpilowski, a NetBeans Platform developer, from Lynden (Seattle), a transportation firm, reports on his team's experiences in integrating JavaFX into Swing applications.
TutorialsOverview of JDK 8 Support in NetBeans IDE
NetBeans IDE supports JDK 8 features, such as lambda expressions, repeatable annotations, compact profiles, etc. When these constructs are used in your code, the IDE recognizes them, correctly highlights errors, and lets you automatically fix syntax. Read more in this new tutorial.Video: SASS and NetBeans IDE 7.4
How does NetBeans IDE 7.4 support Super Awesome Style Sheets (SASS)? Find out in this new screencast.Configuring the Raspberry Pi as an Oracle Java Embedded Development Platform
In this tutorial, you prepare a Raspberry Pi to run Java ME Embedded 8 Early Access (EA), the most current version of Java ME Embedded. The Raspberry Pi is a computer that is about the size of a deck of cards, yet it is capable of running a Linux distribution on its ARM 11 processor. The Raspberry Pi also supports USB, Ethernet, audio, HDMI, and RCA video output.