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NetBeans Weekly News (Issue #628 - Feb 25, 2014)

02.25.2014
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Project News

21st NetBeans Governance Board Elected!

Congratulations to Tim Boudreau and Zoran Sevarac--the new community-elected members of the 21st Governance Board! They are joined by Ashwin Rao (NetBeans Senior Product Management Group Manager) as the Oracle-appointed third member.

Thank you to all the great nominees and to the NetBeans community for voting!

Community

NetBeans Podcast 68: Java 8 & Angular Support in NetBeans

Australian developer Brett Ryan and NetBeans software engineer Petr Pisl discuss Java 8 and AngularJS support in NetBeans. University of Nevada professor Andreas Stefik returns to speak about creating Quorum, the world's first evidence-oriented programming language.

NetBeans Community Tweets: @h0mieT

It's amazing how much NetBeans is better then visual studios! I would be stuck here for years waiting for this code to compile in VS.

NetBeans Community Tweets: @iMezied

The #best #IDE for #PHP is #NetBeans #forever.

Tutorials

Video: JPA Modeler in NetBeans IDE

A new plugin (in development) that allows developers to create, design and edit Java Persistence Application business models as graphical diagrams. Get a preview of the plugin in action.

Video: NetBeans Android SDK Tutorial

A quick tutorial on installing the Android SDK on NetBeans IDE and using the NBAndroid plugin.

Articles

5 Java Formatting Options in NetBeans You Probably Missed

There's always something new to discover in NetBeans. Mark Stephens writes about how participating in the NetCAT testing program led him to five Java formatting options he now uses in the IDE.

Quote Your Price: NetBeans Platform Book for Beginners

Co-authors Jason Wexbridge and Walter Nyland are finalizing their NetBeans Platform book for newbies. They have a request: Download a sample of the book, read it, and tell them how much you would pay for the finished book.

Series: Top Five NetBeans IDE Features

More and more developers are chiming in about features they appreciate in NetBans IDE. This week, the IDE's database support, GUI builder, search features and code generators are among the favorites for Djamel Torche and Matia Zanella.

Plugin

Change Line Endings on Save

This plugin allows users to change or specify the line endings of files when saving them.

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