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Geertjan Wielenga10/24/08
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Video: Part 2 of an Introduction to the NetBeans APIs

Part 1 focused on the problem statement, the runtime container, and the Module System API. Now, in part 2, we will look at the next of the top 10 NetBeans APIs: the Lookup API. Related Links:

Geertjan Wielenga10/23/08
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Video: Part 1 of an Introduction to the NetBeans APIs

I've started a screencast series (my first screencast ever, so be nice) about the NetBeans APIs, their purpose, as well as some demos. Feedback would be very much appreciated.

Rob Demmer10/23/08
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Video: NetBeans IDE 6.5 Database Support Improvements

This screencast, by NetBeans engineer Andrei Badea, demonstrates enhancements to database support in NetBeans 6.5. These include support for the Sakila database, improved support for MySQL, improvements to the SQL Editor, SQL code completion, displaying...

Geertjan Wielenga10/21/08
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Starting with the Pivot Starter Kit in NetBeans IDE

The Pivot Starter Kit that was announced today is really a cool thing. A complete demo application for newbies to Pivot. I downloaded it and imported it into the IDE (a.k.a. 'I opened it as a free-form project'):

Geertjan Wielenga10/21/08
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Video: NetBeans Team Members Saying "Happy Birthday NetBeans"

What does the Prague office where the NetBeans Team works look like? And what do the people who work there look like? Below a video by James Branam and Lloyd Dunn from the Docs team, taken over the last weeks in the run up to the 10th birthday.

Rob Demmer10/20/08
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Video: James Gosling Talking on NetBeans IDE

James Gosling, sitting in his office, talks about NetBeans IDE on its 10th birthday.  

Toni Epple10/20/08
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NetBeans is Turning 10

Isn’t that unbelievable? NetBeans is 10 years and going stronger than ever. That’s really a reason to party, and we will: Join the community and see what’s going on during our one week NetBeans birthday celebration:

Rob Demmer10/18/08
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Video: Using JPA Support with EclipseLink in NetBeans IDE

A video tutorial on how to handle Java Persistence API support using EclipseLink in NetBeans IDE.  The demonstration is divided into two parts;  the first shows how to make use of EclipseLink support using editor hints and refactoring. The second part...

Fabrizio Giudici10/17/08
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EventBus: How to Publish & Subscribe on the NetBeans Platform

So you are using the NetBeans Platform and you know that it allows you to create a really modular design, in which components can be plugged in and out at your wish. But now, which pattern can you use to reduce the coupling between components that must talk...

Geertjan Wielenga10/16/08
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Interview: Porting a Sales System to the NetBeans Platform

Aljoscha "Josh" Rittner (blog), who works for Sepix GmbH and lives near Göttingen in Germany, has been porting the Sepix Sales System, a plain Swing application, to the NetBeans Platform. The application is a customer relationship management system...

Rob Demmer10/15/08
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NetBeans Podcast 47

Another podcast filled with info, insights, and innuendo! Here's the agenda (34.17 mins).

Geertjan Wielenga10/14/08
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NetBeans Platform Student Projects: Batch Refactoring

This is the start of a series on ongoing student projects that relate to the NetBeans Platform. Typically, after a NetBeans Platform Certified Training course is held, the students take on an assignment to prove their understanding of the NetBeans Platform....

Marton Sigmond10/14/08
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NetBeans vs. Eclipse RCP: Plugin Mechanism Comparison

NetBeans and Eclipse approaches extension points and extensions differently. Let us see what these differences are.Please note, that this article is meant for those who already have suitable knowledge on both platform's plugin mechanisms.NetBeans Platform:...

Robbie Cheng10/13/08
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NetBeans 6.1 Plug-in for ZK

Ayman Elgharabawy developed a NetBeans 6.1 plugin for ZK that provides a widgets palette to develop Ajax applications with ease. Read this tutorial.

Rob Demmer10/13/08
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Audio: Interview with Jirka Kovalsky on NetBeans Innovators Grants

An interview with Jiri Kovalsky, technical community manager for the NetBeans Innovators Grant program, for the NetBeans Podcast.  Related Reading