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NetBeans IDE 6.5 Now Available for Download!

image is proud to announce the availability of NetBeans IDE 6.5!

NetBeans IDE 6.5 offers simplified and rapid development of web, enterprise, desktop, and mobile applications with PHP, JavaScript, Java, C/C++, Ruby, and Groovy. The release is currently available in English, Japanese, Simplified Chinese and Brazilian Portuguese. Supported by a vibrant developer community and offering a diverse selection of third-party plugins, the NetBeans IDE is a must-download for developers!

As always, we welcome and encourage feedback about your experience using the NetBeans IDE. Share your thoughts on our mailing lists and forums; if you blog about NetBeans add your blog to Planet NetBeans.


Vote NetBeans for 2009 Product Awards!

NetBeans has been nominated in five categories for the 2009 Product of the Year Awards! Cast your vote today for NetBeans and help us deliver another win! Voting ends Monday, December 15, 2008.

NetBeans is Now on Twitter!

Follow us on Twitter to get the latest news and information, ask questions and engage with the NetBeans team.

Java Expert Magazine Publishes All-NetBeans Issue! (Japanese)

image Japanese-speaking developers have another resource for learning about ways to develop with the NetBeans IDE. Java Expert Magazine has published an all-NetBeans issue (Java Expert #03: Inside Out NetBeans) with the help of the NetBeans Globalization team in Japan! The magazine is available in bookstores.


Screencast: Introduction to NetBeans IDE 6.5

image Discover the NetBeans IDE 6.5 editor features and get a short introduction on how to edit, compile and run Java programs, and how to use the IDE's productivity features.

Screencast: Building a Flickr Slideshow with PHP

image This demo shows off the new PHP features of NetBeans 6.5 by walking through building a simple application to access Flickr. You will then see how to turn your Flickr images into a simple slideshow using JavaScript and CSS.

JavaScript Debugger User's Guide for NetBeans IDE 6.5

The NetBeans JavaScript debugger provides a set of tools that help to inspect, monitor and edit JavaScript code. It also offers a common user experience for both Firefox and Internet Explorer. This tutorial demonstrates how to debug JavaScript functionality in web applications using the NetBeans IDE 6.5 debugger.

Faster Iterative Java Web App Development with GlassFish V3 and NetBeans 6.5

Vince Kraemer demonstrates how web app developers using Java can leverage some of the new features of NetBeans 6.5 and GlassFish V3 to increase their productivity.


Sun Tech Days China - Guangzhou (Nov 19), Beijing (Nov 21-22)

Sun Tech Days continue to keep developer education at the forefront. Whether you develop in Java, Scripting, MySQL, on OpenSolaris, with NetBeans or spend your time developing RIAs, this conference is for you. Attend a Sun Tech Day in a city near you and get a chance to meet and learn from expert speakers, to network and find peers in your community, and to Empower You. Register now for Guangzhou and Beijing, China.


Chart FX 7 for Java Desktop Beta Released

image Chart FX 7 for Java Desktop now gives all the power of Chart FX to Swing application developers in NetBeans IDE 6.x by integrating with the Swing GUI Builder. Visit the Chart FX website for download information and a complete feature list.

Mobile Distillery Celsius v5, Alembic v1 Tour - London, UK (Nov 27th)

image Looking for solutions to easily develop once and automatically port your content and services to the broadest range of devices worldwide? Join the Mobile Distillery Tour in the UK to learn how to easily design and automatically port innovative mobile applications to more than 1000 devices worldwide in a few clicks directly from within the NetBeans IDE. Registration is FREE!

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