By: David Intersimone
Abstract: This article contains the April 2008 community newsletter that was emailed to all members who have their "wants community news" flag turned on in their member profile.
CodeGear will be exhibiting at JavaOne in San Francisco again this year. http://java.sun.com/javaone/sf/
JavaOne Survival Kit: Free Beer, Great Dev Tools
After you see the only morphing, transforming, self-teaching IDE at JavaOne you may feel like celebrating. If so, let us buy you that beer. After a long day on the show floor at JavaOne, you may need a break. Come hoist brews with CodeGear Chief Evangelist David I and SourceForge.net Community Manager Ross Turk as they discuss JBuilder 2008 the Eclipse-based Java IDE that gets smarter with every app you build.
We're gathering at 5:30 on Tuesday, May 6th just after the first day of JavaOne.We'll demo JBuilder with Application Factories, sample organic beers with Brew Master Brendon Dobel and eat great food all at The Thirsty Bear Microbrewery right around the corner from The Moscone Center.
Thirsty Bear Microbrewery - http://tinyurl.com/3p2nsv
While you're waiting for the party to get started, enter to win one of two American Express $1,000 gift cards in our "See-And-Be-Seen" T-Shirt Contest.Enter now because the supplies are limited, the T-shirts are free and the money will be nice to have too.
T-Shirt Contest - http://www.codegear.com/teecontest/
The open source technology we all use every day is the result of a the blood, sweat, and tears of a few passionate individuals. The SourceForge.net Community Choice Awards are your opportunity to say thanks, and tell the world which open source projects you find most useful, fun, or interesting.Read more about this exciting event at
Voting starts at the end of April!
You'll notice a new look and feel for all of the CodeGear web sites including the main site, CDN, support site, CodeCentral, QualityCentral, and the blog server. If you haven't been to some of these sites in the past week, you should come and take a look around.
One of the new features is the solution focused pages that complement the product features and benefits content. If you are an Independent software vendor, consultant, OEM, a member of an Enterprise application development team, or a Web application developer for home and enterprise you'll find real solutions using CodeGear products.
Currently we are highlighting the following solutions:
Database Applications - http://www.codegear.com/solutions/database-applications Software Archeology - http://www.codegear.com/solutions/software-archeology Modernizing System i Applications - http://www.codegear.com/solutions/modernizing-AS400-applications Web 2.0 Applications - http://www.codegear.com/solutions/web-ajax-applications
Creating components using Delphi for PHP - Features how to create simple VCL for PHP components http://dn.codegear.com/article/38025
Creating components using Delphi for PHP (II) http://blogs.codegear.com/joseleon/2008/04/28/creating-components-using-delphi-for-php-ii/
RAD Studio 2007 Help Update #3 is out http://blogs.codegear.com/nickhodges/2008/04/28/39054/
Interview with Marco Cantu - David I interviews Marco Cantu on April 23, 2008. The interview is available in WMV video and MP3 audio formats.Marco talks about his Delphi 2007 Handbook and also about Delphi programming. http://dn.codegear.com/article/38008
Delphi and C++Builder Roadmap - A summary of our intended plans for Delphi and C++ (Updated 23 April 2008) http://dn.codegear.com/article/36620
Video: Modernizing System i and AS/400 Applications with Delphi/400 - Web seminar replay on modernizing IBM i applications with Delphi/400 and Delphi/400 for PHP http://dn.codegear.com/article/37986
Blackfish SQL 8 for Java trial downloads now available - Download a 30-day trial version of the Blackfish SQL for Java database http://dn.codegear.com/article/37974
How can I add the third-party VSS plug-in to JBuilder? - Using Software Updates to install the VSS plug-in http://dn.codegear.com/article/37969
Release Notes: Apr08 Hotfix for CodeGear RAD Studio 2007 http://dn.codegear.com/article/37877
JBuilder 2008 Release Notes v1.2.1 http://dn.codegear.com/article/37893
Video: Basic Introduction to Delphi for PHP 2.0 - Quick overview of visual development using Delphi for PHP 2.0 http://dn.codegear.com/article/37895
Video: What's new in Delphi for PHP 2.0 - See what's new in Delphi for PHP 2.0 http://dn.codegear.com/article/37889
