Java Mobility: End to End
Lukas Hasik shows you how to create an End-to-End Application
with NetBeans Mobility Pack 5.0. The application requests
information from a Web Service and displays the result on the
phone. This demo shows you how to achieve this with and without
JAX-WS: Not So Daunting with NetBeans!
In his blog, Richard Blair writes: "JAX-WS can be daunting.
The most difficult aspect of it is the setup and configuration
of the build environment. I've chosen to sidestep the whole
issue and just try NetBeans 5.5 with the Enterprise development
This really made the setup process a lot easier for a lowly
desktop guy like myself." Read all about it in two parts in his
Want to Integrate Support for your Favorite Server?
JBoss, WebLogic, Tomcat, and the Sun Java System Application
Server are all supported out of the box. But you want more!!!
Not to worry, there's a tutorial that helps you to kick start
the process of developing a module that integrates support for
your server. Read about it in Geertjan's blog:
Checking Out from dev.java.net
You might have found a cool open source project on dev.java.net,
but did you know that you can use NetBeans to check out the sources?
Let Evan Summer explain it for you. Go to his blog and find out
all the details:
What is the NetBeans Platform?!
"A friend at work was telling me he didn't understand what
the NetBeans Platform was and what was the difference between
the NetBeans IDE and the NetBeans Platform," writes Matthew Ryan
in his blog. "So I explained this to him. I then very quickly
I showed him how quickly you could start an application built
on the NetBeans Platform. It took literally a couple minutes
with a few clicks, a few drag and drops, and a little typing."
Matthew has a three part series in his blog, with lots of
screenshots, to help people take the first steps with
the NetBeans Platform. Check it out:
A New dev.java.net Open Source Project!
The sources for iText integration have been made publicly available.
Maybe you want to create PDF files from files open in the Source Editor.
Or maybe you want to contribute to the project, to extend and improve it.
Either way, go here, check out the sources, and follow the instructions
for setting everything up:
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