Project News

NetBeans 6.1 Milestone 1 Now Available!

Milestone 1 of the NetBeans 6.1 IDE is now available for download! This stabilized development build contains noteworthy features such as:

  • WebSphere 6.0 & 6.1 support
  • Plugin for Mercurial versioning system
  • New Woodstock components in Palette
  • and more!
Download Milestone 1 today!

Get Paid to Code! NetBeans Innovators Grants

Do you want to make your dream project a reality? The NetBeans Innovators Grants program is part of Sun Microsystems' initiative to give US$ 1 million to open source developers across the globe to work on their favorite Sun-sponsored project. Led by the NetBeans Community and the NetBeans Dream Team, the NetBeans Innovators Grants will help you turn your ideas into real projects. The deadline for submission is March 3, 2008; send in your best ideas now!

Webinar: iReport for NetBeans - Efficiently Build, Test & Run Complex Reports

Join NetBeans technology evangelist Brian Leonard and JasperSoft's iReport lead engineer Giulio Toffoli for an on-demand webinar on how NetBeans and iReport, the world's most popular open source graphical report and dashboard design tool, enable developers to build and edit complex reports for rich-client and web applications in a native development environment. (Available on demand: February 4-8, 2008)


Guided Tour of Subversion for NetBeans IDE 6.0

NetBeans IDE 6.0 now provides tight integration with Subversion client versions 1.3.x and higher. This tutorial demonstrates how to perform basic versioning tasks in the IDE by guiding you through the standard workflow when using versioning software. It also introduces you to some of the new Subversion features included in NetBeans IDE 6.0.

Installing Netbeans 6.0 on Fedora 7

This guide from community member Ankit Jain goes through the steps of installing NetBeans 6.0 on Fedora 7.


Walking the Java Heap with NetBeans 6.0 Profiler

NetBeans 6.0 offers a host of new features for developers, including support for heap dumps in the Profiler. NetBeans technology evangelist Tim Boudreau gives an overview of the Heap Walker in this JDJ article.

Citra FX Photo Filter 2.1 Released (Built on the NetBeans Platform)

We first learned about developer Tonny Kuhar and his cool application Citra FX Photo Filter last year. Built on the NetBeans Platform, Citra FX lets those of us without an advanced degree in Photoshop produce artistic effects on our digital images. A new release of Citra FX Photo Filter is now available. Check it out for an easy way to make your photos pop.


Hello Grails!

The recently released NetBeans 6.1 Milestone 1 build brings with it the beginnings of support for Groovy and Grails. In this post, Brian Leonard creates a Grails implementation of the basic web log we've been using for our Rails tutorials.

JavaSE Client for a Metro Endpoint

Arun Gupta shows how a Secure and Reliable Metro endpoint can be invoked using a Java SE client.

Switching to Mercurial

NetBeans recently switched to a new version control system, Mercurial. Tim Boudreau, who just set up his Mercurial server, writes about some of the reasons the switch appeals to him.

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