Friday Mar 07, 2014

"NetBeans Platform for Beginners" is Leanpub Poster Child

If you've gone to the site over the past few days, you'll have noticed that "NetBeans Platform for Beginners" is the current Leanpub poster child:

I.e., the landing page currently promotes "NetBeans Platform for Beginners". That's no surprise, since "NetBeans Platform for Beginners" is the number 1 earner over the past 7 days, i.e., it's doing really well:

More on the book can be found in a new article on jaxenter entitled "What's the relevance of the Java desktop in a world that's tilting towards mobile?", as well as a great book review in Tushar Joshi's blog.

Reading the book and have feedback? Or just have some questions about it? Go here, the authors are very responsive and helpful:


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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