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NetBeans 6.7 Release Candidate 1 Available!

image The NetBeans team is proud to announce the availability of NetBeans IDE 6.7 Release Candidate 1!

The focus of NetBeans 6.7 RC1 is connectivity--helping developers to connect to each other and to the latest technologies. New features include integration with Project Kenai, a collaborative environment for developers to host their open-source projects; native Maven support; and GlassFish and Hudson integrations. This release also offers enhancements for Java, PHP, Ruby, JavaScript, Groovy and C/C++, and more.

The final release of NetBeans IDE 6.7 is planned for late June. Download RC1 today and give us your feedback about your experience using the release.


Buy a NetBeans Book, Get it Signed at JavaOne 2009!

Looking for a good tech reference book? Stop by the JavaOne bookstore and pick up a NetBeans book. Even better, get it signed by the author or one of our NetBeans experts. The following books will be available at JavaOne:


Creating a Kenai-Hosted Project in NetBeans IDE 6.7

A new feature in NetBeans IDE 6.7 is its integration with Project Kenai, an online destination for developers to host open-source projects and code. This new tutorial demonstrates how to use NetBeans IDE 6.7 to create a project hosted on

Screencast: Using NetBeans IDE 6.7 to Create a Kenai Project

image This short screencast is a companion piece to the "Creating a Kenai Project" tutorial. It covers how to use NetBeans 6.7 to create a Kenai-hosted project and to share a local project on

Creating a Maven Swing Application Using Hibernate

Support for Maven is fully integrated in NetBeans IDE 6.7. In this tutorial, you use the NetBeans IDE to create a Java Swing application from a Maven archetype.

Tech Tip: Automatically Generate Javadoc Skeleton Code in NetBeans

A quick entry from Hubert Ikkink on how to generate skeleton Javadoc code in the NetBeans IDE.


Getting Started with Servlet 3.0 and EJB 3.1 in JavaEE 6

This Tip Of The Day (TOTD #81) from Arun Gupta shows how to create a simple EJB and invoke it from a servlet, using the NetBeans IDE 6.7

Debugging AppEngine Application on NetBeans

Andrew Skiba details how to open and compile a Java AppEngine application on NetBeans, as well as the steps needed to debug the application.

SQL Editor and NetBeans (Part One)

Varun Nischal gives a brief overview of the SQL Editor features currently supported in the NetBeans IDE.

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