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  • March 9, 2015

NetBeans Day in Germany: 16 March, 2015

Geertjan Wielenga
Product Manager

A few months ago, in December 2014, the Oracle office in Munich, Germany, was used for the first time to host a NetBeans Day. It was a big success. At that event, we immediately decided we wanted to have another day just like it and soon!

It's going to be held on the 16th of March, it is already fully booked, though you can sign up on the waiting list.

The agenda is pretty cool, split in two tracks in the afternoon:

09:00 - 09:15 Welcome to NetBeans Day, Geertjan Wielenga, Peter Doschkinow, Toni Epple
09:15 - 10:15 HTML 5 + Java FX mit NetBeans, Adam Bien
10:15 - 10:45 Coffee Break
10:45 - 11:45 Java 8 - the other stuff (beyond lambdas), Kirk Pepperdine

11:50 - 12:50 A Sneak Peak into JDK 9 , Dalibor Topic
12:50 - 13:50 Lunch Break


Track 1 Extending NetBeans
13:50 - 14:50 NetBeans Platform and JavaFX, Gail and Paul Anderson

15:00 - 15:45 Writing Plugins for the IDE, Benno Markiewicz
15:45 - 16:05 Coffee Break
16:05 - 17:05 Modern Web Development with NetBeans, Thomas Kruse

17:10 - 18:00 NetBeans Platform Show & Tell, Sven, Gail, Paul, etc

Track 2 Using NetBeans
13:50 - 14:50 "Kaffee und Kuchen" - Home-Control mit Java Embedded auf dem Raspberry Pi, Jens Deters

15:00 - 15:45 Teaching with NetBeans - Karsten Sitterberg, Geertjan Wielenga
15:45 - 16:05 Coffee Break
16:05 - 17:05 Running Java Everywhere with DukeScript and Bck2Brwsr, Jaroslav Tulach, Toni Epple

17:10 - 18:00 "Hello Oracle Developer Cloud Service!" Peter & Geertjan

Note: A special thanks to Paul and Gail, for coming all the way from the US for this event, they're the authors of the brilliant JavaFX Rich Client Programming on the NetBeans Platform.

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Comments ( 4 )
  • guest Tuesday, March 10, 2015

    Are the sessions from the NetBeans Days available to watch online, and if not why not?


  • Geertjan Tuesday, March 10, 2015

    We haven't filmed them so far. Maybe we'll do so this time or selected sessions, e.g., the one with Adam Bien.


  • guest Wednesday, March 11, 2015

    Thanks for the reply, Geertjan! I would have thought a company with Oracle's resources would be able to record and share the sessions so everyone around the world can make use of them.


  • Geertjan Wednesday, March 11, 2015

    Not only does Oracle provide the location, the lunch, the coffee, the drinks, and the snacks, but it should also provide resources to record the sessions and distribute them. Wow, that's really not how open source communities work, at all. Instead, normally, organizations sponsor an event like this. In this particular case, Oracle is already doing everything, paying for everything, organizing everything, making everything available for these events. I agree that it would be great to record these events but certainly Oracle is the last organization in the world to have this attitude of "I would have thought etc etc" about.


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