NetBeans is proud to announce the availability of NetBeans IDE 6.0 Preview (Milestone 9). Many of the new features of 6.0 have been implemented in M9. Highlights include: Ruby/JRuby/Ruby on Rails Support, a Smarter and Faster Editor, Integrated Profiling and more. Download NetBeans 6.0 Preview, check it out and give us feedback!
To commemorate the largest NetBeans Day ever, we’ve put together a special issue of NetBeans Magazine with a whopping 84 pages of in-depth technical articles! Issue Three showcases the flexibility and versatility of the IDE and Platform, and the upcoming features in NetBeans 6.0. You can view the magazine as a whole or as individual articles. And now you’re also able to access simplified HTML versions of each article (but you’ll want to look at the PDFs for the full visual experience!)
Blog about GlassFish for a chance to win a 52-inch LCD HD TV! How? Download and install Java EE 5 SDK Update3 Preview or GlassFish v2, try its new and exciting features, blog about the experience and provide a link to your blog entry. The contest starts May 1 and ends June 15, 2007.
What happens when 1000 NetBeans enthusiasts gather together in one massive center? Take a look back at a successful NetBeans Day!
The preview release of the NetBeans IDE 6.0 leaves very little doubt that NetBeans has come a long way since its early days as Xelfi. Check out two recent press articles that examine the IDE's growth and new features: Software Development Times' write-up of NetBeans's evolution and InfoWorld's preview of scripting support in NetBeans 6.0.
What were the highlights of this year's NetBeans Day San Francisco? Was it the banter between Jonathan Schwartz and Rich Green during the keynote? The LIVE podcast with the Java Posse? Demos of new features in NetBeans 6.0? Diving for stress balls? Attending a partner session? Getting a first look at NetBeans TV and the third issue of NetBeans Magazine? Or the demo of D.O.R.K v1.1 Beta? Get the details and pictures from blog entries written by some of this year's attendees. And find out what D.O.R.K means!
Now that NetBeans 6.0 Preview Build is available, why not try putting some of the available features to work? This tutorial that shows how to create a desktop Java application through which you can access and update a database takes advantage of support in NetBeans IDE 6.0 for the following technologies: Java Persistence API, Beans Binding (JSR-295) and the Swing Application Framework (JSR-296).
Looking to manage software development projects effectively and maintain developer productivity, devnull software inc. decided to pair the NetBeans IDE with Intland's CodeBeamer. Read more about the inception of the project, how the two tools were selected, and what benefits were realized from using them.
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