Project News

Download NetBeans IDE 6.8 Milestone 1

The NetBeans team is pleased to announce NetBeans IDE 6.8 Milestone 1. The release's noteworthy features include an embedded browser, support for Java EE 6 and Jira, and improvements to PHP, Maven, Ruby and C/C++. Visit the NetBeans 6.8 New and Noteworthy page for additional details about new features and enhancements. The final NetBeans IDE 6.8 release is planned for Fall 2009.


NetBeans Podcast Returns with Episode #50!

image The NetBeans Podcast returns! Download and listen to Episode 50 for news from the NetBeans team. Topics include an overview of Project Kenai integration in the NetBeans IDE, C/C++ support, Jarda's API design tip, and of course, the NetBeans Puzzler! Check out the agenda and listen along.

Plugin - CronJob 1.0.2: Startup and Shutdown Jobs

Another cool plugin from Aljoscha Rittner. (His last module was the NetBeans Tutorial Builder). This new plugin: allows users to define CronJobs, Startup-Tasks and Shutdown-Tasks for Ant-Targets. The plugin's source code is available from See screenshots and read more about it on Aljoscha's blog. (In German.)


Connecting a Dojo Tree to an ArrayList using JSON

This tutorial demonstrates how to add and configure a Dojo Tree widget to an ArrayList using JSON.

Developing JAX-WS Web Service Clients

In this tutorial, learn to use the web service facilities provided by the NetBeans IDE to analyze a Spell Checker web service, and then build a web client that interacts with it.

Getting Started with JavaFX Mobile 1.2 EA for Windows Mobile

A screencast from Terrence Barr that shows how to get started with JavaFX Mobile 1.2 Early Access for Windows Mobile. It shows how to run a sample application (Mosaic) on the HTC Diamond, including using the deploy-via-USB feature.


How Many More Miles to Go? A Framework Experiment

Lace up your sneakers! Using JRuby, Ruby-on-Rails, GlassFish, NetBeans, MySQL, and YUI Charts, Arun Gupta has built an application that provides basic tracking of your running distance and generates progress charts. The application is an experiment on using different Web frameworks. Learn more in Arun's blog entry.

Integrating JSLint More Tightly into NetBeans

Good news for users of the JavaScript code quality tool JSLint: Ari Shamash and Dominic Mitchell have a new release of jslint4java that integrates even better with NetBeans. The new version not only lists detected problems, but lets users navigate to the affected line in the JavaScript file with one click in the Output window.


Who Translated "The Definitive Guide to NetBeans Platform"?

A brand new series has started on NetBeans Zone, introducing you to the German-English translators of "The Definitive Guide to the NetBeans Platform". In the first installment, Stefan Flemming from Berlin!

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