NetBeans Podcast Episode #29

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Are you wondering what's new in NetBeans 5.5.1? Whether it is better to use Glassfish v1 or v2? Or what's new in the NetBeans world in general? Listen to the 29th episode of NetBeans podcast:

NetBeans Podcast Episode #29 (29 min 57 sec, size: 21.6 MB)


  • 0:00 Roumen's web log entry concerning the bet between David Berlind and Tim Bray.

  • 3:30 NetBeans IDE 5.5.1 has been released! Download it here.

  • 8:43 NetBeans Magazine issue #3. For additional information, check out this interview with the
    editor, Leonardo Galvão.

  • 13:58 Tips from Alexis for demoing GlassFish

  • 18:40 NetBeans projects have been added to the OpenJDK sources; there is a tutorial available.

  • 21:09 Module of the Podcast: Geertjan's in-progress Groovy support

  • 23:08 NetBeans Puzzler. If you think you know the answer to the new NetBeans Puzzler, send an email to gregg dot sporar at sun dot com. Put "NetBeans Puzzler" in the subject line. We will announce the prize winner
    on the next podcast - so send in an entry! Disclaimer: The deadline for this podcast's puzzler entries is Sunday, June 10, 2007 at 11:59 PM Greenwich Mean Time. If more than one correct entry is received then Gregg will draw one winner at random. Sun employees are not eligible, void where prohibited by law, and we cannot send mail to restricted places. And remember: the Puzzler questions are getting harder - but the prizes are getting better. :-)

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Comments ( 5 )
  • Gabriel Wednesday, May 30, 2007
    Very good poscast.
    I'm a beginner in Java and Netbeans, and I would like to thank you for the articles "Why Netbeans - part 1" and "Why Netbeans - part 2" because they really excited me to learn Java and use Netbeans IDE. This is Gabriel from Brazil
  • Roumen Wednesday, May 30, 2007
    Gabrial - you're welcome. I'm glad that my demo made you excited about Java and NetBeans!
  • Leonardo Galvao Wednesday, May 30, 2007
    I'd like to thank Roman and Gregg for the mention and compliments on NetBeans Magazine! And yes, you've pronounced our names completely right! ;)
  • Roumen Wednesday, May 30, 2007
    Leonardo, the magazine is very good... it's issues shortened a couple of my flights significantly :)
  • Leonardo Galvao Friday, June 8, 2007
    Hi Roumen, great that you liked it! Now you need to write an article for issue 4. ;
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