What's new in Delphi for PHP 2.0 - Overview of new features in version 2.0 of Delphi for PHP http://dn.codegear.com/article/37876
List of main third party components compatible with Delphi 2007 for Win32 and RAD Studio 2007 - This article has a list of the main components used in Delphi, compatible with Delphi 2007 forWin32 and RAD Studio 2007 http://dn.codegear.com/article/37455
CodeGear™ JBuilder® 2008 Release Notes - JBuilder 2008 Release Notes http://dn.codegear.com/article/37817
JBuilder 2008 Application Factories Screencasts - CodeGear presents a series of screencasts showcasing the new Application Factory, code reuse and application knowledge transfer, capabilities included in JBuilder 2008. (last updated April 3, 2008) http://dn.codegear.com/article/37808
3rdRail 2008 Release Notes - Updated Release Notes http://dn.codegear.com/article/37645
3rdRail 2008 Installation Notes - Installation Notes Update http://dn.codegear.com/article/37646
PDF Essentials for Software Developers and the New Gnostice PDFtoolkit 3.0 - In this article, we will explore various aspects of the new Gnostice PDFtoolkit 3.0. We’ll start with an overview of the PDF format, the design goals and architecture of the new PDF Processor core of PDFtoolkit, some interesting new features of v3.0, the QC systems and finally explore the demo of the new product. http://dn.codegear.com/article/37786
What is an RIEA? http://blogs.codegear.com/michaelrozlog/2008/04/21/36935
What's new in JBuilder 2008 - we'll show you why InfoWorld named JBuilder Best Java IDE in their 2008 Technology of the Year awards. We'll also introduce Application Factories and Swing / GUI development.
Thursday, May 1st at 11:00 A.M. PDT https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/862936254
You'll see why we say that JBuilder 2008 is focused on the overall developer experience across the entire application development lifecycle. It brings support for UML modeling. Swing UI design, performance analysis, thread debugging, code audits and metrics, and team development and collaboration.Not to mention support for deployment to the leading commercial and open source Java application servers -- all from a single, platform-neutral IDE.
JavaOne 2008 May 6 - 9 2008, San Francisco, CA CodeGear booth - stop by and see what we're doing with Java http://java.sun.com/javaone/sf/
RailsConf 2008 May 29-June 1 2008, Portland, OR CodeGear booth - see the latest things we are doing for Rails and Ruby http://en.oreilly.com/rails2008/public/content/home
CodeWay Tour 2008 in France Marseille 20 of May Bordeaux : 22 of May Nantes : 29 of May Lyon : 4 of June Paris : 12 of June http://www.codegearfrance.com/codewaytour2008
Delphi-Tage 2008 6/13 - 6/14 Günzburg, Germany http://www.delphi-tage.de/start.html
Delphi for PHP 2.0 - Visual PHP Development 6-May, 09:00 (BST) / 10:00 (CEST) http://www.codegear-events.eu/webinar_form.html#HT4376$Delphi%20for%20PHP%202.0%20-%20Visual%20PHP%20Development
Migration auf Delphi 2007 - Dieses Seminar zeigt die typischen Knackpunkte bei der Migration von Delphi 5/6/7 auf Delphi 2007 und wie man diese umgeht 6-May, 13:00 (BST) / 14:00 (CEST) http://www.codegear-events.eu/webinar_form.html#WC3032$Migration%20auf%20Delphi%202007
Implementare ed utilizzare Web Services SOAP con Delphi 2007 6-Maggio, 14:30 (CEST) http://www.codegear.it/show_event.php?ID=30159
Delphi 2007 for Win32 – REST web service 13-Maggio, 14:30 (CEST) http://www.codegear.it/show_event.php?ID=30160
What's new in JBuilder 2008 20-Maggio, 14:30 (CEST) http://www.codegear.it/show_event.php?ID=30163
Modernizing your System i applications with Delphi/400 27-May, 10:00 (BST) / 11:00 (CEST)
What's new in 3rdRail 1.1 27-Maggio, 14:30 (CEST) http://www.codegear.it/show_event.php?ID=30161
For a complete list of upcoming live webinars (taking place on European time), go to http://www.codegear-events.eu/
For more country specific events please go to the regional CodeGear pages.
Press Release: CodeGear™ Introduces ‘Reusable Developer Intelligence’ with release of JBuilder® 2008 - Innovations include New Application-centric Approach to Development http://dn.codegear.com/article/37807
Press Release: CodeGear™ Accelerates Web Development with New Version of its Visual Development Environment for PHP - Delphi® for PHP 2.0 speeds development of data-driven Web 2.0 applications http://dn.codegear.com/article/37913
Delphi for PHP 2.0 press coverage http://blogs.codegear.com/davidi/2008/04/24/38876/
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