Good news for NetBeans Translation Teams: Localization plugins are now available for NetBeans 6.5! With a few clicks it is now possible to get the latest changes committed by translation communities to the Mercurial repository. Additional details can be found on Masaki Katakai's blog and the NetBeans French blog.
Developer Lorent Foret's IvyBeans project nabbed a silver medal award in the NetBeans Innovators Grant contest. In this interview, discover how he used the NetBeans IDE for his project, his reaction to his win, and plans for his windfall.
Since its inception the NetBeans Community Docs has amassed an impressive 220 community-authored tutorials, and the contributions continue to flow in! Do you have a tutorial to submit? The program now has a style guide to help get your tutorials in perfect form to be published on NetBeans.org and read by the community. Check it out.
Many thanks to Catherine Pawlick, a Sun Microsystems editor based in St. Petersburg, Russia, for creating the guidelines.
Develop a web application using the NetBeans IDE 6.5's Visual Web functionality that demonstrates the request scope, session scope, and application scope of a web application.
In this tutorial validate web application input against specified criteria and convert data between two formats using Visual Web JSF coverters and validators.
The flexibility of the NetBeans Platform's Apache Ant-based build system allows developers many leeways. Take advantage of this flexibility with a tech tip from Tonny Kohar that overrides the build-zip ant target to let you add your own files.
NetBeans Visual Mobile Designer Karol Harezlak gives a visual (could it be anything else?) overview of a few new features in NetBeans Mobility 6.5.
Compile on Save in NetBeans 6.5: What it is and what it is not. The NetBeans Quality Assurance team blog links to documents that have answers and that clear up any confusion about if Compile on Save is for you.
NetBeans 6.5 is around the corner, but we're already looking ahead to the next big release. David Van Couvering is conducting research on database tooling in NetBeans.next and would like feedback from users about Schema Management. Get more details from his blog.
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