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Download NetBeans IDE 6.1 Release Candidate! is proud to announce the availability of the NetBeans IDE 6.1 Release Candidate! The release includes new features and enhancements for JavaScript editing, using the Spring web framework, tighter MySQL integration, sharing libraries among dependent projects, and many other highlights and fixes.

Download the release candidate today and let us know what you think on our mailing lists. Remember that blogging about the IDE could even get you $500USD! The final NetBeans IDE 6.1 release is scheduled for late April.

Take Our Survey: Is NetBeans IDE 6.1 Ready for FCS?

NetBeans IDE 6.1 Release Candidate is out and we want your feedback. Download and use the release and then take our Community Acceptance Survey. Hurry and have a say in helping to make the NetBeans IDE the only IDE a developer needs! The deadline for the survey is Wednesday, April 16 at midnight in the last timezone.

Last Week to Blog About NetBeans IDE 6.1 & Win $500!

image There are only five days left to blog about the NetBeans IDE 6.1 (now in Release Candidate) for a chance to win $500USD! We've received many entries in different languages from NetBeans users and bloggers around the world. Click here to read some of the cool posts that contestants have submitted. Get inspired, download the NetBeans IDE and blog, blog, blog! The deadline for the contest is Friday, April 18th!


You're Invited to NetBeans Day at Community One - May 5th!

image Join us at our fifth annual NetBeans™ Software Day on Monday, May 5th, at the Moscone Center and discover why the NetBeans IDE continues to generate great buzz! Whether you are new to developing with the NetBeans IDE or a seasoned user, NetBeans Software Day will inspire you with insights and tips to take your project to the next level. Don't miss it! Check out our agenda. Registration is FREE but seats go fast!

Must-See Sessions at JavaOne - Scripting & Java Mobility

JavaOne is three weeks away, but it's not too early to start planning your conference calendar. The NetBeans IDE will be featured in many sessions, and every week till the big event the NetBeans team will spotlight these sessions for you! This week check out our picks for Scripting and Java Mobility Development.


Video: A Day in the Life of Five Evangelists

image NetBeans evangelists will go to great lengths to deliver the NetBeans gospel. Braving a nine-hour bus ride, for example. For your viewing pleasure: the adventures of five evangelists and their quest to get from Buenos Aires to Cordoba, Argentina, during Sun's South American University Tour.


Building an Ajax Chat Room with the Ajax Transaction Dynamic Faces Component

This tutorial provides instructions for building an Ajax chat room web application using the Dynamic Faces component library.

Creating a Ruby Web Application with NetBeans IDE 6.1

Learn how to use Ruby support in the NetBeans IDE 6.1 to create and run a simple database web application. By completing the steps in this tutorial, you learn to do the following tasks:

-Use Rake tasks and migration files to create and update database tables
-Use the scaffold generator to generate a basic create, read, update, delete (CRUD) database web application
-Edit views to fine tune the web pages

Quick Start Guide to CLDC/MIDP Development in the NetBeans IDE

Get the basics of using the NetBeans IDE to create a Java™ Platform, Micro Edition (Java™ ME platform), Mobile Information Device Profile (MIDP) application. This tutorial also offers a quick look at many Mobility features for CLDC/MIDP development.


NetBeans 6.1 : Building in a Killer JavaScript IDE

Charles Ditzel's blog entry provides a set of useful links for developers looking to get the most out of the NetBeans IDE 6.1's improved JavaScript feature set and support.

NetBeans on Swing under Linux

According to Ramon Ramos, the current JDK 1.6 and NetBeans 6.0 now make complaints about the look of Swing and of NetBeans under Linux a thing of the past. Check out his entry for detailed guidance on how to configure NetBeans to take care of this old peeve.

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