Metro 2.0.1 is Here

The newly released Metro 2.0.1 includes JAX-WS (RI) 2.2.1. It is integrated into GlassFish 3.0.1 but will also work with other containers such as Tomcat. Alexis Moussine-Pouchkine from the Aquarium blog says: "The best developer experience at this point is probably using NetBeans 6.9".

Creating PHP Framework Support for NetBeans

This page is a starting point for developers who would like to implement a NetBeans plugin that adds support for their favorite PHP framework in the NetBeans IDE. (Java knowledge is required.)


Dr. Dobbs: The JavaFX JDBC Data Source

This article introduces you to JavaFX's built-in support for JDBC and various data formats through a set of Data Source components. Thanks to the NetBeans JavaFX Composer, you can get a lot done without having to write a lot of data handling code.

Ouagadougou on the NetBeans Platform

Geertjan Wielenga delivered another NetBeans Platform training, this time in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso -- via Skype and WebEx! So wherever you are, if you want to get up and running on the NetBeans Platform in 2 or 3 or 5 days write to users at edu dot netbeans dot org for details on how. Free for educational institutions!

The NetBeans E-commerce Tutorial

In this multi-part tutorial, you learn how to create a simple yet effective e-commerce application that demonstrates various important features of Java web and EE development. In doing so, you'll familiarize yourself with the NetBeans IDE and become capable of applying it to your own development purposes.


UberConf: OSGi, Java EE, and Clojure

Arun Gupta presented a session at UberConf on GlassFish as an easy execution environment for deploying OSGi, Java EE, and hybrid applications (check out his slides). He also shares what he learned there about using the Clojure plugin for NetBeans IDE.

Shoe Design Costing on the NetBeans Platform

In this interview, Dave Irving speaks about iCadSuite: This application takes a flattened 2D geometry from a shoe design system, and works out costs to produce a pair of these shoes! The application uses the NetBeans Platform as its framework.


Profile me Now! for PHP projects

Did you know that the Profile me Now! action is also available for PHP projects in NetBeans 6.9? This toolbar button lets you generate a CPU profiling snapshot to understand what's going on if you think that the IDE is slow. It will help you analyze performance bottlenecks, and when you file a bug report, please attach the snapshot.

Track your running miles using NetBeans, MySQL, and YUI Charts

Arun Gupta is working on an application to track his running miles. The idea is to build the same application using different Web frameworks, deploy them on GlassFish, and compare them! This time he uses Apache Wicket, GlassFish, NetBeans, MySQL, and YUI Charts to monitor his progress.

NetBeans 6.9 Profiler: Enhanced HeapWalker

Check out the enhanced HeapWalker in the NetBeans 6.9 Profiler: It makes it easier for users to match Java Frame Garbage Collection roots to a corresponding local variable.

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