Results of the NetBeans Platform Student Quiz 3
By Geertjan on Jun 16, 2009
And here is part 3, the questions and the answers, followed by the winners of this quiz. Each of the quizes has a theme. This time, the theme was 'Useful Links for NetBeans Platform Developers'. Therefore, if you're developing on top of the NetBeans Platform, you're bound to find a couple of links below that you didn't know about before!
- I was told that the API of a particular NetBeans class was updated last week. What's the URL I need to look at to find all the latest API modifications?
- I was told that the solution to my problem was found on the mailing list for NetBeans Platform developers. What's the URL for that archive?
- I've been told about a 4-part tutorial that covers the NetBeans Lookup class, as well as the Node class, in some detail. What's the URL for the first part?
- I've been told that UNESCO is doing some cool things with the NetBeans Platform. What's the URL for that story?
- There's a funny picture of a big sandwich that represents the NetBeans virtual filesystem, which comes from someone's blog. What's the exact URL pointing to the blog entry containing the image of the sandwich?
- There's a PHD student in Linz, Austria, who has created a series of lectures about the NetBeans Platform. What's the URL pointing to the lecture series?
- The "Definitive Guide to the NetBeans Platform", a book by Tim Boudreau and Jesse Glick, which includes a big section on the NetBeans Platform, is still available on-line. What's the URL to the whole book?
- What's the URL of a blog full of interesting NetBeans Platform tips, especially around localization and branding, written by a developer based in Indonesia?
- What's the URL pointing to a list of issues in Issuezilla that are specifically marked as being good ones for external contributors (such as NetBeans Platform students) to fix?
- What's the home page of the NetBeans Platform?
And the winners are:
- First Prize: Bartek Zdanowski (Poland)
- Second Prize: Jiří Jakeš (Czech Republic)
And a pic of the prizes:
Congratulations! Bartek wins The Definitive Guide to NetBeans Platform, while Jiří gets a t-shirt and pen! And also congratulations to everyone else who entered. You'll all receive a small surprise by mail in the coming weeks.