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NetBeans Weekly News (Issue #523 - Feb 6, 2012)

02.08.2012
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Project News

NetBeans Calendar

Virtual Developer Days are scheduled this week, as well as Java Day St. Petersburg. NetBeans will be represented at all these events, so looking forward to seeing you there!

JavaOne 2011 Rock Stars Announced!

The most warmly received JavaOne 2011 presentations were recently awarded with "JavaOne Rock Star" awards. The NetBeans Team would like to congratulate everyone receiving this well-deserved award!

Upcoming PHP Feature: Doctrine2 Support

If you're a PHP developer, you really need to follow the NetBeans PHP Team blog! In this blog entry, they report on the upcoming support for the Doctrine2 PHP ORM framework.

Upcoming Java Feature: Generate Implementing/Extending Class

Geertjan's blog regularly provides news about new features being developed by the NetBeans Java Editor Team. In this blog entry, read about a very handy new feature that will speed up your development work considerably.

Community

Built on NetBeans: Microchip Awards

Microchip's IDE created on top of NetBeans has won a number of industry awards over the past months. Congratulations Microchip!

Built on NetBeans: Praxis Available for Download

The first full release of Praxis, the modular framework for working with video, images, audio, and other media, is now available! Feel free to download it, play with it, and provide feedback.

Built on NetBeans: AgroSense.nl Available in English

The texts on the AgroSense site, which is the portal for all information dealing with the open-source modular farm management solution created on NetBeans, have been translated into English. Now everyone can find out what this cool project is all about -- and participate in it!

Blogs

Taking The New Wicket Plugin For NetBeans For A Test Ride

TheWicketEvangelist blog examines the NetBeans/Wicket plugin and concludes that NetBeans is "the preeminent IDE for Wicket development".

A Docking Framework & Module System for JavaFX

JavaFX is really cool but wouldn't you like to have a windowing system to present multiple detachable views? And a module system to organize your code? Read this blog entry on how you can achieve this!

Training

Austin JUG: Java EE 6 & NetBeans

Arun Gupta recently visited the Austin JUG, showing off Java EE 6 together with NetBeans, which was very warmly received.

NetBeans Traing at MIT, Boston

A NetBeans API course was recently held in Boston, for students from MIT and Harvard. Read all about it here and feel free to leave a comment asking for a free NetBeans API course to be held at your university too!

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