Wednesday Sep 18, 2013

YouTube: Getting Started with the NetBeans Platform

In this screencast, a very slightly blurry video of a talk I did last year at JavaOne, which I discovered on YouTube yesterday, you get a good idea of how to get started with the NetBeans Platform, most of the main points are hit and anyone without anay background in the basic "why" and "how" should have most of their questions answered. Sit back for slightly over an hour and get ready to learn some cool things!

Related info:

https://netbeans.org/features/platform/all-docs.html

YouTube: How to Develop in HTML/JS/CSS for Mobile Devices

In this (silent) screencast, you see in 5 minutes how to get started with Cordova (PhoneGap) development in NetBeans IDE:

YouTube: Getting Started with JDK 8

In this (silent) screencast, you see in about 3 minutes how to get started with JDK 8:

Here's where I downloaded JDK 8 from:

https://jdk8.java.net/download.html

And here's a useful article on profiles:

https://blogs.oracle.com/jtc/entry/a_first_look_at_compact

Finally, here in the NetBeans IDE 7.4 "New & Noteworthy", you can see, as shown in the movie above, info about JDK 8 Profiles support:

http://wiki.netbeans.org/NetBeans_74_NewAndNoteworthy#Projects

Two issues have come out of the above:

https://netbeans.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=236107

https://netbeans.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=236108

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Geertjan Wielenga (@geertjanw) is a Principal Product Manager in the Oracle Developer Tools group living & working in Amsterdam. He is a Java technology enthusiast, evangelist, trainer, speaker, and writer. He blogs here daily.

The focus of this blog is mostly on NetBeans (a development tool primarily for Java programmers), with an occasional reference to NetBeans, and sometimes diverging to topics relating to NetBeans. And then there are days when NetBeans is mentioned, just for a change.

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