We are searching for all PHP NetBeans users who would like to help us with testing our new experimental build. If you would like to participate in this test, download this special build, and send your feedback by the end of August 2009. Learn about the details in the NetBeans PHP blog.
The NetBeans team interviewed Zoran Sevarac from Neuroph, the open-source neural network framework. We talk about what neural networks look like, how they do their magic, and why the NetBeans IDE was the natural choice for the Neuroph development team. In part two we have a closer look at use cases and what neural networks can do for Java developers.
Josh Marinacci describes how to upload and post applications to the new Java Store. The Java Store is a JavaFX-powered storefront that provides an easy and secure means of discovering and acquiring compelling Java and JavaFX applications. See store.java.com for more information.
On August 25, Sang Shin and Jim Weaver are starting a new round of their free 15-week online course, JavaFX Programming With Passion! To graduate, download the sample projects and slides, share tips and tricks on the mailing list, and submit your homework solutions by the end of this year. Joining is easy, just sign up for the mailing list.
Dream Team member Adam Bien tested the Netbeans 6.8 Milestone 1. He switched some Java EE 6 projects to the new build of NetBeans and crash-tested the new set-up for a while. See what features he tested and how the experiment worked out in his blog!
After you check out a project from Kenai and open it in your NetBeans IDE, you no longer need a "Share on Kenai" context-menu action for it. In NetBeans IDE 6.8, you will see a new "Kenai" submenu instead. Use this menu for navigating to the associated Kenai project in the Kenai dashboard, or to file bugs for this Kenai project.
It's becoming much easier to write Enterprise Applications using annotations: This article is a brief introduction to JSF 2 and creating JSF 2 managed beans without XML--just using annotations. You'll also learn how to localize a JSF 2 application and how to use the Bean Validation Framework to add server side validation onto POJOs.
The next iteration of the Java Enterprise Edition 6 is nearing completion. Many key specifications, including Java Persistence 2.0, JavaServer Faces 2.0, and EJB 3.1 are now in the Proposed Final Draft phase. Read more about the new Java EE 6 platform support in NetBeans IDE 6.8 Milestone 1!
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