A selection of news highlights, current newsletters and featured articles from netbeans.org, opensource IDE and application backplane
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If you have already downloaded and tested the latest Release Candidate build, we would like to know what you think about it.
Take the NetBeans IDE 8.0 Community Acceptance Survey and tell us about your experience! The survey will be opened until March 11th.
Thank you in advance for participating in the survey!
NetBeans Community Manager
An article series focusing on NetBeans users and their five favorite NetBeans IDE features. Scott Palmer, an Application Architect at Digital Rapids Corp.
In their new books, co-authors Jason Wexbridge and Walter Nyland give developers a comprehensive introduction to the key NetBeans APIs and show how to port applications to the platform.
Podcast Guests: Brett Ryan (John Sands), Andreas Stefik (University of Nevada), Petr Pisl (NetBeans)
Get the Release Candidate build of NetBeans IDE 8.0!
NetBeans IDE 8.0 supports the latest Java 8 technologies--Java SE 8, Java SE Embedded 8, Java ME Embedded 8--and includes additional support and enhancements for HTML5, Maven, Java EE, PHP and C/C++.
Download NetBeans IDE 8.0 Release Candidate
An RC build means a final release is near. Try out the features in the build and then give your feedback in the NetBeans 8.0 Community Acceptance Survey. Let the NetBeans team know if you think 8.0 is ready for its GA debut.
As always, you can give additional feedback by using the NetBeans mailing lists and forums, filing reports, or connecting with the NetBeans team on Twitter.
The NetBeans team is pleased to announce that Tim Boudreau and Zoran Sevarac are the new community-elected members of the 21st Governance Board.
The Oracle-appointed third member of the Board will be Ashwin Rao, NetBeans Senior Product Management Group Manager.
Thank you to all the great nominees for taking part in this election and for their continued support of the NetBeans project.
Thank you to the NetBeans community for voting!
Board Election Process
The Current and Past Board Members
This screencast demonstrates how to activate and register the Java ME 8 SDK in NetBeans, and then create and run a Java ME 8 Embedded project.
A comprehensive documentation of everything you need to know about using the NetBeans IDE to develop applications.
This tutorial demonstrates how to install the software necessary to install and develop an application with Cordova.
NetBeans IDE 8.0 Beta provides out-of-the-box code analyzers and editors for working with the latest Java 8 technologies -- Java SE 8, Java SE Embedded 8, and Java ME Embedded 8. The IDE also has a range of new enhancements that further improve its support for Maven and Java EE with PrimeFaces; new tools for HTML5, in particular for AngularJS; and improvements to PHP and C/C++ support.
NetBeans IDE 8.0 Beta is available in English, Brazilian Portuguese, Japanese, Russian, and Simplified Chinese.
Download NetBeans IDE 8.0 Beta
Release Highlights Include:
Java 8 technology support
Java EE code generators for PrimeFaces
New tools and performance enhancements for Maven
New tools for coding AngularJS
Tomcat 8.0 and TomEE support
Support for PHP 5.5
Enhancements for Subversion, Git and Mercurial
And much more
Visit the new NetBeans Partners Page to learn about technologies that NetBeans partners around the world are integrating into NetBeans IDE. Does your company have a technology or service you would like to integrate into NetBeans? Let the NetBeans team know about it.
The final release of NetBeans IDE 8.0 is planned for Spring 2014.
An article series focusing on NetBeans users and their five favorite NetBeans IDE features. Mark Wilmoth, an active NetBeans IDE Tester, Java Programming Enthusiast, and Barbecue Aficionado.
An article series focusing on NetBeans users and their five favorite NetBeans IDE features. Lou Dasaro, Chicago-based software developer, NetCAT 8.0 JavaFX tribe leader, and organizer of the Chicago JavaFX User Group.
Hermien Pellissier and Anton Epple, community-elected members of the 20th NetBeans Governance Board, sum up their year-long term.
The NetBeans Team has released a second patch for NetBeans IDE 7.4.
Learn more about the fixes in NetBeans IDE 7.4 Patch 2
To obtain the fixes, NetBeans IDE 7.4 must be installed and running.
An update notification will appear in the IDE.
Click the notification to install the updates.
(You can also download the fixes through the NetBeans IDE Plugin Manager.)
A new article series on NetBeans Zone looks at how and why computer science instructors worldwide are using the NetBeans IDE to teach programming.
The NetBeans Governance Board election kicks off with the fantastic community nominees below who now need your vote:
Learn more about the nominees and their contributions to the NetBeans Community.
1) Go to the NetBeans Governance Board Election page. (Note: To see and use the voting form on the page, you MUST be logged in to your account on netbeans.org.)
2) Vote for a candidate.
3) You can vote only once.
The voting period runs through midnight, Monday, February 17th in the last time zone. The results and the new board will be announced Tuesday, February 18th.
For more information about NetBeans Governance and the election process:
Board Election Process
Current and Past Board Members