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NetBeans IDE 3.6 Beta Now Available For Download


NetBeans.org is pleased to announce the availability of the NetBeans IDE 3.6 beta release. This release increases the breadth of code productivity features, improves the 'look and feel' and provides developers with better integration to build web, rich desktop and mobile Java application.

The NetBeans 3.6 beta includes the following:

  • A new windowing system, providing native look and feel
  • Enhanced navigation and workflow
  • 2-tier J2EE 1.4 support (servlet 2.4 and JSP 2.0)
  • Improved JSP debugging with JSR-45 Support
  • Tomcat 5 Integration
  • Code editor enhancements such as Smart Brackets and Code Folding
  • Integrated testing support through JUnit
  • Improved online help with JavaHelp 2.0 integration
  • and more ...

Whether you are developing for Windows, Linux, Solaris or Mac OS X, NetBeans 3.6 beta continues to provide a truly cross-platform, pure Java development environment.

Read more about the NetBeans 3.6 beta release at:

Download and try the 3.6 beta release available at:

And find out why the NetBeans 3.6 release is receiving early favorable reviews!

Finally, you can help to improve the 3.6 release by testing and providing much needed feedback at .

Check out this release and be part of the 3.6 team improving the tools that enhance your development performance.


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