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Harris Goldstone01/22/09
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NetBeans.tv Rocks Again: Understanding the JavaFX Scene Graph

NetBeans.tv is one of the BEST things the NetBeans Team has created. Hope whoever is behind it gets a raise! I love the movies there and the site itself is very snappy. Here's the latest movie I found there, about JavaFX, it's pretty nice:

Amit Saha01/22/09
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Hatching Python Eggs from NetBeans IDE

Support for building Python eggs  (IZ #150283) from NetBeans IDE is now available in the repository. (Refer this link to see how you can clone the repository and build the Python bits).

Geertjan Wielenga01/21/09
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Hello EclipseLink + Modularity on the NetBeans Platform

In this part (which follows from this part) we add another view to our application, which will ultimately be the editor for the selected Customer in the tree view. For now, it will simply display the values of the selected Customer: There are two interesting...

Jay Mahadeokar01/21/09
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Java Sun SPOTS in the Rain Forests of India

Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and Environment (ATREE)  is built on a strong academic foundation and actively pursues investigations in the natural and social sciences, which form the basis for ongoing projects that are dedicated to outreach and...

Amit Saha01/21/09
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NetBeans and Disco!

Disco is an open-source implementation of the Map-Reduce framework, written in Erlang. Whereas the framework is written in Erlang, Python is used to write the jobs (see glossary) for the framework. That is the link between NetBeans and Disco: Python.

Geertjan Wielenga01/20/09
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Hello EclipseLink + Explorer Views on the NetBeans Platform

In this part we'll take an important step. We'll go from this position (which is where the previous article ended): ...to this one:

Geertjan Wielenga01/19/09
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Hello EclipseLink + BeansBinding on the NetBeans Platform

Let's now take the next logical step, folllowing from the previous two parts (part 1, part 2). "And what exactly," you might be wondering, "is the next logical step?" Well, the next logical step is to create a NetBeans Platform application...

Geertjan Wielenga01/18/09
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Hello BeansBinding on the NetBeans Platform

Without typing a single line of code, you can integrate JSR 295, the Beans Binding Framework, into a NetBeans Platform application. (Whether you want to do so is a separate question, now that this JSR will apparently not be in JDK 7, while JavaFX contains...

Geertjan Wielenga01/17/09
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Hello EclipseLink on the NetBeans Platform

Let's use EclipseLink to set up some very basic database interaction in a NetBeans Platform application. Though it will be the ultimate 'Hello World' scenario, it should show how to get started with database interactivity on the NetBeans Platform, while also...

adam bien01/16/09
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Wicket 1.4 + NetBeans IDE 6.5 = The Dream Team

The NetBeans Wicket Plugin became available directly from the Plugin Manager yesterday. If your NetBeans IDE is already running (as in my case - for two weeks without rebooting), you will have to hit the "Reload Catalog" button. The installation...

Fabrizio Giudici01/15/09
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Idioms for the NetBeans Platform: Injectable Lookup Factory

With this article I'm starting a series of posts that will hopefully last for a few months, about a set of idioms (= technology-specific patterns) for the NetBeans Platform. All the things that I'll be talking about have been used during the development of...

Geertjan Wielenga01/14/09
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What is Java VisualVM?

Java VisualVM, the new JDK tool since JDK 6 Update 7, provides a wide range of troubleshooting features for various kinds of Java applications. Whether you're new to this tool or already have some experience with it, the brand new screencast below should...

Harris Goldstone01/11/09
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How to Efficiently Work with Javadoc in NetBeans IDE

In the IDE, type "/**" above a syntactical Java unit, as shown below... Then press Enter and you will have Javadoc, like this: Then, if the signature changes (e.g., a new parameter is added), select the file in the Projects window, right-click...

Schalk Neethling01/10/09
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Open Source : How Do You Stay Up To Date?

I Love the concepts and beliefs behind Open Source. I use Open Source libraries, applications etc. all the time. One of the things I have always found a challenge though, is knowing when a new release comes to be.

Rob Demmer01/09/09
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How to Organize Projects in NetBeans IDE

Many NetBeans users have different areas of work in the IDE. For example, they might have some Java EE projects for a web application for their employer, but work on some personal Java SE projects in the evening. NetBeans IDE lets you open and close projects...