NetBeans Weekly News (Issue #563 - Nov 13 2012)
The second beta build of NetBeans IDE 7.3 provides improved quality and performance. The final release of 7.3 is planned for early 2013 and features new support for HTML5 development as well as enhanced support for Groovy, PHP, and more.
NetBeans had a great showing at JavaOne 2012--from the lineup at NetBeans Community Day to the numerous BOFs, Labs, and sessions at the main conference. Tune in to hear community members share their experience, and get inspired to attend next year!
In this video, Java Performance Tuning expert Kirk Pepperdine, a headliner at the upcoming JayDay Munich conference, explains what to expect in his mischievously titled talk.
The latest issue of Java Magazine profiles AgroSense, the Duke's Choice Award winning open-source farm management system built on the NetBeans Platform. (Free subscription.)
A special notice to companies developing farm management software: Consider porting your software to an Agrosense plugin. Find out why.
Reflections on JavaOne 2012 continues with even more community members discussing their conference highlights.
Douglas Maxwell, a Java software consultant in Scotland, continues the NetBeans-Gradle series with his experience of using the IDE's plugin for Gradle.
A new improvement in the latest beta build of NetBeans IDE 7.3: how results are displayed in the Find Usages Logical View.