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How to Convince Your Boss to Send You to Oktoberfest in Munich

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Like every year everyone here in Munich is preparing for the Oktoberfest, dusting their Lederhosn or buying a new Dirndl. It's really a nice event, well, it's the world's largest fair, starting on September 17th. We'd really like you to come and see it, so we scheduled the next NetBeans Platform Certified Training on Sep 19-21 :-).

Delivered by Eppleton, a certified NetBeans Platform consultancy in Munich, Germany, the NetBeans Platform Certified Training shows you how to develop desktop applications on the NetBeans Platform from the ground up.

  • The course will start by introducing the architectural principles of modularity and how you can utilize them to build clean APIs for maintaineable applications.

  • Building on this, the individual APIs of the NetBeans Platform will be introduced with presentations and exercises.

  • You'll learn the latest enhancements of the platform and how they can help you speeding up your development.

The course will be held in English. It is possible to participate remotely via Webinar.

The training will be led by NetBeans Platform expert Geertjan Wielenga. Geertjan is a NetBeans Platform trainer and writer working in the NetBeans Team. Aside from writing tutorials, books, and other documents about the NetBeans Platform, he organizes, creates, and helps to deliver the related training materials.

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